Appointments

HANNAH BAMFORD PROMOTED TO LAB MANAGER AT TILEMASTER

Former winner of The Tile Association’s ‘Trainee of the Year’ Award, Hannah Bamford, has been promoted from apprentice development chemist to lab manager. In her new position, Hannah will oversee the entire laboratory function, including management of the lab team, and controlling and managing formulations and EN certification. Hannah completed a three-year Development Chemist Apprenticeship with […]

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Products

INSTARMAC’S NEW GROUTS FOR MOSAICS

The Basilica in Italy, ‘The Great Pavement’ in Westminster Abbey in London and La Sagrada Familia in Barcelona all have one thing in common – mosaic tiles. Whilst you may not be asked to re-create the Basilica any time soon, mosaic tiles are as popular as ever and are a common feature in homes, restaurants […]

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General, Training

IMPEY LAUNCHES NEW WETROOM FITTING VIDEO

Wetrooms solutions specialist Impey has released a brand new instructional video, illustrating how quickly and easily a wetroom can be waterproofed using the company’s WaterGuard tanking membrane. Waterproofing, or tanking as it is commonly known in the plumbing trade, is a failsafe way of guaranteeing a leak-free wetroom installation. Consistently one of the hottest topics […]

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Products

FILA LAUNCHES NEW SPRAY-APPLICATOR FUGAPROOF

FILA has launched its best-selling FUGAPROOF grout protector in a new spray applicator. The remodelled VOC-free treatment provides quick, safe and effective protection, sanitising grout and preventing water and stain penetration.  It is suitable for all tile installations – including stone, porcelain and ceramics – and can be used with all types of cementitious grout. […]

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General

CPA PREDICTS CONSTRUCTION SLOWDOWN

The UK’s £56.5 billion construction product manufacturing industry is expected to slow this year as the sector lost its pace at the end of 2017, according to the CPA’s State of Trade Survey for 2017 Q4. The survey results showed activity is expected to weaken this year as inflation continues to rise, economic growth slows, […]

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