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Product News Archive December 2015

Green grilling 15 December 2015
Nature of Barbecuing is a new eco-friendly barbecue brand being launched in the UK market.

Effective merchandising from Abus 15 December 2015
Abus says its Shop in Store (SiS) merchandising unit system has been a spectacular success.

Barrettine perfects lawncare 15 December 2015
Barrettine Green Force triple action weed & feed moss killer is a triple-action, high-performance fertiliser and moss killer.

Powerful working with Triton 15 December 2015
The Triton TWX7 Workcentre is a versatile woodworking station.

Stylish safety from Swish 15 December 2015
The Swish collection of cordless aluminium Venetian blinds incorporates the revolutionary patented Swishrise cordless system.

Barrettine's wipes are a Knockout 15 December 2015
Barrettine's Knockout Trade Wipes have a high performance cleaning action that rapidly removes dirt, paint, silicone and grease from hands and hard surfaces, says the company.

Powerful cutting 15 December 2015
With up to three times the cutting power of comparable tools, the award-winning Fiskars PowerGear products cut effortlessly and with precision.

Nitromors gets to work faster 15 December 2015
Paint and varnish remover, Nitromors, is now available in a new faster-blistering formula.

Wireless control from SMJ 15 December 2015
With SMJ Electrical’s GHOMA wi-fi plug, users can control their appliances from their smartphone from anywhere in the world with an internet connection.

Introducing All-in-One Le Filla 15 December 2015
Following the success of its Sealant & Adhesive, HB42 is now introducing All-in-One Le Filla, which it describes as the ultimate answer to filling and repairs.

High-tech light range 15 December 2015
Just some of the many high-tech features of the products shown, launched by Rolson this year, include powerful lights, USB rechargeable, red and green charge indicators, quick fixing mechanisms, surface mounted diode (SMD), four function modes.

Xact digging with Fiskars 15 December 2015
Fiskars says it believes that even the simplest tool can be reinvented and perfected, and that its new Fiskars Xact range of digging tools is an example of this philosophy.

Decking made easier 15 December 2015
Speedeck decking tools from Easy Innovations are designed to put an end to the tedious and time-consuming method of positioning and fixing decking boards one at a time.

High-performance paint stripping 15 December 2015
Barrettine's paint and varnish remover Paint Panther, a high performance, non-drip formulation, is a former Gold winner in the DIY Week Awards' Decorating Product of the Year category.

Transportable and tough power reel 15 December 2015
SMJ Electrical's 5m, 10 amp four socket cassette reel is made from tough, resilient plastic and fitted with thermal cutout.

Affordable security from Burg-Wachter UK 15 December 2015
The new CityLine safe range from Burg-Wachter UK offers certified protection without the expensive price tag.

Werner reaches new heights 14 December 2015
The Werner Fibreglass Podium professional standard ladder is a household essential when it comes to family safety, according to the company.

Abus secures CCTV sales 14 December 2015
Abus CCTV makes a profitable complement to established sales of traditional Abus mechanical security, says the company.

Sterling launches new deadlock range 14 December 2015
Sterling Locks is updating its nightlatches offering with the launch of a new range of deadlocking models.

Barrettine has decking treatment covered 14 December 2015
Barrettine Decking Oil All-In-One treatment has been specifically formulated for use on pressure-treated and preservative impregnated timber offering superb protection to deck boards, deck tiles and balustrades.

A clean sweep by Gorilla Brooms 14 December 2015
Gorilla Tubs is introducing a complete range of Gorilla Brooms for 2016.

A powerful launch from SMJ 14 December 2015
The 2.4 amp USB power supply on SMJ Electrical's twin switched socket gives a superior charging rate over many standard USB charging plates.

Precise cutting from Fiskars 14 December 2015
Fiskars' new fourth generation axes are virtually unbreakable, feature a new structural 3D grip for increased safety and faster swing and come with a new 25-year warranty.

Easy lifting from Easy Innovations 14 December 2015
The EasyAirWedge makes lifting, fitting, levelling or adjusting heavy objects a thing of the past.

Reviving grout with Henkel 14 December 2015
UniBond's Triple Protection Anti-Mould Grout Reviver Pen from Henkel is designed to offer precision application for consumers, reviving faded and discoloured grout lines.

The retailer benefits when stocking Nicoline 14 December 2015
Nicoline has secured a contract to supply Boyes departmental stores in the east of England, where it has 54 stores.

Stylish stairs from Richard Burbidge 14 December 2015
Richard Burbidge has launched Elements with Glass, a new range of contemporary stairparts that feature striking glass infill panels and solid wood balusters.

