Builders Merchant

West Building Supplies teams up with Filplastic

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West Building Supplies has announced it has expanded outside its native Bridlington for the first time with help from Filplastic UK. The business, which has three depots in Bridlington, launched a new, purpose built-branch in Scarborough earlier this month. The move is said to make West Building Supplies one of Yorkshire’s largest independent builders’ merchants. Oliver West, Director of West Building Supplies, said the new branch was strategically positioned on the outskirts of the town, enabling the company to maximise opportunities in Scarborough and along the A64 corridor. The branch, which sits on a 1.34 acre site on Thornburgh Road,..  - Read More

Filplastic helps PC Building Supplies turn vision into reality

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Filplastic has helped a Hampshire builders’ merchant turn its vision of a new depot into reality with a £70,000 contract. The Yorkshire-based racking specialist helped PC Building Supplies design and create a bespoke base as the new flagship building at the front of Hardley industrial estate. The merchant moved from a 1.1-acre site in the centre of Hythe to a 2.5-acre plot on Hardley Industrial Estate where it has extended its operations to include a shop and trade counter, showroom, warehouse and yard. Filplastic worked with the merchant to design the layout and interior of the new site, as well..  - Read More

15 year old Wire Storage Baskets still going strong!

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Filplastic has received images of our wire storage basket range ‘Filplastic Baskets’ still in use by one of our customers.  From a distance, you may be mistaken that these are brand new but the baskets were sold in June 2003, making them 15 years’ old! Whilst there’s obvious wear and tear to the baskets after 15 years of use, the vast majority of the baskets are still in excellent condition and fit for purpose. The images below are of the C2DS range. In this instance, the baskets have been used for storing building plastics in a warehouse. Whilst some might..  - Read More

JTD gets Filpastic helping hand

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Racking specialist, Filplastic has delivered a £75k contract to help growing merchant, JTD Building Supplies establishing a new base. JTD moved from its original location in Meltham near Huddersfield to Brockholes near Homfirth in July this year, after extensive design and fit out work carried out by Filplastic. The regional business saw off competition to win the contract in a competitive tendering process. Filplastic designed and fitted out the trade counter, shop warehouse and yard, supplying display plinths and shelving, and pallet, cantilever and pigeon hole racking as part of the contract. JTD Building Supplies was established in 2011 in..  - Read More

Filplastic UK to attend NMBS 2018

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NMBS news article Filplastic UK are attending the NMBS (National Merchant Buying Society) Exhibition 2018 at the Ricoh Arena, Coventry on Wednesday 11th April. Over 280 supplier and manufacturers are exhibiting at this year’s show, making it the biggest buying and selling event for Independent Builders, Hardware, Timber, Roofing, Plumbing and Heating Merchants. Our team will be there to assist you with any requirements that you might have, whether that be a few a plastic bins or a complete new branch fit out, we will be able to help you so please do drop by for a chat. We will..  - Read More

BMF Supplier Charter

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In March 2015 the BMF (Builders Merchant Federation) launched a customer service charter, and as registered supplier of BMF, we are proud to adhere to the excellent customer service guidelines. The BMF Supplier Member Charter comprises the following five pledges to BMF Merchant members: * Prompt and fair dealings with merchant member customers * Help to stock and display our products * Sustainable products and materials * Technical support and product training * Commitment to improve the effectiveness of the building materials supply chain Read more about the BMF charter here  - Read More