Featured

GEORGIO SQUINZI 1943-2019

It is with great sadness that the Mapei Group announces the passing of its President, Giorgio Squinzi, who died in Milan on the evening of 2ndOctober. Born in 1943, with a degree in Industrial Chemistry, Giorgio Squinzi (a second-generation businessman) became the Sole Administrator of Mapei in 1984 after the death of his father, Rodolfo, […]

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General, Training

N&C SPONSOR SKILLBUILD 2020

Nicobond is proud to announce the continued sponsorship of Skillbuild 2020 through the supply of their established Ikon Plain Colour range.  SkillBuild is the largest multi-trade competition in the UK for construction trainees and apprentices. The annual event sees the best talent compete against one another to be recognised as the best in their field. N&C […]

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Awards

TTA CALLS FOR ENTRIES FOR 2020 AWARDS

If you are planning to enter the TTA Awards the year – and why wouldn’t you!? – you need to get your entries in by 31 December. There will be no possibility of an extension beyond the deadline this time. Awards day will be on Friday 27 March at The Hilton Birmingham Metropole. Winning a TTA Award is […]

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Featured, Products

MANCHESTER TOOL COMPANY SECURES NATIONAL TV SHOW INVESTMENT

Manchester-based start-up, pipeEasy Limited, has received a £41,000 investment after appearing on BBC Two’s Dragons’ Den.  Former floor-fitter/salesman and founder of pipeEasy Limited, Teirnan McCorkell, went into the Den hoping for a £41,000 investment in exchange for a 15% stake in the business and his patent-pending product.  The inventor showed the Dragons prototypes of his surfacing measuring […]

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Exhibitions, General

CERSAIE EXCEEDS 112,000 VISITORS AND CONFIRMS ITS INTERNATIONAL APPEAL

Cersaie 2019 recorded a total of 112,340 visitors, marginally up on the 2018 number. Of those, 52,997, 42.7%of the total, were international visitors. There were 889 exhibitors, of which 38.5% were from outside Italy. The ceramic tile sector accounted for the largest number of exhibitors, followed by bathroom furnishings. All the events were strongly attended, […]

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