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Product News Archive July 2011

Ducksback success 27 July 2011
Cuprinol has seen a 41% increase in year-to-date sales volumes of its Cuprinol Ducksback range compared with 2010.

Get it Rite... 18 July 2011
EVERBUILD'S new Seal Rite Wizard has two edges to cut away old sealant, a blade to cut the sealant cartridge thread and nozzle, and a flexible runner head to smooth down new sealant.

Sample Sadolin... 15 July 2011
SADOLIN is reaching out to consumers this summer with a promotion to encourage free trials of its most popular exterior woodwork products.

New all-in-one POS... 15 July 2011
FORGEFIX has extended its range of POS materials with the launch of a new all-in-one POS concept known as the FixStation.

Abus USA 14 July 2011
ABUS has launched a range of TSA luggage locks for customers travelling to the United States.

Environmentally-friendly formula 13 July 2011
EVERBUILD has launched Cemstrip, an environmentally-friendly biodegradable cement remover with a citric acid-based formula.

Try triple-action Trio 6 July 2011
Barrettine's Trio is a new triple-action water-based wood treatment which is fade-resistant and easy to clean.

Paint Panther from Barrettine 5 July 2011
Barrettine's Paint Panther is a fast-acting paint and varnish remover.


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