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Europe Roundup ban reports untrue, says Monsanto

Agrochemical giant Monsanto is defending its Roundup weedkiller against a claim that it can cause cancer, and says reports that it has been banned in France and other European countries are untrue. 
17 June 2015

New high-speed system for Crown to fill paint cans quicker

Crown Paints has invested £1m in a new high-speed manufacturing system which is designed to speed up the filling of paint cans by as much as 75%. 
14 April 2014

New Bristol trade counter for Screwfix

A 5,500sq ft trade counter unit at IM Properties' Longwell Green trade park development in Bristol has become the latest notch in Screwfix's belt. 
20 May 2013

New look for DIY store John Lyne Home Hardware

Family-run DIY store John Lyne Home Improvements has rebranded and is now known as John Lyne Home Hardware. 
14 November 2008

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