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Product News Archive June 2012

RKW extends Morphy Richards cookware offer 26 June 2012
RKW used Exclusively Housewares to launch its extended collection of Morphy Richards cookware ranges, which now includes three brand options; Equip, Accents and the Professional Series.

Toolstream's latest sander promises smooth finish 21 June 2012
The Triton Oscillating Spindle Sander from Toolstream is designed for precise shaping and a fine finish to facings, furniture legs, stair treads and other woodworking projects.

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