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Pelsis announce launch of new electrostatic ULV fogger in fight against Covid-19  

Global manufacturer of hygiene and pest control products, Pelsis Group has launched a new product to help stop the spread of COVID-19. The Hurricane ES (Electrostatic) fogger is an Ultra-Low Volume (ULV) hand held fogging machine and is made by the ... 
19 October 2020

C.K Magma – The best premium tool storage solutions for professionals

Working with trade professionals gives C.K Magma great insight into what works best to make tasks much easier. Its range of innovative tool storage products do just that, offering the very best options for high quality, efficient tools and test ... 
16 October 2020

C.K Lighting the Way with an exciting range of new products

C.K is set to extend its successful lighting range, with a fantastic selection of innovative new products, including a range of high performance site lights and head torches, that offer a host of advanced features and benefits, including the very ... 
16 October 2020

Integrated lithium starting introduced to Briggs & Stratton’s 500 and 600 Series engine ranges

Briggs & Stratton extends its integrated InStart® technology to the mid-market on the 575iSi and 675iSi Series engine following the successful market introduction of its 475iSi engine.Expanding the integrated InStart rangeThe all new 575iSi and ... 
13 October 2020

Spiral Cellars target home improvement market with new Spiral Cellar 'Kit'

Spiral Cellars, the UK’s leading supplier of luxury wine storage, is targeting the build and home improvement market with the launch of its new Spiral Cellars KITs. A Spiral Cellar KIT enables a construction or build team to independently install a ... 
9 October 2020

It's time for a grow your own Christmas

During lockdown, the number of Brits gardening as a hobby exploded. Suttons Seeds reported sales twenty times higher than the same time in 2019. BBC TV's Gardener’s World had its highest viewing figures for a decade.Forest Garden has some perfect ... 
9 October 2020

Woodlodge taps into trend for wildlife gardening with expansion of its Bee Kind range of containers

As public concern escalates over global pollinator decline and gardeners seek to transform their plots into wildlife- friendly havens, Woodlodge is extending its popular Bee Kind range of containers to draw attention to the plight of much-loved but ... 
2 October 2020

New! Datacolor® ColorReader EZ – The portable tool that simplifies matching, selecting and coordinating colours

Datacolor®, a global leader in colour management solutions, announces the launch of ColorReader EZ, the latest addition to the company’s ColorReader family of products that includes ColorReader and ColorReader Pro for professional markets. The ... 
22 September 2020

Sipcam Home & Garden introduces SPOT-ON – an innovative new range of clean and weed control products

Sipcam Home & Garden is bringing to market a brand new range of powerful, simple-to- use cleaning and weed control products. SPOT-ON will help retailers to ignite sales via innovation, with the economical, performance-led portfolio delivering ... 
15 September 2020

‘The Dencon Group’ highlights its new LED Floodlight Range, with attachable PIR

These floodlights are available in 10W to 100W versions and can easily be retrofitted with pluggable PIRs, so wholesalers only have to stock the basic floodlights and supply the PIRs separately. The PIR can either be fitted to the floodlight during ... 
14 September 2020

ERA Protect Launch - Next generation of Smart Home Security is backed by BSI IoT Kitemark

ERA, the UK’s security specialist, has launched ERA Protect, the next generation wireless smart security system and the first of its kind to attain the prestigious BSI IoT Kitemark. Bringing alarm and camera excellence, ERA Protect offers the ... 
14 September 2020

Sipcam Home & Garden bolsters its ecofective® range with a fresh look, improved packaging and new refills to cut plastic waste

The pioneering ecofective® range of garden care and plant protection products is to have a fresh new look for 2021 – with supplier Sipcam Home & Garden unveiling a raft of innovative developments that set a new benchmark for sustainable retail. ... 
4 September 2020

Traeger - the original wood pellet grill

Grilling experts Traeger, have been revolutionising BBQ grilling and outdoor cooking for 30 years, using 100 per cent natural hardwood fuel to infuse food with unparalleled flavourful smoke, making food taste absolutely delicious. Today, Traeger ... 
4 September 2020

READYBLAZE … Safer, Greener and Ready to Burn

Winter fuel experts Dizmezs Ltd are launching READYBLAZE, a new firewood brand for the UK Garden Centre market. The brand marries superior performance with environmentally friendly features. Every piece of timber in their firewood products is kiln ... 
25 August 2020

New Duck Hazard Tape launches in UK

Leading brand Duck Tape has introduced a yellow and black stripe tape, ideal for marking sections on floors and providing hazard warnings. A single side PVC adhesive tape measuring 60mm x 66m, it is already hugely successful in other parts of Europe,... 
19 August 2020
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