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Product News Archive September 2014

New premium pet care from Gardman 24 September 2014
Gardman chose Glee to introduce its new premium proposition, The Ernest Charles Co pet care range.

350 new lines from Smart Garden Products 24 September 2014
The new Smart Garden Products was revealed at Glee, with over 350 new products launched across six key categories with new packaging, point of sale and merchandising across the entire range.

Active Products innovates in flood protection 23 September 2014
Active Products says it has established itself as one of the leading innovators in flood-protection technology, with its Flood Alert products offering an effective range of domestic use products that prevent water entering homes.

All-in-one flexibility from Sika Everbuild 23 September 2014
Sikaflex EBT+ is a flexible solution from Sika Everbuild, combining the properties of an adhesive with a sealant and filler to deliver an all-in-one product.

Burg Wachter puts security on show 17 September 2014
Burg Wachter will be a major presence at Security Essen, the world's leading fair for security and fire protection, this year, with a 700sq m stand.

Abus ensures value for money 17 September 2014
Abus has released a new addition to its range of serviceable padlocks.

Plenty of new Kelkay lines at Glee 11 September 2014
Kelkay, the market-leading manufacturer and distributor of premium products and materials to the garden landscaping industry, will add a variety of new products to its ranges at Glee.

Veria AquaMat makes installing floor heating easier 11 September 2014
Veria AquaMat is the easiest way to install hydronic floor heating, says the company, and also offers a 10-year warranty on the pipes.

Sika makes grouting paving easy 10 September 2014
Sika Everbuild's Sika Pave Fix Plus is the easy and hassle-free way to transform paving all year round. The ready-to-use self-setting paving grout achieves perfect pointing for paths, patios and paving.

Get your hands on Active Products' hands-off torch 10 September 2014
With its on/off motion sensor activated by hand motion, elasticated headband, SOS advanced flash mode and a beam distance of up to 55m, the AP ProSeries 100 lumens head torch is notching up five star reviews from both consumers and trade professionals, says Active Products.

Draper secures all security needs 10 September 2014
Draper Tools offers a comprehensive security range, including an extensive collection of high-quality padlocks for indoor and outdoor use.

Tools of the Trade lanyards are height of safety 10 September 2014
Tools of the Trade has developed a solution to the problem of falling or accidentally-dropped tools, which pose a significant risk of serious injury, death or damage in industry.

New from Squire: rustproof recodable combination padlocks 10 September 2014
Squire has added new rustproof versions to its CP40 and CP50 recodable combination padlocks.

A host of new G Plants lines at Glee 3 September 2014
G Plants will be using Glee to launch several new additions to the Easy Gardening range, which includes seed discs and the Shake'n'Rake collection.

Added benefits for Toolstream's Glee customers 3 September 2014
Exhibiting at this year's Glee, Toolstream offers over 5,000 hand and power tools across leading brands including Silverline, Triton, GMC, Kreg, Magswitch, Bench Dog, Elmer's, Krazy Glue, Fixman and Task.

Garland celebrates 50 years with 50 new products 3 September 2014
Fifty new products added to the Garland/Worth Gardening range as part of the Garland Group's 50th anniversary celebrations will be on show at Glee.

Forest Garden launches new summerhouses 3 September 2014
Glee will see Forest Garden launch a new range of summerhouses, to add to the existing range of quality, functional and stylish garden structures.

New brand Smart Garden launches at Glee 3 September 2014
Smart Garden Products, formerly Smart Solar, will be launched at Glee with over 350 new products.

Whitefurze shows new flexible tubs at Glee 3 September 2014
UK manufacturer Whitefurze will launch a new range of hard-wearing flexible tubs at Glee.

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