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BMF asserts new recruit Graham will add strength to its Plumbing & Heating sector

Graham - one of the UK’s leading plumbing, heating, bathrooms and renewables merchants - has joined the Builders Merchants Federation, adding to the significant number of specialists now in membership. The merchant chain will now play an important role in building the reputation and influence of the BMF’s recently formed Plumbing & Heating sector.

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Graham, which began trading in 1936, is now part of the Saint-Gobain Building Distribution Group with 180 branches across the country. David Gledhill, Graham’s MD, said: “I am keen that Graham plays a full part in the BMF and am looking forward to attending the next Plumbing & Heating sector meeting in November. I also believe that Graham can benefit from the BMF’s wide range of services, such as training.… + Read more

Marley launches new range of roofing resources

Marley Eternit has launched a range of new roofing resources, aimed at making it easier for contractors and merchants to find and select the most suitable roofing products and fixings.

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  • July 22 2014
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Siniat launches five year roadshow to help builders tackle testing conditions

SME builders should expect to see some unusual sights over the coming months, as trips to the builders’ merchant become anything but ordinary. Pink camouflage branding, expedition-themed base camps and pink yetis will be taking merchants nationwide – including Buildbase – by storm, as Siniat launches a five year, nationwide roadshow.

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  • July 22 2014
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Baxi spearheads safety in spares with Baxi Genuine Parts

In response to extensive customer research, Baxi has announced a new name for its Interpart division: Baxi Genuine Parts.

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  • July 21 2014
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Turn your #unlovedmugs into new ones with Draper Tools

Is your work mug looking a little unloved? Could you use something brand new to drink your morning cuppa from? If this sounds familiar then head over to the Draper Tools Facebook or Twitter page for your chance to win a box full of brand new #MadeForTheTrade mugs.

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  • July 21 2014
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Parkers praised by Pensions Minister

Parker Building Supplies has been praised by Pensions Minister Steve Webb as “an example” to other employers for its engagement with staff over the auto-enrolment into its new pensions scheme. PBM reports.

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