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Product News Archive March 2013

Draper launches new catalogue 25 March 2013
The latest edition of the Draper Tools catalogue has just been launched.

The propagator that opens like a book 25 March 2013
The Love to Grow Haxnicks business is enjoying booming sales of its Rootrainers, a propagating tray for seeds, plugs and cuttings which opens out like a book to avoid damaging the baby plants.

Yale gets interactive with its Digital Door Lock range 25 March 2013
Yale has launched a new interactive retail display to promote its innovative Yale Doorman DDL (Digital Door Lock) range.

More than 5,000 products in new Specialist Group catalogue 25 March 2013
The Specialist Group 2013 catalogue is out now, featuring new products and a new pricing and coding system to facilitate the ordering process.

Rewarding boldness at the Dulux Let's Colour Awards 25 March 2013
Dulux has announced the winners of the first Dulux Let's Colour Awards, an initiative introduced to extend the brand's credentials across different industries, as well as celebrate bold and innovative use of colour.

All repairs covered with Evo-stik's Serious Glue Liquid 25 March 2013
Evo-stik has announced the launch of Serious Glue Liquid, a high strength, all-purpose repair adhesive.

More to come from award-winning LadderLimb 25 March 2013
The award-winning LadderLimb will be adding exciting new features for 2013.

Ebertsankey adds the fashionable touch to pot range 14 March 2013
Ebertsankey has launched a new range of fashionable outdoor pots in order to meet the growing consumer demand for products that "pay as much attention to aesthetics as they do to functionality".

Polycell has it covered with new Polyfilla products 14 March 2013
Two new pre-decoration products have been launched by Polycell, the Polycell Quick Drying Polyfilla Spray and Polycell Polyfilla SmoothOver.

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