BMF opens Regional Centre of Excellence at Brett Martin

The Builders Merchants Federation (BMF) has just launched its latest Regional Centre of Excellence at Brett Martin in Newtownabbey, County Antrim.

The BMF’s growing network of BMF Regional Centres of Excellence means training courses and regional meetings are now far more accessible to BMF members across the UK and Ireland. This BMF centre, based in Brett Martin’s fantastic centre, will serve BMF members across Ireland.

Brett Martin is a global player, supplying specialist plastic products for the construction, fabrication, print and display sectors worldwide. The company’s product portfolio includes an impressive range of plastic sheets, factory engineered rooflight systems and plumbing and drainage systems. RCOE at Brett Martin 1

Charles Burns, divisional director at Brett Martin said “We are delighted to provide a regional hub for BMF events so close to Belfast. The BMF is a pivotal organisation in driving the industry forward, by supplying industry-specific training, knowledge and expertise. Merchants are the heart of our business and it is important that we provide whatever support we can to enable these businesses to thrive and prosper for the long term viability of our industry. We hope that Brett Martin’s convenient location will allow more Northern Ireland merchants to get involved with the BMF.”

Bill Barrie, BMF regional manager for Ireland and Scotland said, “We are delighted to open this excellent centre in Northern Ireland. It’s a perfect centre for members to meet more locally and attend BMF forums and training courses. I look forward to meeting many local members there in the future.”


For details of the 31 BMF Regional Centres of Excellence around the UK and Ireland please visit and for more information about Brett Martin visit

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