Fake sanitaryware imports and stolen labelling were amongst the discussions at the recent AGM of the Bathroom Manufacturers Association.
Manchesters prestigious Lowry Hotel was the venue for this years event with an excellent attendance of BMA members, the press and guest speakers.
Other topics discussed included the rapid progress of the BMAs unique and respected Water Efficient Labelling Scheme, European funding for bathroom product innovation and proposals for Toilet Scrappage to reduce the countrys carbon footprint.
This was a busy and productive meeting, commented Yvonne Orgill, chief executive of the BMA. Once again our trade members showed that they have their finger right on the pulse of our industry. Im delighted with the progress we are making.
In strict accordance with the BMAs constitution, retiring President, Steve Lee, passed the responsibility to new president Ian Stuart, Chairman of both the Aqualisa Group and JT Group.
We are looking forward to another busy year at the BMA, said Stuart. We will meet the industrys challenges head on. I am privileged to have been elected to this important position and look forward to serving the membership and furthering the BMA as The Voice of the Bathroom Industry.