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Merchant Market Maker Issue 8 – Online Now

Merchant Market Maker Issue 8 – Online NowKeystone Group is proud to bring you the latest edition of Merchant Market Maker, featuring all the latest news from the Builders Merchant industry. Including interviews with merchants from across the UK & Ireland and the best...

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Builders Merchant Building Index June 2024

Builders Merchant Building Index June 2024

Builders’ Merchant Q1 value sales fell -7.2% YOY, as volumes slide The latest Builders Merchant Building Index (BMBI) report reveals builders’ merchants’ value sales in Q1 2024 were -7.2% down compared to Q1 2023, with volume sales falling -8.7% and prices edging up...

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Keystone Group opens new Cookstown HQ

Keystone Group opens new Cookstown HQ

Keystone Group officially opens new Cookstown HQ as it brings 400 leading figures from UK and Ireland’s construction sector to Northern Ireland for 35th-anniversary gala hosted by Patrick KieltyThe Keystone Group, one of the UK and Ireland’s leading manufacturers of...

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Keylite to boost sales and growth with new appointment

Keylite to boost sales and growth with new appointment Europe’s fastest growing roof window brand, Keylite Roof Windows (Keylite), has appointed James Malkin as Sales Director to help continue boost sales and growth.Coming from 25 years’ experience in the building...

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Keylite advocates glass safety for roofing contractors

Keylite advocates glass safety for roofing contractors With falls through fragile surfaces, particularly fibre-cement roofs and rooflights, accounting for 22% of all fall-from-height fatal injuries in the construction industry, Keylite Roof Windows (Keylite) is...

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Chadwicks Appreciation and Recognition Awards

Chadwicks Appreciation and Recognition Awards

Keylite represent the Keystone Group to present an award at the Chadwicks Appreciation and Recognition Awards (CARAs) Chadwicks Group, Ireland’s leading builders’ merchants, announced the winners of its second annual Chadwicks Appreciation and Recognition Awards. The...

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November Builders Merchant sales slide

November Builders Merchant sales slide

November Builders Merchant sales slide -5.7% as volumes drop -12.1% year-on-year The latest Builders Merchant Building Index (BMBI) report shows builders’ merchants’ value sales were down -5.7% in November 2023 compared to the same month in 2022, with volume sales...

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October Builders Merchant sales fall

October Builders Merchant sales fall

October Builders Merchant sales fall -4.0% year-on-year The latest Builders Merchant Building Index (BMBI) report shows builders’ merchants’ value sales were down -4.0% in October 2023 compared to the same month in 2022, with volume sales dropping -11.5% and prices...

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‘’Collaboration of the Year’’ win for Keylite

‘’Collaboration of the Year’’ win for Keylite

‘’Collaboration of the Year’’ win for Keylite JP Corry recently hosted an annual Supplier Tec event designed to connect with customers and demonstrate their commitment to tradesmen.The afternoon was marked by dynamic speed networking sessions with their top suppliers,...

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Keylite have joined TikTok!

Keylite have joined TikTok!

Keylite have joined TikTok!TikTok, which launched in 2016, has exploded onto the forefront of the social media scene by enabling users to create short-form videos of up to three minutes in length. There were 102.3 million users in 2023, and the number of users is...

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Keylite crowned winners at the NI Social Media Awards 2023

Keylite crowned winners at the NI Social Media Awards 2023

Keylite crowned winners at the NI Social Media Awards 2023 Keylite Roof Windows (Keylite) has taken home the award for the “Best Use of Social Media in Service / B2B” at the 2023 Northern Ireland Social Media Awards for its Kick it with Keylite 2022 charity initiative...

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Keylite strengthens the Irish market with new appointment

Keylite strengthens the Irish market with new appointment

Keylite strengthens the Irish market with new appointment Irish-owned Keylite Roof Windows (Keylite) has appointed Rob Lee as its new Sales Director for Ireland and Northern Ireland, to help increase sales for Irish merchants and contractors.With his sights set firmly...

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BMBI July 2023

BMBI July 2023

May-July Builders Merchant value sales +8.5% up on previous 3 months The latest Builders Merchant Building Index (BMBI) report shows builders’ merchants’ value sales were down -0.4% in July compared to the same month in 2022, with volume falling -7.9% and prices up...

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Keylite helps housebuilders meet current regulations

Keylite helps housebuilders meet current regulations

Keylite helps housebuilders meet current regulations Many of the UK’s national and regional housebuilders are opting to specify Keylite Roof Windows (Keylite) as their preferred supplier, due to the market-leading and innovative product solutions that come as...

