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Product News Archive November 2011

Duzz what it says on the can... 23 November 2011
Duzz is now available in a 500ml aerosol can.

Kelkay has the edge 17 November 2011
Kelkay's new garden edging and stepping stones will offer retailers opportunities for 'pick-up-and-go' sales, says the company.

Snow shovels from Stewart Garden... 17 November 2011
Stewart Garden has launched two ranges of durable snow shovels, either long-handled or telescopic.

POS launch from Monument 17 November 2011
Monument Tools is launching a DIY and professional POS fixture for its Made in Britain products at Totally Tools 2012.

Ultimate spraying 10 November 2011
The Earlex Ultimate SprayStation includes a comfortable backpack allowing for longer duration for any task.

Large format tiles 10 November 2011
British Ceramic Tile's new Dorchester collection increases the choice of designs and sizes on offer.

3-in-1 from Black and Decker... 9 November 2011
Black & Decker's new 14.4v Lithium Ion Evo Multi-Tool includes three tools in one compact, light, hand-held device.

Sterling extends KeyMinder range... 9 November 2011
Sterling has extended its KeyMinder range to give retailers an opportunity to generate more sales this autumn.

Monument launches professional pipe cutters 3 November 2011
MTL Tools is launching a range of DIY and professional plastic pipe cutters.

Clean Spirit 3 November 2011
Bartoline is launching Clean Spirit, a safer alternative to white spirit, turpentine substitute and brush cleaner.


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