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  • Keystone Lintels Comment: Q3 2020

    Derrick McFarland, Managing Director Keystone Lintels is BMBI’s Expert for Steel Lintels. The roller coaster of 2020 continues. Q3 2020 rises back to similar levels seen in Q3 2019 and… Read more

    Type: Comment |  Posted: 23rd November 2020

  • The Crystal Group comment: Q3 2020

    Kevin Morgan, Group Commercial Director The Crystal Group is BMBI’s Expert for PVC-U Windows & Doors. Q3 demand for PVC-U windows and doors has been strong. So unexpectedly strong, it… Read more

    Type: Comment |  Posted: 23rd November 2020

  • Keylite Roof Windows Comment: Q3 2020

    Jim Blanthorne Managing Director of Keylite Roof Windows is BMBI’s Expert for Roof Windows. We continue to live in uncertain times. Just as quickly as we adapt to a new… Read more

    Type: Comment |  Posted: 23rd November 2020

  • Dulux Trade Comment: Q3 2020

    Paul Roughan, Trade Merchants Sales Director Dulux Trade is BMBI’s Expert for Paint. In Q2 during lockdown, Britain fell in love with decorating again, with ‘do it yourself’ booming to… Read more

    Type: Comment |  Posted: 23rd November 2020

  • Lakes Comment: Q3 2020

    Mike Tattam, Sales & Marketing Director Lakes is BMBI’s Expert for Shower Enclosures & Showering. Q3 sales of bathroom products were boosted as homeowners, who saw money accumulate in their… Read more

    Type: Comment |  Posted: 23rd November 2020

  • Hanson Cement Comment: Q3 2020

    Andrew Simpson, Packed Products Director Hanson Cement is BMBI’s Expert for Cement & Aggregates. In Quarter 3 2020 the uptick in a strong V-Shaped recovery, fuelled by pent-up demand after… Read more

    Type: Comment |  Posted: 23rd November 2020

  • Wienerberger Comment: Q3 2020

    Kevin Tolson, Commercial Director Wienerberger UK is BMBI’s Expert for Bricks & Roof Tiles. There are few industries as important to the British economy as construction. Making up over 6%… Read more

    Type: Comment |  Posted: 23rd November 2020

  • Midland Lead Comment: Q3 2020

    Lynn Street, Sales & Marketing Manager Midland Lead is BMBI’s Expert for Lead. Without stating the obvious, the last few months have been globally turbulent and unpredictable. Nobody could have… Read more

    Type: Comment |  Posted: 23rd November 2020

  • Polypipe Civils Comment: Q3 2020

    Steve Durdant-Hollamby, Managing Director Polypipe Civils is BMBI’s Expert for Civils & Green Infrastructure. Having seen Covid restrictions ease and relatively consistent trading return to all civils sectors, we’re now… Read more

    Type: Comment |  Posted: 23rd November 2020

  • British Gypsum Comment: Q3 2020

    Stacey Temprell, Marketing Director British Gypsum is BMBI’s Expert for Drylining Systems. As we enter a second national lockdown, COVID-19 continues to have an impact on construction. However, this time,… Read more

    Type: Comment |  Posted: 23rd November 2020

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