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Debi Boulton

Debi Boulton moves from Dunlop to head the sales team at BAL that is now twice the size it was.

Professional tile adhesives and grouts company BAL has doubled its sales team and created a new training and technical support team of five to join its specification support team.Joining the BAL as...
Neolith warehouse

Neolith's new 3,000m2 UK warehouse in Harlow, Essex.

Neolith sintered stone, which opened a UK warehouse in Harlow, Essex, last year and took over a showroom in the Business Design Centre in Islington, London, says it will not be increasing any of its...

Now available from Longcliffe, a dry powder bulk binder that enables liquid cement floor screeds to be laid and ready for use quicker than anhydrites with no laitance. 

Longcliffe Quarries, a lime product specialist based in Derbyshire, introduces Longfloor, a dry powder bulk binder for use in liquid cement floor screeds. The company says its Longfloor liquid...
Ceasarstone White Attica

Caesarstone White Attica, on special offer price promotion until 30 June. There are no price increases on any Caesarstone products again this year.

Caesarstone says there will once again be no price increases in 2019 on its range of quartz surfaces. It is the second consecutive year that the brand has held its prices following its move into the...
Chris Harrop OBE

Chris Harrop, Marshalls' Group Marketing & Sustainability Director, who was made an OBE in the New Year's Honours.

Chris Harrop, the Group Marketing & Sustainability Director of hard landscaping specialist company Marshalls, has been made an OBE* in the New Year’s Honours List for services to the...
New Dekton Bromo by Cosentino

The new Dekton Bromo, one of two new designs in the ultre-compact surfaces.

Cosentino introduces two new dark matte Dekton ultra-compact surfaces, suitable for worktops, flooring, wall cladding and external facades.They are called Bromo, which joins the 'Natural...
Hi-Macs at Hoover

Seamless Hi-Macs worktops in the apartments at the Hoover building.

IDM Properties has renovated and restored the landmark Art Deco Hoover building in London, creating 66 luxury apartments with Hi-Macs solid surfaces.The Hoover Building on Western Avenue was listed...
New Lapicida-sponsored strip

The new, Lapicida-sponsored Knaresborough Celtic Junior Football Club strip.

Stone and tile specialist Lapicida has helped out its local under-10s football team by sponsoring their kit. The Knaresborough-based design-led company's name will now appear on the shirts...

Neolith's new showroom at the Business Design Centre, strategically sited for London's architectural and design community.

Neolith has opened a showroom in the Business Design Centre in Islington, London, strategically placed to reach the capital's architectural and design community. The sintered stone company...
CRL Stone Award

CRL Stone Sales Director Dave Beckett collecting the Best Surface Award for the Renaissance Collection from CRL Quartz at the EK&B Business Awards. In the picture are (left to right): Darren Summerfield (EK&B Business publisher); Leigh-Anne Roberts (EK&B Business Editor); David Inwood (Sales Manager, CR Laurence Of Europe Ltd); David Beckett (Sales Director, CR Laurence); Steve Tough (Commercial Sales Director, Masterclass Kitchens, sponsors of the Award); sports commentator Clive Tyldesley, who was the guest host.

Topping off another successful year, CRL Stone was the proud recipient of the Best Surface accolade at the EK&B Business Awards presented in the Porter Tun room at The Brewery in the City of...
Caesarstone winners

Caesarstone collects the FX Award 2018 for Surfaces. Pictured (left to right) are Comedian Stephan Mangan; Ian Clark, Commercial Specification Manager Caesarstone UK; Steve Gibbs, Commercial Manager Architects & Designers Caesarstone UK; Gareth Lowden, Commercial Manager Housebuilders & Developers Caesarstone UK; Christopher Newton, Director Surface Design Show (sponsors of the Award).

Caesarstone, the manufacturer of quartz surfaces, enjoyed a victory at the FX International Interiors Design Awards, winning the Surfaces category.The Award went to Caesarstone's Metropolitan...
Stone Age

Part of the new porcelain range of interior and exterior tiles from Stone Age.

Stone specialist Stone Age, which relaunched its showroom at its Parsons Green, Hertfordshire, headquarters this summer as well as refurbishing its showrooms in London and Bristol, has this year...

Massangis limestone at the Louvre in Paris. North American company Polycor Inc, which bought four of Rocamat’s quarries in France in July, has now merged with American company Indiana Limestone (ILCO).

Polycor Inc, which bought four of Rocamat’s quarries in France in July, has now merged with American company Indiana Limestone (ILCO).Polycor was founded in Québec, Canada, in 1987 and now...
Pat Joseph

Pat Joseph, who has been appointed as Specification Manager of CRL Stone.

CRL Stone, which sells its own brand ranges of CRL Quartz and Ceralsio porcelain, has appointed Pat Joseph as Specification Manager. Pat has worked in commercial specifications for 18 years, many of...
Aurea Sequence

The surfaces here are Aurea Sequence, which gives its name to a new collection from Aurea, represented exclusively in the UK by J Rotherham.

Sequence is a new collection of four marble effect quartz designs from Aurea Stone, the company which J Rotherham started representing exclusively in the UK in July after previewing its products on...