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Product News Archive February 2016

New decking brochure from Richard Burbidge 25 February 2016
Timber specialist Richard Burbidge has published a new decking brochure, showcasing its latest decking products.

CK Tools launches 3-in-1 Tote 24 February 2016
Carl Kammerling International has introduced the new C. K. Magma 3 in 1 Tote, boasting 'three innovative design features in one easy solution'.

Award-winning tile knife from Vitrex 24 February 2016
Vitrex has introduced a ceramic and glass tile knife designed to combine top quality performance with an enhanced range of functions along with a comfort grip and clever design.

A versatile solution from 24 February 2016
The new SF 800 H Retail Pallet is the latest model to join's range of lightweight, cost-effective, nestable pallets.

Shurtape's T-Rex tape delivers twice the bite 24 February 2016
Shurtape has announced the launch of T-Rex, marketed as the brand's strongest ever tape.

Abus launches new range at Totally show 24 February 2016
Among new releases showcased by Abus at this year's Totally DIY show was the wAppLoxx, an electronic locking euro cylinder range.

New range of Favor safes from Burg-Wachter 24 February 2016
Burg-Wachter is introducing a range of freestanding Favor safes, designed to offer outstanding value and enhanced security features compared with other similarly priced models.

STV responds to consumer demand with new lines 24 February 2016
Responding to the massive demand for moth repellent - as a result of consumers wearing more cashmere - STV has launched a new range of moth balls containing the new transfluthrin formulation which safely kills moths, larvae and eggs.

STV tackles garden pests with Green Screen Slug Guard 24 February 2016
The new Green Screen Slug Guard from STV's Defenders organic gardening range is designed to create a slug-free zone in the garden.

STV launches spring promotion for retail success 24 February 2016
STV describes its Spring promotion as 'a boost to retail margins', featuring deals for Zero In insect products, Defenders cat and wildlife deterrents and key rodent control lines under The Big Cheese brand.

Sterling launches sports-themed padlock range 24 February 2016
Sterling is launching a limited edition sports themed padlock to tie in with government initiatives and major national and international sporting events in 2016.

Good reception for Cottam's new wire brushes 23 February 2016
Designed in the UK, the Cottam and Cottam XD range of wire brushes from Cottam Brush are tailor-made for professionals and DIYers alike.

Abus 65/50 padlock foils locksmith 23 February 2016
The Abus 65/50 padlock has already been sold millions of times worldwide, and recently proved its worth once more when it foiled a locksmith and his 24" bolt cutters.

Beldray launches turquoise range 23 February 2016
Beldray has launched a new colour range for laundry, cleaning and floorcare.

Gorilla Glue adds three at Totally 3 February 2016
Gorilla Glue is America's biggest seller because it works when other glues fail, says the company.

There's stacks from Stax at Totally 3 February 2016
Stax is promising to exhibit a vast array of products at this year's Totally show.

Burg-Wächter is a safe bet at Totally 3 February 2016
Retailers visiting the joint Sterling Locks and Burg Wachter stand at this year's Totally DIY show will be offered a shortcut to all that's best in quality locking products at great value, says the company.

Draper goes digital at Totally 3 February 2016
Draper Tools will be exhibiting with a contemporary look and interactive touch-screen technology at this year's Totally.

See Specialist Group workbench at Totally 3 February 2016
This year Specialist Group will be showcasing the Builders Brand 4-in-1 Workstation at Totally DIY Totally Tools.

Sterling Locks: Totally secure 3 February 2016
The joint Sterling Locks and Burg Wachter stand at this year's Totally DIY show will showcase the strength and depth of physical security products available from the Sterling Locks brand.

Bonnington shines a light on luxury 3 February 2016
The Dusk Till Dawn lighting range from Bonnington Plastics targets the high-end consumer, says the company.


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