Tag Archives: Supplier

CEMEX expands logistics fleet


Building materials supplier CEMEX is helping to meet growing customer demand for its products by adding 10 new lower emission tippers to its own fleet. They boast upgraded safety features, a higher payload for increased efficiency and a step change in decarbonisation of its delivery fleet. The new Volvo FM …

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Huws Gray chooses Freefoam

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Huws Gray has chosen Freefoam as a supplier considering the company’s route to market as best-suited to its model. Kris Jones, category manager for flat roofing, building products and external cladding at Huws Gray, said: “Freefoam offer the complete package in terms of what we need for a roofline partner. …

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Shortlist announced for BMF Young Achiever Awards

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The Builders Merchants Federation (BMF) has announced the shortlist for its 2022 Young Achiever Awards, for those under 35 working in either a merchant or supplier business. In drawing up the shortlist, the judges were looking for talented individuals who have both excelled in their role, and have made a …

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CEMEX expands trial of zero-emission concrete mixers

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Global building materials supplier CEMEX is further developing its global pilot of electric, zero-emission concrete mixers. Tests of these vehicles were carried out in Poland, following initial trials in Germany and France, among others. CEMEX was one of the first in the building materials industry to complete a large-scale, multi-country …

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CEMEX aids construction of Aquatic Centre for Commonwealth Games

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Global buildings materials supplier CEMEX has provided over 3,000m³ of concrete for the development of the Sandwell Aquatics Centre, due to be used for the diving and swimming competition in the Commonwealth Games this month. The Sandwell Aquatic Centre is the only brand-new building for the Games, which are being …

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Rembrand Timber: Freefoam’s excellent advice and support helps us grow

Rembrand Timber says Freefoam’s excellent advice and support helps them grow

Rembrand Timber is Scotland’s largest independent timber distribution company and also operates in the North of England. The company says that its sales of PVC roofline have grown rapidly thanks to Freefoam Building Products. All Rembrand’s 18 branches now sell the full range of Freefoam’s roofline, rainwater and interior products. …

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The BMF announce shortlist for their Supplier Engagement Award

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The Builders Merchants Federation (BMF) has announced the finalists for its 2019 Supplier Engagement Award. Eight companies, Crystal, Encon Insulation, Ibstock, JCB, Kerridge Commercial Systems, Knauf, Marsh Industries and Velux have been shortlisted for the Award from over 300 BMF supplier and service members. The BMF say that the eight …

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CCF Opens new Branch in Scunthorpe

Leading insulation and interior building products distributor CCF has opened a new 18000 sq ft branch in Scunthorpe.

Leading insulation and interior building products distributor, CCF, has opened a new 18,000 sq ft branch in Scunthorpe, to offer customers operating within the interior building market greater access to a wide range of products and industry knowledge. Building professionals can visit CCF Scunthorpe, based on Newdown Road, to access …

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Rockwool wins SIG Supplier of the Year award


SIG, the UK’s market leading specialist distributor of insulation, dry lining and related products to the construction industry, has awarded ROCKWOOL its coveted Supplier of the Year title. This prestigious award, presented to ROCKWOOL at the 2019 SIG Sales Conference held this month at the De Vere Water Park in …

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Kent Blaxill Annual Conference names Supplier of the Year

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January saw East Anglian builder merchant group Kent Blaxill hold its annual conference in Cambridge, attended by all 16 branch managers, company sales team and head office managers, totalling 54 people. The theme was ‘The customer – how can you enhance your customer’s experience to ensure he chooses you as …

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