Awards

2016 Tile of Spain Awards open for entries

The fifteenth edition of the Tile of Spain Awards is now open for entries, welcoming project submissions from international architects, interior designers and architecture students. Projects can be located anywhere in the world, but must make significant use of Spanish ceramics and must have been completed between January 2014 and October 2016. The 2016 Tile […]

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Products

Fast, waterproof solution with Tilemaster Tanking System

Tilemaster’s Tanking System offers an advanced waterproofing barrier for areas exposed to damp and water, including wet rooms and swimming pools. The ready-to-use sealing system is designed to prepare and seal substrates – from plaster board to concrete block – ahead of ceramic, porcelain and stone installation. Its flexible composition gives a fast, easy application […]

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General

Rogers Ceramics goes into voluntary liquidation

The TTA is sad to report that longstanding Association member Rogers Ceramics of Sussex is going into voluntary liquidation. The company, which has retail outlets in Haywards Heath and Crawley, cites continuing difficult trading conditions as the reason for closing the business. Rogers’ head office is in Crawley, where the company operates a 300 sq metre showroom, featuring […]

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Products

Trusted heritage delivered through manufacturing excellence

Granfix’s innovation and dedication has enabled them to produce top quality tile adhesives, grouts and ancillary products for over two decades. Established in 1992, Granfix Products has serviced the retail and contracting tiling sectors for over 20 years with wall and floor tile adhesives, grouts and ancillary products. The Granfix brand joined the Instarmac Group […]

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Appointments

British Ceramic Tile announces its new head of global sales

Leading tile manufacturer British Ceramic Tile has named Heidi Normanton as its new head of global sales. Formerly marketing manager for the company’s export channel, Heidi will assume a strategic global sales role, driving forward British Ceramic Tile’s ambitious growth strategy overseas. Drawing upon her extensive knowledge of the brand and product portfolio, Heidi will […]

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General

Build UK members less confident after Brexit

Results of the second State of Trade survey for 2016 show that whilst output from Build UK members rose before the EU referendum, there is uncertainty around future workloads following Brexit, with labour supply remaining a cause for concern. The latest Build UK survey, which was undertaken by Glenigan, reveals that industry capacity remains increasingly […]

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Products

Red Sky Thinking from BAL for fail safe external tiling

BAL – market-leaders in full tiling solutions – have launched a new problem-solving external tiling system for balconies, roof terraces and ground terraces. Gutjahr System Technology from BAL offers designers and contractors innovative drainage, ventilating and uncoupling solutions to protect outdoor coverings against the unpredictable British weather and extremes such as rain, frost and heat. […]

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British Ceramic Tile supports students at Plymouth College of Art

British Ceramic Tile, the UK’s largest manufacturer of ceramic and glass tiles, has been supporting the next generation of textile designers with the sponsorship of a category in the final year show for students at Plymouth College of Art. The company was one of a few who sponsored the end-of-year show at the college. The […]

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