Tag Archives: Investment

Progress underway on Norbord’s Inverness investment


Wood panel manufacturer Norbord is making significant progress at its Dalcross-based factory, following a further £35 million investment earlier this year. This second recent investment into the site, following a £110 million expansion programme last year, will realise the construction of a second wood debarker and flaker, heat plant and …

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Merchant invests in community life-savers

Elliotts employees with one of the new 24 hour access defibrillators

A number of communities across Hampshire will have 24/7 access to a life-saving defibrillators thanks to investment from local builders merchant, Elliotts. Defibrillators with 24-hour access have been installed outside Elliotts branches in Southampton, Ringwood, Lymington and Portsmouth. Elliotts branches in Fareham, Bishop’s Waltham, Chandler’s Ford, Christchurch, Romsey, Tadley, Totton …

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Builders Merchant opens 10th Branch following a £2m investment

The Mayor and Mayoress of Rotherham offically open new James Burrell branch. L R Mark Proctor Jamie Fox Jack Griffiths Jeanette Mallinder Richard Day Jenny Andrews

James Burrell Builders Merchant has opened their 10th branch located in Rotherham and welcomed the local mayor, Cllr Jenny Andrews,  and the Mayoress, Jeanette Mallinder, to the new site for an official ribbon cutting ceremony. The opening of the new site follows a wave of investment for the family-owned company, …

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BMI invests in multi-million pound technology hub

Roofing and waterproofing giant BMI Group has made a multi-million pound investment in a new Technology Hub as part of a major commitment to accelerate the integration of data and digital capabilities into the manufacturing. The Hub, in Reading, Berkshire, is part of the move by BMI owner Standard Industries …

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A further £35 million investment in the UK from Norbord

Norbord Inverness Site Ariel View 4k 1

Wood panel manufacturer, Norbord, is ploughing £35 million into the second phase of development of its Inverness factory in Scotland – taking overall investment in the past two years to £145 million. Almost one year on from a £110 million expansion programme to significantly increase capacity, the company will now …

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W.Howard Group invests in new warehouse facility


W.Howard Group has made a significant investment in a new warehousing facility in Glazebury, near Warrington in Cheshire. The 4.5-acre site on Albion Park was purchased in October 2018, and was previously a manufacturing facility. W.Howard has spent the last few months renovating it, and transforming it ready for use …

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Digby Stone continues to invest and grow

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Digby Trading Ltd continues to invest and grow welcoming Richard Banks as the newest member of the team as the new Area Business Manager. With a wealth of knowledge both in and out of the office Richard began his career at Marley Paving as one of their sub-contractors. From here …

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Selco Announces £30m Investment

Howard Luft

Selco Builders Warehouse, one of the UK’s leading builders merchants, is beating the Brexit blues by today announcing a £30 million investment in its thriving business. Turning the tide of economic doom and gloom surrounding the current political scene, Selco has announced plans to both expand the business and improve …

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Flame spreads to Boldon


Flame Heating Group is laying down the foundations for continued growth and expansion after investing in a new head office. The 2,821 sq.ft building, located on Boldon Business Park, will replace the heating and plumbing merchant’s existing head office in Team Valley, which will remain the firm’s lead branch. Flame’s …

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Jewson invests £800k in Bury St Edmunds branch

More than £800K has been invested in improving the Bury St Edmunds branch of Jewson. The builders’ merchant has refurbished its Cratfield Road site on the Morton Hall Industrial Estate, changing the layout and enhancing the product offering in the 32,000 square metre building. The branch now features a dedicated …

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