Essential reading for retailers and suppliers in the home improvement market

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UK - England
Oracstar
Established for over 30 years Oracstar is the UK's leading distributor of prepacked plumbing products. Oracstar supports many markets including Retail, Merchants and Independent Hardware Stores. The product range not only encompasses a complete offering of plumbing fittings in brass, copper and plastic, but also a range of accessories to replace broken or enhance with new, those all important appliances in the kitchen, bathroom and utility rooms. Key to our success is the quality of the products we supply, particularly the Polypipe brands of ... more >>

UK - England
Kärcher
Producer of Pressure Washers etc.

UK - England
IRWIN Tools
IRWIN Tools manufactures and distributes professional grade hand tools and power tool accessories worldwide for trade professionals who demand superior performance and durability on the job. IRWIN Industrial Tools' brand portfolio features user-preferred category leaders such as IRWIN , Vise-Grip , Jack , Quick-Grip , Speedbor , Strait-Line and Unibit . For over a century, innovation has been the hallmark of IRWIN Industrial Tools. Beginning in 1885, with the development of the first IRWIN Auger Bit, and progressing with the introduction o... more >>

UK - England
APT Construction Services Ltd.
APT Construction Services Ltd introduces a dust free solution to all drilling needs whilst being lightweight, robust, and economical. Vortex developed/designed by experts in the concrete cutting industry, effectively eliminates up to 100% of potentially harmful dust/debris caused when drilling both wet/dry surfaces. The reusable dust collar has been designed to work with many drill attachments (holesaws, core drills, standard drill bits and many more...) ranging in sizes from 4mm up to a maximum of 162mm whilst ensuring a dust free working ... more >>

UK - England
EFG Housewares
wholesale cash&carry: housewares, giftware, hardware, d.i.y, toiletries, stationary, glass & chinaware.

UK - England
Charles Bentley & Son Ltd
Manufacturers of Brushware & household cleaning products since 1860.

UK - England
KENT & CO. (TWINES) LTD
The main trade of the business has traditionally been that of merchanting and manufacturing of ropes,twines and associated products under the cardoc brand label.items in the range include,garden twines,parcel twines,sashcords,clothes lines,builders lines,indoor and outdoor mats,garden gloves,cleaning cloths,mops and chains

UK - England
H Newton Hale & Sons Ltd
With over 75 years experience of the industry, the company remains to this day, a third generation, family owned business, offering our customers an unrivalled service including: access to over 18,000 product lines fast, reliable, accurate, next day delivery to the majority of areas no minimum order charge* carriage paid deliveries* a dedicated sales team available 8 am to 5.30pm Monday to Friday Selling only to distributors and re-sellers we hold a wide range of both leading brands and value for money stock lines. If you can't find a product ... more >>

UK - England
Personna
Manufacturer and Supplier of Single edge razor blades, scrapers, and scraper blades for DIY and professional use in Decorating and other surface preparation work. Also, blades for many other industrial uses in factories, mills, medical and other processing environments.

UK - England
Hozelock Limited
Being hands on in the garden can be very rewarding . Whether its through watering or planting seeds in the flowerbed, our customers enjoy being part of its growth. With over half a century of horticultural expertise. Hozelock understand the rewards of gardening and have developed the range to help gardeners to get the most from their involvement in it. We combine a knowledge and passion for gardening with a pride in craftsmanship to develop gardening solutions that help gardens flourish and come to life. Every product is crafted to work tome af... more >>

UK - England
BigWipes
Big Wipes: The hand, oil, paint, pu foam, cleaner!

UK - England
Jegs Electrical Ltd
More than just electrical... The leading nationwide distributor of over 12,500 electrical, DIY, garden and houseware products selling ONLY to the independent retailer. Known for quality, customer service, range and prices allowing you to compete successfully versus the multiple. Prefered supplier to the leading Buying Groups.

UK - England
Apollo Housewares Limited
We are designers importers manufactures of kichen & homewares products. We supply a broad spectrum of businesses from small independant retailers, wholesalers, Cash & Carrys through to Retail Multiples. Apollo also have the facility to produce bespoke products to a customers specification.

UK - England
Orbital Fasteners
Orbital Fasteners is a leading supplier of fixings and fasteners to both the public and trade customers. Their extensive range includes screws, nuts, bolts, washers and metal shims. In addition they stock products from leading brands such as Dormer, Unistrut, Lindapter adn Bosch professional power tools.

UK - England
Sealey Power Products
Sealey are one of the largest suppliers of garage and workshop equipment in the UK and have an after sales service that is second to none. We only sell through authorised stockists. Check out our website www.sealey.co.uk for the latest products and promotions.

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