Business model

Creating value for all of our stakeholders

Grafton is an international trade focused, multi-channel distributor of construction products.

The success of the Group is based on

Strong relationships with our customers.

The contribution and commitment of our colleagues.

An efficient network of trusted suppliers.

A strong financial base to fund ongoing development and acquisition activity.

Recognising our responsibility as a member of the communities where our branches are located.
Business Activities

We add value by building on our strengths and leading market positions

Key Strengths

  • Leading market positions and brands in each of the countries in which we operate.
  • Sound financial metrics based on excellent cash generation, a strong balance sheet and the financial resources to fund ongoing development activity.
  • A geographically diversified network of branches with opportunities for further growth through acquisition and organic development.
  • A portfolio of highly cash generative and profitable businesses.
  • A customer service orientated culture and the scale and breadth of operations to create a competitive advantage in local markets.
  • Strong, capable, highly motivated and experienced management teams.
  • Skills and experience in acquiring and integrating businesses.

Creating value for our stakeholders

  • Shareholders
    Increasing profitability and earnings.

  • Customers
    Being brilliant for our customers.

  • Colleagues
    Retaining a loyal, engaged and well trained workforce.

  • Suppliers
    Building relationships to grow our businesses.

  • Communities 
    Engaging with local communities.

Underpinned by our core values

Trustworthy & Responsible

Value our People

Be Brilliant for our Customers

Entrepreneurial and Empowering

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