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Keylite announced as a finalist at the 2023 NISMAs

Keylite announced as a finalist at the 2023 NISMAs

Keylite announced as a finalist at the 2023 NISMAs Keylite Roof Windows (Keylite) is thrilled to announce it has been shortlisted as a finalist in the 2023 Northern Ireland Social Media Awards for its Kick it with Keylite 2022 charity initiative.The Northern Ireland...

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‘Keeping up’ with Kick it with Keylite 2023

‘Keeping up’ with Kick it with Keylite 2023

‘Keeping up’ with Kick it with Keylite 2023 After the success of last year’s initiative, Kick it with Keylite returned with a brand-new message to support the construction sector.Last year’s initiative was a huge success, most recently witnessing Keylite win a Mates...

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Merchant value sales fall again in May

Merchant value sales fall again in May

Merchant value sales fall again in May The latest Builders Merchant Building Index (BMBI) report shows builders’ merchants’ value sales down by -6.0% in May compared to the same month in 2022. Volume sales fell -15.1% with price inflation of +10.8%. With one less...

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Innovating Times Issue Four Now Available

Innovating Times Issue Four Now Available

Innovating Times Issue Four Now Available Issue four of Keystone Group’s inspiring architect magazine, Innovating Times, is now available online.The Keystone Group is the UK’s largest steel lintel manufacturer and Europe’s fastest-growing roof window manufacturer....

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Merchant value sales fall in April as volumes drop

Merchant value sales fall in April as volumes drop

Merchant value sales fall -9.0% in April as volumes drop -20.2%The latest Builders Merchant Building Index (BMBI) report shows builders’ merchants’ value sales down by -9.0% in April compared to the same month in 2022. Volume fell -20.2% with price inflation of...

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BMBI Q1 2023 Sales Drop

BMBI Q1 2023 Sales Drop

Q1 2023 sales drop -2.3% as volumes tumble -16.4% Total value sales data from Britain’s Builders’ Merchants shows Q1 2023 recorded a -2.3% drop in year-on-year growth, with volume sales falling -16.4% countered by +16.9% price inflation. With one more trading day this...

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BMF Top 100 Supplier Influencer

BMF Top 100 Supplier Influencer

BMF Top 100 Supplier InfluencerThe Builders’ Merchants Federation and Builders’ Merchants News have once again partnered to recognise excellence, this time highlighting those people from the suppliers considered to be the top 100 most influential within the sector. We...

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BMF Ambassador

BMF Ambassador

BMF AmbassadorOur very own Orlagh Bibby ACIM, Marketing Manager here at Keylite, has recently joined the Builders Merchants Federation Ltd's team of ambassadors!Orlagh will be using her passion and expertise to educate the next generation about opportunities in...

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Shining a light on new regulations

Shining a light on new regulations

Shining a light on new regulationsA recent report from Checkatrade revealed that new windows were one of the top 10 home improvements last year. As consumers continue to invest in extensions and big-ticket purchases, specifiers need to be fully informed of the latest...

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Mates in Mind Impact Award Winners

Mates in Mind Impact Award WinnersWe are delighted to announce that Keylite has been selected as the WINNER of the Mates in Mind Best Commitment to Raising Mental Health Awareness Through Fundraising Impact Award for our #KeepItUp Kick it with Keylite 2022 initiative....

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Kick it with Keylite returns for 2023

Kick it with Keylite returns for 2023

Following last year’s Kick it with Keylite success and the ‘Keep it up’ campaign, we’re back for 2023 with a fun new initiative. This year we have a brand new social campaign! We love to know where our fantastic products end up, so, we are encouraging...

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Helping Housebuilders To Remain Compliant

Helping Housebuilders To Remain Compliant

Helping Housebuilders To Remain Compliant In a recent interview with Housebuilder Magazine, Keylite’s Head of Technical, Colin Wells talks about how window manufacturers can help housebuilders adhere to the required uplift in energy efficiency. He also explores the...

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BMBI Q4 2022

BMBI Q4 2022

Nominal uplift in Q4 2022 sales, but inflation still drives growthTotal value sales data from Britain’s Builders’ Merchants shows Q4 2022 recorded +2.9% year-on-year growth, with +16.4% price inflation compensating for volumes which fell -11.6%. With one less trading...

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Irish Construction Excellence Awards Finalist 2023

Irish Construction Excellence Awards Finalist 2023

Irish Construction Excellence Awards Finalist 2023Keylite Roof Windows are pleased to announce that we have been shortlisted as a finalist in the 2023 Irish Construction Excellence Awards, for our Integrated Expanding Thermal Collar. Established by Irish building...

