Builders' Merchants News
Leading Independent Builders Merchant, Elliotts, to roll out Intact iQ

Fast becoming the UK’s merchant software solution of choice, Intact iQ will be rolled out across Elliotts’ 13 branches and network of over 300 employees.

New 'Soft Close' Accessory added to Brio Open Bar Rail 80 Sliding Door Hardware

A new addition to the Brio barn door-style Open Rail 80 sliding door system is an easy-to-fit ’soft close’ accessory, designed to allow for a smoother and softer closure.

Beaverscrews® October Launch In UK

Beaverscrews® have announced their unveiling to the UK market with a major Trade Marketing Campaign in October 2019.

Ikon launches Kitemarked rooflights in reseller market first

Ikon Rooflights – a new brand from industry leader Sunsquare – has brought BSI-Kitemarked rooflights to the reseller market for the first time.

Showerwall Project launches new brochure to highlight benefits of smart bathroom wall panels over tiles

Showerwall’s Project bathroom wall panelling brochure has been revamped to highlight the benefits of the system to specifiers for the social housing, student accommodation and care home sectors.

Brand new and waterproof too!

Bond It, one of the UK’s fastest growing manufacturers of sealants, adhesives, waterproofing products and other building chemicals, has made another new addition to its range.

The Ultimate in Roof Coating Technology

With over 20 years’ experience of bringing quality roofing products into the market, Cromar’s latest new product HYDROSIL is no exception.

Graham's Trade Saver and Always Available Range Update

Graham Plumbers’ Merchant has recently launched the third edition of its quarterly brochure - Trade Saver - along with an updated version of its Always Available Range guide. 

Safer, easier to use and engineered to last

The leading manufacturer of above and below-ground drainage systems, Polypipe Building Products, has launched a range of 600mm diameter inspection chambers designed to meet the specific needs of groundwork contractors.

Anthracite Grey: Trendy Gutters from Marley by Popular Demand

With a velvety warmth and subtle hint of luxury, the anthracite grey shade has taken the construction industry by storm.

Multicem paper bag turns blue

Hanson Multicem’s tough paper packaging has turned blue to help customers differentiate between the paper and plastic bags on offer.

Bostik Strengthens Tiling Offer

Bostik, the leading manufacturer of adhesives, sealants and building chemicals has strengthened its tiling offer for merchant customers with the introduction of two new team members and an extended product range.

Pegler Launches VSH MultiPress System to UK Market

Leading manufacturer of integrated piping systems, Pegler, has announced the latest addition to its market leading portfolio of brands with the launch of VSH MultiPress.

Imperial introduces first dual-faced brick

Imperial Bricks, the leading supplier of traditional handmade, pressed, waterstruck and wirecut bricks, has introduced a new range of Pre-War Common bricks with a difference.

Point of Sale

The Cromar and AlphaChem ranges continue to grow, introducing more products under both brands to provide an even more comprehensive range of products for all building and roofing needs.

Loft living with CaberBoard flooring

Leeds-based New Storey Homes, who specialise in loft conversions and expanding storage spaces, repeatedly chooses Norbord’s CaberDek for its builds as it is easy to use and is a consistently reliable product.

Wienerberger introduces new red multis to growing brick collection

Wienerberger, the UK’s leading provider of wall, roof and landscaping solutions, is expanding its brick product offering by launching two new clay facing bricks.

Powerful cutting action – without a cable

The new AGC 18 cordless angle grinder from Festool

Marley Alutec Boosts Website Resources for Merchants

Marley Alutec has launched its new and updated website.

IDS adds three elegant chevron designs to its Modelli range of Tuscan wood flooring

Three brand new chevron designs have been added to IDS’s Modelli range of Tuscan Wood Flooring. 

Marley launches Safe in the Sun 2019

As the UK gets set for summer, roof systems manufacturer, Marley, is urging all outdoor construction workers to look after both their skin and eyes to reduce the damage caused by increased sun exposure.

Snickers Workwear’s NEW Loose-fit Stretch Trousers for Maximum Mobility On-site

Hi-tech stretch fabrics and ergonomic designs ensure close quarter mobility at work.

What’s bugging you?

With the launch of Bond It’s new 3 in 1 Wood Treatment in to their Drive Alive Range of products, you certainly won’t be bothered by woodworm or termites.

New Look for Freefoam Website

Freefoam Building Products are delighted to announce a new look for its consumer focused website -

Bora presents the speediest sawhorse on site

When you need to visit multiple worksites in one day, you need equipment that is fast and easy to set up, take down and transfer from one location to another.

TeknosPro; the eponymous portfolio

TeknosPro, the Teknos range of paints for professional decorators, offers professionals the eponymous product portfolio, TeknosPro, for smooth and long lasting finishes.

Lakes’ new rollfold for premium stone resin shower trays

Lakes, the leading manufacturer of showering spaces, introduces a new 8-page rollfold to support the launch of its premium stone resin shower trays. introduces award winning, eco-friendly self-cleaning surface treatments has rolled out the award-winning BlockBlitz® range, which includes artificial grass, paving and gravel treatments.