Ham Baker defends against flooding 9 December 2015
Ham Baker has launched Autodam, a simple yet effective passive flood defence system that automatically rises when water levels increase.

Bond It boosts stock merchandising service 9 December 2015
Sealants and adhesives manufacturer Bond It has invested in additional staff and resources in order to extend its stock merchandising service.

Chicago Brand's new three-piece spanner set 9 December 2015
Chicago Brand has launched a three-piece open end ratchet spanner set.

Carl Kammerling International extends bits life 9 December 2015
Making its toolbox debut, Carl Kammerling International's CK Blue Steel Impact Bits have been manufactured from tough, specially-formulated V8 alloy steel, providing a vastly extended working life compared to standard screwdriver bits.

Carl Kammerling International saw outperforms 9 December 2015
Carl Kammerling International has extended its range of handsaws with the introduction of the CK Sabretooth Trade Saw, which in independent testing has proven to outperform other leading brands in terms of cutting speed.

CK Magma's robust approach to storage 9 December 2015
Following extensive research among tradesmen, CK Magma has introduced the CK Magma 18in Open Tool Tote, enhancing its range of premium storage.

Carl Kammerling International's Dextro gets tougher 9 December 2015
Carl Kammerling International has enhanced its CK Tools Dextro screwdriver range, reinforcing its durability and making it up to 30% tougher.

Coral Tools gets a tight grip on roller sleeves 9 December 2015
Patented Headlock technology, designed in Great Britain by Coral Tools, is designed to prevent roller sleeves slipping from their frames.

Cuprinol speeds up with Spray & Brush 9 December 2015
Cuprinol has introduced a new sprayer to its range of applicators, the Cuprinol Spray & Brush.

No prepping with Dulux Weathershield 9 December 2015
Dulux Weathershield's revolutionary Multisurface Quickdry Satin can be used on a wide range of exterior surfaces - including UPVC, wood and metal features such as window frames and front doors, and guarantees six-year weather protection.

Eden Halls Greenhouses thinks small 9 December 2015
Eden Halls Greenhouses' new 4ft Eden Birdlip Greenhouse is aimed at consumers with small gardens, but boasts a series of breakthroughs.

Fallen Fruits pouffes are refreshingly different 9 December 2015
Garden giftware company Fallen Fruits, whose themed, designer collections are inspired by nature, has unveiled a fruity new range of outdoor pouffes.

Carl Kammerling International ArmourSlice breaks records 9 December 2015
Carl Kammerling International is celebrating the success of its CK ArmourSlice following a record-breaking sales period.

Caring for tiles with Everbuild 9 December 2015
The new After Tile range from Everbuild - A Sika Company is designed to make caring for and maintaining tiled areas quick, simple and hassle free.

Everbuild fixes paving - fast 9 December 2015
Sika Pave Fix Plus from Everbuild - A Sika Company is an easy and hassle-free way to transform paving all year round.

Nilfisk has the power to save water and energy 9 December 2015
Nilfisk PowerGrip is currently the only pressure washer range to use the latest innovative wireless technology to give fast, simple pressure adjustment in seven steps, helping save water and energy.

Rapid reduces staple gun fatigue 9 December 2015
European market leader Rapid says it is launching a radical development in force reduction for manual staple guns.

STV revamps The Big Cheese Ultra Power 9 December 2015
After clocking up sales of over 1m units worth £6m-plus at retail, and delivering excellent growth for retailers' rodent control fixtures since its 2012 launch, The Big Cheese Ultra Power range from STV has been revamped.

STV pest control is on a roll 9 December 2015
STV says it is on track to sell over 10m units of pest control products a year thanks to a dynamic marketing strategy that has built a combination of keen opening price points and value-added products into key ranges including The Big Cheese.

User-friendly cement tubs from Tarmac 9 December 2015
Britain's leading building materials and construction solutions business has launched a new range of tubs specifically designed to tackle projects around the home and garden this autumn.

Strong, secure storage from Wham 9 December 2015
The Wham Bambox is a new and innovative British-made storage range, enhanced by a revolutionary new material.

Smart solution for locks, from Yale 9 December 2015
The days of worrying about forgotten keys are over, with the launch of the Keyless Connected Smart Lock from Yale.

Yale multipoint lock maintains accreditation 9 December 2015
Yale has launched the first retrofit multipoint lock to allow users to maintain accreditation on existing PAS 24 doors without needing to fit exactly the same lock as was supplied with the door.

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