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BMBI Q1 2023

BMBI Q1 2023

Merchants see Nominal Growth in November, with Falling Volumes and Climbing PricesThe latest Builders Merchant Building Index (BMBI) report reveals that builders’ merchants’ value sales were up +1.4% in November 2022 compared to the same month in 2021. This was...

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BMBI Q3 2022

BMBI Q3 2022

Q3 2022 Grows Year-on-Year, but Inflation Drives Increase amid Falling VolumesTotal value sales data from Britain’s Builders’ Merchants shows Q3 2022 recorded +4.3% year-on-year growth. However, price inflation (+14.6%) continues to drive the increase in sales, as...

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Keylite Advocates for Better Mental Health Resources

Keylite Advocates for Better Mental Health Resources

Keylite Advocates for Better Mental Health ResourcesFOR OVER six years, Lee-Maria Hughes, Custom Compliance at Keylite Roof Windows, has been advocating for more resources into mental health, addiction and residential rehabilitation, by campaigning for better support...

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BMBI August 22

BMBI August 22

August merchant sales are up, but volume is down and inflation’s still climbingThe latest Builders Merchant Building Index (BMBI) report reveals that builders’ merchants’ value sales were +10.0% up in August 2022 compared to the same month in 2021. But volume sales...

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Safety at Height

Safety at Height

Safety at HeightHSE reports that over 60% of deaths while working at height involve falls from ladders, scaffolds, working platforms and roof edges, or through fragile roofs and rooflights. Keylite is a firm believer that manufacturers should be doing more to protect...

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Issue 5 of Keyhouse is now available to read!

Issue 5 of Keyhouse is now available to read!

Issue 5 of Keyhouse is now available to read!Brought to you by Keystone Group, the magazine features the latest news from the housebuilding industry, interviews with industry leaders, economic updates and regulatory insight from across the sector. Insight from...

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Keystone Group Launches Free Webinar Series

Keystone Group Launches Free Webinar Series

Keystone Group Launches Free Webinar Series Keystone Group announces the launch of Keystone Live this autumn with a series of free webinar debates featuring expert industry speakers. Introducing four separate webinars, the series covers a range of topics and issues...

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BMBI Record-breaking Q2

BMBI Record-breaking Q2

Merchant volumes fall again but price inflation makes for a record-breaking Q2Total value sales data from Britain’s Builders’ Merchants shows Q2 2022 recorded the highest revenue since the BMBI started, despite lacklustre June sales. However, with Q2 volumes falling...

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Kick It With Keylite raises mental health awareness

Kick It With Keylite raises mental health awareness

Kick It With Keylite returns to raise Mental Health Awareness within the Construction IndustryOur Sales Director, Matthew King, has been catching up with Builders Merchants Journal about how we're raising awareness around mental health in the construction industry...

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bmbi-report-q3-2022

May sales up 14.8%, but volume was down -2.5% with 17.8% price inflationThe latest Builders Merchant Building Index (BMBI) report reveals that builders’ merchants’ value sales were up +14.8% in May 2022 compared to the same month in 2021, driven more by rising prices...

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Updated Modules on Keylite Academy

Updated Modules on Keylite Academy

Updated Modules on Keylite Academy“Keylite continues to develop and expand its Keylite Academy which is an exclusive online Training Portal for both employees and customers. The portal allows participants to gain a deeper insight and understanding of Keylite’s unique...

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Housebuilder Awards Shortlist 2022

Housebuilder Awards Shortlist 2022

Housebuilder Awards Shortlist 2022Keylite Roof Windows are pleased to announce that we have been shortlisted as a finalist in the Housebuilder Awards for our Integrated Expanding Thermal Collar in category Product of the Year. We will be in attendance at the...

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Housebuilder Product Awards 2022

Housebuilder Product Awards 2022

Housebuilder Product Awards 2022We were thrilled to be invited down to London to celebrate the Housebuilder Product Awards, where we were awarded 'Best Building Fabric Product' for our Integrated Expanding Thermal Collar. Keylite’s Lee Squelch and Matthew King...

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Normality resumes following allocation

Normality resumes following allocation

Normality resumes following allocation Five times as finalists for BMJ Roofing Supplier of the Year, reflects our ability to adapt to challenges.  Like your businesses, we’ve dealt with Brexit, Covid and now levels of inflation not seen for 30 years. Through this we...

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