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NORCROS ADHESIVES STRENGTHENS ITS CAPABILITIES WITH NEW ADI FLEX S2 ADDITIVE

Norcros Adhesives, the manufacturer of a wide range of preparation, fixing and finishing products for tiling and flooring installation, announces the launch of Norcros Adi Flex S2 Additive, a polymer liquid adhesive enhancer.  This is a strategic addition to the Norcros Adhesives product range which can be added to an S1-classified cementitious adhesive to bring […]

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STAX EXPANDS WALL AND FLOOR TILE OFFERING WITH NEW RANGES FROM LEADING SUPPLIERS

One of the UK’s leading wall and floor tile wholesalers has revealed details of 14 new designs and collections recently added to its product range. Stax Trade Centres has expanded its offering to include exciting tile options from major new suppliers such as Grupo Halcón, Johnson Tiles, Verona, +39 and Newker. “This is terrific news for […]

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MAPEI HITS £10,000 FUNDRAISING TARGET FOR MACMILLAN CANCER SUPPORT

Mapei is happy to announce that it has reached its ambitious £10,000 fundraising target for Macmillan Cancer Support, having first partnered with the charity in 2016.  Managing Director at Mapei, Phil Breakspear says: “A lot of us have had dealings directly or through family and friends with cancer. When you do, you realise what an […]

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MAKE A STATEMENT WITH THE NEW PATTERNED TILE COLLECTION FROM VERONA

Pattern has made its mark within the interiors world. From discreet motifs to striking geometric designs, pattern has become an influential design trend, one that has taken the nation by storm especially when it comes to transforming surfaces. Tapping into this incredibly popular design movement is the new patterned tile collection from Verona, a leading […]

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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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TOPPS TILES ANNOUNCES LIKE-FOR-LIKE SALES INCREASE

Topps Tiles Plc has announced a 0.2% increase in like-for-like sales in the 26-week period to 30 March. Total revenues were £108.8 million. Trading over the second quarter has improved from the levels reported in Q1, with like-for-like sales increasing by 1.8%. The company says that the effect of weather conditions in the prior year and a […]

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