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Company Profile for Tarmac Building Products

Tarmac Building Products Limited (TBP) is a subsidiary of Anglo American Finance (UK) Limited and has been since June 2010. TBP is a private company with its head office situated at Millfields Road, Ettingshall, Wolverhampton, West Midlands, WV4 6JP. However, TBP has 51 sites situated all over the UK and employes 917 people directly plus 100+ temp staff in 2012 supplying the heavy building products industry.

TBP is one of the UK's largest suppliers of heavy building products.  They aim to be the number one supplier of heavy building products, providing solutions for the built environment.  TBP have been involved in a wide variety of construction projects including Wembley Stadium, Emirates Stadium and St Pancras Station.  

TBP are literally a part of the fabric that makes up our everyday life, providing the products used to build houses, workplaces, schools, hospitals and much more. They also have a team dedicated to producing innovative and market changing products aimed at enhancing safety, increasing durability and tackling climate change.

The TBP Vision is “TBP will offer exceptional customer service and product quality delivered safely through an empowered and performance driven team.” Safety seems to be a key point to this mission statement with the slogan “Safety Starts with Me” now on all internal and external communication. Ian Litchfield has been quoted saying “A safe business is good business”.

TBP supply to three key demographics, “house builders”, “contractors” & “merchants, distributors and retail”. Specializing in nine product areas Mortar & Screed, Blocks, Bagged Aggregate, Grouts, Plasters & Renders, Adhesives, Topsport & Growing Media, Special Sands & Pre-packed cementations products.

Blocks
TBP is the leading manufacturer of blocks in the UK with 11 sites across the UK and leading brands in airecrete, lightweight and dense concrete offering an unrivalled choice in size, strength and density. Their extensive range is the result of continuous research and development.

Mortar & Screed
As the only supplier to offer a complete range of mortar including, dry premixed mortars delivered in road tankers and bulk bags, Ready to Use mortar delivered in tubs and Lime mortars delivered loose tipped or in bulk bags and 25kg bags. They also offer a full range of Limelite Heritage mortars, pressure pointing mortar, and hydraulic lime mortar for specialist applications.

TBP have 35 mortar & screed plants all over the UK and all products meet the latest European standards, available in 120 guaranteed fade free colours.

Bagged Aggregate
TBP are able to offer an unrivalled range of decorative and building aggregates to customers anywhere in the UK. They have more quarries, more bagging plants and more distribution than any other aggregate producer. These products can be supplied in bulk tunnel lift and standard small bags.

Plasters & Renders
Their range of dry bagged, high performance plaster products is suitable for a wide variety of applications. Limelite and Whitewall plasters include quick drying, easy bond and high impact variations.

The high performance renders formulated for mixing and application through mechanical spraying machines or by hand, their pozament renders are suitable for exterior concrete brick or block work. Benefits include low water demand, excellent workability and first class adhesion. As well as gray and white a rage f through-coloured projection renders are available in a choice of eight colours.

Grouts
These products have played an integral role in every major tunneling project over the last 35 years providing solutions for the most complex and challenging jobs. Their comprehensive range includes gel modified, set accelerated and expansive high strength grouts.

Topsport & Growing Media
The Topsport range of materials meets the demands of even the most challenging sports, leisure and landscaping projects....
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