Awards, Featured

FIRST FIVE GOLD SPONSORS CONFIRMED FOR TTA AWARDS 2019

There are now five Gold sponsors signed up for TTA Awards 2019 – Jackoboard, Norcros Adhesives, Trimline, UltraTileFix and Walls and Floors. Excellent sponsorship opportunities are on offer for the coming Awards, as well as bespoke packages, tailored to meet sponsors’ individual needs. In 2018 the Awards attracted more support from sponsors than ever before, […]

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Featured, General

VERONA ANNOUNCES NEW SHAREHOLDER STRUCTURE AS IT LOOKS TO THE FUTURE

Verona has announced that members of its management team have acquired a 30 per cent stake in the business, following a period of sustained growth for the company. Recently hailed as one of the Top 30 fastest growing companies in Yorkshire, leading tile and stone distributor, Verona, has agreed a deal that will see founder […]

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BUREAU VERITAS WELCOMES GOVERNMENT’S HACKITT RESPONSE BUT SAYS ‘GAPS REMAIN’ IN IMPLEMENTATION

Bureau Veritas, global leader in testing, inspection and certification, has welcomed the Government’s recent response to the Housing, Communities and Local Government Select Committee’s proposals on the Hackitt report, stating that many of the recommendations on fire safety and construction will “undoubtedly” result in a safer built environment. Following the publication in May of the Hackitt Report […]

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TTA MARKET SURVEY SHOWS MIXED RESULTS ON THE HIGH STREET, BUT STRONGER PERFORMANCE FOR ADHESIVES MANUFACTURERS

The first TTA member survey of retail tile sales and ‘factory gate’ tile adhesive sales shows a mixed picture. The survey is the first of what will be quarterly surveys going forward, which will compare market performance with the equivalent periods in the previous year. Respondents to the retail survey were asked two questions: For […]

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Featured, Training

NORCROS ADHESIVES FOCUSES ON INDUSTRY TRAINING NEEDS

Norcros Adhesives offers a wide range of training solutions, developed to meet customer needs. The company has the benefit of a fully-equipped Skills Centre at its Tunstall, Stoke, factory. This comprises a lecture room and a practical area, which can accommodate up to 12 trainees. The company’s bespoke training capability is particularly in demand. This includes […]

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General, Products

PROSUPER GRIP – A NEW FAVOURITE WALL TILE ADHESIVE FROM ULTRATILEFIX

UltraTileFix, part of the multi award-winning Instarmac Group plc, is home to a portfolio of high performance ready mixed and cementitious powder tile adhesives – a range that includes the much-loved ProSuper Grip. ProSuper Grip acrylic wall tile adhesive, has been specially formulated for its non-slip, high grab properties which allow for the speedy application […]

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Products

HOLDING THE FLOOR – BAL LAUNCHES NEW IMPROVED EPOXY GROUT

BAL has launched a new improved epoxy grout specifically for floor tiling installations. Available in new Smoke and Ebony colours, BAL Floor Epoxy is a three-part hygienic impervious epoxy resin grout for floors. With a resin-based formulation comprising liquid resin, liquid hardener and powder filler, BAL Floor Epoxy offers numerous benefits for the contractor as […]

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