Featured, General

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 […]

Continue reading...
General

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 […]

Continue reading...
General

CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITY SLOWS IN SEPTEMBER

The latest Economic & Construction Market Review from Barbour ABI highlights a slowing in construction activity in September this year. Figures from the ONS, quoted in the Review, indicate that the construction sector in the UK expanded by 2.9% in the three months to August 2018. This followed growth of 3.3% in the three months […]

Continue reading...
General, Products

PROSUPER GRIP – A NEW FAVOURITE WALL TILE ADHESIVE FROM ULTRATILEFIX

UltraTileFix, part of the multi award-winning Instarmac Group plc, is home to a portfolio of high performance ready mixed and cementitious powder tile adhesives – a range that includes the much-loved ProSuper Grip. ProSuper Grip acrylic wall tile adhesive, has been specially formulated for its non-slip, high grab properties which allow for the speedy application […]

Continue reading...
Featured, General

N&C INVEST IN THEIR FUTURE

Nicholls & Clarke are manufacturers and distributors of a wide portfolio of building materials within the UK and internationally. As a business that has been in operation for over 140 years, they are accustomed to making continually development and realigning their business to meet the demands of the current market. As part of a strategic […]

Continue reading...
General

NORCROS ADHESIVES INVESTS IN NEW TECHNOLOGY TO SUPPORT 150% GROWTH IN MANUFACTURING CAPACITY

Norcros Adhesives is investing in a range of improvements at its Stoke-on-Trent factory, designed to support a projected increase in manufacturing capacity of 150 per cent.  The company aims to improve both manufacturing efficiency and also drive up product quality. The changes include the implementation of a new ERP system to strengthen management controls and […]

Continue reading...