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BMF announces shortlist for Young Achiever Awards
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The Builders Merchants Federation has announced the shortlist for the 2019 BMF Young Achiever Awards, which recognise and reward talent, commitment, innovation and achievement in the next generation of managers. The Awards are presented to those under the age of 35 who have demonstrated their ability to go above and beyond their day to day […]

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Thompson & Parkes adds DIY store
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Independent builders merchant Thompson & Parkes is launching its first retail DIY shop in Stourpor. Nikki Shipton has been appointed as the branch manager and Harry Dowling-Bingle as its Supervisor. Shipton says: “I’m thrilled to be a part of Thompson and Parkes and I am very excited to be on this journey with some really […]

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Glee Connect App goes Live
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Designed to provide a matchmaking solution to help suppliers and retailers get the most out of their time at the show, Glee Connect – created by market-leading experts, Grip – will offer benefits for both exhibitors and retailers, utilising a platform that has already proved its worth at many leading events across the globe. Available […]

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The IPG opens new flagship stores
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The IPG have united with three of their members, namely Newline Plumbing & Heating Supplies, Plumb Inn, and Gas & Plumb Bits to launch their newfound flagship stores across the UK, this Summer. With the group expanding in size and success, The IPG has turned its sights to launching the first-ever set of IPG flagship […]

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Viessmann scores a hat trick at Huddersfield Town
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Viessmann has extended its sponsorship of Huddersfield Town Football Club for the 2019/20 season. As official heating partner and global partner to the club for the third year running, and team sheet sponsor for four years, the maker of award-winning environmentally-friendly heating systems will continue as team sheet sponsor and exclusive title sponsor of ‘Club […]

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SAM set to complete £5M Programme by 2020
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Manufacturing company, Springfarm Architectural Mouldings Ltd. (SAM), has today announced that it is on course to complete a £5m investment programme as part of an ambitious 2020 growth strategy which has driven improvements in lead times, its product offering and capacity levels. Founded in 1990 and employing 200 people, SAM boasts one of the most […]

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DHF implores for training and compliance following death of child
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Tamworth-based trade association, DHF (Door & Hardware Federation), has called on the industry to ‘do better’ with regards to training and compliance, following the tragic death of a six-year-old boy who was crushed to death by an automated gate. The horrific incident took place in an underground carpark on Leylands Road, Leeds, on 31 October […]

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