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Milliken is a leading supplier of floor coverings, with a rich history of delivering dynamic carpet and luxury vinyl tile collections from its award-winning design studios and manufacturing facilities in Wigan, UK. Combining global insight with national expertise and proprietary technologies, Milliken is at the forefront of innovation and design, offering high-performance, expertly-engineered products.

CERSAIE disparity by design

At this year’s Cersaie - the exhibition’s first true return to form since the outbreak of the covid-19 pandemic and its 39th edition in...

Two remaining technical masterclasses this year

TTA’s technical masterclasses are delivered by expert instructors and are aimed at every level of...

David Kong joins TTA Board of Directors

David Kong, Marketing Director at Domus Tiles, part of the Headlam Group plc, has joined...

TTA holds successful Golf Day

TTA held its annual Golf Day on 13th October 2022 at Stratford Park Golf Club and...

Master Tile Fixer membership category supports excellence in tiling

The Master Tile Fixer certification scheme was launched in June at TTA Awards. This is...

Industry Interview – Insights from our interview with WB Simpsons

This month, TSJ sat down with Billy Valler, the managing director of WB Simpson and...

Designs to stand the test of time

Laura Hardaker-Graham, marketing manager at Verona, discusses why this artisan-inspired design has endured through the...

Versatile concrete from Parkside

Boston is a recently launched porcelain tile range from Parkside, bringing the look of concrete...

Verona adds Hexagon designs to product offering

Following its Hope Hexagon range, Verona’s recently launched Hexagon designs bring together a modern small...

Bags of sustainability at Palace Chemicals

Palace Chemicals has ramped up its environmental programme with the introduction of more recycled materials...

Verona launches small format Clay range

Described as a refreshing twist on a classic look, the Clay range, recently launched by...

Ceramique Internationale extends Lume collection

Tile specialist Ceramique Internationale is now offering a choice of 12 shades in its Lume...

Parkside becomes carbon balanced

Tile specification company, Parkside, has reportedly become a carbon balanced business.The company has worked with...

Over 300 exhibitors already signed on for Cevisama 2023

More than 300 companies have confirmed they will be exhibiting at Cevisama 2023. With five...

The UK’s largest built environment event makes welcome return with record visitors

UK Construction Week (UKCW) Birmingham, returned to the NEC this year, with visitor numbers reportedly...

Attendance at Cersaie 2022 exceeds 90,000

The 39th Cersaie, the International Exhibition of Ceramic Tile and Bathroom Furnishings held in the...

Visit SPATEX 2023 for the building blocks to water leisure

Whether tiling a shower, a domestic spa, swimming pool or a large commercial water leisure...

Norcros announces promotion of regional sales manager

Tile adhesive, grout and preparation products manufacturer Norcros Adhesives has announced the promotion of Bethan...

MICG reflects on first year of £18.27m SIPF project

The Midlands Industrial Ceramics Group (MICG) has completed the first year of a research project...

Leeds College of Building focuses on student support for Colleges Week

The fifth annual Colleges Week, a national celebration of further education providers, took place from...

Band of Builders volunteers to help wheelchair-bound man

Volunteers from the construction charity Band of Builders are set to lay a driveway so...

SACMI presents “next-gen advanced ceramic plant”

At this year’s Tecna exhibition in Rimini, Italy, Sacmi focused on digitalisation and sustainability, showcasing...

Country must prevail over party with new PM, says FMB

Welcoming incoming Prime Minister Rishi Sunak’s commitment to deliver “stability and confidence”, the Federation of...

KCS partners with Bookmark to support St. Mary’s Ukrainian school in the UK

Kerridge Commercial Systems (KCS), an ERP and business management software provider for distributors, wholesalers and...

VitrA celebrates London Design Festival with colour and light installation

VitraLondon recently hosted an “immersive colour experience” using the artwork of Milan-based art and design...

Tile Giant opens 83rd location in London

Tile Giant has extended its retail footprint, opening its 83rd store in Sutton, London. Building...

Seven-bed home renovation featuring vault is in ‘safe’ hands with Palace Chemicals

When it came to renovating Castle House, a seven-bedroom Grade II-listed Georgian property in Nottingham’s...

Mapei systems join exquisite stoneCIRCLE marble spec at Harrods Shoe Heaven

A marble installation spanning walls, floors and columns has been completed at Harrods Shoe Heaven...

A rather special greenhouse

LTP was thrilled to be involved in a recent greenhouse floor project with Somerset-based natural...
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Navigating the complex regulatory landscape for antimicrobials

Jonathan Clapp, international senior technical manager for Microban International, explains how companies can stay ahead...

Top tips for cold weather working

Alan Collins and Martin Pouncey, technical training and site support managers at Instarmac, outline some...

