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IDS introduces comprehensive new Panel Guide for customers

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Nationwide surface materials distributor IDS has produced a comprehensive new Panel Guide for customers. 

The 20 page full colour brochure sets outs the company's extensive panel offer in an easy reference format covering all the major brands on offer including Kronoswiss, Kronospan Chirk, Finsa, Kaindl Austria and Thermopal. 

The portfolio comprehensively covers MFC, MF MDF, real wood veneered boards, chipboard and MDF and is geared to meeting the broadest spectrum of commercial and furniture manufacturing requirements thanks to its unparalleled choice of sheet sizes, thicknesses and technical grades including moisture resistant and flame retardant boards.  IDS stocks in excess of 14,000 tonnes of melamine chipboard and MDF at any one time and has the flexibility to deliver on a on a 24-48 hour basis to any location nationwide from its network of sixteen regional branches.

Drawing on its stockholding and logistics expertise IDS can work in step with manufacturers to feed production lines on a Just in Time basis, offering a smarter choice for manufacturers in terms of procurement, stock and working capital.

The brochure offers an easy reference guide for panel customers to work with, with all information simply and informatively presented by manufacturer, along with photos of the products in application.

Over 60% of IDS's panel offer is available with FSC and PEFC certification, assuring customers that they are purchasing from legal, ethical and sustainable sources. IDS has also held Chain of Custody since 2005 and will provide the relevant certification for any FSC or PEFC purchased.

Says Rebecca Slinn, Marketing & E-commerce manager at IDS:

"The challenge with this brochure was to make it an easy reference point for the entire product offer, as it is so extensive. There is everything a customer needs to know in there from environmental credentials to the thickness of edging tape."

IDS is considered to be the UK's largest distributor of surface materials encompassing high pressure laminates, solid surfacing, worktops, flooring and panel products with over 12,000 product lines available ex-stock. The company has 15 regional branches which offer nationwide coverage with core products delivered in 24-48 hours from order.

IDS is part of the Saint Gobain Group, employs 385 people and has a turnover of approximately £100m. IDS pursues a sound environmental policy, with more than 70% of its entire product portfolio being certified, ensuring that customers have access to an FSC or PEFC certified option in each of its product categories. IDS celebrated its 10th anniversary in 2009, marking an impressive record of business investment, expansion and doubling of the company turnover under the managing directorship of John Bagshaw.  

For more information on the Panel Guide or to obtain a copy:

T: 08457 298 298

E: [email protected]

W: www.idsurfaces.co.uk


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