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New range of growing gift sets from G Plants

As G Plants launch its latest brochure of year-round giftware, it has also introduced a new range of Bees Le Jardinier growing gift sets. The popular rustic French style ceramic pots are packed with great varieties of spring flowering bulbs; crocus, ... 
31 May 2019

Wilsons is the new UK distributor for It-Tape

Wilsons has announced it is now the UK distributor of the new It-Tape. This is the tape that does it all and has many uses both indoors and outdoors, from securing computer cables, charging leads and keeping work tools tidy. It can be used in the ... 
31 May 2019

Treadstone introduces high-spec safety gloves

Treadstone Products says it has been working closely with safety product experts both in China and the UK. The result of this partnership is that the company has been able to embed in its ClipGlove range what one might call the ‘professional DNA’ of ... 
31 May 2019

Versatile kitchen caddy from Addis

New to the Addis Classic Sink Side collection is this versatile kitchen caddy. The caddy can be used as a cleaning or storage caddy to dispense and store washing powder, cleaning cloths and dishwasher tablets etc. Alternatively it can be used for ... 
31 May 2019

The fold flat basket from Addis

The fold flat basket from Addis is the ultimate space saving device. The collapsible basket folds flat when not in use and can be stored in a cupboard discreetly with its small footprint or in between the washing machine and counter top. The fold ... 
31 May 2019

The Batavia Maxxheat from Biz Power Tools

The Batavia Maxxheat kills weeds, destroys roots, is a hot air gun for decorating and can also be used as a BBQ lighter! Easy and fast: destroys weed by heating in only five seconds. The powerful hot air gun has three temperature settings up to 600°... 
17 May 2019

Lyte Landers manufacturing in the UK since 1947

Lyte Ladders & Towers says it is committed to manufacturing access products in the UK and has been since 1947. To ensure Lyte is aware of the latest standards and developments in the access industry, the company is a prominent member of both the ... 
17 May 2019

New mini pocket spirit levels from Hultafors Tools

It’s always been Hultafors Tools’ vision to give professional tradesmen and women the best quality tools for optimal on-site performance. That’s why these new mini pocket spirit levels have now been added to its range of best in class levelling and ... 
17 May 2019

Kilrock plans "signifcant investment"

From its factory in Chesham, Buckinghamshire, Kilrock designs, formulates, blends, fills, packs, sells and distributes a full range of high-performance cleaning products. The company also manufactures, under license, the oldest cleaning product in ... 
17 May 2019

Rustins delivers extensive ranges made in Britain

Established in 1924, Rustins is a leading British manufacturer of wood finishes, speciality paints and performance household cleaners. It produces its range at its factory in North London, using new materials and technologies whilst maintaining its ... 
17 May 2019

Squire adds new tech to its padlock ranges

Security specialist Squire says it has added new improved combination technology to its best-selling fully re-codable CP and Vulcan Combi padlock ranges for home use. The superior design of Squire’s new combination lock mechanism – which is patented ... 
17 May 2019

Environmentally-friendly Garden spray paint from Plastikote

Refresh or recycle garden furniture, garden gates, pots, planters and garden ornaments this summer with Plastikote Garden spray paint. Environmentally-friendly with a water-based formulation and 90% less solvents that conventional spray paints, ... 
17 May 2019

Snickers introduce new Ocean safety shoe

Combining a lightweight athletic look and superb safety features, the new Ocean safety shoe from Snickers is ideal for workers who are constantly on the move. The shoe’s midsole is made of a poured PU rather than a traditional injected PU to give a ... 
17 May 2019

Plastikote releases new trade aerosols

Plastikote’s new range of aerosols has been developed specifically for the trade market. These high quality sprays come in colour-coded cans with clear usage and instruction labels - simply pick it, buy it and get on with the job. If you’re looking ... 
17 May 2019

"Number one" tape of choice from Galago

Galago, a double-sided tape from Walther Strong means no more scissors, and a unique design which allows users to tear, by hand, perfectly straight every time, without scissors or a knife. The all-new adhesive allows users to reposition the tape (... 
25 April 2019
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