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Product News Archive July 2013

New Avit insulated tool sets 30 July 2013
Carl Kammerling International has launched Avit Insulated tool sets - new sets of 1,000 volt fully insulated screwdrivers and pliers.

Sterling launches new range of chains and ropes 25 July 2013
Sterling Locks has launched a comprehensive collection of the most popular sizes and types of chains, ropes and accessories.

Water in style with new designs from Whitefurze 11 July 2013
Whitefurze Ltd, UK manufacturer of plastic products, has launched a new range of high-quality, easy-to-carry watering cans which are available in two designs and three sizes, providing an option for all keen gardeners.

Specialist Group makes the cut 1 July 2013
Specialist Group's Builders Brand has added a new option to its cutting discs range, for cutting stainless steel.

Everbuild restores tired old tarmac 1 July 2013
Tarmac Restorer from Everbuild is a new high performance surface coating specially formulated to make tired old tarmac look like new.

Market-first ads and seals from Evo-stik 1 July 2013
In a major new launch, Evo-stik has introduced a new range of grab adhesives and sealants in a market-first pouch format designed to broaden appeal and boost sales in the category by making it quicker and easier to undertake a range of DIY tasks.


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