Trading conditions up and greater stability in sales during latest quarter for Low & Bonar

In a half-yearly trading update materials group Low & Bonar said that trading conditions had improved over the quarter ending 31 May.

Carpet tiles were one of the the best-performing sectors for Law & Bonar

It said that there was greater stability in sales in most of its markets, with “civil engineering, carpet tiles and selected building products performing relatively strongly” and added that raw materials costs had remained unchanged through the second quarter.

Overall performance for the second quarter has been in line with the board's expectations, the UK-based group said.