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VITRA TILES SETS OUT PROCOLOR RANGE OFFERING FOR UK MARKET

The ProColor range from VitrA Tiles comprises contemporary and attractive colour options for today’s designers and specifiers. This range is ideally suited to the architectural specification market because it contains 38 RAL colours of fully-vitrified tiles, providing modularity and consistency for designers. The RAL system is used in architecture, construction and industry, so its use […]

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NORCROS ADHESIVES ANNOUNCES THE PROMOTION OF MIKE CUBLEY

Norcros Adhesives has promoted Mike Cubley to the position of Senior Technical Advisor, reporting to Mandy Searle, Head of Technical Services. Mike has been with the company for five years as a technical advisor, and his promotion follows his success in that role. It also reflects a continued growth in technical sales, which now requires […]

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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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TTA PILOTS TRAINING COURSE FOR LARGE FORMAT WALL & FLOOR TILE AND PANEL INSTALLATION

TTA is a CITB Approved Training Organisation (ATO) and is taking the initiative to organise training courses with the aim of increasing understanding and fixer competence regarding the installation of Large Format Wall & Floor Tiles and Panels. ATO status means that the training courses that TTA provides are run to a defined and industry-agreed standard. […]

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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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