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NEW OWNER FOR EUXTON TILE SUPPLIES

Martin Bentham, owner of Euxton Tile Supplies, Chorley, near Preston, has sold the business to Julian Palmer. Euxton Tile Supplies is one of the largest independent tile distributors in the northwest, established more than 50 years ago, with a warehouse, showroom and office in the village of Euxton. The company operates its own delivery fleet […]

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GLOBAL CERAMIC TILE MARKET GROWING MORE WEAKLY, ACCORDING TO ACIMAC

In 2017 the world ceramic tile production grew more weakly than previously, according to ACIMAC Research, quoted in the Italian publication Ceramic World Web. Tile production grew to 13,552 billion square metres, a 2.2% increase on 2016. Meanwhile tile consumption also grew by 2.2% to 13.3 billion square metres. Global import-export flows fell by 1.4% to […]

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LEEDS STUDENTS SELECTED FOR FINAL OF WORLDSKILLS COMPETITIONS

Leeds College of Building, a TTA Associated Training Centre, is celebrating after the selection of six students for the national final of this year’s WorldSkills UK Competitions. Following the National Qualifiers which took place throughout the UK during the summer, the finalists are now in training as they prepare to compete for Gold, Silver and […]

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ARE PEOPLE LOSING THEIR DIY CONFIDENCE?

A recent survey commissioned by home improvement and repair service, Local Heroes, has revealed that fewer than half of the nation feel confident enough to undertake DIY projects around the home. The new study, which explored the opinions of 2,000 UK adults, revealed that only 41% feel positive about tackling DIY themselves, preferring to engage […]

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BAL BOARD PROVIDES LIGHTWEIGHT TILE BACKING SOLUTIONS

With plywood being excluded from British Standards as a suitable background for wall tiling, tile backing boards such as BAL Board provide the perfect solution. They can be used in wetrooms, over underfloor heating, as dry lining and insulation, and as a flat surface for tiling. Innovative, new tile backer boards – such as BAL Board […]

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BRITISH CERAMIC TILE RELAUNCHES ITS REWARDS CLUB

British Ceramic Tile’s reward scheme has been relaunched with a host of exciting offers, promotions and prizes in a move to make the scheme more attractive and beneficial to retail customers. After months of development, premium retailers can join the new and improved scheme, which now offers an enhanced user experience and a number of […]

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TILE MOUNTAIN ACQUIRES NAMING RIGHTS TO EAST STAND AT STOKE CITY FC

Tile Mountain has strengthened its existing ties with Stoke City FC by becoming an Official Platinum Partner of the Club. As part of the agreement Tile Mountain will have naming rights on the East Stand at the bet365 Stadium for the next two seasons, while the firm’s branding will also appear on a wide variety […]

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NORCROS ADHESIVES EXTENDS ITS RELATIONSHIP WITH BARRATT HOMES

Norcros Adhesives is delighted to announce that it has extended its solus supply agreement with Barratt Homes for a further three years. Barratt Homes are the UK’s leading national housebuilder, and are currently building upwards of 17,500 new homes per year. The new agreement with Norcros follows on from five years in which the two […]

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