Independent builders merchant buying group Fortis hosted its 2017 Building and Timber Supplier of the Year Awards at a gala dinner at the Hilton Metropole in Birmingham.
The evening was the centrepoint of the two-day conference which saw a range of presentations, including one from former Director of the CBI, Lord Digby Jones.
The awards were presented by actor and comedian Hugh Dennis.
The categories, short-listed companies and winners (in bold) were:
Civils and Groundworks: ACO, Flexseal, Keystone Lintels, TCS Geotechnics
Blocks, Landscaping & Cement: Denby Timber, Global Stone, H+H, Marshalls
Timber: Arbor Forest Products, Glennon Bros, Norbord, Coillte
Insulation & Plasterboard: Ecotherm, Isover, Rockwool, Siniat,
Kitchens: Caple, Omega, IDS, Symphony
Account Manager: Phil Hutchinson, Ancon; Matthew Carter, H+H; Guy Best, Arbor Forest Products; Vito Cataldo, Caple; Jim Houten, Dale Hardware; Samantha Hanks, Cembrit; Kevin Heath, Tembe; John Duffin, Keylite; Derrick Parker, Carlton Main
Tools, Clothing, Fixings and Ionmongery: Dickies, Ox group, TI Midwood, Toolbank
Roofing & Steelwork: IKO, Cembrit, Easy-trim
Decorating & chemical products: Crown, Rodo, Sika Everbuild, Tembe
Joinery: Crystal, Karndean, Unilin, Woodpecker
Brick: All bout Bricks, Carlton Brick, Ibstock, Wienerberger
The Building & Timber Supplier of the Year was Isover.