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BMS is the market leading distributor of building materials Switzerland, offering a ‘one-stop-shop’ with a wide range of materials and services for professional builders active in the residential construction and renovation end markets.

Established in 1865

Market Position 1

Business Segment General & Specialist Building Products

Part of BME since 2000

Active in

* as of 2019, since BME became an independent company BME


BME entered the Swiss market of sanitary, tiles and kitchens in 2000 with the acquisition of Richner in the German-speaking part of Switzerland. In 2001, they entered the general building products market in the German-speaking part of Switzerland with the acquisition of Baubedarf, followed in 2007 by the acquisition of Getaz, which was active in the French-speaking part. In 2008, BMS expanded to the Italian-speaking part with the acquisition of RegusciReco, which was active in general building products, sanitary and tiles.

In 2020, the umbrella brand BMS was introduced, aligning the Group of companies to better serve their customers.

BMS is the trusted partner of architects, product developers, contractors, installers and professional specialists and services them and their customers through their dense network of collect branches and showrooms for sanitary, tiles and kitchens. With a comprehensive range of customer services BMS is the trusted partner for the professional builders and private customers.

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Managing director

Andreas Pawlenka

Managing Director