EDS Roofing Supplies have joined the JIGSAWGuarantee Scheme. The company's General Manager Philip Lloyd says ' The
JIGSAWGuarantee Scheme provides Chain of Custody for our roofing felts and insulation products, which compliments FENSA's Chain of Custody for Timber Products and will prove benificial for our customers, all other companies participating in the scheme and ultimately also the property owner. More information can be found on the JIGSAWguarantee facebook web site.
EDS Roofing Supplies become a member of the NMBS buying group. The company's General Manager Philip Lloyd says ' With NMBS's purchasing power in excess of £600,000,000 per year, by joining NMBS our company's merchanting branches will be able to offer our customers a wider selection of products at unbeatable prices'.
Within a few months of becoming Novaglass waterproof membranes main UK importer, EDS Roofing Supplies have surpassed all expections. According to Marco Marton (Novglass S.p.A.) "EDS, unlike other companies who promise a lot but never deliver. HAVE DELIVERED , and are after 3 months one of our largerst distributors World Wide".
Always looking to provide customers with the service expected in today's competative construction industry, EDS Roofing Supplies (Midlands) Limited have opened their latest branch at Thetford, East Anglia. Branch Manager Ray Nicholson who has many years experience in the roofing industry says "He is looking forward to being able to provide roofing companies and building contractors with the full range of quality products as stocked at the companies other branches. From roofing felt to insulation, roofing tiles to timber batten, plywood & OSB to fascia's, plus many other items, anyone visiting the Thetford Branch will be pleasently surprised and served both in a profesional and friendly manner!"
EDS Roofing Supplies (Midlands) Limited Bristol Cross Branch Manger training room and facilites have been used by yet another company as Flex-R train a number of building contractors and roofing companies how to install their EPDM single ply products: - Duoply and Classicbond. One person attending the day long training session said that had previously been on another EDPM manufacturers training course and thought they 'Knew it all', but were surprised at how much more skill based and informative the Flex-R training was'. Bristol Branch Manager Steven Harding said "The training facilites at his branch have been used by numerous manufactures to train both his and his suppliers customers / clients in the skills required to install such products as: - Fiberglass roofing, Torch-on felts, Mastic Asphalt, Roof Windows. Stating that courses were not a one-off instance but repeated on a regular basis through out the year, he is pleased that both manufactures and customers alike appreciate the benefits in depth product training can provide". The self-contained private training room which houses 2 purpose built roofs is available for any supplier of products to EDS Roofing Supplies (Midlands) Limited to use.
Always looking to stay one step ahead, EDS Roofing Supplies (Midlands) Limited Waltham Cross Branch Manger Paul Suckling has further increased his range of waterproofing membranes to include those manufactured by Icopal. Paul comments that to his knowledge ' there is no other company in the London area that not only stocks in depth products from Europe's leading waterproof membrane manufacturer; Italiana Membrane, but also stocks those from the UK's leading manufacturers Icopal and IKO'!
Following consultation and feedback from customers, EDS Roofing Supplies (Midlands) Limited branch in Bristol has increase its product range to include the Classicbond and Duoply EPDM Single Ply from Flex-R. These BBA Certified products manufactured by the world's leading epdm single ply manufacturer: -
Carlisle-Syntec (the originator of edpm single ply membranes) are supplied either in full roll sizes or cut-to-size and come complete with a full range of accessories. Bristol Branch Manager Steven Harding said "As a company we always like to listen to our customer comments and act accordingly. With so many of them saying they found it difficult to source this type of certified product, and wishing that they could purchase localy, I considered it imperative that in order to be classed as a 'creditable stockist of roofing materials' we take both Classicbond and Duoply in to stock."
Bristol Evening Post newspaper customer reviewers comment about the EDS Roofing Supplies (Midlands) Limited Bristol Branch and its Manager Steven Harding: - "The Manager was so helpful and knowledgeable, plus the best prices on roofing products in Bristol, in future I won't go anywhere else!"
EDS Roofing Supplies (Midlands) Limited branch in Bristol has increased its product range to include Quicktrim from Plytech Uk. EDS Roofing Supplies (Midlands) Limited Bristol branch is the only roofing merchant in its area that stocks the roofing products for the full range of roofing disciplines: - FLAT ROOFING Torch-on Roofing Felts, Pour & Roll Roofing Felts, Self Adhesive Roofing Felts, Single Ply, Fiberglass, Liquid Coatings, PITCHED ROOFING Natural Slates, Man Made Slates, Concrete Tiles, Clay Tiles, Bitumen Shingles, Cedar Shingles, Corragated Sheets, TIMBER Plywood, OSB, T&G OSB, Batten, Lath, Firings, FACIAS & DRAINAGE PRODUCTS, FIXINGS Nails, Screws, etc, plus accessories including Personal Protective Clothing, ETC
Despite the construction industry experiencing difficult trading times, and the numerous product price increases in the first three months of the year from allmost every manufactuer across Europe. EDS Roofing Supplies (Midlands) Limited branches in Lutterworth and Bristol due to an surge in trading patterns have found it necessary to increase the size of their vehicle fleets. Transport Manager Paul Phillips says that "The need for more vehicles at these branches clearly illustrates that by supplying quality products at affordable prices in times of recession, a customer who looks for best value first and foremost along with a first class delievery service need look no further than EDS Roofing Supplies".
