Featured, General

BC CERAMICS ACQUIRES SIX CAPITOL TILES STORES

Haywards Heath-based BC Ceramics has acquired six of the 11 Capitol Tiles stores, which along with the company’s distribution business, fell into administration on 8 November following “insurmountable financial difficulties”. As reported by Tilezine on 13 November, the wholesale and distribution side of the business, comprising the bulk of the company, has been acquired by Mo […]

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Featured, General

TILE MOUNTAIN CHAIRMAN PURCHASES CAPITOL TILE GROUP

Mo Iqbal, chairman of Tile Mountain Limited has acquired the Coventry-based Capitol Tile Group, formerly one of the UK’s largest tile distributors. Following many years of successful trading, the Group has more recently experienced financial difficulties and was finally put into liquidation in the first week of November. The Group operated from a dozen retail […]

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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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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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