New UK Head for Hydrotec

Mike Darvill has been appointed Managing Director of Hydrotec (UK) Limited, the commercial water treatment solution specialists. Focus will be placed on promoting the company’s comprehensive portfolio of products for water filtration, scale, bacterial and corrosion control including the patented... View Article

Property chiefs outline wishes for govt rental tsar Stanford

Senior property figures have gotten behind a number of ‘wants’ for Andrew Stanford, chairman of the government’s taskforce for the private rented sector. While housebuilders visited Downing Street this week to expand the government’s controversial Help to Buy plans, many... View Article

Dulux Trade reaches new heights with The Shard

A range of premium coatings from Dulux Trade has been selected to protect and enhance The Shard, Western Europe’s tallest building. Dulux Trade Metalshield, Dulux Trade Vinyl Matt, Dulux Trade Diamond Satinwood and Dulux Trade Weathershield Smooth Masonry were all... View Article

Space Air Daikin Total Solution

The combined Air-to-Air and Air-to-Water High Temperature (HT) Heat Pump system – the Daikin VRVIII-Total Solution (TS) is ideal for projects where highly efficient climate control and the production of hot water for under floor, radiator heating and sanitary hot... View Article

British Ceramic Tile welcomes new specification manager

British Ceramic Tile has recruited Jamie Garrett as its new Specification Manager. Focusing on the South East and London, this new role will help the company continue to raise its profile across all areas of the specification market from architects... View Article

All fired up

When Ours Sanitaryware acquired the former Ideal Standard Middlewich plant just over one year ago, the plan was not only to manufacture their Impulse Bathrooms range of products for the UK Market, but also to build business making and supplying... View Article

Bostik UK appoints Dale Poulton as commercial director

Bostik UK has appointed Dale Poulton as Commercial Director. Mr Poulton has a wealth of industry experience having spent fourteen years with Henkel where he held a number of senior commercial roles. Prior to joining Bostik he was European Director... View Article

RigiSystems Alubond BBA certification

Alubond aluminium composite sheets have now achieved BBA certification. RigiSystems has the exclusive rights to distribute Alubond ACMs in the UK, Republic of Ireland and France. Commenting on the certification, RigiSystems Sales Director Grahame Rankin said, “Alubond USA is the... View Article

Ironmongerydirect takes on new apprentices

IronmongeryDirect, the UK’s largest online and mail order supplier of ironmongery products to the trade, is pleased to announce it has started a new apprenticeship scheme. Two new apprentices have started at the HQ in Basildon with Ben Lake and... View Article

Low surface temperature radiators

Stelrad Radiators offers a choice of CPDS. One of the most popular to date is its CPD on low surface temperature radiators. The aims and learning outcomes of this CPD presentation from Stelrad Radiators are to provide guidance on the... View Article

Kalzip XT Specified for new bus station

Kalzip’s aluminium standing seam system was specified for the impressive new Stoke-on-Trent City Centre Bus Station by architect, Grimshaw. VINCI Construction UK was the main contractor and experienced Teamkal contractor, Lakesmere Ltd installed the Kalzip roofing system which included all... View Article