Saint Gobain drop Platform brand

Following the news earlier this week that Saint-Gobain has added Gibbs & Dandy as one of its brands after acquiring the merchant chain, they have announced the dissolution of another of their brands: Platform.

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National coverage for Burdens man


One Burdens employee has literally gone to the ends of the earth to raise money for charity - well the end of the country anyway - in a marathon bike ride from Land's End to John O'Groats, a distance of 924 miles.

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Catnic appoint new MD


Building materials specialist, Catnic, has announced the promotion of Christine Wilde to managing director, succeeding Malcolm Boyles who has been appointed UK director for Corus Building Systems.

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Saint-Gobain buy Gibbs & Dandy


After a long period of speculation about a takeover approach, Gibbs & Dandy have confirmed that Jewson and Graham parent company Saint-Gobain Building Distribution (SGBD) have bought the 11-strong chain.

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