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VACANCY FOR A TECHNICAL ADVISOR AT BUILDING ADHESIVES LTD

Building Adhesives Limited are looking for a Technical Advisor to join a busy Technical Services team based at the company’s head office in Trentham, Stoke-on-Trent. The company is looking for a person within the tiling industry who has excellent verbal and written communication skills and can demonstrate sound analytical and problem solving skills. The successful […]

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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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LENNY MORROW TO REPRESENT TILEMASTER ADHESIVES IN IRELAND

In response to market demand, Tilemaster Adhesives has appointed Lenny Morrow to represent its brand in Ireland.  A relatively new market to Tilemaster Adhesives, the firm has seen interest in its range grow throughout the region over the last 18 months.  In order to support existing customers and explore new opportunities, Lenny will jointly represent both […]

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REAL STONE & TILE SECURE PLACE IN NATIONAL CAMPAIGN

Cheadle-based, Real Stone & Tile recently secured a place in nationwide initiative, ‘Bagno’s Race to Dubai’, created by luxury bathroom specialist, Bagno Design. The campaign saw several UK retailers compete to secure the highest volume of sales of Bagno Design’s premium bathroom suites and sanitary ware, in a bid to win a trip to Dubai, […]

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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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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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TTA MARKET SURVEY SHOWS MIXED RESULTS ON THE HIGH STREET, BUT STRONGER PERFORMANCE FOR ADHESIVES MANUFACTURERS

The first TTA member survey of retail tile sales and ‘factory gate’ tile adhesive sales shows a mixed picture. The survey is the first of what will be quarterly surveys going forward, which will compare market performance with the equivalent periods in the previous year. Respondents to the retail survey were asked two questions: For […]

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