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BMF opens second BMF Regional Centre of Excellence at Xtratherm

Xtratherm Chesterfield RCOE

The Builders Merchants Federation (BMF) has launched its 24th Regional Centre of Excellence with the support of Xtratherm, the second BMF Centre hosted by the thermal insulation manufacturing company. The growing network of BMF Regional Centres of Excellence is making training courses and regional meetings more accessible to BMF members …

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CRS Building Supplies joins BMF as tenth branch opens

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Somerset-based CRS Building Supplies, the latest member of the h&b buying group to join the Builders Merchants Federation (BMF), is set for a further year of expansion with their tenth branch opening in Bridgewater this month. The company, which began with nine employees and one outlet in Cheddar in June …

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BMF Training receives CPD Accreditation

In line with its ambition to encourage life-long learning throughout the building materials industry, the Builders Merchants Federation (BMF) is gaining independent accreditation for its training courses through the globally recognised CPD Certification Service. Three BMF courses, How a House is Built, Managing for Success and Measuring Building Quantities, have …

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OX Tools UK joins the BMF

OX Tools UK is the latest supplier to join the Builders Merchants Federation (BMF). The company’s hand tool range was born in 1974 in Australia and launched under the OX brand in the UK in 2012.  With extremely high quality products, a strong brand and competitive pricing, the range has …

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Counter-terrorism chief to speak at BMF Conference

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Richard Walton, a former Commander at New Scotland Yard who led London’s Counter Terrorism Command both during the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee and the London Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2012 is to speak at the BMF All-Industry Conference in Dubrovnik in June. Walton, who spent the majority of his thirty-year …

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VELUX to sponsor BMF Burns Supper 

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The Builders Merchants Federation has announced that VELUX will be the Headline Sponsor for the 2019 Burns Supper, the BMF’s most popular and prestigious annual event in Scotland attended by over 300 people.  The 2019 Burns Supper, which takes place on 25th January at the Double Tree Hilton Dunblane Hydro, …

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BMF earns 10th best practice Award nomination this year 

The Builders Merchants Federation’s (BMF) has earned its tenth Award nomination this year, with its latest initiatives to engage with members and its use of social media being recognised in the prestigious Association Awards, which promote excellence in association leadership. The BMF is shortlisted in two categories, Best Membership Engagement …

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IoD boss to speak at BMF All Industry Conference

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Stephen Martin, Director General of the Institute of Directors (IoD), Britain’s longest-running organisation for business leaders, is the latest speaker confirmed for the BMF All Industry Conference in Dubrovnik in June 2019. Martin, who took over the top role at the IoD in 2017, is no stranger to the building …

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BMF Anniversary Dinner raises £6,000 for charity

Anniversary Dinner

A gala members’ dinner at the Belfry Hotel, the final celebration marking the Builders Merchants Federation’s (BMF) Anniversary year, raised £6,000 to be shared between Variety, the Children’s Charity – the BMF’s charity of the year – and RAFA, the Royal Air Forces Association charity.  While the BMF has celebrated …

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BMF opens third Regional Centre of Excellence in Scotland at Superglass

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The Builders Merchants Federation (BMF) has launched its 22nd Regional Centre of Excellence (RCoE), and the third in Scotland, at Superglass Insulation in Stirling. The growing network of BMF Regional Centres of Excellence is making training courses and regional meetings more accessible to BMF members throughout the UK and Ireland. …

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