The international DIY association Edra/Ghin has three new members: Freund Ferretería in El Salvador and the two British companies The CTD Group and Troy UK. This brings the total number of members to 228.
The family business Freund Ferretería was founded in 1913 and is active in the retail and wholesale of hardware, tools, paint, decoration, household, garden, building materials, electrical, lighting and sanitary products. The 26 hardware stores operate in two formats: 16 Freund Ferreterías and ten ConstruFreund; there are also specialised locations that work for construction companies, building professionals and industry.
CTD Tiles specialises in the sourcing and distribution of a comprehensive range of high-quality designer tiles for the home improvement, residential and architectural sectors. The company has been in the market for more than 50 years and offers a wide selection of classic to modern designs and accessories.
CTD relies on local shops with high product availability and service. Its growing network of branches with Tile Showrooms and Trade Centres is aimed at professionals and private customers.
Troy serves industrial and engineering needs. "A better future for independent distributors of industrial supplies" is the vision. To achieve this, Troy works with leading manufacturers and specialists and offers corresponding services.