Builders' Merchants News
Kelkay expands its reach with NMBS membership
Published:  27 March, 2015

Kelkay, a leading manufacturer and distributor of aggregates, paving, fountains and garden features, has become a supplier member of the National Merchant Buying Society (NMBS).

NMBS is a centralised buying society for independent builders' and timber, hardware, plumbing and heating merchants. With over 1,000 members and 3,000 branches, its buying power exceeds £1.2bn. NMBS is non-profit retaining and owned by its members, with a supplier portfolio of over 600 businesses.

Kelkay has finalised a two-year trading agreement with the buying society.

Antony Harker, managing director at Kelkay said: "NMBS is the most successful buying group in the UK and we are very proud to become members. It is a very exciting development of the business and we have already seen an increase in enquiries. The membership will offer Kelkay a range of fantastic opportunities."

Kelkay will be exhibiting on stand 262 at the NMBS Exhibition on 16 April 2015. Showing many of its most popular products, Kelkay is offering a free thermal mug to the first 250 visitors to its stand and an Apple TV with all orders over £1,500 excl-VAT.

Kelkay's brand portfolio includes Borderstone, Build Mate, easyfountain and Henri, providing retailers with a single source of supply for a wide range of garden products.