PHG celebrates suppliers


The awards were presented by David Pochin, Chairman at PHG and included the following categories: PHG Plumbing Supplier of the Year – the nominees were Altecnic, Inta, Lawton Tubes, RWC (Reliance Worldwide Corporation), Siamp and Viva. PHG Bathroom Supplier of the Year – the nominees were Crosswater, Ideal Standard, Roman …

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Travis Perkins launches Online Trade Counter

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Travis Perkins is the first builders’ merchants to make shopping online and through its app frictionless with the launch of its Online Trade Counter and new shared access feature. The launch of Travis Perkins Online Trade Counter allows trade account holders to shop quickly and seamlessly for products they buy …

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DK Tools scoops Power Tool of the Year award

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DK Tools has been awarded Power Tool of the Year at the DIY Awards 2023. The company was also highly commended for DIY Product of the Year, as well as the Retailer Support and Marketing Initiative awards. This scoop comes off the back of winning Lighting Product of the Year …

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James Burrell raises over £5000 at charity golf day

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James Burrell Builders Merchant has welcomed over 70 players to the Championship Prince Bishop course at the award-winning Ramside Hall for their first-ever Charity Golf Day. The successful day raised a total of £5031.80 for the companies’ charities of the year, Prostate Cancer UK and MIND. The money was raised …

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Kerridge Commercial Systems partners with Reality Finance

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Kerridge Commercial Systems (KCS) has partnered with Reality Finance, one of the UK’s leading independent asset finance companies, specialising in IT finance. KCS recognise that paying cash upfront for business assets can be expensive and put stress on a business’s cash flow. By spreading the cost of the purchase over …

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Southern Sheeting expands into the Midlands

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Southern Sheeting is expanding into the Midlands following an investment in a new distribution depot and customer service centre in Loughborough. The new hub, which will be branded as Southern Sheeting Midlands, opened on May 30 and can be found in the town’s Wymeswold Business Quarter. It stocks a vast …

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Arbor makes £4M sawmill investment

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Arbor Forest Products (Arbor) – the UK’s leading independent timber importer and processor – has invested £4m to install a new state-of-the-art sawmill planing line at its site in New Holland, North Lincolnshire. An integral part of Arbor’s long-term strategy, the new line features cutting-edge equipment that is the first …

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TG Lynes relaunches Helping Hands campaign

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Charities, community groups, clubs and sports teams in north London are being given the chance to win a share of a £15,000 prize pot, after TG Lynes re-launched its successful Helping Hands campaign. The overall winner will secure £10,000 worth of product and labour to benefit their building, while a …

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Toolstation renews football league sponsorships

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Toolstation has confirmed the renewal of its Western Football League sponsorship for the 2023/2024 season, providing funds to maintain and preserve grassroots football for local communities throughout South West England. The Western League sponsorship will be entering its eighteenth successive year in June since first launching in 2005. Toolstation’s eighteen-year …

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BMF supports global green initiative

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The Builders Merchants Federation (BMF) is supporting a global initiative, calling for a new approach to sustainability in the built environment. The BMF is one of over 80 leading industry bodies supporting the launch of Our Shared Understanding: a circular economy in the built environment, published today (Thursday 1 June), …

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