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banks & lloyd
Pre & post Brexit custom’s clearance conundrum? Perhaps a Sea, Air, Road or Rail freight puzzle that you need help piecing together? If you want to get the most out of your supply chain then Banks & Lloyd, a market leading freight forwarder, is the only way to go.
Based in Wilmslow & Valencia, our offices have over 50 dedicated and diligent members of staff looking to take away any headache that comes from international logistics.
We are passionate about making sure that any business has the means to keep its supply chain in motion, so if you want to see what we can do to keep those freight rates down with a service that keeps logistics simple for yourself, then get in touch.
Distributing bathroom products to the merchant trade, Claygate is proud to cater for any type of bathroom. From sanitaryware to bathroom accessories, Claygate not only provides quality products, but also reliable after sales support.
Compusoft is a KBB services and software company with over 25,000 licences installed across Europe and Australasia. Compusoft cares about delivering measurable value for its customers which in day to day operations means: very user friendly sales tools that are built on 100% Windows based platforms, accurate up to date data as well as easy to use cost reducing business management tools. Compusoft is the absolute number one market leader in Europe with 21 wholly-owned subsidiaries across 16 countries employing 370 staff.
Compusoft has made it its trademark to not only have cutting edge technology in its KBB software solutions, but also to apply the highest possible standards in after sales service. More than 50% of its staff has chosen to be shareholders, helping to maintain the high level of motivation needed to achieve such high standards. In 25 years Compusoft has grown from a start-up into a 50 MIO EUR powerhouse in the KBB niche market.
Celebrating 30 years of operation in 2020, HiB is a world leading bathroom product manufacturer providing cutting-edge, quality bathroom products to retailers throughout the UK, Europe and the Middle East.
Known as a pioneer within the bathroom sector, the business is responsible for firsts such as steam-free mirrors and cabinets, in-built charging sockets and LED lighting, and more recently USB charging sockets – many of which are now standard within the industry.
Alongside its high quality product portfolio, HiB supplies training and marketing support to showrooms across the country, making it the bathroom furniture, mirror, cabinet and accessory brand of choice for retailers.
Kudos has been designing and manufacturing shower products at their Cumbria facility since 1999. Their product portfolio includes shower enclosures, shower trays, over-bath screens and wet-room solutions sold via bathroom showrooms and merchants across the UK. With complete control over all aspects of the components they specify and the manufacturing process, they confidently maintain the highest standards of quality and performance in all products that leave their premises. Each one made to deliver the very best in functionality, performance and value.
The latest products to join their collection are the new low profile Connect2 shower trays, designed to avoid joints with an innovative dual waste system and the Original6 Shower Enclosure collection featuring 6mm toughened glass throughout, standing 1950mm in height with discreet fixings and slimline profile. They’ve also recently introduced matt black profiles within their Ultimate2 shower panels range.
Uform is a market leading manufacturer and distributor of doors and accessories to kitchen retailers and manufacturers throughout the UK and Ireland.
used kitchen exchange
www.usedkitchenexchange.co.uk is the UK’s leading website for the sale of ex display and used kitchens. Working across the UK we provide an end to end, fully inclusive sales service for manufacturers, showrooms and domestic sellers.
Virtual Worlds is the UK’s leading CAD provider to the KBB industry offering a total package solution including design software, pricing systems, VR technology and Augmented Reality.
With an award-winning record of ensuring manufacturers, distributors and retailers achieve increased sales, Virtual Worlds offers a totally different buying experience for the consumer while shortening the sales cycle for retailers. Designs are created in 3D and the presented in interactive virtual reality, allowing customers to physically experience their proposed new room, and identify any questions without having to sit through complex plans. Conversion rates increase and buyer remorse is a thing of the past.
want to get involved?
There are an array of sponsorship opportunities available at the BKU Awards. Find out how your brand can benefit from the scheme’s unique platform while showing your support for the highest standards of excellence in the industry – contact Carl Hearnden on 01622 699 128 or at firstname.lastname@example.org to curate your bespoke package today.