Independent builders merchant buying group National Buying Group has joined The Institute of Builders Merchants (IoBM) as a Corporate Supplier member.
NBG managing director Nick Oates, said: “NBG are supportive of raising standards within the industry and view the IoBM developments as a positive step. The Executive Board of NBG fully support the ambition to become a Chartered Institute and are keen to see a clear plan for developing the IoBM with standards put in place early with a view of achieving Chartered status.”
John Newcomb, BMF Chief Executive, said: “We are delighted that the plans and ambitions expressed by the new management committee is attracting the support of high profile Corporate Supplier members like NBG. Their input will be extremely valuable in helping the Institute to grow, both in numbers and stature.”
NBG will also promote the Institute via the NBG Hub to NBG’s Partners