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BRIAN LINNINGTON RETIRES

Brian Linnington, managing director of Parkside and Strata Tiles, has taken early retirement, leaving the companies in the capable hands of new MD, Dan Little. Brian Linnington joined Topps Tiles plc 10 years ago and established the Commercial Sales Division in 2017. Through two acquisitions in Parkside and Strata Tiles, Brian has created a fast-growing […]

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THE IMPACT ON TILING OF COVID-19

Mintel has released its 2021 market report on ceramic tiles providing the most comprehensive and up-to-date information and analysis of ceramic tiles. It presents in-depth analysis and insight supported by a range of data with introductory and top-level content. All Mintel’s market reports contain easily manipulated and downloadable appendices of data to support the research […]

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FREE TILING COURSES FOR WOMEN AT LEEDS COLLEGE OF BUILDING

Following on from the success of last year’s ‘Love Our Colleges’ campaign, Leeds College of Building, a TTA associated training centre, is dedicating 18–22 October to Colleges Week 2021 and highlighting the incredible work colleges do.  During the national awareness campaign, Leeds College of Building will host its first face-to-face open event post-COVID-19 on Thursday 21 […]

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DELIVERING THE GOVERNMENT’S ‘BUILD BACK BETTER’ AMBITIONS

The recently published CBI paper, New Foundations, believes that if the industry is to successfully support the country’s long-term net-zero and levelling-up ambitions, then Government and the construction industry must work together to improve construction buying habits. New Foundations calls for reforms outlined in the 2020 Construction Playbook to be accelerated to enable to the […]

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TTA SEEKS YOUR VIEWS

The Tile Association is looking for the views of its members and non-members regarding the services we provide. We need your views so that we can ensure that we are providing the most relevant benefits and the best possible experience for our members. This is your opportunity to have your say. This survey is open […]

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WORLD TILE TRENDS REVEALED

The ninth edition of World production and consumption of ceramic tiles produced by MECS/Acimac Research Centre is published this month. Consisting of almost 300 pages of charts, tables and commentary, this provides detailed analysis of global trends over the ten-year period up to 2020. It also includes an outlook for the period 2021 to 2025. In spite […]

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ARDEX TAKES MAJORITY SHAREHOLDING IN WEDI

Ardex, the construction chemicals specialist, has acquired a majority shareholding in wedi GmbH, a leading manufacturer of system solutions for high-quality wet room solutions, making this the largest acquisition in Ardex’s history. The company’s intention is that wedi will continue to operate independently. Stephan Wedi and Fabian Rechlin will remain in place as joint managing […]

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