Davroc announce new nationwide distribution partnership with Carron Bathrooms as part of growth plans for 2022 onwards
Davroc is delighted to announce a new strategic partnership for nationwide distribution of the full Carron Bathrooms range.
The two family-run companies have a shared desire to form a long-term partnership offering the best in product and customer service and have been in negotiations for the last six months to ensure a smooth launch and transition process. Their new agreement allows them to continue offering market-leading bathroom products and excellent distribution service delivery levels to both existing Carron customers, and those within the Davroc customer base.
Davroc have been in the bathroom distribution and manufacturing industry since 1980, celebrating their 40th anniversary in 2020. Davroc pride themselves on only partnering with brands that are the best in their category whilst being aligned with their company values and currently distribute a number of well-known and trusted brands including Laufen, Bette, Roca, Aqualisa, Grohe, VitrA and more recently Alca and Drench. Davroc have also recently launched the Coalbrook brand, a range of design-led bathroom brassware products which are showcased in a new experience-led showroom in Clerkenwell, The Market Building.
Carron are the UK’s market leading manufacturer of acrylic baths, based in Falkirk, Scotland, with manufacturing heritage dating back over 260 years to the Industrial Revolution. All baths are designed, manufactured and quality assured exclusively in the Carron factory in Falkirk. The product portfolio includes an enviable range of rectangular and freestanding baths and whirlpools as well as a range of shower screens, panels and accessories. Their unique triple-layer reinforcement ‘Carronite’ system is the plumber and fitters’ choice and boasts a 30 year manufacturer’s warranty.
Distribution by Davroc is due to commence from early December, with fast moving product lines already in stock across their three warehouse and distribution centres in the UK. Davroc’s fleet of 36 vans and drivers mean they are able to offer next day delivery service to the majority of the UK without the use of couriers or agencies.
In order to fully support the additional brand to their portfolio and to ensure customer service levels are maintained, Davroc have recruited an additional 17 team members within their office and distribution functions and are in the process of adding 6 more external sales managers to bring external representation to 18 nationwide.
“As a business, our partners are very important to us both in terms of their product, culture and most importantly their values. We have been in discussions with Carron for 6 months and we believe we have found a long-term partner who shares our goals of product quality and service. We are delighted to add Carron to our portfolio and look forward to working with James and the Carron team.”
Chris Dodds, Managing Director, Davroc
“From our initial conversations with Davroc, it became apparent that our values were completely aligned in terms of product, innovation and service. With a commitment to offering the optimum customer experience in the professional bathroom sector, Davroc undoubtedly share the same goals as Carron. We are excited to be involved with such a respected partner and look forward to working with Chris and the team at Davroc”
James McMorrine, Managing Director, Carron Bathrooms Ltd.