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Product News Archive October 2012

A Glee-ful show for DLF Trifolium 23 October 2012
DLF Trifolium has celebrated another successful Glee.

Kelkay sees surge in aggregates sales 23 October 2012
Kelkay has said that due to hard landscaping becoming fashionable once again, sales of aggregates have seen a marked increase over the past two years. With this in mind the company has launched three new ranges in line with trends for light, contemporary and access features.

Mykal revolutionises microwave cleaning 22 October 2012
The launch of Micro Mista from Mykal Industries means microwave cleaning will never be the same again, says the company.

Gardening made more accessible by Forest Garden 22 October 2012
Forest Garden's new Accessible Gardening collection includes a wide range of raised beds and planters that are designed to be suitable for those that need to sit, kneel, stand or use a wheelchair to garden.

Napoleon Grills adds to its kitchen unit range 22 October 2012
A kitchen unit has been added to Napoleon Grills' barbecue range, designed to fit the LE and LEX gas barbecue systems.

Enticing rewards from Napoleon Grills 19 October 2012
Embarking on its fourth season in the UK, Napoleon Grills believes it has again created an Alliance programme that will entice new retailers and reward those already stocking the brand.

A new direction for Kelkay 19 October 2012
Kelkay is moving into paving maintenance and care to extend its offer, launching a new Gardenstone Perfect Paving range comprising Cleaner, Sealer and Colour Booster.

Handheld innovation from Dremel 4 October 2012
The new Dremel Moto-Saw is a compact 2-in-1 scroll and fret saw designed to make detailed cuts in a wide variety of materials up to 18mm for hobby, craft, woodworking and light DIY.

Eco-friendly bird feeding from ChapelWood 4 October 2012
ChapelWood is showing its dedication towards meeting the environmental challenges of today's consumer market with its Eco-Feeders and Eco-Nest Boxes, offering a comprehensive range of wild bird care products which make it easy to be eco-friendly.

DLF Trifolium introduces unique and eco-friendly Turfline 4 October 2012
DLF Trifolium has launched a new seed brand, Turfline, which offers a "unique new proposition for environmentally-savvy retailers and consumers".

New Dremel accessories 3 October 2012
Three new accessories have been added to DREMEL's EZ SpeedClic system, which allows users to change accessories quickly and easily when working on a project.

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