Marble tiles – getting what you pay for

Peter Vann, director of Ceramique Internationale, discusses the important differences between high and low quality...

Go large with large format tiling

David Wilson, UK head of standards and specification at BAL, provides a fixing guide for...

Presenting FILA’s CONCRETE HYDRO

A Consolidating Water-Repellent Sealer for Concrete The second most consumed substance on the planet after water,...

Launch of updated snagging guidance for stone

The Stone Federation says it is delighted to announce the launch of a document entitled:...

HSE updates guidance for workplace silicosis

HSE guidance has been refreshed to help brick, tile and stone manufacturing firms reduce the...

Band of Builders launches text service for mental health campaign

A dedicated text service has been launched by national charity Band of Builders as part...

Ionic Stone enters partnership with Breton

Ionic Stone has entered into a partnership with stone machinery and plant manufacturer, Breton.Ionic Stone...

W.B. Simpson & Sons reflects on success at TTA Awards

W.B. Simpson & Sons scored two successes at this year’s TTA Awards night.“The TTA Awards...

Country House tiles are a “high class hit” for Ceramique Internationale

Ceramique Internationale’s country house themed Ragley tile range has proven it is a cut above...

UK Natural Stone Show & Hard Surfaces moves to 6-8 June 2023

The Natural Stone Show and Hard Surfaces exhibitions being held at ExCeL in London next...

Introducing Kelmore

Kelmore is a new UK-based company aiming to manufacture high quality products for the tiling...

Understanding your options with wood-effects

Laura Hardaker-Graham, marketing manager at Verona, discusses the best wood-effects to stock, as consumers turn...

Natural-looking grout for wood-effect tiles

Modern wood-effect tiles have come a long way since the advent of inkjet printing and...

Join us in central London for TTA’s Christmas lunch on 25th November!

TTA Christmas Lunch will take place this year on 25 November between 12pm and 4pm...

Sign up for a TTA technical masterclass

TTA’s programme of Technical Masterclasses continues this autumn. Sessions held so far have been well-supported...

2022 TTA Golf Day bigger and better thanks to Tiles UK!

TTA’s Golf Day is back once again, at a new venue! This year, thanks to...

Genesis adds four vintage finishes

Trims are an integral part of your design; no longer an afterthought. They provide a finishing...

West Yorkshire’s “future focused” profiles company

Dural UK is a growing subsidiary, providing modern profiles for any flooring need, tiles, natural...

ClickLux Herringbone SPC from Verona

Natural wood flooring reportedly remains a key look for interiors, balancing “timeless style with trend-led...

Create “charming spaces” with Potters from Verona

Combining period décor with a modern matte finish, the Potters collection from Verona is designed...

Schlüter launches enhanced DITRA

In 1987, the first Schlüter-DITRA was developed, designed to enable tile layers to install crack-free...

Norcros introduces supporting video for three-part product

Norcros Adhesives has introduced a how-to video to support its Rock-Tite product. The Rock-Tite Exterior Porcelain...

Ceramique Internationale adds Moorish flavour to tile range

Ancient Moroccan fish scale tiles are the inspiration behind Ceramique Internationale’s recently launched Escamas range. The...

“XL-ent” floor tiling with BAL XL Floor One

BAL, a supplier of full tiling solutions, has launched an improved flexible thick-bed tile adhesive...

RAK porcelain slab shortlisted in FX Awards

Metamorfosi, a porcelain surface from RAK Ceramics, has been shortlisted in the prestigious FX Awards...

Luxurious home spa gets Mapei treatment

A range of Mapei systems has been used to complete a luxurious home pool and...

Industry orgs react to chancellor’s recent “mini budget”

The chancellor’s mini budget, with its strong emphasis on economic growth, is a gamble, but...

Parkside improves tile specification experience

Finding the right tile for your project is now easy with Parkside’s new website, the...

Industry Interview: Adrian O’Clements

Born and raised in South Wales, A&L Tiling’s Adrian O’Clements hasn’t always had an easy...

Palace Chemicals helps community reclaim medieval lane

With assistance from Liverpool-based Palace Chemicals, a project headed by the Boston School of Mosaic...

The march away from “solvents”

Richard Osborne, managing director at LTP, explains the reasons behind the rise of water-based sealers...

Re-introducing a familiar face…

A veteran of the tile industry, Craig Powell returns to the pages of TSJ to...

Tiling horror stories

With Halloween just around the corner, and following on from their advice about how to...

Dealing with common issues when levelling over underfloor heating: Part 2

Having discussed preparation for underfloor heating installations last month, Alan Collins and Martin Pouncey, technical...

How to avoid appearing as a cowboy

Upgrading the home is an exciting and nerve-racking process. The customer has decided which areas need...

