Tarmac, a large supplier of heavyside building materials in the UK, has joined the Builders Merchants Federation (BMF).

Tarmac Building Products supplies blocks and mortar for housebuilding and commercial projects. It operates a national network of bulk and pre-pack bagging operations to serve UK builders' merchants with high quality aggregates, sands, cementitious and bituminous products, and offers a wide range of materials for hard landscaping and groundwork.

The company is also the manufacturer of specialist building product brands including Pozament - a range of advanced grouts, concrete repair and waterstop materials; and Limelite, which is best known for its breathable renovating plaster.

Jonathan Earl, Senior Commercial Manager of Tarmac Building Products, said: "We are very excited to be joining the BMF and fully expect that we will maximise the opportunities presented by membership, as well as contributing to the overall health and wealth of the BMF and the sector."

Welcoming Tarmac Building Products into membership, BMF managing director John Newcomb said: "We are delighted that Tarmac appreciates the value of being part of a strong trade body. I am looking forward to working with them in the coming months."