Crystal Group, the manufacturer of made to measure PVC-U windows, doors and conservatories, is the latest supplier to join the Builders Merchants Federation (BMF).

The company which has been established for more than 25 years, prides itself on the depth of service it offers to merchants ensuring they have all the tools required to share in a market with an annual value of over £5bn.

In addition to Crystal Group’s wide product range, the company offers merchants full and comprehensive marketing support. This year will see the launch of a web-based price-configurator to simplify quoting and ordering, and a survey and supply or survey, supply and installation service.

Steve Halford, Crystal Group’s managing director, said: “We are looking forward to playing a full part in the Builders Merchants Federation. Crystal has made it easy for merchants to tap into a lucrative market by fully assisting and essentially de-skilling what previously could have been seen as a complicated offering.”

John Newcomb, managing director of the BMF, added: “The BMF is the trade association that brings together merchants and their suppliers and I’m delighted that Crystal has joined our fast-growing supplier cohort.”