Awards

2016 Tile of Spain Awards open for entries

The fifteenth edition of the Tile of Spain Awards is now open for entries, welcoming project submissions from international architects, interior designers and architecture students. Projects can be located anywhere in the world, but must make significant use of Spanish ceramics and must have been completed between January 2014 and October 2016. The 2016 Tile […]

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General

RAK Ceramics introduces new Contracts Team

RAK Ceramics has established a new Contracts Team within its expanding Projects Department. The new team of six includes Scott Adams, Jess Paddock and Paul Midgley from within the company, and Ben Bryden, David Ralph-Bates and Mark Chatfield who joined RAK earlier this year. The team will work with RAK’s growing project portfolio, and tile […]

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Rogers Ceramics goes into voluntary liquidation

The TTA is sad to report that longstanding Association member Rogers Ceramics of Sussex is going into voluntary liquidation. The company, which has retail outlets in Haywards Heath and Crawley, cites continuing difficult trading conditions as the reason for closing the business. Rogers’ head office is in Crawley, where the company operates a 300 sq metre showroom, featuring […]

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Appointments

British Ceramic Tile announces its new head of global sales

Leading tile manufacturer British Ceramic Tile has named Heidi Normanton as its new head of global sales. Formerly marketing manager for the company’s export channel, Heidi will assume a strategic global sales role, driving forward British Ceramic Tile’s ambitious growth strategy overseas. Drawing upon her extensive knowledge of the brand and product portfolio, Heidi will […]

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General

Build UK members less confident after Brexit

Results of the second State of Trade survey for 2016 show that whilst output from Build UK members rose before the EU referendum, there is uncertainty around future workloads following Brexit, with labour supply remaining a cause for concern. The latest Build UK survey, which was undertaken by Glenigan, reveals that industry capacity remains increasingly […]

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Products

Red Sky Thinking from BAL for fail safe external tiling

BAL – market-leaders in full tiling solutions – have launched a new problem-solving external tiling system for balconies, roof terraces and ground terraces. Gutjahr System Technology from BAL offers designers and contractors innovative drainage, ventilating and uncoupling solutions to protect outdoor coverings against the unpredictable British weather and extremes such as rain, frost and heat. […]

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General

Welcome to the brand new Tilezine

The Tilezine website and email newsletter has a brand new look. Since its launch in 2010, Tilezine has become a key place to catch up on the latest news from the tiling industry. But a fresh new look and technical overhaul was long overdue. The new design style places Tilezine within the family of online products from the […]

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