Products

NEW UNCOUPLING MAT SYSTEMS FROM BAL

BAL is launching two new uncoupling mat solutions for problem floors. Following the launch of the award-winning BAL Rapid-Mat in 2014, the Flexbone range offers two very different solutions, comprising Flexbone 2Easy and Flexbone VAried. Unique to the UK, and bound to excite fixers, contractors and distributors alike, BAL Flexbone 2Easy is a floating mat […]

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General, Products

LENNY MORROW TO REPRESENT TILEMASTER ADHESIVES IN IRELAND

In response to market demand, Tilemaster Adhesives has appointed Lenny Morrow to represent its brand in Ireland.  A relatively new market to Tilemaster Adhesives, the firm has seen interest in its range grow throughout the region over the last 18 months.  In order to support existing customers and explore new opportunities, Lenny will jointly represent both […]

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Products

NORCROS PRO-GYP BASE ADHESIVE FOR FASTER TILING ON TO ANHYDRITE SCREEDS

Norcros Adhesives, manufacturer of tiling adhesives, grouts and surface preparation products, offers a great solution for tiling on to anhydrite (calcium sulfate) screeds. Norcros Pro Gyp-Base Adhesive is designed for fixing tiles to the Norcros Pro Gyp-Base Fast Track Sealer. The adhesive can be applied once the sealer has dried. It is an off-white cement-based, […]

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General

REAL STONE & TILE SECURE PLACE IN NATIONAL CAMPAIGN

Cheadle-based, Real Stone & Tile recently secured a place in nationwide initiative, ‘Bagno’s Race to Dubai’, created by luxury bathroom specialist, Bagno Design. The campaign saw several UK retailers compete to secure the highest volume of sales of Bagno Design’s premium bathroom suites and sanitary ware, in a bid to win a trip to Dubai, […]

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Featured, General

TILE MOUNTAIN CHAIRMAN PURCHASES CAPITOL TILE GROUP

Mo Iqbal, chairman of Tile Mountain Limited has acquired the Coventry-based Capitol Tile Group, formerly one of the UK’s largest tile distributors. Following many years of successful trading, the Group has more recently experienced financial difficulties and was finally put into liquidation in the first week of November. The Group operated from a dozen retail […]

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Awards, Featured

FIRST FIVE GOLD SPONSORS CONFIRMED FOR TTA AWARDS 2019

There are now five Gold sponsors signed up for TTA Awards 2019 – Jackoboard, Norcros Adhesives, Trimline, UltraTileFix and Walls and Floors. Excellent sponsorship opportunities are on offer for the coming Awards, as well as bespoke packages, tailored to meet sponsors’ individual needs. In 2018 the Awards attracted more support from sponsors than ever before, […]

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VERONA ANNOUNCES NEW SHAREHOLDER STRUCTURE AS IT LOOKS TO THE FUTURE

Verona has announced that members of its management team have acquired a 30 per cent stake in the business, following a period of sustained growth for the company. Recently hailed as one of the Top 30 fastest growing companies in Yorkshire, leading tile and stone distributor, Verona, has agreed a deal that will see founder […]

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BUREAU VERITAS WELCOMES GOVERNMENT’S HACKITT RESPONSE BUT SAYS ‘GAPS REMAIN’ IN IMPLEMENTATION

Bureau Veritas, global leader in testing, inspection and certification, has welcomed the Government’s recent response to the Housing, Communities and Local Government Select Committee’s proposals on the Hackitt report, stating that many of the recommendations on fire safety and construction will “undoubtedly” result in a safer built environment. Following the publication in May of the Hackitt Report […]

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TTA MARKET SURVEY SHOWS MIXED RESULTS ON THE HIGH STREET, BUT STRONGER PERFORMANCE FOR ADHESIVES MANUFACTURERS

The first TTA member survey of retail tile sales and ‘factory gate’ tile adhesive sales shows a mixed picture. The survey is the first of what will be quarterly surveys going forward, which will compare market performance with the equivalent periods in the previous year. Respondents to the retail survey were asked two questions: For […]

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Featured, Training

NORCROS ADHESIVES FOCUSES ON INDUSTRY TRAINING NEEDS

Norcros Adhesives offers a wide range of training solutions, developed to meet customer needs. The company has the benefit of a fully-equipped Skills Centre at its Tunstall, Stoke, factory. This comprises a lecture room and a practical area, which can accommodate up to 12 trainees. The company’s bespoke training capability is particularly in demand. This includes […]

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