Wincanton has extended its relationship with Ibstock Brick, the UK’s brick manufacturer, by four years.
Ibstock Brick cited the fact that Wincanton is one of the market leaders in the sector with a large set of specialist networks as a major reason in choosing to extend the contract, along with the relationship between the two companies which has stretched for more than 20 years.
Wincanton manages 95% of the distribution of Ibstock Brick’s products and will be the sole supplier of transport at its new Eclipse factory in Leicestershire. This new site will add a further 100m bricks to the 850m that Ibstock Brick produces each year, a crucial supply of materials to merchants and housebuilders in a market tasked by the UK Government to deliver 300,000 new homes per year by the mid-2020s.
Ranald Forbes, Director of Construction at Wincanton, commented: “With a relationship spanning over two decades, we have grown with the Ibstock Brick business and we hope to continue to do so into the future.”
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