Appointments

GARETH BIRKS STICKS TO HIS ROOTS AS TILEMASTER’S NEW SALES MANAGER

Gareth Birks has joined Tilemaster Adhesives as sales manager. Bringing 16 years’ specialist experience in the adhesives sector, Gareth will look after Tilemaster’s customers throughout the UK, providing support and technical assistance, and bringing new innovations to market. Gareth’s career started at Building Adhesives Ltd in 2001 as a training officer and later as a […]

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COUNTING DOWN TO WORLDSKILLS WITH THE UK TILING TEAM

With the WorldSkills 2017 final in Abu Dhabi fast approaching, anticipation is rising for the UK Tiling Team. On Thursday 7th September, Schlüter-Systems caught up with them at the Greenbank Campus of Southern Regional College, Northern Ireland (SRC), to hand-deliver a couple of gifts prior to the start of this prestigious competition. Back in March, […]

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Products

RANGE OF NEW INITIATIVES FROM SCHLÜTER AT CERSAIE

Schlüter-Systems has unveiled a number of new announcements at CERSAIE 2017. Firstly, the new profile Schlüter®-FINEC has been introduced to provide near-invisible edge protection for the corners of tile and stone installations, satisfying the demands of both tile protection and design aesthetics. The profiles are particularly ideal for use with glass mosaics and thin-format tiles, […]

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Products

NORCROS ADHESIVES SOLUTION FOR FASTER TILING ON TO ANHYDRITE SCREEDS

Norcros Pro Gyp-Base Fast Track Sealer is designed to reduce the drying times normally applicable for anhydrite (calcium sulfate) screeds. The new product comprises a three-stage preparation system for fixing ceramic and porcelain tiles on to screeded surfaces. It is sold as a kit containing all the elements necessary to achieve a successful bond, including […]

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Featured, General, Projects

FILA protects In Situ encaustics at Jamie’s Italian

A FILA tile protection and care regime has been specified, alongside In Situ London’s Moroccan cement tiles, at Jamie’s Italian. The stunning installation spans the restaurant and bar area, on floors and on walls below open serving counters. FILA protection and finishing treatments were chosen to protect and enhance the encaustic-style Moroccan tiles throughout the […]

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Featured, General, Training

TTA DEAL WITH CITB WILL ASSIST FIXERS TO ACCESS TRAINING

The TTA has secured CITB part-funding to train eight new NVQ assessors over the next 18 months. The aim of the funding is to provide an assessor infrastructure for the wall and floor tiling sector across the UK which will support quality assured assessment of experienced operatives to NVQ L2. Part funding will also be […]

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TILEMASTER FIXES AT THE FITZ FOR PENRITH TILE CENTRE

A Tilemaster fixing system has been specified by Penrith Tile Centre at The Fitz in Cockermouth, Cumbria. The extensive hotel installation, which was project managed and designed by Penrith Tiles’ John Williams, includes Italian porcelain, mosaics and encaustics. All finishes were installed by Paul Burkett Construction, using Tilemaster adhesives, grouts and matching silicones. Located on […]

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NORCROS ADHESIVES INTRODUCES NEW STATE-OF-THE-ART WEBSITE

Norcros Adhesives, manufacturer of tiling adhesives, grouts and surface preparation products, has moved its digital communication to the next phase by introducing a new state-of-the-art website. The new site combines technical effectiveness with ease of use and aesthetical appeal. An immediate impression is created when visiting the site at www.norcros-adhesives.co.uk by the video background, which […]

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