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Product News Archive January 2017

Centurion to unveil new brand at Spring Fair 25 January 2017

Centurion Europe is starting 2017 with the unveiling of a new brand at this year’s Spring Fair.


Amtech introduces new Ampacks 25 January 2017

New for 2017, Amtech introduces Ampacks - a range of pre-pack hardware and point-of-sale solution that dramatically simplifies what can be a complicated and confusing DIY category for many customers and retailers alike.


New screed from Weber improves set time by two hours 24 January 2017

Sint-Gobain Weber has been making improvements to its weberfloor flex with Low Dust Technology (LDT), resulting in improved set-time by as much as two hours.


Introducing 5m Flooring Tie Down Straps from Draper 24 January 2017

Draper Tools has just introduced 5m Flooring Tie Down Straps to its range.


A year of deals from Carl Kammerling International 24 January 2017

Carl Kammerling International is setting retailers up for a year of deals in its annual Hotbox promotion.


Shurtape teams up with 6 Nations Rugby 24 January 2017

Shurtape is announcing more great events in the T-Rex promotional calendar, with high profile advertising at the RBS 6 Nations Rugby tournament.


Safe as houses with Sterling 24 January 2017

Along with perimeter deterrents, Sterling knows that one of the first lines of defence against unwanted visitors is making sure the doors and windows are secured. Offering everything from cylinders and nightlatches to mortice and rim locks, digital locks, door/window locks and sash jammers, it’s easy to see how Sterling is helping retailers latch onto sales opportunities that make customers feel safe as houses.


Scruffs delivers lasting comfort throughout the day 24 January 2017

Scruffs knows that hard grafting tradespeople deserve hard wearing gear that provides lasting comfort throughout the working day.


Everbuild brings the power with Stixall on a Roll 24 January 2017

Just when you thought you’d seen it all from the Stixall range, Everbuild – A Sika Company – launch Stixall on a Roll, an invisible double-sided tape with extreme power. 


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