Products

NEW TILE BACKER BOARD FROM CEMBRIT

Cembrit, cladding and building board specialist, has launched Unipan, a versatile tile backing board which is suited for internal ‘wet’ applications. Unipan is lightweight, tough and stable, and offers a solid base for tiling through its excellent adhesion properties. The boards are manufactured from a material that is a mix of cement and aggregate, which […]

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Appointments, General

BAL EXPANDS SPECIFICATION TEAM WITH NEW APPOINTMENT

BAL has appointed Paul Telfer as Specification Sales Manager for London and the South East. Paul will work with architects, designers, specifiers and contractors supporting them on M40/M20 specifications, providing project support and delivering RIBA-accredited CPDs. With more than 15 years’ experience working with market-leading building products manufacturers, Paul has a track record of working with […]

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Awards, Featured, General

INSTARMAC CELEBRATES TOP HONOUR FOR EIGHTH YEAR

Instarmac Group plc have secured a position in the prestigious ‘Sunday Times Best Small Companies to Work For’ for the 8th year at a recent awards ceremony held in London. The Sunday Times Top 100 Companies was introduced in 2001 and has since become one of the most anticipated awards ceremonies of the year. The Times Top […]

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Exhibitions, General

BCT SURVEY REVEALS DESIGN TRENDS OF OUR TIMES

The latest survey results from British Ceramic Tile reveal all about British design, interior design trends and shopping habits. There have been some disastrous interior design trends. Who remembers fuzzy toilet covers and shag pile in the bathroom? But when it comes to the worst interior design trends, the UK public turned their noses up at […]

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General

TTA SEEKS INDUSTRY VIEWS ON IMPORT TARIFF CHANGES

Possible changes are on the way for import tariffs, currently imposed on Chinese tiles imported into Europe. Anti-dumping tariffs have been in place since September 2011, when the current measures were put in place. Their intention has been to protect EU ceramic tile manufacturers from the possibly destabilising effects of large quantities of heavily-subsidised Chinese […]

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Featured, General

DUBLIN-BASED WATERLOO BATHROOMS & TILES CHOOSES KERRIDGE

One of the leading bathroom retailers in Ireland has chosen to use K8 business management software from Kerridge. Waterloo Bathrooms & Tiles was established 27 years ago and operates from a magnificent retail showroom in South County Dublin. The company specialises in the supply and installation of high end bathrooms for the domestic and commercial […]

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Featured, General

TRIMLINE TRADE BREAKFAST MORNING

Trimline is holding a Trade Breakfast Morning at the Teardrop Centre on Wednesday 22nd of March 2017. The event will run from 07.30 to 4.00pm. The day will have a busy agenda featuring presentations, training and live demos from the tiling industry’s top brands. It will also be an opportunity to meet the Trimline Team and tour the company’s […]

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General

CONSUMER DIVISION DRIVES TRAVIS PERKINS GROWTH

Merchanting chain Travis Perkins has announced strong sales and profits growth for its consumer division, which includes Tile Giant. The company’s annual results for 2016 show 6.5% like-for-like growth in revenue, with total sales in the consumer division up 9.5% and operating profits increased 6.4% to £101m. As well as Tile Giant, the Travis Perkins consumer division includes Wickes, […]

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