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Continued rise in sales prompts Actis regional specification manager appointment

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The Actis Hybrid range of insulation and insulating membranes is proving so popular – with sales showing considerable growth over the last three years – that the company continues to expand the team and has appointed a new regional specification manager to work with builders and specifiers in the South …

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New Chairman of BMF West Midlands

James Hipkins, MD of Emerys Builders Merchants, is the new Chairman of the Builders Merchants’ Federations” (BMF) West Midlands Region.  James takes over from Neil Lawrence, Chief Operating Officer Jewson & Managing Director Local Merchant Group. Hipkins, who grew up in the West Midlands, began his merchanting career as a trainee manager …

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Charles Ledigo re-elected to BMF Board

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Reisser, an international supplier of high performance woodscrews and power tool accessories, is pleased to announce that following a recent member vote, Charles Ledigo, Chairman of Reisser Ltd has been re-elected to the Board of the Builders Merchants Federation to serve as the Elected Director of Suppliers for the period …

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BMF puts the building materials industry in the national spotlight

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The Builders Merchants Federation (BMF) is championing the value and significance of the building materials industry in a new regional and national approach. Trade association specialist Shepherd PR has been appointed by the Federation to promote and amplify BMF’s key strategic goals nationwide. Activity will include a focus on the …

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Two new Appointments at Vogue (UK)

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The UK’s largest British designer and manufacturer of premium radiators and towel warmers, Vogue (UK), continue to heighten its creative edge, with two new staff appointments. Both graduates, Suraj and Rebecca each bring an inherent passion for the creative industries with knowledge spanning technical product design, fashion, digital media and …

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Multipanel appoints Sales Director

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Grant Westfield, the company behind Multipanel the UK’s leading bathroom panel brand has appointed a new sales director as it seeks to drive growth across the UK and Europe. John Mortimer joins Grant Westfield from the world’s largest global laminate manufacturer and global brand, Formica Group, where he was Sales …

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YBS Insulation appoints new Marketing Team


As YBS Insulation approaches 25 years as a manufacturer of high quality insulation products, it continues to breathe new life into its business with a celebratory rebrand and the appointment of a dynamic new marketing team. Daniel McKane has joined YBS as Sales & Marketing Director, bringing with him knowledge …

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BLANCO UK appoints new Sales Executive

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BLANCO UK has appointed a new Sales Executive, Matthew Clatworthy, for the Oxford, Reading, Slough, Swindon, Stoke and Telford areas. Matthew joins the BLANCO team with plenty of experience in the kitchen industry having worked as a Showroom Manager at Buildbase over the last 14 years.  “I am delighted to …

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New Regional Sales Manager, BLANCO UK

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Leading sink and tap manufacturer, BLANCO UK, has promoted Gary Nolan from Sales Executive to Regional Sales Manager. Gary has worked for BLANCO for seven years. His new role means he is responsible for developing effective sales strategies and focusing on customer satisfaction within the Kent and Essex areas. Gary …

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Wilo UK’s new Sales Director

David Williamson

David Williamson has been appointed the new Sales Director for Wilo UK. He joins Wilo from Whitecroft Lighting where he was Regional Sales Director for a leading UK manufacturer of light fittings and controls for healthcare, commercial, education and industrial applications. Joining Wilo brings his career full circle as he …

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