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Kestrel joins the BMF

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UPVC fascia, cladding and roofline manufacturer Kestrel has joined the Builder’s Merchant Federation (BMF). The move follows a period of growth for BMF, which now has 850 merchant and supplier companies. Together, they have combined sales of over £44bn and employ over 225,000 people in the building materials industry. Owen …

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Polypipe Building Services shortlisted for Product Innovation & Design award

polypipe manufacturer mx awards

With a heritage of over 50 years the Manufacturer MX Awards benchmark and celebrate manufacturing excellence across 11 categories, with one company being crowned overall Manufacturer of the Year 2022. Polypipe Building Services has been shortlisted in the Product Innovation & Design category for the development of its Terrain PVC …

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Innovation is key for Besblock in the race to ‘net zero’


Changes to building regulations set out in the Governments Future Homes Standard will see UK homes built with a 75% reduction in C02 emissions by 2025. The Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (DHLUC) believes the new regulations will help the UK to meet its net zero target. Midlands-based …

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E.Tupling launches ‘Inflation Plunging Price Cut’ campaign

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In today’s current climate where the industry is faced with growing inflation, and increasing operational and manufacturer costs, E.Tupling is striving even harder to help and support its merchant partners. E.Tupling has introduced a new ‘Inflation Plunging Price Cut’ Campaign over the coming months, which is a series of 14 …

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Wavin teams up with Band of Builders

BOB Kyles Project

Leading plumbing and drainage manufacturer Wavin has completed the first project in a new relationship with Band of Builders to support tradespeople in need. Band of Builders is a registered charity that provides support for members of the construction industry who are facing life-changing health issues. Since it was created …

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Sentry Doors acquires E. & S. W. Knowles

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Sentry Doors Limited (Sentry) has acquired E. & S. W. Knowles & Company Limited (Knowles), accelerating its growth and creating the UK’s leader in timber fire safety and security doorsets. Established in 1923, E. & S. W. Knowles manufactures specialist timber internal doorsets with fire rated, acoustic and PAS 24 …

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Forest Garden becomes carbon neutral

forest garden carbon neutral

Forest Garden, the UK brand leading manufacturer of timber sheds, fencing, structures, garden furniture and planters, has become carbon neutral. The Worcestershire-based company predominantly uses FSC certified timber grown in the UK and sawn at its own sawmill in Lockerbie. It has ensured that everything from sourcing to sawing, manufacturing to …

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Fortune favours Aqualisa

Mat Norris Aqualisa

British shower manufacturer Aqualisa has been acquired by Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc from mid-market private equity firm LDC. Founded in 1977, Aqualisa invented the world’s first digital shower and is known for its commitment to innovation and new product development, particularly in the smart bathroom category. Mat Norris, …

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Export Minister visits Roman

export minister visits roman

Roman has welcomed Andrew Griffith, the new Minister for Exports to its headquarters in Newton Aycliffe, County Durham. The visit involved a tour of Roman’s 400,000 sq. ft manufacturing facilities, including Roman’s three factories, showroom and testing facilities. All Roman’s manufacturing takes place at their headquarters in Newton Aycliffe, County …

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RRT signs deal for shirt sponsorship with Burton Albion FC

RRT shirts sponsor burton

Pitched roof tile manufacturer Russell Roof Tiles (RRT) logo will be seen on the back of Burton Albion FC’s first team shirts for a third consecutive season. The roof tile manufacturer has supported the club for the past seven years, including sponsoring the East Stand at the Pirelli Stadium in …

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