IDS’s Malmo™ Rigid luxury vinyl tile flooring gains endorsement from Uponor for use with its underfloor heating system

IDS’s luxury vinyl tile flooring, Malmo™ Rigid is the first flooring in its category to be endorsed by leading underfloor heating firm Uponor for use over its Minitec water-piped underfloor heating (UFH) system.

NEW from Solid Gear – the Onyx Safety Shoes and Boots.

Great value safety footwear with the unique BOA closure system for maximum comfort.

Carl Kammerling Shines a Spotlight on its Exciting New Winter Promotion

Carl Kammerling International is set to launch its exciting Spotlight Autumn/Winter promotion, which runs from 2nd September to 31st December 2019, offering retailers fantastic savings on a whole host of products across all brands - C.K, C.K Magma, C.K Classic, Avit and Kasp.

Wirquin leads the way in new WRAS industry changes

WRAS, The Water Regulations Advisory Scheme, has reviewed its acceptance criteria for approvals to be granted in respect of WCs, cisterns and inlets valves.

Dulux Promise puts professionals at the centre of decorating

The team at Dulux is launching the Dulux Promise to all its customers, setting out, under one simple proposition, the many qualities that set Dulux apart as the category champion.

New Website Cements Anderton's Position

As part of it’s commitment to improving customer experience and service, manufacturer of precast concrete products, Anderton Concrete has launched its new website to showcase its new brand identity, as well as offering additional features and improved usability.

Cembrit B5 Delivers Traditional Look For New Homes

Cembrit B5 has been used as the roofing material on a recently completed barn conversion project in the Hampshire countryside.

Snows Timber partners with AZEK Building Products to introduce Timbertech Composite Decking

Snows Timber are pleased to announce their partnership with US company, AZEK Building Products, a leading manufacturer of premium outdoor products.

New Armagh college to benefit from Wraptite® airtightness system

The new campus of the Southern Regional College in Armagh, Northern Ireland is set to benefit from the superior airtightness performance qualities of the Wraptite external air barrier system from the A.Proctor Group.

Three-Way Partnership Supports Surge in Renewables Market

Three leading businesses in the plumbing and renewables industries, Pegler, Sunamp and Flamco, have formed a circular partnership that allows experts in their field to support each other by creating innovative new products and by diversifying the use of existing products in alternative markets and applications.

Norton Clipper launches mini masonry saw to boost summer sales

Norton Clipper has introduced an all new masonry saw to its range, promoting safer and smarter working, in order to help distributors to boost sales throughout the summer months.

Stainless steel stuns in BLANCO’s new sink style

Stainless steel is well known for durability in the kitchen and is even more popular today as homeowners look to bring the industrial feel into the home.

Beautiful new washrooms at Abacus HQ

Abacus Bathrooms has transformed the female bathrooms at the company’s Harrogate HQ; showcasing a stunning portfolio of products.

Lakes launches precision engineered Bay series

Lakes, the leading manufacturer of innovative showering spaces, has launched Bay series.

The Duck Foot® Anchor: Anyone can use it

The Duck Foot® anchor is the most effective plasterboard fixing in the world, and has been named “the innovation of the future” by the jury of the Alfred Nobel “SKAPA” award.

Housebuilders to Benefit from Reliable Supply Chain

Between 240,000 and 350,000 new homes need to be built per year to tackle the UK housing crisis.

Polterm Max Plus Provides Peace of Mind with BBA Certification

Isover’s Polterm Max Plus stone wool insulation has been certified by the British Board of Agrément (BBA) for use in façade applications.

Isover's New Insulation Solution Metac- A Perfect Fit for Luxury Family Bungalows

A development of four executive bungalows in the rural village of South Rauceby has recently benefitted from the installation of Isover’s pitched roof insulation solution Metac, which complemented the semi-vaulted ceiling design and helped to reduce time and labour costs on site.

You'll be Sage Green with Envy!

Freefoam, a leading manufacturer of a wide range of innovative products for the building industry in the UK, Ireland and Mainland Europe, has responded to market demand and feedback from customers and added the popular Sage Green to its Double Shiplap cladding range.

New Combilift Container Slip-Sheet. Loads a 20’ container in three minutes .

Combilift’s latest innovation, the Combilift Container Slip-Sheet (Combi-CSS), has been designed for quicker and easier mechanised loading of products (particularly long ones) into containers.

Maximising Sealing Applications

Bond It, one of the UK’s fastest growing manufacturers of sealants, adhesives and building chemicals, has now introduced the tried and tested WP100 Oxime Silicone formulation into its range of LMN products as a bigger, 400ml cartridge, aimed specifically at sealant applicators. 

The Newest Clothing Innovations in the 2019 Snickers Workwear Catalogue

Including market-leading designs and the latest fabric technology innovations from the world’s leading Workwear brand.