Builders' Merchants News
IoBM grows with Snows
Published:  05 April, 2016

Continuing its support of both suppliers and individuals within the merchant industry, the Institute of Builders Merchants (IoBM) is delighted to welcome Snows Timbers as its latest member, as a Supplier Partner.

Snows Timber is one of Britain’s leading importers, distributors and processors of wood products. It provides wholesale wood products to builders’ merchants, timber merchants, and wood-using industries. The company has operated for over 100 years and currently employs over 200 staff members, topping £43m in annual sales.

Allan Durning, president of the IoBM, said: “It’s fantastic to be able to welcome Snows Timber to the institute. Together we can continue to help the merchant community and engage in a relationship that is mutually beneficial.”

With an extensive knowledge of the timber product category, Snows is perfectly placed to help the IoBM expand its areas of expertise. The partnership will also focus on encouraging professional development for those in the industry. Snows recognises the outstanding contribution IoBM has made to merchants’ careers, together they’ll continue to help merchants enrich their careers and businesses.

Snows’ commercial director Mark Bowers said: “We’re pleased to be joining the Institute as a Supplier Partner, and look forward to playing a useful role as we develop our partnership. Timber can account for up to a quarter of a general merchant’s business, so we’re happy to share our wealth of knowledge.”