Tiling in the cold

Continuing from last month’s column, BAL’s head of standards and specification, David Wilson, explains how...

Call for entries: Tile of Spain Awards 2022

Entries have opened for the Tile of Spain Awards 2022. Architects, designers and final-year students...

Kaleseramik is ready for Cersaie 2022

Kaleseramik, a leading ceramic tile manufacturer in Turkey, once again aims to demonstrate its strength...

Event preview: Cersaie returns

Later this month, from the 26-30 September, one of the most significant events in the...

Tile of Spain’s Trend Report: 2022

In response to the global pandemic, the tile industry has shown creativity and resilience. Product...

Kerakoll presents sustainability impact report for 2021

Kerakoll has presented its first impact report for the year of 2021, which shares with...

Bloor Homes extends contract with Caesarstone UK

Bloor Homes, a UK-based privately owned housebuilder, has renewed its supply arrangement with Caesarstone UK....

The hotel industry gathers in London

Hotel & Resort Innovation Expo will be transforming the ExCeL, London on the 19th &...

Edinburgh tiling instructor wins at commonwealth games

Bantamweight boxer Matthew McHale left the tiles behind as he took his place with Team...

Natural Stone Awards Ceremony booking opens

The Stone Federation has opened booking for its 2022 awards event. The biennial celebration aims...

Instarmac joins forces with Green Leaves Logistics

Instarmac International is taking further steps to becoming Net Zero by joining forces with Green...

Solus sponsors Birmingham charity walkathon

Solus has sponsored this year’s Birmingham Walkathon, which took place on the 11th of September....

Tecna 2022 to highlight Industry 4.0

Tecna 2022, an international exhibition of technologies and supplies for the ceramic surfaces industry, has...

Domus Birmingham now open

Domus is “delighted” to announce its showroom in Birmingham’s historic Jewellery Quarter is now open....

Atlas Concorde invests in large porcelain slabs

Atlas Concorde has announced an investment for the expansion of its Finale Emilia facility with...

Marketing in the era of the ‘Code for Construction Product Information’

2022 ushers in a new era for construction product marketers, with the option to incorporate...

Redefining ceramic surface with built-in antimicrobials

Kimberley Cherrington, international marketing manager at Microban, discusses sustainable options to maintain ceramic surfaces Walk into...

What causes black spot and how to remove it .

Mark Atkins of LTP explains how to address this insidious microspore’s effects on tiling installations Regular...

When levelling over underfloor heating.

Instarmac technical training and site support managers, Martin Pouncey and Alan Collins, offer help with...

Tiling in different temperatures.

David Wilson, UK head of standards and specification at ARDEX UK and BAL, explains some...

Industry Interview – David Wilson, BAL/ARDEX

At the TTA Awards ceremony, held this past June in Birmingham, the association recognised not...

TTA provides UFH advice for tilers

There has been a surge in interest in underfloor heating systems (UFH) in recent years,...

Reasons to be cheerful (and to be a TTA member)

If you are a TTA member and you think back to the turn of the...

Make the positive case for using a TTA fixer!

If they are making recommendations to their customers, tile distributors and retailers are always safest...

14 Gold sponsors now signed up for 2023 Awards

There are now 14 Gold sponsors signed up in support of the upcoming TTA Awards....

Safe steps with VitrA Tiles

VitrA has developed V-Safe, described as a smart surface technology which can be applied to...

Create invisible tile access panels the Ezy way

Reportedly frustrated by the options currently on the market, tiling contractor Ashbury Tiles briefed technology...

Ceramic, a sustainable choice

Ceramic products are the first choice for projects seeking sustainability, Gres Panaria says. If the...

Score & snap backer board from Euroform

Construction materials supplier Euroform has launched a lightweight, “score & snap” tile backer board. Easyboard...

Verona taps into demand for small formats

Following recent retailer research which revealed a rise in popularity of small format tiles, Verona...

Building a sustainable future

Bond It, a UK manufacturer of building chemicals, acknowledges its responsibility to protect natural resources,...

Mapei launches Mapeheat system

Mapei has launched an underfloor electric heating system - Mapeheat. Designed for commercial and residential...

Simplifying underfloor heating with Schlüter

Understanding the basics of underfloor heating isn’t always easy due to the numerous factors that...

Whole house solution for Devon Barn conversions

The conversion of three stone-built agricultural buildings near Totnes in Devon is employing a selection...

Tile installation OVER overlay heating systems

The stresses on a tiling installation caused by underfloor heating should not be underestimated and...

Branches

Milliken Clerkenwell showroom
5 Berry Street
London EC1V  0AA
Tel 020 7336 7290 

Milliken UK Head Office
Beech Hill Plant, Gidlow Lane
Wigan WN6 8RN
Tel 01942 826073