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Lea Ceramiche now also has a distinctive style on-line

Lea Ceramiche - known for its design-led, high quality, ceramic surfaces - has revamped its website,...

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January 2020

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Esmalglass-Itaca Group acquires Ferro to create tile coating giant

Ferro Corporation, a leading global supplier of technology-based functional coatings and colour solutions, has agreed to sell its Tile Coatings...

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Italgraniti Group installs new Sacmi FMA+ kiln

Italgraniti has chosen the new Sacmi FMA+ kiln firing technology to achieve maximum energy efficiency and low environmental impact at...

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New Gatsby range from CTD Architectural Tiles

The first of many new launches for 2020, CTD Architectural Tiles has introduced the Gatsby collection. Inspired by the unmistakable...

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News

IntCeram opens Roca showroom in Leeds and signs up Tony Taylor

Following the recent announcement that Leeds-based IntCeram had added the prestigious Roca brand to the agency’s growing portfolio of world-class...

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Next spring, VitrA Bathrooms will open a 5,600 sq ft new flagship space in London’s Clerkenwell.

Far more than just a showroom, VitrA London will offer a programme of exhibitions, social events and talks. VitrA London will...

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Armatile invest £3 million in ambitious Dublin expansion

Armatile, the Armagh headquartered tile solutions provider, has announced plans to create 20 new jobs and invest £3 million in...

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Richard Wallis on MMC

“In 2015 the Government set a target of one million new houses to be built by the end of 2020;...

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Barbour reports a 4.1% increase in construction contract awards

According to the latest­­­ figures from Barbour ABI, the value of all construction contract awards in October 2019 was £4.9...

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RUBI UK has celebrated it’s 15th anniversary of UK operations.

The company opened its doors in the UK and Ireland back in April 2004, starting with a team of seven...

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Features

Pro Ply Tile Backer Board from Norcros Adhesives provides a backbone for tiling projects

The key to a successful tiling job lies, not in the tiles themselves, but in what the tiles are fixed to. The latest launch from Norcros Adhesives provides a strong, stable background for all types of projects, especially installations in...

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Lighter loadbearer

Lightweight and easy to install, and approved by the BBA, BAL Board represents a breakthrough in tile backer board technology. With plywood being excluded from British Standards as a suitable background for wall tiling, tile backing boards, such as BAL Board,...

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Distribution dynasty: Stokes’ fifth generation is still facing forward

Now in its 5th generation of family ownership, the Stokes Company is building on its strong reputation in tile retailing and distribution, with an ambitious warehouse expansion and strategic investment in its Contract Division. The 120 year story of Stokes Tiles...

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Portfolios

Amber launches new Decoupling Membrane System onto the UK’s UFH market

Sourcing and supplying to the market a quality product manufactured by the holders of the patent has been the main...

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Simply stunning splashbacks

Splashbacks protect walls from stains, and splashes and with Granite and Trend Transformations, homeowners can use them to add some...

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Secret storage

The BathBox by Kesseboehmer is billed as “the clever storage space for the bathroom”.  It is based on a carcase...

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