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  • We are open and Covid safe!
    January 27, 2021

    We are open and Covid safe!

    Following the Prime Minister’s announcement on Monday 4 January that further restrictions must be immediately implemented in England to help combat the spread of the virus I wanted to confirm to you that PVC Building Supplies remains open and fully operational.

    We will make every effort to ensure we operate as safely as possible to protect our customers and our staff.
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  • Winners 2020 South Coast Business Awards
    January 27, 2021

    Winners 2020 South Coast Business Awards

    PVC Building Supplies are delighted to have been chosen as the winner of the Medium to Large Business Category in the South Coast Business Awards 2020 sponsored by Paris Smith LLP.

    This is testament to the hard work and dedication our team have put into focusing on delivering customer service excellence and supporting the community during a very testing year!

    Read more here: South Coast Business Awards

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  • Is there a future in Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC)?
    January 26, 2021

    Is there a future in Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC)?

    The adverse impact that plastic is having on our environment is well documented in the media. Public awareness and the acknowledgment that it is our responsibility to make a difference has become very apparent. So much plastic lands up on beaches around the world, many animals ingest the plastic and die.  Producing and disposing of plastic often leads to the release of dangerous toxins into our environment.

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  • "Power Through Empowerment"
    January 26, 2021

    "Power Through Empowerment"

    By Spencer Wright - Owner of PVC

    In my capacity as owner of PVC I worked to the point of overload, resultant stress and private life disruption for fifteen years, always striving for a prosperous tomorrow, but sacrificing the quality of those today's.

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  • Why choose an Independent Merchant over a National one?
    January 26, 2021

    Why choose an Independent Merchant over a National one?

    By Mick Costar, PVC Regional Sales Manager

    Having worked for a National merchant for the past 18 years I decided it was time for a change.  I joined PVC in April 2018 and within the first month, I noticed the difference, the products and technologies are the same, but their primary focus was the customer.  Within PVC the customer experience is pivotal.

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  • Managing growth and staying ahead of the competition
    January 26, 2021

    Managing growth and staying ahead of the competition

    By Steve Davies - MD

    Customers’ needs are changing, they want more, and their expectations are higher.  These are challenging times for any business.  PVC has built its reputation on delivering on time and in full. A simple mantra to give the customer what they want, when they want it. Keep it simple and be consistent.

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  • A day in the life of PVC sales...
    January 26, 2021

    A day in the life of PVC sales...

    By Rob Guy, Sales Manager

    As the sun rises the roller door opens, we wave goodbye to 20 Lorries, picked packed and loaded by our night shift full of plumbing goodness.

    The office is illuminated, computers booting, trade counter opened and most importantly the kettle is boiling. It is time to start another day in the PVC playground aka: the PVC sales office.

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  • What makes a great business?
    January 26, 2021

    What makes a great business?

    By Jenny Fisher, Financial Director/Owner

    good business is built around organised systems and procedures. A great business however, is the sum of its people. Yes you need process, routine and structure but, to turn an average business into a high achieving enterprise is reliant on the dedication and commitment of its employees.  Energy, enthusiasm and an inherent desire to fulfil our customers’ exacting needs runs through the heart of every employee working at PVC.

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  • ON TIME and IN FULL...
    January 21, 2021

    ON TIME and IN FULL...

    By Keith Oxlade

    Having started with PVC in 2006, I have steadily climbed the ladder; as Head of Operation’s I manage three teams totalling forty-one people across operations and logistics.

    Customer Commitment is at the heart of PVC, it is our USP.  We will adapt to suit the customer. This ethos is challenging given 20 vehicles and a daily average of 75 early drop requests. We do it though. PVC hit a 94% average achieved for our early drop requests.

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