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Carron Bathrooms partners with KB Bathroom Distribution

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Carron Bathrooms Ltd. has partnered with KB Bathroom Distribution. Following collaborative discussions with its long-term Distribution partner FBS, it was agreed that the addition of KB would complement and enhance its existing routes to the Scottish market. The partnership will allow rapid delivery of Carron baths to even more Independent …

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Gardner and Scardifield celebrates centenary

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Gardner and Scardifield’s 100-Year Celebratory Community event took place in July on Lancing Beach Green, West Sussex.     Gardner and Scardifield Builders Merchants, Electrical Wholesalers and DIY Suppliers, with over 15 branches throughout Sussex, put the event on to celebrate hitting its centenary. It was founded in Lancing in …

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NBG sharpens focus on “buying better”

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National Buying Group (NBG) has rallied its Partners to sharpen their focus on working with Suppliers to “buy better” amidst an increasingly challenging building products market. The organisation’s recent annual Partner event saw a representative from each of its 83-strong partnerships of independent merchants gather to review and discuss the …

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Innovation is key for Besblock in the race to ‘net zero’


Changes to building regulations set out in the Governments Future Homes Standard will see UK homes built with a 75% reduction in C02 emissions by 2025. The Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (DHLUC) believes the new regulations will help the UK to meet its net zero target. Midlands-based …

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Navien endorses FlueSnug

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Heating specialist Navien has endorsed FlueSnug. Navien has been developing and manufacturing condensing boilers for over 34 years. Sean Keleher, national technical manager for Navien, said: “We see the benefit FlueSnug brings for our customers, with its strong rubber seal that sits flush against the fabric opening after core drilling.” …

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E.Tupling launches ‘Inflation Plunging Price Cut’ campaign

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In today’s current climate where the industry is faced with growing inflation, and increasing operational and manufacturer costs, E.Tupling is striving even harder to help and support its merchant partners. E.Tupling has introduced a new ‘Inflation Plunging Price Cut’ Campaign over the coming months, which is a series of 14 …

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Euroform’s WeatherClad shiplap cladding achieves BDA certification

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Euroform’s shiplap cladding, WeatherClad, has achieved BDA Agrément certification following rigorous assessment for safety and fitness for purpose, including fire performance.     A low-maintenance, wood-effect cladding system designed for external application to existing and new domestic and non-domestic buildings, WeatherClad has a natural timber look with random embossed grain.  …

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TIMCO makes finals of The Lloyds Bank British Business Excellence Awards

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TIMCO has been announced as a finalist in the Mid-Market Business category of The Lloyds Bank British Business Excellence Award for the first time. This follows hot on the heels of last week’s announcement that the company is also a finalist in the Builders Merchants Journal (BMJ) Industry Awards 2022 …

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Wavin teams up with Band of Builders

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Leading plumbing and drainage manufacturer Wavin has completed the first project in a new relationship with Band of Builders to support tradespeople in need. Band of Builders is a registered charity that provides support for members of the construction industry who are facing life-changing health issues. Since it was created …

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‘Keyline Come Dancing’ raises £25K for Prostate Cancer UK

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The UK’s largest supplier of civils and drainage solutions, Keyline, has raised over £25,000 at its inaugural charity dance-off at the Blackpool Tower Ballroom.     On July 7, Keyline’s senior leadership team and representatives from key suppliers paired with husbands, wives and partners to dance in front of 250 …

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