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Product News Archive June 2014

A Perry woodscrew offers premium features 26 June 2014
A Perry has launched the Ulti-Mate II Professional Woodscrew with a counter-top merchandiser that is ideal for trade outlets to showcase all the premium features the screw offers.

Hoppe door closer is ideal for retrofit 26 June 2014
Hardware specialist Hoppe UK has launched an overhead door closer that matches the same fixing dimensions as the UK's most popular door closer, making it the ideal solution for retrofit projects.

CK helps installers strip away the cable hassle 26 June 2014
Carl Kammerling International has launched an innovative new steel wired armoured (SWA) cable stripper, designed to speed up the process of SWA cable termination for installers.

Sika Everbuild protects with push of foot 26 June 2014
Roll & Stroll from Sika Everbuild is a self-adhesive floor protector range designed with the user in mind.

Two new catalogues for Sika Everbuild 19 June 2014
Following the merger of of the two merchant businesses, Sika Everbuild has now produced two new catalogues packed with products from both ranges.

Ray will revolutionise silicone seals 19 June 2014
Batoidia has launched Ray, which it says is the first totally effective sealant finishing tool, set to revolutionise the problems of working on silicone seals.

Patio Wizard makes algae, green growth and mould disappear 19 June 2014
Everbuild Building Products' Patio Wizard will kill and clean all types of green growth without the need for washing off, scrubbing or pressure washing.

Unika gives worktops a seamless look 19 June 2014
Unika, manufacturer of kitchen installation products, has launched a new ColorFill Solid Surface adhesive to joint and edge solid surface and composite worktops.

Bee ready to answer consumers' questions 3 June 2014
Bayer Garden is advising garden care retailers to be informed about neonicotinoids in pesticides and the associated debate about the health of bees, so that they can answer consumers' questions.

Gardman gives away Sunflower Blend with bird table 3 June 2014
Ernest Charles Co, from Gardman, has launched a new Sunflower Blend to extend its range of wild bird care seed blends and hand-crafted bird tables.

Hultafors' chisels make light of hard work 3 June 2014
Hultafors' new heavy-duty, Scandinavian butt chisels are multi-purpose tools for chopping, prying and scraping, adjusting, fitting and wrecking.

Sika has tile adhesives fully covered 3 June 2014
Sika's comprehensive range of tile adhesives for the tradesman includes Sika Ceram Rapid Set, a fast-setting, water-resistant product for use internally and externally, offering thick or thin bed fixing.

Evo-Stik for DIYers' floor-to-wall tiling needs 3 June 2014
Evo-Stik produces a comprehensive range of high quality tiling products for the DIY market, including adhesives, grouts and combined products for both floor and wall projects.

Saint-Gobain Weber helps out with 'how to' videos 3 June 2014
Saint-Gobain Weber has introduced three new 'how to' videos to support its tile fixing range.

Ragni has trowels and floats for all needs 3 June 2014
Ragni Italy has over 30 years' experience in the specialist manufacture of trowels and floats and, as one of the largest producers in Europe, offers a wide range of tiling trowels to suit all needs.

Disston Remgrit holesaws have true grit 3 June 2014
Disston USA's Remgrit range of holesaws are designed to cut extremely abrasive materials.


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