Catrin Jones

Assistant Editor

EMMA safety footwear will improve carbon footprint

2020 EMMASustainability Diagram

EMMA is a socially responsible brand from the Hultafors Group that delivers a 100% circular footwear offering. Businesses from all industry sectors, from construction to manufacturing, to logistics, warehousing, office and retail, are making huge strides in sustainability and making bold public commitments to improving their social impact and encouraging their supply …

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Södra Wood Ltd announces partnership with Denholm Port Services

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Södra Wood Ltd has announced a two-year contract with Denholm Port Services, the leading UK ship agency provider. In light of increased paperwork and more complex requirements following the UK’s departure from the European Union, Södra has taken steps to streamline its imports and mitigate any potential issues or customs …

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Spärka expands senior management team

Rebecca Fortescue Halliwell

Spärka has expanded its senior management team by appointing Rebecca Fortescue-Halliwell as marketing manager. Rebecca brings 13 years of previous experience working within product development and marketing in the construction industry from her previous role at TIMco. As marketing manager, she assisted with building TIMco’s brand and launched many products …

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Kerridge CS welcomes Tim Bennett as Partner Alliances Manager

Tim Bennett

Kerridge Commercial Systems (KCS) has appointed Tim Bennett as its Partner Alliances Manager, where he will be responsible for accelerating relationships with key partners across the KCS group. Bringing over 20 years of experience to the role, Bennett has successfully executed alliance and channel partner strategies for several large software …

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New jackets, work trousers and topwear in 2021 Snickers workwear catalogue

2021 Catalogue Cover

With a focus on comfort, performance and sustainability in its new products, the 2021 digital catalogue has all you need to know about Snickers Workwear, including new products that now use REPREVE, the world’s number one brand of recycled performance fibre. There’s also new AllroundWork Topwear with the cooling 37.5® moisture …

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Showerwall introduces new trade brochure and training videos

Showerwall Trade Brochure Cover Spread December 2020

Showerwall, the bathroom wall panelling brand, has produced a new trade brochure and two online training videos to help installers understand the features and benefits of their acrylic and HPL panels and how easy they are to fit. The new 20-page full-colour brochure offers a practical overview of the Showerwall …

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New Kerridge CS PSG Director sets out priorities

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Kerridge Commercial Systems (KCS) customers can expect to see the continued positive improvement and focus on collaboration and customer service, as the company appoints Iain Davidson as its new professional services group (PSG) director. Iain brings a wealth of experience to KCS. Most recently, he held the role of Professional …

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SureCav records 2020 as a successful year

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SureCav announces 2020 as a record year for sales and enquiries. The average growth in sales over the last 5 years is 15%. This has accelerated to an 18% average for Autumn/Winter 2020. The forecast y/e figures for 31st January show EBITDA growth over 50% on the previous year. These …

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CCF reveals latest investment in South West team

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CCF has announced the promotion of Steven Symonds to regional sales director in the South West. With 20 years’ experience in the industry, Symonds joined CCF in 2015 as key account director and in his new position will now be responsible for sales in the South West. Symonds started in …

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Faster house-building boosts UK construction growth in December – PMI

Britain’s construction sector extended its robust recovery from earlier COVID lockdown restrictions in December, a survey showed on Thursday, helping the broader private-sector economy eke out modest growth. Housing was the biggest driver of construction growth, reflecting the boost to builders’ confidence from a surge in prices and property purchases …

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