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TILEFLAIR OPENS NEW SHOWROOM IN OXFORD

Tileflair Ltd, a privately-owned wall and floor tile wholesaler/retailer in southern England has opened its latest store off Garsington Road, Cowley, Oxford. Adding to its existing nine branches, this latest 4,000sq ft store is part of a company expansion strategy and has been designed to offer a superior customer experience with an impressive selection of […]

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BAL INVESTS IN SALES, SUPPORT AND SPECIFICATION TEAMS

[Picture shows Debi Boulton and Stuart Ross]     BAL has made a new investment in its sales, support and specification teams to provide improved service to tilers, contractors, specifiers and distributors. The company has doubled its sales team while additionally creating a new Training and Technical Support Team of five and adding to its […]

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DEVELOPMENTS AT HAMPSHIRE TILE WAREHOUSE

Julian Hase, chairman of Hampshire Tile Warehouse Ltd, has announced changes, as the business gears up to meet the challenges of the tiling industry in the future. The company has been re-organised with the promotion of Simon Rowe to the position of Managing Director, while Julian himself becomes Chairman. As Managing Director Simon will be […]

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NORCROS ADHESIVES STRENGTHENS SALES TEAM TO SUPPORT BUSINESS GROWTH

Norcros Adhesives, manufacturer of preparation, fixing and finishing products for tiling and flooring installation, has made two new appointments to its sales team to support ongoing market growth and strengthen the brand’s presence in key regions. Both of the new appointees join Norcros Adhesives with extensive tile and adhesive industry backgrounds. Eric Glover joins the […]

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TSJ ANNUAL SPECIFIER’S GUIDE NOW PUBLISHED

The 2019 edition of The Specifier’s Guide to Ceramic Tile & Calibrated Natural Stone, which explores all the latest ceramic tile design trends and advanced installation techniques, is now available in print and online at www.specifiersguide.co.uk. The 2019 edition has been officially unveiled at The Surface Design Show. Now in its fifth edition, this annual industry […]

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UK CONSTRUCTION GROWTH DOWNGRADED AS UNCERTAINTY INTENSIFIES

The outlook for the UK’s construction industry has been downgraded, with growth prospects diverging by sector and Brexit-related uncertainty intensifying, according to the Construction Products Association’s latest forecasts. Uncertainty around the UK’s withdrawal from the EU has persisted since the previous forecasts and estimates for growth are now weaker than before. Just six months ago, […]

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EUROPEAN TILE MARKETS UNDER PRESSURE

Both the Italian and Spanish tile sectors are currently experiencing downturns, according to the Italian CeramicWorld Web publication. After five years of uninterrupted growth, the Italian ceramic tile industry experienced a downturn in 2018 – with production, sales and exports all seeing falls of between 2% and 3%. Figures published by Confindustria Ceramica and Prometeia point to […]

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TILEMASTER ADHESIVES TO INCREASE CAPACITY WITH NEW 47,500 SQ FT WAREHOUSE

Tilemaster Adhesives has signed a five-year lease on a 47,500 sq ft warehouse at Eaton Point in Chorley, as the company continues to implement its strategic growth plan. Eaton Point is a new Grade A development owned by industrial developer and asset manager Chancerygate. The development totals 101,000 sq ft and incorporates 13 other new […]

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