The IPG has welcomed member number 138, AC Bathrooms & Heating.
Based in Sheffield, the company caters mostly for those in the plumbing trade, and the business has seen impressive growth in the bathroom and boiler sectors, covering projects in a 30-mile radius.
With business booming, AC Bathrooms is now looking to both open a second store and expand its plumbing sundries offering. To help realise these plans, AC Bathrooms has joined The IPG, which supports business growth and boosts opportunities for the independent business.
Working closely with a broad network of suppliers, The IPG is able to negotiate deals to ensure lower prices, lower minimum orders, group offers and improved terms for merchants, allowing them to compete on a level playing field with the nationals.
“We are pleased to welcome AC Bathrooms to The IPG,” said Robin Beal, managing director of The IPG. “It is a company with a strong reputation looking to expand. At The IPG we can help the independent merchant access good group purchasing terms help them forge strong relationships with suppliers so they can compete in the wider market.”