1. Look out for this logo

    The IPG was founded 10 years ago with one mission; to bring independent plumbing and heating stores and bathroom showrooms together to give them a voice and a better chance to compete in a market...

  2. The IPG sees in the New Year with a New Managing Director

    Over the past decade, The IPG has acted as a dedicated advocate for fostering strong partnerships, leveraging group purchasing power and providing its members unparalleled advantages in sourcing,...

  3. Shopping at an independent merchant makes business sense, it's not just...

    At The IPG conference, Installer spoke to Robin Beal – founder of The IPG – about why more and more installers are shopping at their local, independent merchants: The IPG has a network...

  4. 5 key takeaways from The IPG Conference 2023

    The IPG hosted its latest conference in Spain, with the theme of Livin’ la Vida Loca (Livin’ the crazy life), seeing what happens when business and social collide. The group’s...

  5. Unlock the ultimate van racking solution worth £3,000!

    WIN BIG with The IPG, in partnership with VRS! We’re giving you the chance to revolutionise your work van with top-of-the-line racking solutions, worth a staggering £3,000! Say goodbye...

  6. The IPG sponsors the Heating Installer Awards 2024

    The IPG has been confirmed as an official sponsor of the Heating Installer Awards 2024 as the competition returns for its ninth year to once again search for the best installers in the UK. Entries...

  7. Show stopper

    How G&M Plumbing & Heating, the independent bathroom showroom and plumbers’ merchant, is flourishing G&M in Copford may look modest from the outside, but once you enter there are...

  8. Heating Installer Awards 2024 opens for entries

    With a number of new categories, the Heating Installer Awards is open for entries, where there will be more chances to win than ever before. After a record-breaking eighth year, the awards will...

  9. 5 reasons why you should shop with a local independent

    In this article, The IPG discuss the top five benefits of buying from and supporting one of their independent member stores: In a recent survey of over 200 tradespeople at the 2023 installerSHOW,...

  10. Why you need to look out for this logo

    The IPG is not a new manufacturer, but a membership group that helps independent plumbing stores and bathroom showrooms compete with the buying power of the national brands, while remaining...

  11. Burning bright

    After a takeover in April, G&M Plumbing & Heating in Colchester now offers even more quality and expertise. G&M Plumbing & Heating has been proudly serving Colchester and the...

  12. Independent merchants are thriving

    The IPG has a network of well over 200 independent plumbers merchants and bathroom showrooms nationwide. Installer spoke to Nike Lovell – Marketing Director at the IPG – about how the...

  13. Didcot's newest independent opens its doors

    County Plumbing Supplies in Didcot, Oxfordshire opened its doors in late February 2022, with the aim to be a one-stop-shop for local tradespeople, giving them easy access to plumbing, heating, and...

  14. The IPG Says 'Don't take it for granted'

    The IPG got behind World Plumbing Day this year with a campaign titled “Don’t take it for granted’ Over the past couple of years, the importance of having sinks, taps, and clean...

  15. Strength in numbers

    The IPG is a membership organisation for local independent plumbing and heating merchants, providing members with the resources, marketing support and purchasing power to enable them to compete...

  16. A new name above the door

    The IPG merchant membership group for plumbing and heating merchants and manufacturers is working to support tradespeople who buy from its members with more competitive prices. You may have...

  17. It's Showtime! The IPG Make a real event of it!

    On 1st October, members, and suppliers of The IPG gathered at The Mermaid Theatre London to address The Changing World of Business. Stepping into the theatre was like being in the heart of Covent...

  18. Ballcock & Bits dual-brand their store with The IPG

    Ballcock & Bits in Bracknell, Berkshire has become one of the latest IPG members to dual brand their store. The IPG team are continuing their work to become a recognised brand amongst ALL...

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