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Product News Archive January 2009

TVSP launches Mossgo 30 January 2009
Mossgo is a maintenance biocide for external surfaces from Thames Valley Specialist Products.

Brush up on your fluxing 30 January 2009
The Wiseman Group, manufacturers of plumbers flux Everflux has launched a new size with an integral applicator brush.

Spring clean with Bentley's new lime green range 29 January 2009
This funky lime green cleaning brush range by Charles Bentley will make a real statement, says the company.

Greener living 28 January 2009
The Epwin Group will showcase its new generation of sustainable and energy efficient PVC-U products at Ecobuild.

EverGreen's £1.3m campaign 28 January 2009
EverGreen, the Scotts Miracle-Gro Company lawncare brand, will be driving sales in 2009 with new products, new promotions and a £1.3m TV ad campaign.

Winter storage with Tidy Tent and Bike Cave 28 January 2009
The perfect way to keep the garden clear all year round is the cavernous Tidy Tent and Bike Cave.

Bissell launches ReadyDry 21 January 2009
The new ReadyDry from Bissell is a fast-drying carpet cleaner which utilises technology from the commercial sector for the domestic market.

CKI powers to success 21 January 2009
Following extensive research into the requirements of both retailers and end users, Carl Kammerling International is comprehensively overhauling of its C.K Power Tool Accessories range.

Plasti-kote rules 21 January 2009
Plasti-kote, the spray paint brand, outlined its exciting plans for 2009 to retailers at the Totally DIY Show.

Take a seat 9 January 2009
Gordon Ellis & Co has developed a toilet seat with arms, for comfort and ease of sitting and standing.

ABUS launches aluminium option 6 January 2009
To reduce risk in the commodities crisis, padlock manufacturers have been looking for an alternative to brass for the bodies of their padlocks. ABUS has introduced a range of padlocks with aluminium bodies, which are tougher and lighter than brass.

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