The company's monthly Special Offer's campaign has proved so popular that customers are commenting that they are now keeping a close eye on EDS Roofing Supplies (Midlands) Limited web site to ensure that they bag a bargain. Manufacturer's who supply EDS Roofing Supplies branches across the country are also queuing up have their products selected to become a 'Special Offer'.
As a result of the Company's philosophy of building trading relationships with customers based upon 'Old Fashioned Values' where the customer's needs are first and foremost in all employees minds at all times, the Bristol branch has out-grown its original premises within 18 months of opening, with the result that it has moved into new premises more than twice the size than that of its previous premises. Philip Lloyd the Company's General Manager reports that the branches growth is down to simply providing quality products at affordable prices, listening and reacting to their customers wishes along with ensuring products are available 'Off the shelf' and not available only to order as has been the common practice in Bristol before EDS Roofing Supplies (Midlands) Limited opened in Bristol. The move into larger premises will enable the Company to stock an even greater product range based upon products customers have requested. 'Customer feedback and Customer loyalty are important to our Company' Philip stated recently and 'is the very reason why EDS Roofing Supplies Bristol branch is going from strength to strength'.
Outstanding Growth in sales of Betagum torch-on felt during recent months has contributed to EDS Roofing Supplies (Midlands) Limited's Waltham Cross branch constantly out performing similar type companies in the South East of England on like for like sales. Branch Manager Paul Suckling puts the success down to an ever increasing customer base, 'as word spreads of the affordability of Betagum torch-on felt, a quality product at a sensible price, more and more roofing merchants throughout the region look to offer their customers this product and hence our customer base increases' says Paul!
To enable customers to recive a rapid responce delivery of small items, EDS Roofing Supplies (Midlands) Limited has increase its vehicle fleet with the purchase of Ford Ranger Thunders for all its branch Managers. According to company Transport Manager Paul Phillips "as a company we are always looking to put our customers first in all our logistic thoughts, these new vehicles will enable customers who have run short of a particular product on a job to have the product delivered in moments without the need for our customer to have to leave site to collect the product in person". With a payload of 1.25T, anything from a single roll of felt to a full pallet of felt can now be deliverd near instantly.
Despite a down turn in the Global economy EDS Roofing Supplies (Midlands) Limited's Bristol branch surpasses all expectations in its first full year of trading by contributing a seven figure turnover to the company's accounts. Branch Manager Steven Harding says "by stocking every concievable item a tradesman needs to carry out his roofing works, the Bristol branch has quickly become the South West of England and Wales leading independent stockist of flat roofing products, resulting in the Branch's success".
Following rapid company growth, agreements being signed with Lintext the UK's leading computer support company to update and oversee all the companies future IT requirments. Lintext's Ian Hardy says EDS Roofing Supplies (Midlands) Limited are as important a client of them as are the likes of Burger King, Pitza Hut, Lora Ashley and the numerous other leading British companies they look after.
For the 10th concecutive year Italiana Membrane S.p.A. announce that EDS Roofing Supplies (Midlands) Limited are the largest reseller and distributor of their products Worldwide. Italiana Membrane S.p.A. Chairman and Managing Director Gianguido Casarin and Ermanno Sonego congratulate this achivement and present Edwin Phillips Chairman of EDS Roofing Supplies (Midlands) Limited with a commemorative plaque to mark the occasion.
edsAPP and edsSBS waterproof membranes in both 'underlay' and 'cap sheet' products are added to the ever growng range of products under the eds brand.
EDS Roofing Supplies (Midlands) Limited's Waltham Cross branch achieve record sales for the third consecutive quarter and as such out perform all like for like company branches and industry norms. Branch Manager Paul Suckling puts their sucsess down to the attitude of all the staff at the Waltham Cross branch for always being prepared to "go the extra mile for their customers".
EDS Roofing Supplies (Midlands) Limited open a branch in Bristol to serve its ever growing customer base in the West Country & Wales. The Company's Sales & Marketing Manager Philip Lloyd said that despite the current gloomy economic outlook, because the company is built on solid foundations whose customer base is founded on 'Traditional Values and respect for its customers' she is certain that as the country's leading independant roofing supplies company the Bristol branch will bring a breath of freash air to the local and regional companies the Bristol branch expects to supply.
