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BAL SUPPORTS MOSAIC ARTIST FOR ROBIN HOOD-THEMED SCULPTURE TRAIL

BAL are supporting award-winning mosaic artist Julie Vernon, by donating the adhesives and grout to create a stunning robin sculpture for Hoodwinked 2018. “Royal Robin Redbreast” is one of 33 statues – each with its own unique design – which will feature around Nottingham from July to September as part of the Robin Hood-themed art […]

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JAMES HARDIE ACQUIRES FERMACELL

James Hardie Industries plc has acquired Fermacell GmbH from Xella International S.A. in an all-cash transaction based on an enterprise value of €473 million. Dr. Jack Truong, president international operations of James Hardie, welcomed the acquisition, which will add over 800 new James Hardie employees in Europe. He said: “We welcome our new employees to […]

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NORCROS ADHESIVES STRENGTHENS SALES TEAM TO SUPPORT CONTINUING GROWTH

Norcros Adhesives, manufacturer of a wide range of preparation, fixing and finishing products for tiling and flooring installation, is restructuring its sales team to support ongoing growth and strengthen the brand’s presence in all regions of the UK. “The recent hard work of our sales team has led to some key account gains for Norcros, […]

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STOCKPORT SHOWROOM OPENING TRIGGERS ‘MOUNTAIN EXCITEMENT’

Tile Mountain opened its new Stockport showroom in June. Spanning over 10,800 sq ft across two levels, the new showroom is designed to showcase thousands of tiles and tiling products all at the company’s normal online prices. The company also offers free next day delivery on all orders over £150. Located just off the M60 in […]

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TRADE BATHROOM & TILE SUPPLIER EXPANDING IN YORKSHIRE

Northern based bathroom and tile suppliers Clifton Trade Bathrooms are continuing their business expansion with the opening of a new showroom in West Yorkshire. The bathroom trade specialists currently have 14 established showrooms across the UK; including Preston, Blackpool, Oldham, Bury, Warrington, Stoke, Chester, Leeds, Stockport and more. This is now set to grow with […]

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LATEST CPA FIGURES SHOW A MIXED PICTURE FOR CONSTRUCTION

ONS figures published in June show that construction output increased 0.5% month-on-month in April. Output was, however, 3.3% lower compared to April 2017, and on a rolling three-month basis contracted by 3.4%, the largest fall since August 2012. Alongside this, new orders in Q1 fell 4.6% quarter-on-quarter and 6.6% in annual terms. Rebecca Larkin, senior […]

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TILEMASTER LAUNCHES NEW ‘POCKET-SIZED’ PRODUCT GUIDE

Tilemaster Adhesives has launched its 2018/19 Product Guide. The new pocket-sized Guide presents Tilemaster’s full range of products – including new Magix Adhesive – alongside generic technical information. It also presents the PCS range of Delta boards and Delta trays which are available from Tilemaster.   A pdf version of the Product Guide can also be […]

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FILA LAUNCHES SPRING AND SUMMER PROMOTIONS

FILA has launched a series of spring/summer promotions, with a focus on ceramic care, grout treatment and stone enhancement. The promotions will include special discounts for multiple purchases, complimentary displays and voucher incentive programmes. During May, FILA KITCERAMICA will be offered at a special discount for multiple purchases, along with a complimentary podium display and […]

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