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British Coatings Federation launches online history archive at 110th year celebration

2022 marks the 110th year since the inaugural meeting of The National Federation of Associated Paint, Colour and Varnish Manufacturers of the United Kingdom. As part of the celebrations, the British Coatings Federation (BCF) has created an online ...
24 June 2022 0 Comments

Simon Acres Group Supports Charity Golf Day

KBB and merchant service provider Simon Acres Group will once again be supporting local charity BacZac, sponsoring a hole at the annual golf day which takes place at Northampton Golf Club on Friday 8th July. Group Director of Recruitment, Ben Paine ...
23 June 2022 0 Comments

Building materials increased by more than 10 percent last quarter, according to pricing data

The average price of building materials and home improvement supplies in the United Kingdom increased by more than 10 percent between March and June, according to pricing data monitored by, an online marketplace for UK merchants, ...
23 June 2022 0 Comments

Colourful Careers in Coatings with HMG Paints

The UK coatings industry faces a shortage of skilled staff, and an ageing workforce at a time when it is experiencing increasing demand for improved product performance and sustainable solutions. As the UK’s leading independent paint manufacturer, ...
22 June 2022 0 Comments

Hundreds attend successful MKM Home launch event

MKM Home has officially opened its doors to the people of Hull and the East Riding with guests attending in their hundreds to witness the fantastic choice of home designs and technologies on display. Attendees were dazzled with live cooking displays ...
21 June 2022 0 Comments

Home Renovation Activity and Spend Hits Four-Year High, Houzz Survey Finds

Home renovation activity and spend have reached the highest rates reported since 2018, according to the annual Houzz & Home survey of more than 3,200 UK respondents from leading home renovation and design platform Houzz. More than half of ...
20 June 2022 0 Comments

BATIMAT discusses future of construction industry at London event, 30 June 2022

Guillaume Loizeaud, Director of LE MONDIAL DUAs part of its series of events on the future of the construction industry taking place in 12 countries, with the participation of an array of local experts, the organisers of BATIMAT, the international ...
16 June 2022 0 Comments

Nail down your next DIY project with Ryobi’s tool collection

The warmer weather comes with exciting DIY projects as soon as the first signs of spring are peaking. Ryobi’s enhanced tool collection will ...
9 May 2022
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