Building a local IBMG

The Business Focus Magazine recently interviewed our CEO, Martin Stables, to understand more about our strategy, continued growth and how we preserve our brands’ strong heritage. “We are fortunate to be backed by genuinely actively involved investors,” Stables says. “They are all very supportive of what we do and how we go about delivering our […]

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IBMG shortlisted for a BMF training award for the second year

We are delighted to have been shortlisted for the BMF Training Company of the Year 2024, an award we were proud to have won last year! The Builders Merchants Federation (BMF) have announced their shortlist of companies to receive this training award, where we sit beside other great names Haldane Fisher, Harlow Timber Group, Howarth […]

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IBMG gains new capital investment from Ares Management and Farallon Capital to advance its strategic growth plans

IBMG is pleased to announce that with the support of its founding sponsor Cairngorm Capital Partners (Cairngorm Capital), it has raised additional capital investment from funds managed or advised by leading investment firms Ares Management Corporation (Ares) and Farallon Capital Europe LLP (Farallon). Attracted by IBMG’s clear value creation strategy and strong management team, the […]

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IBMG Expands Total Plumbing Supplies with New Branch in Street

IBMG is pleased to announce the opening of a new plumbing merchant and bathroom showroom branch in Street, Somerset. TPS in Street is now the 6th plumbing merchant branch for the brand which has an inspirational bathroom showroom on site, which increases their coverage and ability to service Somerset. Total Plumbing Supplies were originally established […]

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Nathan Wins Merchant Achiever of the Year

A huge congratulations to our Head of Mergers and Acquisitions, Nathan Arthur, who outshone his competition to win The Merchant Achiever of the Year 2023, at the Builders Merchant Awards 2023! Announced in November 2023, Nathan has achieved great success with IBMG since joining as a Mergers and Acquisitions Accountant, having worked his way up […]

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IBMG Launches New Private Label Range

We are excited to announce that we have launched our brand new Private Label range, ProRange. And we have now launched the ProRange underfloor heating (UFH) product line, the first to sit within the new brand. Designed exclusively for installers, our ProRange UFH includes a two-year guarantee on manifolds, pumps, controls, mixing valves, and a […]

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A Spotlight on CRS Building Supplies

Having opened its first branch in Cheddar, Somerset, in 2005, CRS fast became the leading builders’ merchant in Somerset. With an impressive growth plan to open a new store each year, they consistently grew and in January 2023 saw their 13th store opened in Minehead, giving them a favourable coverage of the entire region. 13 […]

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Changes to Our Leadership Team

We are delighted to announce some changes to our leadership team here at IBMG. Peter Cudd has become the Chief Commercial Officer where he is responsible for our category, pricing, product information and marketing functions and how these teams integrate with other teams within the business, such as finance, sales and operations. Allun Pittingale has […]

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Tonbridge Landscaping Centre Nominated for a National Award

Tonbridge landscaping centre nominated for a national award. Located on Priory Road, Parker Building Supplies’ landscaping centre has impressed at national awards. The expansive 5,000 sq feet landscaping area in Tonbridge, that includes numerous separate landscaping areas set within beautifully planted borders with features including water exhibits, as well as a sales office offering extensive samples, is in the […]

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Nathan Arthur Nominated for Another Award

At age 28, Nathan Arthur is the Head of Mergers and Acquisitions at the Independent Builders Merchants Group (IBMG) and has now been shortlisted for The Merchant Achiever of the Year as part of the Builders’ Merchants Awards 2023! Having joined IBMG as a Mergers and Acquisitions Accountant he has shown dedication and hard work, […]

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