Ironmongery: Where art meets function in construction

The tactile nature of ironmongery is what gives it uniqueness in a build. The increased awareness surrounding the tangible properties of every-day items from...

Tools of the trade

Tools play a pivotal role in our industry. Each year brings with it an abundance of  technological advancements; from larger batteries to more powerful...

Fasteners and Fixings performing well

New research by Plimsoll into the financial performance of the UK fasteners and fixings sector has revealed how the industry’s top companies have performed...

Change burns bright with evolving fuels

In the first part of our Commercial Features section this issue, Andy Maher – Managing Director of Stafford Fuels – looks at the constantly shifting...

Workwear market made sweat for gains

Technological advancements are leading to the production of smart and high-tech workwear apparel. These clothes are equipped with sensors that help in maintaining body ...

Door to Floor Sales

The second part of our Commercial Features section focuses on flooring, and begins with the Whiteriver Group talking us through current market and product trends. The home...

Plumbing and heating at forefront of projects

In Part 2 of our Commercial Features section, The Hardware Journal looks at how plumbing and heating are advancing with the evolving needs of...

Getting down to business

In the third part of our Commercial Features section, we look at the relentless digitisation of businesses, and what some of our key members...

Irish suppliers well insulated

In the first part of our Commercial Features section this issue, insulation takes centre stage as the industry shows positivity and innovation to deal...

Positive outlook for roofing products and builders’ merchants

Looking at the housing sector, which is vital for roofing, it is good to note demand is strong. Thanks to the Home Renovation Incentive...