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Bathstore appoints Ian Penney as Director

Ian Penney has been appointed as director of Bathstore after Homebase rescued the company last month. Bathstore...

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Bathstore appoints Ian Penney as Director

Ian Penney has been appointed as director of Bathstore after Homebase rescued the company last month. Bathstore was put into administration...

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Italian manufacturers shine in New York

Earlier this year Ceramics of Italy returned to the Big Apple for ICFF 2019 at the Jacob K. Javits Center...

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Johnson Tiles’ trio of community projects

Johnson Tiles has shown its continued commitment to investing in communities across the UK with its latest material donations. Most recently...

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News

The Italian tile industry reports a 1.6% year-on-year decline in output to 415 million sq. metres as total sales revenue declines 3% to €5.4 billion

The Italian ceramic tile industry experienced a downturn in 2018 for the first time after five years of uninterrupted growth. The...

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Kerridge CS enhances cloud services

Neil Abraham has joined Kerridge Commercial Systems (KCS) as Director of Cloud Operations. The position is a new role at...

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UK construction output declines again in July with a sharp drop in orders

UK construction sector output declined for the third month running in July, reflecting lower volumes of work across all three...

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Leeds College of Building opens phase two of £13 million South Bank Campus

Leeds College of Building, the UK’s only specialist further education construction college, has opened phase two of the South Bank...

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Homebase rescues Bathstore from administration

Homebase has secured a deal to acquire Bathstore and rescue it from administration. According to administrators BDO, the sale will...

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FMB sees dangers in a No Deal Brexit

A ‘No Deal’ Brexit could result in soaring material prices and lower workloads and enquiries, according to the latest research...

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Features

Adi Flex S2 Additive from Norcros Adhesives provides the power for fixing large format tiles

Norcros Adhesives has recently launched Norcros Adi Flex S2 Additive, a polymer liquid adhesive enhancer.  This is an ideal solution for the challenge of fixing large format tiles because it can be added to an S1-classified cementitious adhesive to bring...

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Surface showcase

100% Design, the commercial cornerstone event of the London Design Festival, will take place at Olympia London from 18th to 21st September.  TSJ sets the scene for UK tile enthusiasts. First staged in 1994, 100% Design is the largest and longest running...

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Floral feature

BAL have helped an Uxbridge school celebrate their 150th anniversary by providing fixing materials for a special tiled mural.  The large mural on the side of the school features a tree made up of handprints from every one of the...

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Portfolios

Original graphics disrupt neutral tones

Tempera, a new range from Ragno, is distinguished by the combination of neutral tones and bright colours.  The outcome is...

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Rubi transporter can handle large tiles

Rubi continues to extend its large cutting and handling range with the new Slab Trans Heavy Duty.  This transporter has...

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Parkside launches Barneby Gates range

Parkside has collaborated with leading design duo Barneby Gates, on a collection that brings the pair’s stunning wallpaper patterns to...

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