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HOMEBASE SAVES BATHSTORE FROM ADMINISTRATION

A part of the Bathstore chain has been saved from administration, following acquisition by Homebase. The DIY chain has confirmed that it has acquired 44 of the 135 stores which were part of the Bathstore portfolio. As well being a major contender in the bathroom ceramics market, Bathstore is a significant tile retailer, offering wall […]

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Products

LTP ADDS NEW PORCELAIN TILE PROTECTOR

LTP has introduced a new eco-friendly protection treatment for unpolished porcelain tiles. Suitable for use indoors and out, the new Porcelain Tile Protector is a water-based ‘pre-and-post-grout’ treatment. It is designed to protect tiles from staining and to allow easy removal of residues of cement-based grouts and two-part resin based jointing compounds, as well as […]

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INFRASTRUCTURE PROJECTS CRITICAL TO SUCCESS, SAYS CPA

Output from Britain’s construction industry is expected to be less than previously forecast over the next three years, according to the Construction Products Association Summer forecast 2019-2021. The revised assessment is due to concerns about the Government’s ability to deliver on major infrastructure projects. The CPA Forecast now anticipates a 0.3% decline in total construction […]

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ANTI-DUMPING CONTROVERSY HITS US MARKET

Tilezine has reported previously on the issue of tariffs levied against the import of Chinese-manufactured ceramic wall and floor tiles into Europe.  This year the US is witnessing a controversy about alleged dumping of Chinese ceramic tiles on to the American market. The Coalition for Fair Trade in Ceramic Tile, consisting predominantly of US ceramic […]

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NORCROS ADHESIVES STRENGTHENS ITS CAPABILITIES WITH NEW ADI FLEX S2 ADDITIVE

Norcros Adhesives, the manufacturer of a wide range of preparation, fixing and finishing products for tiling and flooring installation, announces the launch of Norcros Adi Flex S2 Additive, a polymer liquid adhesive enhancer.  This is a strategic addition to the Norcros Adhesives product range which can be added to an S1-classified cementitious adhesive to bring […]

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