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Product News Archive June 2010

Long-lasting deck protection 30 June 2010
Liberon's complete decking range includes Tough Deck clean and revive to remove mould, lichen, dirt and black spotting prior to finishing timber decking

Wonder product 30 June 2010
Everbuild Building Products has introduced Heavy Duty Wonder Wipes to the Wonder Wipes brand.

Take a seat with Wirquin 23 June 2010
For the ecologically-minded consumer, Wirquin has launched the Copenhagen toilet seat, which is made from 30 recycled PET drinks bottles.

Wonder product 18 June 2010
Everbuild Building Products has introduced Heavy Duty Wonder Wipes to the Wonder Wipes brand.

Festive promotion 15 June 2010
Last year, retailers who took part in Plasti-kote's Christmas promotion saw a 54% uplift year-on-year in sales of metallic gold and silver, and glitter gold and silver, says the manufacturer.

Look to the next generation 15 June 2010
The new Bemis Generation XXI range comprises concave, convex and flat designed toilet seats.

Popular packaging 14 June 2010
ForgeFix is reporting strong demand for its range of pre-packed nails.

Grab a bottle 7 June 2010
Krud Kutter UK has launched Oil Grabber - a citrus-based product that, according to the manufacturers, outperforms conventional liquid degreasers.

Fashion forward 4 June 2010
With his wealth of design knowledge, style guru Jeff Banks has created the ultimate fashion palette for the stylish home with his Ports Of Call Paint Collection.

Colourful campaign 3 June 2010
Following a 3% year-on-year increase in volume sales in the multiples over the Easter period, Plasti-kote is now gearing up to promote its 2011 colour campaign.

Fired Earth chooses Ringo paint can 3 June 2010
Fired Earth has selected the Impress Ringo paint can for the launch of its latest range of emulsion paints.

Plant protection 3 June 2010
Swarms of greenfly are being reported across the UK, according to Bayer Garden, with symptoms of greenfly damage including mottled leaves, yellowing and decreased growth rates.

Causing a flutter 2 June 2010
Smart Solar's fun and decorative new solar powered Flutterbys catch the eye with a realistic motion as they hover, adorning plants and shrubs in pots or beds.

Easy Tile addition 2 June 2010
The Black Marble wall tile is the first new product launch from Fabriform Neken since the company changed ownership in January this year.

Love your lawn 2 June 2010
Scotts Miracle-Gro is helping consumers make the most of their gardens this summer with its range of plant feed and lawn care products.

Duck Tape has new owner 2 June 2010
The Duck Tape brand is now being marketed in the UK by new US owner Shurtape Technologies.

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