Featured, General, Products

NORCROS ADHESIVES STRENGTHENS ITS CAPABILITIES WITH NEW ADI FLEX S2 ADDITIVE

Norcros Adhesives, the manufacturer of a wide range of preparation, fixing and finishing products for tiling and flooring installation, announces the launch of Norcros Adi Flex S2 Additive, a polymer liquid adhesive enhancer.  This is a strategic addition to the Norcros Adhesives product range which can be added to an S1-classified cementitious adhesive to bring […]

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BATHSTORE WOES ARE THE LATEST TROUBLE ON THE HIGH STREET

Administrators are expected to be appointed for Bathstore this week, as the 170-store chain grapples with possible collapse. As well being a major contender in the bathroom ceramics market, Bathstore is also a significant tile retailer, offering wall and floor tiles, mosaics, trims, adhesives and grouts, with several hundred different product lines in each category. […]

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Tiling ranges

NEW PERFECT PLANKS COLLECTION FROM VERONA

Tapping into the design movement for distressed wood-effects and timeworn surfaces, Verona has added four new lines to its trend-led Perfect Planks collection. Suitable for walls and floors, each new addition is made from hard wearing, glazed porcelain and offers a range of realistic woodgrain patterns and textures to deliver a natural look, in a […]

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ITALIAN MARKET SLOWDOWN

The latest figures quoted by Ceramic World Web confirm a downturn in the Italian ceramic tile industry last year following five years of growth. The 137 companies which comprise the Italian tile industry collectively reported a 1.6% year-on-year decline in output to 415 million square metres (a fall of 7 million square metres), while total sales dropped by 2.8% to 410.1 million […]

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Projects

MAPEI ADDS TO THE AMBIENCE WITH ULTRACOLOR PLUS IN LONDON EXTENSION

Products from Mapei have been specified by Lipton Plant Architects after plans were made with their London-based client to build an extension to an existing building on Wolsey Road. Its design was shaped around the history of the area with inspiration from the significant ‘Newington Green Gardens’ and the former forest clearing, which was lost […]

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Appointments

TILEMASTER BOOSTS SALES AND CUSTOMER SERVICE TEAMS

Tilemaster Adhesives has welcomed three recruits to its sales team – Craig Sinnamon, Martin Chappell and Sean Foley (pictured above). Craig Sinnamon has been appointed to represent jointly the Tilemaster Adhesives and Kerakoll brands throughout Scotland. This is a brand new role in a relatively new market for both companies. Craig, who has previously worked […]

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STAX EXPANDS WALL AND FLOOR TILE OFFERING WITH NEW RANGES FROM LEADING SUPPLIERS

One of the UK’s leading wall and floor tile wholesalers has revealed details of 14 new designs and collections recently added to its product range. Stax Trade Centres has expanded its offering to include exciting tile options from major new suppliers such as Grupo Halcón, Johnson Tiles, Verona, +39 and Newker. “This is terrific news for […]

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Appointments, Featured

BAL STRENGTHENS SALES AND SPECIFICATION TEAM

BAL has strengthened its specification team with two new hires. Mark Lambourn joins the team as Specification Manager covering the Midlands and Wales. He has extensive experience in the construction sector working with architects, house/modular builders, contractors and building owners to deliver high quality specifications. Based in Derby, Mark joins BAL from A Proctor Group […]

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