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Combi-CB is a hit at Interbuild

Combilift used last month's Interbuild to showcase its newest and smallest model to date, the Combi-CB – and attracted a great level of interest. 
13 November 2008

A Lyte to lead Hailo's way

Lyte Ladders & Towers has become the UK and Ireland distributor for German manufacturer Hailo. 
6 November 2008

Making total sensor

The new Sensor Light from lamp manufacturer Megaman combines a low-energy light bulb and a built-in light-sensitive security switch meaning these exterior lights come on automatically when darkness falls. 
4 November 2008

Two heads are better than one

Abus launches twin pack promotion featuring the brand new 23 Diskus. 
29 October 2008

Standing out from the crowd

Fischer Fixings has introduced a new display stand for resin anchors and accessories. 
24 October 2008

Bentley brings out Bambu

Designed in the UK, the new ergonomic Bambu collection from Charles Bentley is intended to be both comfortable to use and stylish, while retaining a competitive pricepoint. 
24 October 2008

New artful range

Probably best known for exterior paints, Valtti Specialist Coatings has launched a new interiors range called Feelings Liquid Imagination. 
21 October 2008

Two new for Durofix range

Concept is extending its range of Durofix tools and adding accessories for its own-brand Two-in-One screwdriver and collated autofeed. 
20 October 2008

One is the magic number

Activated by using a key fob, the ERA Locca One remote control door lock system automatically locks the door within five seconds of the fob being pressed. 
17 October 2008

Big Red for Rolson

Rolson Tools has continued its roll out in the UK's high streets with their second entry edition into the Woolworths Big Red Book for Christmas 2008, launched on October 3. 
15 October 2008

Three in one with new Uneo

The brand new Uneo from Bosch is, the company claims, a world first, as it comprises a cordless drill, screwdriver and rotary hammer all in one. 
9 October 2008

CKI product training online

Carl Kammerling International (CKI) has launched Productwise, a web-based product training tool, designed to help counter staff increase their knowledge of CKI's products and sell the range more effectively. 
6 October 2008

Many key with Abus

Recent research by Abus revealed that 85% of domestic security consumers don't understand the concept of keyed-alike padlocks. 
3 October 2008

You can just Sense-It

Mircomark's wireless security range Sense-it is easy to install with its the battery-operated sensor simply placed on a garden post or tree. 
3 October 2008

Small but perfectly formed

A new project table from Dremel, said to be one of the smallest on the market, is designed specifically for people working on detailed projects. 
30 September 2008

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