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NMBS hails “biggest and best ever” exhibition

Hundreds of independent builders’, timber, plumbing and heating, and hardware merchants headed to the Ricoh Arena, Coventry on the 9th April 2014 for the 2014 NMBS Exhibition. Expectations for the event were high with the change to a new venue and a timeslot earlier in the year but the NMBS reports that, on all fronts, the new show delivered.


The exhibition was undoubtedly the biggest in the buying society’s 51 year history with an impressive 300 stands – an increase of 50 on 2013. The exhibition also recorded a record amount of over 650 visitors on the day who received access to more products, more information and more special offers than ever before. Plus, thanks to the change to the much larger, better equipped and more easily accessible Ricoh… + Read more

Reisser offers PBM readers the chance to score at the Theatre of Dreams!

Following the immense popularity of the competition last year, leading woodscrew and PTA supplier Reisser is once again offering PBM readers that chance to ‘Play like a Premier League player’ at Old Trafford, the home of current champions Manchester United.

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Last call for BMF Branch Managers Event

Time is running out to take part in the BMF’s inaugural Branch Managers Event, with the two-day forum taking place in just a few weeks’ time at the BMF’s Head Office in Coventry.

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CPA Chairman Calls For Supply Chain To Engage And Work Together

The recovery firmly underway across UK construction presents the right moment for industry and political parties to address persistent and serious challenges facing the entire supply chain through the creation of a new, cross-party manufacturing strategy, said John Sinfield, the new Chairman of the Construction Products Association.

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The BMF calls for mandatory disclosure of corporate payment practices

The BMF has greeted news of a new construction payment charter but fears it is unlikely to work unless it is backed by enforcement and mandatory disclosure of corporate payment practices.

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Jewson’s Sustainable Development Review displays a proactive approach

Jewson has released its annual Sustainable Development Review for 2013, detailing the merchant’s proactive approach to its environmental, economic and social agenda.

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