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GEORGIO SQUINZI 1943-2019

It is with great sadness that the Mapei Group announces the passing of its President, Giorgio Squinzi, who died in Milan on the evening of 2ndOctober. Born in 1943, with a degree in Industrial Chemistry, Giorgio Squinzi (a second-generation businessman) became the Sole Administrator of Mapei in 1984 after the death of his father, Rodolfo, […]

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MANCHESTER TOOL COMPANY SECURES NATIONAL TV SHOW INVESTMENT

Manchester-based start-up, pipeEasy Limited, has received a £41,000 investment after appearing on BBC Two’s Dragons’ Den.  Former floor-fitter/salesman and founder of pipeEasy Limited, Teirnan McCorkell, went into the Den hoping for a £41,000 investment in exchange for a 15% stake in the business and his patent-pending product.  The inventor showed the Dragons prototypes of his surfacing measuring […]

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LATICRETE EXPANDS PRESENCE IN ITALY WITH ACQUISITION OF BENFER SCHOMBERG SRL

LATICRETE International has acquired BENFER SCHOMBURG S.R.L. BENFER is a leading producer of adhesives and sealants for ceramic and natural stone floor and wall coverings, with an impressive track record of growth. The general management of the company will continue under the direction of Giorgio Cocchi, previous owner of BENFER, with the support of Eddy […]

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UK’S ONLY SPECIALIST CONSTRUCTION COLLEGE JOINS NORTHERN POWERHOUSE PARTNER PROGRAMME

TTA member Leeds College of Building is the latest organisation to become a member of the Northern Powerhouse Partner Programme. As the UK’s only specialist further education construction college, the appointment is recognition of the contribution the education institution has made to the scheme. The Leeds-based college joins a network of more than 300 partners […]

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