The Independent Buying Consortium

Partnership • Strength • Value



Working in Partnership with Independent Builders' Merchants and Suppliers



Stronger Together with IBC



Dedicated to Building Long-Lasting Relationships

The UK's Leading Buying Group for Independent Builders' Merchants

We understand the value of building mutually beneficial relationships between merchants, suppliers and ourselves

We believe in creating great partnerships of value and strength for both our members and suppliers


Working together with our members and suppliers to build long-lasting relationships


Working together to strengthen your business as a merchant and supplier


We are committed to helping you increase the value of your partnership with IBC

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IBC Merchant News

General News

Negative growth in builders’ merchant sales in Q3, says BMBI

Figures for Q3 2019 in the latest Builders Merchants Building Index (BMBI) report negative growth in sales through UK builders’…
General News

Industry update: Etex plans £140 million manufacturing investment

Etex Building Performance has announced plans to invest £140 million in a new state-of-the-art manufacturing plant in Bristol. The company made…
General News

Cromar acquires Acrypol

IBC supplier Cromar Building Products has acquired waterproofing repair brand Acrypol Products. The purchase is the first time East Yorkshire-based…
General News

New Divisional Account Managers expand IBC team

The IBC Buying Group has strengthened its team with the appointment of two new Divisional Account Managers. Simon Dickinson and…

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Unique benefits for IBC members

We have a full-time team dedicated to supporting your business – unlike some other buying groups. Everything we do is focused on partnering with you to strengthen your business and deliver exceptional value at all times.

IBC Supply Partners

Over 90 Supply Partners

We secure quality partnerships with the industry’s leading suppliers – strengthening your business with the very best deals from each market segment.

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