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City Plumbing wins DVSA Earned Recognition award

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This week City Plumbing/PTS was awarded the DVSA Earned Recognition award for vehicle operators – the first in our industry and a first for the Travis Perkins Group. This follows the recent win of Fleet Van Operator of the Year at the Motor Transport Awards. The DVSA Earned Recognition scheme …

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Ibstock brick apprentice wins regional award

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A talented apprentice from Ibstock Brick has won a prestigious regional award. Zac Payne – who is based at Ibstock Brick’s Chailey Factory, near Lewes – was a finalist for the Make UK Manufacturing Awards in the Engineering Apprentice of the Year (Final Year) for the Southern Region. And on …

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Selco shortlisted for national energy award

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Selco Builders Warehouse has been recognised for its commitment to the environment by being shortlisted for a prestigious national award. The leading builders merchant is one of seven companies and organisations shortlisted for the Lighting Energy Impact category at the Energy Awards. Selco caught the eye of the judges after …

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Blanco wins Gold at Designer Kitchen & Bathroom Awards


The Designer Kitchen & Bathroom Awards 2019, which celebrate the best design projects and products within the kitchen and bathroom industry, saw BLANCO UK win GOLD. The awards, which took place on 10 October 2019 at the De Vere Grand Connaught Rooms, London, had over 500 entries into the 20 …

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ROCKWOOL UK named Bridgend Business of the Year

ROCKWOOL UK has announced that the business has won Bridgend Business of the Year 2019 and Manufacturing Business of the Year at the annual Bridgend Business Forum Awards gala. Organised by Bridgend Business Forum and supported by Bridgend County Borough Council, these prestigious awards recognise and reward excellence across all …

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Lakes’ new recyclable packaging shortlisted for UFEMAT award

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Lakes new 100% recyclable packaging has been shortlisted for the prestigious UFEMAT ‘Packaging Awards’. UFEMAT is the European association of national builders’ merchants associations and manufacturers. They launched the awards this year as a joint initiative with Valipac and FEMA to share good packaging practice and promote sustainable innovations in …

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Domus Ventilation’s CMX-Multi MEV is a finalist

Domus finalist at London Construction Awards

Domus Ventilation, part of the Polypipe group, has announced that its CMX-MULTI Mechanical Extract Ventilation (MEV) unit has been named as a finalist in the London Construction Awards’ Product Innovation of the Year.   The London Construction Awards recognise achievements, developments and innovation within London’s construction industry.  Domus Ventilation is …

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Travis Perkins wins MoD award

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Builders merchant group Travis Perkins has won a Defence Employer Recognition Scheme(ERS) Gold award for its work supporting the Armed Forces. The accolade is a recognition by the Ministry of Defence for companies that demonstrate exceptional effort to support, recruit and develop armed forces personnel and their families, and is being awarded to …

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Ibstock Brick’s apprenticeship programme shortlisted

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Ibstock Brick has been shortlisted for two prestigious industry awards which recognise its world-class apprenticeship programme. The leading brick manufacturer, part of Ibstock plc, has been named as a finalist in the Apprenticeship Employer of the Year category at the Personnel Today Awards as well as the Best Apprenticeship Programme …

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BMF CEO wins Leader of the Year Award


John Newcomb, CEO of the Builders Merchants Federation (BMF), has won the prestigious Leadership Award at the Trade Association Forum (TAF) Best Practice Awards 2019. Presenting the Leadership Award, Linda Cavender, Chief Executive of TAF said “John has developed a highly capable team to serve the interests of the BMF’s …

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