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Centurion to unveil new brand at Spring Fair

Centurion Europe is starting 2017 with the unveiling of a new brand at this year’s Spring Fair.  
25 January 2017

Amtech introduces new Ampacks

New for 2017, Amtech introduces Ampacks - a range of pre-pack hardware and point-of-sale solution that dramatically simplifies what can be a complicated and confusing DIY category for many customers and retailers alike.  
25 January 2017

New screed from Weber improves set time by two hours

Sint-Gobain Weber has been making improvements to its weberfloor flex with Low Dust Technology (LDT), resulting in improved set-time by as much as two hours.  
24 January 2017

Introducing 5m Flooring Tie Down Straps from Draper

Draper Tools has just introduced 5m Flooring Tie Down Straps to its range.  

24 January 2017

A year of deals from Carl Kammerling International

Carl Kammerling International is setting retailers up for a year of deals in its annual Hotbox promotion.  

24 January 2017

Shurtape teams up with 6 Nations Rugby

Shurtape is announcing more great events in the T-Rex promotional calendar, with high profile advertising at the RBS 6 Nations Rugby tournament.  

24 January 2017

Safe as houses with Sterling

Along with perimeter deterrents, Sterling knows that one of the first lines of defence against unwanted visitors is making sure the doors and windows are secured. Offering everything from cylinders and nightlatches to mortice and rim locks, digital locks, door/window locks and sash jammers, it’s easy to see how Sterling is helping retailers latch onto sales opportunities that make customers feel safe as houses.  
24 January 2017

Scruffs delivers lasting comfort throughout the day

Scruffs knows that hard grafting tradespeople deserve hard wearing gear that provides lasting comfort throughout the working day.  
24 January 2017

Everbuild brings the power with Stixall on a Roll

Just when you thought you’d seen it all from the Stixall range, Everbuild – A Sika Company – launch Stixall on a Roll, an invisible double-sided tape with extreme power.  
24 January 2017

Quick and easy waterproofing kit from Homelux

Leading tiling accessories brand Homelux has launched a quick and easy-to-fit Waterproofing Kit which is perfect for permanently waterproofing tiled shower and bath areas. 100% waterproof, the kits comprise wall matting, flexible joint tape and bath and shower seal. 
21 December 2016

STV: protecting gardens from animal waste

Keeping the nation’s gardens free of animal waste is a major mission for STV, with cat deterrent accounting for over half of all sales under the Defenders brand.  
21 December 2016

Varta Powerpack is perfect for weekends away

The Varta Family Powerpack 6000 has been designed to be perfect for packing into bags for weekends away, camping, festivals and summer holidays.  
21 December 2016

Spontex makes sweeping up a doddle

Spontex's new brushware collection adds innovative features to traditional concepts to make sweeping up a doddle. Spontex’s Collect Max indoor broom is designed to collect the maximum amount of dust and dirt in one easy sweep. 
21 December 2016

Introducing Handi Vice from Plasplugs

Respected DIY brand Plasplugs, now rejuvenated by QEP, has launched an innovative, portable clamp, Handi Vice. 
21 December 2016

2016 brings exciting developments for ABUS

2016 has seen some major ABUS introductions with the launch of the TITALIUM 96 and 98 padlocks, the new TS007 BSI* cylinder ranges, the Modular cylinder size adaptor system, and the new wAppLoxx programme of access control.  
21 December 2016

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