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Building materials giant appoints cleaning contractor

Published 31st August, 2015 by Neil Nixon

Building materials giant appoints cleaning contractor

A world leader in the habitat and construction markets, Saint-Gobain Building Distribution, has appointed Regent Samsic to clean in excess of 350 building materials distribution sites located from Bristol and Wales to northern England and Scotland.

With 2013 sales of €42 billion, Saint-Gobain operates in 64 countries and employs over 190,000 people worldwide (including over 17,000 in the UK and Ireland), in the design, manufacture and distribution of building and high-performance materials.

Regent Samsic won the £1 million plus cleaning contract to the company's UK sites in the face of stiff competition and in under three weeks mobilised over 360 new and existing personnel to retail sites operated by Jewson amongst other major high street brands.

Saint-Gobain Building Distribution facility and services manager, Christian Broady, said: "After receiving poor service for several years with the previous incumbent cleaning company we had to be very diligent in selecting our new supplier. Regent Samsic has not let us down, mobilising and delivering the contract in a truly professional manner. I am confident in promoting the company, both internally and externally, to other businesses."

Regent Samsic joint managing director, John Critchell, added: "Our teams did a fantastic job getting to sites, quickly meeting the staff and putting processes in place to ensure a swift and easy transfer from the previous incumbent to ourselves. We've accrued a lot of experience providing support services to large retail sites and we're looking forward to bringing that experience to bear at Saint-Gobain Building Distribution."

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