The edslite range of bespoke rooflights is increased to include triple skin options in addition to the ever popular single and double skin options.
edstrim and edsdrain products are added to the ever growng range of products under the eds brand.
Sales of the popular value for money torch-on SBS membrane Betagum, surpass the million square meters in a calender year quicker than ever before.
edstileand edsventproducts are added to the ever growng range of products under the eds brand.
To coincide with the instalation of new electronic POS equipment at its branches, Credit & Debit Card payments facilities have been installed to enable customers to pay for the purchase of their goods by this method.
N.H.B.C approve the Betagum range of waterproof membranes products from EDS Roofing Supplies (Midlands) Limited for use on those properties requiring a National House Building Council Guarantee.
Commenting for the N.H.B.C Mr Graham Perrior said "Test results have proved that Betagum is superior to all the generic bitminoius felts described in our Standards".
After an exhaustive procurement procedure arguably the UK's number 1 Bank has decided to have its properties throughout the country protected from the elements of the ever-fluctuating climatic conditions of the British weather with waterproof membranes from the Scudoelast P4 product range.
Whilst enjoying continued growth in sales well above the current industry norm for a 24th consecutive month, to ensure customers and clients alike continue to receive the levels of service EDS Roofing Supplies (Midlands) Limited has provided since its conception. Agreements have been signed with Wise Software to update and oversee the companies future IT software requirments.
To ensure customers recieve their orders for waterproof membranes when required in the UK, EDS Roofing Supplies (Midlands) Limited have added to their vehicle fleet by purchasing additional vehicles from both the Mercedes and Volkswagen groups. Transport Manager Paul Phillips commented 'Unlike those companies who have to rely on haulage companies to transport their goods, by having our own fleet of delivery vehicles we can respond to a customers requirments for timed or flexible deliveries on specific dates without intefering with our normal delivery timetable'.
As the leading supplier of high performance bitumen membranes in the UK, EDS Roofing Supplies (Midlands) Limited are at the fore-front of changes to the National Building Specifications, with numerous products
in their extensive product range able to be used as a single layer reinforced bituminous waterproof membrane roof covering for use in NBSJ41:115A.
Complying with the changes to British Standards for bituminous membranes, EDS Roofing Supplies (Midlands) Limited are pleased to announce that all their high performance bituminous torch-on and pour & roll waterproof membranes fully comply with these changes and carry the appropriate CE mark.
To compliment their existing range of edsulation insulation products, EDS Roofing Supplies (Midlands) Limited introduce edsdeck, a fire retardant insulation board factory bonded to OSB, to the UK. Combing fire retardant and thermal insulation properties with the structural and weathering properties of OSB, edsdeck provides a fast track economical and easy way of constructing a roof deck.
With the changes to Building Regulations Part L, edsulation with its
impressive thermal properties provides 'U' values at a thinner thickness than similar products.
In keeping with numerous client's wishes EDS Roofing Supplies (Midlands) Limited launch an ICITE accredited insulated single layer bituminous waterproofing system with a 25-year guarantee.
Due to the success of edsulation the fire retardant insulation, a fully torch-on version is introduced to the UK to compliment the existing range of edsulation insulation products.
To compliment their existing range of insulation products, EDS Roofing Supplies (Midlands) Limited also introduce edsulation to the UK in METER SQUARE boards.
In continuing to provide
customers with complete roofing systems comprising fully compatible products. EDS Roofing Supplies (Midlands) Limited introduce edslite, the insulated roof-dome with a 20 year guarantee.
To compliment their existing Italian, Catalonian and British product
ranges, EDS Roofing Supplies (Midlands) Limited launch their latest
range of Italian waterproof membranes. A collection of high performance
easy to install APP bitumen modified waterproof membranes, that
not only offers guaranteed quality but also outstanding value for
Self adhesive vapour barrier for use with lightweight insulated
single ply roofing systems now available from EDS Roofing Supplies
Limited. This unique product with a polyethylene carrier is not
only suitable for use with single ply roofing systems but can also
used on any roof where the risk of fire from the application of
torch applied membranes needs to be eliminated.
Every looking to provide their customers with waterproof membranes
that offer added value and something others don’t, EDS Roofing
Supplies (Midlands) Limited introduce to the UK, their Catalonian
waterproof membranes range of high performance waterproofing products
for roofs and walls. A collection of self-adhesive SBS bitumen modified
and multi-functional Oxidised bitumen waterproofing products guaranteed
to be easy to use and last a life time.
A collection of traditional British roofing felts, comprising of
mineral finished, underlay, and perforated Oxidised bitumen waterproof
membranes is launched by EDS Roofing Supplies (Midlands) Limited
to enable it to offer its customers the best of British in addition
to its existing Italian range of waterproofing membranes.
edsulation, the fire retardant insulation from EDS Roofing Supplies
(Midlands) Limited is now available in individually designed cut-to-falls