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TTA PILOTS TRAINING COURSE FOR LARGE FORMAT WALL & FLOOR TILE AND PANEL INSTALLATION

TTA is a CITB Approved Training Organisation (ATO) and is taking the initiative to organise training courses with the aim of increasing understanding and fixer competence regarding the installation of Large Format Wall & Floor Tiles and Panels. ATO status means that the training courses that TTA provides are run to a defined and industry-agreed standard. […]

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WHY DISTRIBUTORS AND RETAILERS SHOULD RECOMMEND A TTA FIXER

Tile distributors and retailers could find themselves coming unstuck over any tile fixer recommendations that they pass on to their customers. This is because one of the requirements incorporated into the latest revision of the main British Standard on tiling (BS 5385 Part 1: 2018) includes a clause relating to workmanship (Clause 7.1.3).  For the first […]

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NORCROS ADHESIVES MAKES LATEST ROUND OF INVESTMENTS TO MEET RISING DEMAND

Norcros Adhesives is announcing another phase of new investments to meet rising demand for its range of tiling and flooring preparation, fixing and finishing products.  The company is investing in new packaging equipment, additional staff and an increase in the number of manufacturing shifts from two to three.  These investments follow an increase of 150 […]

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CONSTRUCTION PRODUCT MANUFACTURING RISES BUT INVESTMENT STALLS, ACCORDING TO CPA

The construction products manufacturing sector reported favourable results in the first quarter of 2019, with continued growth in the sales of products and materials. Despite the environment of uncertainty relating to Brexit, manufacturers’ sales expectations for the next 12 months remain optimistic. The Construction Products Association’s State of Trade Survey for 2019 Q1 reveals that […]

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TILE MOUNTAIN ACQUIRES WALLS AND FLOORS TO BECOME THE LARGEST PRIVATELY-OWNED TILE RETAILER IN THE UK

The Tile Mountain Group has become the largest privately owned tile retailer in the UK following its acquisition today of Kettering-based Walls and Floors.  Established in 1987, Walls and Floors has grown to a company employing nearly 200 people with an annual turnover in excess of £30m. Its purchase by the Tile Mountain Group, spearheaded […]

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