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Product News Archive July 2016

Taking duct tape to a whole new level 18 July 2016
Gorilla Tape has taken Duct Tape to a new level. The outdoor tape has a rugged, all-weather, UV resistant shell and has been designed to easily stand up to the elements making its list of uses endless.

Maximise sales with The Buzz: Love Summer 18 July 2016
STV is inviting retailers to maximise peak summer sales and inspire customers to enjoy outdoor life and to Live Pest-Free with The Buzz: Love Summer merchandise displays from pest control product supplier, STV.

Go Rogue with Napoleon Grills 18 July 2016
Napoleon Grills is telling consumers to "grab the great outdoors with both hands and Go Rogue next summer" as the company launches a brand new range of gas barbecues called Rogue.

Outback shines at Solex 18 July 2016
A 'barbecue with a bar' proved a hot topic on this year's Outback Solex stand, where the latest addition to the new top-of-the-range Signature series persuaded buyers to sign-up to the concept for the 2017 barbecue season.

Wonder Wipes given Monster makeover 14 July 2016
Everbuild's Multi-Use Wonder Wipes are already loved by builders nationwide for their ability to clean hands and tools effortlessly, and now with the launch of Monster Wonder Wipes they can be enjoyed for even longer.

CK Tools enhancing side cutting range 14 July 2016
Carl Kammerling International has enhanced its already popular range of C.K tools Redline VDE Side Cutters, adjusting the cutting edge to provide the optimal cutting angle for the unsurpassed, smooth and efficient cutting of electrical cables.

All day foot comfort and style from Scruffs 14 July 2016
Scruffs knows tradespeople demand all-day foot comfort and care. Feet are their foundation day in - day out, and professionals working in demanding environments need to invest in a tough, durable boot that will keep them safe in all conditions.

CK Tools gearing up for Winter Wonderland 14 July 2016
Carl Kammerling International is looking forward to a strong end to the year as its annual Winter Wonderland promotion returns for its third successive year.

Centurion's solution to unwanted pests 13 July 2016
Are unwanted pests spoiling your customers' gardens? If so, Centurion has the answer with its recently launched Pest Clear range of indoor and outdoor electronic pest repellers, designed to deal with any unwanted guests.

Great BBQing in just eight minutes 13 July 2016
Nature BBQ Jet Air Booster allows the user to get their kettle barbecue ready just as quickly as a gas grill.

Natural, clear conscience barbecuing 13 July 2016
Nature of Barbecuing is a new, revolutionary, eco-friendly barbecue brand. The Nature collection includes carbon neutral barbecue briquettes and firelighters, plus barbecue equipment and accessories.

ABUS proves its worth against determined thieves 13 July 2016
As part of ABUS' continual product improvement the 83/55, 83CS/55 and 83WP/63s have all been upgraded to a six pin keyway offering greater keyed alike and master keyed flexibility through significantly more differs and further anti-pick security.

Cobra boasts largest range of lawnmowers on market 13 July 2016
Following the launch of new products this year, Cobra claims it has the largest range of powered lawnmowers on the market.

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