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Wilsons Rubbing Alcohol

Wilsons Rubbing Alcohol also known as isopropyl alcohol (IPA) or with its chemical name propan-2-ol is now available in a 250ml, a 500ml and a trigger spray version from Wilsons. Common uses include cleaning, degreasing and disinfecting as well as ... 
25 March 2020

Dragon Dusters from Leecroft

The new Dragon Dusters from Leecroft are the ultimate in dust-slaying technology, addressing the consumer pain points of shedding lint and difficulty in reaching high areas. They are available in two different extendable lengths. The soft and ... 
25 March 2020

iF Design Award for Hultafors Tools

Another Prestigious Design Award for the Hultafors Group’s Workwear and Tools brands. Added to the Red Dot Design Award for Workwear, the Hultafors Group has just won the iF Design Award for the Hultafors Snap-Off Knife (SRP18A) and the HDM Dry ... 
24 March 2020

C.K Magma launches Technician’s PRO Wheeled Case

Following the success of its range of premium storage toolcases, C.K Magma is launching its Technician’s PRO Wheeled Case (MA2652). Set to be a firm favourite with professionals whose work requires them to regularly transport a heavy toolkit, this ... 
24 March 2020

MAXXROLL is both innovative and effective

The MAXXROLL is both innovative and effective and will provide a solution that other machines in this category are unable to.As well as being able to sand, polish and remove rust (with the correct accessory) on flat, uneven or curved surfaces, it ... 
24 March 2020

Stress-free solutions

The Orwell brand is not only about reliable quality products, but every item has been designed to offer a stress-free solution that makes everyday laundry chores easier. The heavy-duty Orwell Airers comprise of four varieties (Super X, Double X, ... 
24 March 2020

Barrettine’s Knockout Rodenticides

Barrettine’s Knockout Rodenticides - Professional strength formulations offered in 3 varieties, Whole Wheat Sachets, Pasta Sachets and Wax Block. Both Whole Wheat and Pasta Sachets are formulated with special ‘luring’ agents with a unique twin ... 
8 March 2020

Barrettine’s Bug Blaster

Barrettine’s Bug Blaster - the trusted, reliable and effective insecticide-free spray has now been reformulated to contain a water soluble polymer that acts as a physical mode of action. The insect is coated with a polymer when Bug Blaster is ... 
8 March 2020

Barrettine’s Romax Rodent Seal

Barrettine’s Romax Rodent Seal - uses a top quality Industrial sealant in a patented mix of stainless steel fibres. The benefits of such ‘wire wool’ plus proofing materials has long been known but for the first time, they’ve been combined to offer a ... 
8 March 2020

Dethlac is celebrating 61 years on the market

Dethlac Insecticidal Lacquer is a hugely successful product and an extremely well established Insecticide since 1959. Dethlac is celebrating 61 years on the market and was voted no. 1 Insecticidal Product in July 2019 by UK Best Reviews Guide.It is ... 
8 March 2020

Pest Stop from Centurion

Pest Stop from Centurion offers a range of Electronic pest repellers that are non-toxic and tackle mice, rats, insects, spiders and birds both indoors and outdoors.Our range of plug and go electronic pest repellers provide an effective solution to ... 
8 March 2020

Security for house and apartment doors

The DG8500 Door eGuard Video Doorbell: Security for house and apartment doors. The smart doorbell can be activated via a push of the button or through motion detection, this way you always know who is at the front door.When a guest (or unwanted ... 
8 March 2020

NEXXSAW - all of the power and efficiency of a chainsaw without the fear

Innovation is what Batavia are all about, they look at a problem, evaluate it and develop a solution. The NEXXSAW falls exactly into this category – all of the power and efficiency of a chainsaw without the fear. In fact, it’s less cumbersome than a ... 
8 March 2020

Carl Kammerling International is launches new Fusion 2020 trade promotion

Carl Kammerling International is launching its exciting new Fusion 2020 trade promotion - running from 3 February to 29 May 2020 - offering retailers savings on around 208 products from all CKI brands including: C.K, C.K Magma, C.K Classic, Jokari, ... 
21 February 2020

Super-Mate is a universal, high quality siliconsed acrylic sealant

Bond It, one of the UK’s fastest growing manufacturers of sealants, adhesives and building chemicals, has launched a new product to compliment its already growing sealants range.Super-Mate is a universal, high quality siliconsed acrylic sealant ... 
21 February 2020
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