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New non-run gel super glue from Loctite

Loctite has launched a Super Glue that combines Loctite’s premium formulation with a pen-like dispenser that enables easy application. The super glue provides an instant and strong bond and is suitable for porous materials and vertical application ... 
18 December 2017

Everbuild launch new range of fast setting adhesives

The sealants and adhesive range from Everbuild – A Sika Company is growing with the launch of Sika Pro Select, a fantastic new range bringing the renowned Sika technical expertise to the trade user. This extensive new range consists of ten products ... 
18 December 2017

Deco-Pak one penny stepping stone featured on BBC Breakfast

Decorative aggregates and landscaping supplier Deco-Pak began 2017 by winning a highly commended product award for its Insect Hotels at Spring Fair, and ended it making the brave move to realign its business strategy to focus more on traditional ... 
18 December 2017

C.K. Tools launches enhanced range of waterpump pliers

Leading hand tool brand, C.K Tools, has launched an enhanced range of one of its most popular products, the C.K Waterpump Pliers. The improved range consists of three sizes: 175mm, 250mm and 300mm. With each size offering extra wide jaw capacities ... 
18 December 2017

Carl Kammerling launches product catalogue

In response to overwhelming customer demand, leading supplier of quality hand tools and security solutions, Carl Kammerling International, has utilised sophisticated catalogue publishing software in order to launch an all brand product catalogue, ... 
18 December 2017

Carl Kammering introduces product training tool, Productwise

In support of its customers, Carl Kammerling International has improved its innovative web-based product training tool, Productwise, to help counter staff increase their knowledge of Carl Kammerling’s products and sell the ranges more effectively. ... 
18 December 2017

Telescopic extension ladder from Beldray

The ideal tool for working professionals, the Beldray 3.8 m Telescopic Extension Ladder allows you to safely reach difficult heights up to approx. 4.56 m. It features a portable, retractable design, transport the ladder between work and home with ... 
18 December 2017

The new heavy-duty step stool from Beldray

Providing extra height for reaching into cupboards, onto top shelves and into other hard-to-reach places, the Heavy-duty Step Stool from BELDRAY is ideal to have on hand in any room of the home. With rubber feet and a non-slip tread to ensure a ... 
18 December 2017

Amtech lights the way with outdoor model

Amtech is launching a new and powerful 160 lumen sensor light which has a 3m motion detection range, as well as two light settings – making it ideal for most porches, paths, sheds and gated environments.The internal 3.7V Li-ion battery is charged ... 
24 November 2017

Bright ideas from Centurion

Torches, floodlights and PIR garden lghting are just some of the products available as part of the Centurion Europe lighting range.Powerlines torches include high-powered LED and COB technology, with brighter lights that use less power – and all ... 
24 November 2017

Super Bright security light from Smart Solar

Smart Solar has launched the PIR Security Light, which is solar powered, therefore avoiding the need for mains wiring. This PIR sensor light has 10 white 200 Lumen LEDs providing super bright illumination, which is activated automatically for 30 ... 
24 November 2017

Dencon creates atmosphere with flickering candle LED

There is something quite beautiful and mesmerising about a flickering candle flame; it evokes atmosphere with feelings of warmth but old-style wax candles are not safe to use in outdoor lanterns anymore.So the days of seeing them light up cobble ... 
24 November 2017

Squire launches heavy-duty padlocks

Squire has launched a new army of heavy-duty padlocks for the workplace. Squire Warrior combination and key operated padlocks feature an armoured steel body, boron steel shackle with satin chrome finish and protective cover. Uniquely designed, they ... 
24 November 2017

Everbuild awarded the h&b 'Supplier of the Year'

Everbuild - A Sika Company, is proud to have been awarded the h&b Supplier of the Year award at its annual awards ceremony held at Celtic Manor Hotel in Newport on September 27. Head of merchant sales and independents Greg Senior key account ... 
24 November 2017
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