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BAL LOOKS TO RECRUIT NEW TRAINING AND TECHNICAL SUPPORT SPECIALIST FOR MIDLAND REGION

BAL is currently recruiting for its Training and Technical Support Team in the Midlands region.  The main purpose of the role will be to promote, train and provide technical support to current and potential customers in the correct usage of the company’s range of specialist tile fixing products. To carry out product training and demonstration […]

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CRAVEN DUNNILL JACKFIELD – TAPPING INTO THE GLOBAL APPETITE FOR BRITISH HANDMADE CERAMICS

Specialist ceramic tile production has continued throughout lockdown at Craven Dunnill Jackfield, with its highly skilled team of craftsmen remaining hard at work, handmaking decorative ceramics for ongoing projects in Saudi Arabia, USA, Uruguay, and the UK. The appetite for British ceramic handcraft appears only to be growing, despite the current trading challenges. This complements […]

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MOSAIC ARTIST BENEFITS FROM INDUSTRY SUPPORT

Renowned Manchester mosaic artist Mark Kennedy has benefitted from support from two leading brands in the tiling industry. JACKOBOARD® has had a long association with Mark Kennedy and has supplied him with backerboard for his past projects, including many in the city of Manchester and around Manchester City’s football ground. The JACKOBOARD® product has been especially useful […]

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PHIL HOBSON OBITUARY

We are saddened to hear of the sudden loss of a great character and contributor to the tiling industry. Phil was 68 and born in Oldham. He started work straight from school for local tiling contractor J Duncan as an apprentice wall and floor tiler. During his apprenticeship term he was mentored by Bob Howard also […]

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