The latest figures from the Builders Merchant Building Index (BMBI) reveal that builders’ merchants’ year-on-year value sales to builders and contractors were 14.5% higher in July 2021 than the same month last year, with two less trading days. Average daily sales in July climbed 25.5%.
Derrick McFarland, Managing Director at Keystone Lintels and BMBI’s Expert for Steel Lintels, has reflected on the strong performance of the Builders Merchant Industry at the end of 2020
Sales to builders and contractors by Britain’s builders’ merchants in December 2020 were 8.8% higher than in the same month the year previous, according to BMBI Stats.
Total Builders’ Merchants’ value sales to builders and contractors in November 2019 were down -7.4%, compared with the same month in 2018. On one less trading day, average sales a day dropped -3.0%.
Total Builders Merchant value sales in February 2019 were up 4.1% compared with February 2018, BMBI stats show – and up 8.2% compared with the same month in 2017.
IG Lintels’ 60 years of innovation is being celebrated by the launch of its brand new website, designed to meet the needs of the modern construction professional.
The BMBI have said total builders’ merchant value sales to builders and contractors increased 6.9% in May, compared with the same month last year.
Derrick McFarland, MD at Keystone Lintels, discusses the importance of quality testing and third party certification when specifying structural products.