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Product News Archive January 2016

Shurtape launches super-strong T-Rex tape 27 January 2016
Shurtape has announced the launch of its strongest-ever tape to the UK market - T-Rex.

Draper has right saw for the job 27 January 2016
New from Draper Tools is the high performance Venom range of trade saws, offered at market-leading prices.

Addis Mega Mop cleans up 21 January 2016
The Addis Mega mop is designed to cut through dirt and grease with water alone while the super soft fibres are gentle on the floor, yet tough on dirt thanks to the superior cleaning performance of the microfibre technology.

Addis all-rounder 21 January 2016
The Addis multi surface sweeper is ideal for carpets and all hard floor surfaces.

Everbuild makes light work of floorcare 21 January 2016
Everbuild - A Sika Company has launched SikaBond wood and laminate floor cleaner; a ready-to-use floor cleaner designed to make light work of keeping wood and laminate floors looking as good as new.

Strong reasons to pick Everbuild PinkGrip 20 January 2016
PinkGrip from Everbuild - A Sika Company is specifically formulated for the professional user.

Everbuild adds Wonder Wipes Spray 20 January 2016
Multi-Use Wonder Wipes Spray from Everbuild - A Sika Company is the newest addition to the popular Wonder Wipes range.

Rustins: proud to be British 20 January 2016
Rustins formulates and manufactures a range of wood finishes and speciality paints from its factory in London.

Dunlop fillers promise even drying 20 January 2016
Featuring Hydroloc technology, the Dunlop Pro Décor range of fillers and smoothers is an innovative collection of products for the preparation of walls and ceilings prior to decorating, says the company.

The best of British pest control from STV 20 January 2016
Retail pest control product supplier STV manufactures The Big Cheese Mouse Killer Bait Box (STV138) at its head office in Norfolk.

Squire padlock has British bulldog spirit 20 January 2016
Security specialist Squire has unveiled its new Stronghold SS80, designed as the world's strongest production padlock.

Great value rat killer from STV 20 January 2016
New from The Big Cheese by STV, the Rat Killer Loose Grain Bait 200g is an effective and ready-to-use bait for control against rat infestations.

Hot deals from CKI 14 January 2016
Carl Kammerling International is launching its annual Hotbox promotion.

Metaltex adds a splash of colour 13 January 2016
Housewares company Metaltex, which specialises in non-electrical kitchen, laundry and storage equipment for the home, has introduced a striking visual merchandising offer, ideal for garden centre retailers looking to add to overall sales with a small housewares range, says the company.

Durable storage from What More 12 January 2016
What More UK Ltd has unveiled a new and 'virtually unbreakable' plastic storage box.

Themed doormats are Best for Boots 12 January 2016
Garden giftware company, Fallen Fruits, whose themed designer collections are inspired by nature, is offering homeowners the opportunity to deck their halls this season with a range of charming, winter themed doormats.

Scruffs keeps DIYers warm on the job 12 January 2016
Scruffs' new Classic Thermo Parka is perfect for tradesmen and DIYers who aren't afraid of rain, snow or cold when it comes to getting the job done, says the company.

Amtech gets a new look 5 January 2016
DK Tools is relaunching its Amtech brand in response to the dramatically changing DIY landscape.

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