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Rootzone manufacturers unite

11.00am 26th January 2001 - Corporate

Britain’s leading Rootzone and Top Dressing manufacturers have formed an organisation to be known as the British Rootzone & Top Dressing Manufacturers Association (BRTMA).

The Association is a collaboration of experience and expertise in the manufacture of rootzone materials and has been brought together to offer architects, constructors and agronomists a recognised focal point for the industry.

The aims and objectives of the Association are as follows:

To appoints its own technical advisers in order to agree and standardise testing procedures.

To develop a quality management scheme to be used by its members.

To promote the use of appropriate materials and offer the best working practices in manufacture in order to offer a consistent and repeatable standard.

To promote materials offered within a quality framework.

To develop the use of environmentally friendly products.

To promote research into effective UK rootzone specifications.

To liaise with other organisations involved in the specification and purchase of rootzones and topdressings eg EIGCA, BAGCC

Member companies include:

Bailey’s of Hevingham 

Banks Amenity Products Ltd

Bathgate Silica Sand Ltd

Boughton Loam Ltd

John Bourne & Co Ltd

Prestige Sports Surfaces Ltd

Roffey Ltd

Rufford Soil Technology

Stewart & Co Seedsmen Ltd

 White Moss Amenities Ltd

For further information contact Tim Banks

Tel: 01858 464346 Fax: 01858 434734

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