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                                       Energyst                                                Eco Angus                                Worksafe Platforms                                                                             Ecorock

Rainwater Harvesting
Is WRAS Approved
                                                                Source Control: Innovative product
                                                                solutions for environmental projects
                                                                Founded in 2000, Source Control Systems        SCS INTEGRA and SCS AGRABLOCK                    projects. These products are
                                                                is a specialist supplier of surface water      have been designed to meet the needs of          typically used within sustainable
                                                                related products such as underground           developers who want to recreate the natural      urban drainage systems (SUDS).
                                                                storage cells & grass reinforcement. Its       appearance of grass or gravel whilst at the      The Geomembrane range provides
                                                                customers include architects, engineers,       same time addressing the trafficking and         resistance to liquids, hydrocarbons
                                                                contractors and major distributors. Source     drainage requirements of urban drainage          and gases, can withstand extremely
                                                                Control Systems offers a variety of services   systems. These interlocking paving grids         intense weathering conditions
                                                                including porous paving, storm water           are both manufactured from 100% recycled         and is puncture and tear resistant.
                                                                management and rainwater harvesting.           polyethylene and are both highly versatile       Whereas the Geotextile range
                                                                                                               which makes it ideal for applications            consists of heavy fleece products
                                                                This revolutionary company has recently        where structural capability is important.        to provide additional protection
                                                                relocated to Cambridgeshire, UK. Graham        The SCS Integra is suited to heavy duty          for the attenuation and infiltration
                                                                Martin-Loat from the company says: “The        environments such as Park & Ride car             structures and also a lighter duty
                                                                purpose of the relocation is to improve our    parks, grass verges etc with the SCS             needle punched non woven range
                                                                warehouse facility and create a new online     Agrablock being ideally suited for overflow      to allow instant filtration of surface       SCS AQUAVOID during installation
The Rain Director smart header tank rainwater system has        facility for our customers. What makes         car parks, driveways and occasional use          water through porous surfaces – the
been given WRAS approval after six months of testing.           Source Control Systems stand out from          areas.                                           standard heat treated non needle                  and highways, as well as removing oil
                                                                its customers is its quality of products.                                                             punched products often require over         contamination from marinas, boats,
                                                                The company spends a lot of time, money        SCS AQUAVOID                                                   100mm of hydraulic head             beaches and industrial premises.
The rainwater harvesting product, from
                                                                and effort optimising its products and the     is used as                                                      before water penetrates so         Environmentally, the potential savings are
RainWaterHarvesting.co.uk, is said to be the only
                                                                results speak for themselves.”                 part of a                                                       would be unsuitable for the        incredible reducing liquid waste by over
overall rainwater management system – rather than just
                                                                                                               surface water                                                   grass & gravel reinforcement       98% and turning the remaining waste
constituent parts – to have achieved this status. Rain
                                                                Source Control Systems’ exceptional            management                                                     systems.                            material into a manageable solid which in
Director is a low energy, sensor-controlled, intelligent        product range includes the SCS INTEGRA         system and                                                                                         itself can be recycled through the waste to
header tank solution for use with any rainwater tank            and SCS AGRABLOCK, SCS AQUAVOID,               is specifically                                              SCS RAINWATER HARVESTING              energy process.
systems.                                                        SCS GEOMEMBRANES/GEOTEXTILES,                  designed as                                               involves the collection of filtered
                                                                SCS RAINWATER HARVESTING and SCS               a high strength                    SCS AQUAVOID rainwater from roofs for re-use as                 Some of you may be asking yourself,
It was created due to concerns with existing rainwater          SMART SPONGE.                                  structural storage                                   and when required. The water is stored        what exactly are SUDs? Well, SUDs (or
systems over pump noise and energy consumption, lack                                                           medium for surface water                          underground and returned to the property         Sustainable Urban Drainage systems)
of water during power cuts, and bulky control panels.                                                          run off from paved surfaces and                  for re-use thus saving significant amounts        are systems that attempt to replicate the
The company said that tackling these problems would                                                            roofs. These modular units can be used to        of both water and money. Each SCS                 natural drainage that was present prior to a
encourage the average consumer to install rainwater                                                            create virtually any size of storage and are     system comes complete with automated              development taking place and a key element
collection systems in their homes and gardens.                                                                 independently tested to achieve loadings         mains top up, anti run dry mechanism and          of such systems are physical structures
                                                                                                               of 650kN/m (one of the highest loadings
                                                                                                                            2
                                                                                                                                                                all pumps and filters and with systems            built to receive surface water runoff which
Instead of the pump in the underground tank feeding the                                                        in the industry). Suitable for both infiltration ranging from 2,400 litres up to hundreds          are located as close as possible to where
appliances directly, it pumps into a holding header tank                                                       (to recharge adjacent groundwater) and           of thousands of litres most requirements          the rainwater falls, providing infiltration
which, in turn, gravity-feeds appliances. This means the                                                       attenuation (to store water temporarily          can be met easily whether domestic or             and attenuation storm water source
pump only works when the header tank is completely                                                             until a storm has passed) these versatile        commercial.                                       control solutions. Additionally they provide
empty. The company said this will reduce power                   Smart Sponge Passive Skimmers                 units form an integral part of the modern                                                          treatment for surface water using the natural
consumption by up to 10 times that of normal pump                                                              drainage chain.                                  SCS SMART SPONGE is a revolutionary,              processes of sedimentation, filtration,
systems which refill every time water is used.                                                                                                                  cost effective solution for removing              absorption and biological degradation.
                                                                                                               SCS GEOMEMBRANES & GEOTEXTILES                   hydrocarbons from flowing water. It
During power cuts, water flow will still operate via gravity,                                                  complement the various other products            is able to offer an effective solution            So, if you are intrigued and wish to find
switching automatically to mains water backup if needed.                                                       of the SCS range for use within                  for hydrocarbon removal from storm-               out more simply log on to
Intelligent sensors such as the auto-flush function detect                                                     environmental and civil engineering              water runoff, particularly from airports          www.sourcecontrol.co.uk or telephone
when an occupant is away from home, such as during
holidays, and empties the header tank to avoid rainwater
discolouring. The pump remains in the rainwater tank,
reducing pump noise in the house.

The Rain Director adds £525 to a complete rainwater kit,
including tank, and costs £817 ex-VAT on its own. A pump
is included and all parts have a one-year guarantee.

Tel: 08000 747234
Web: www.rainwaterharvesting.co.uk                               Agrablock Car Park at Alnwick Castle            SCS INTEGRA                                      RWH Tank                                         SCS INTEGRA at Wilton P&R
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Glee Review 2010                                                                                                               Semco Online Limited                                                                                                                CINNAMON are introducing                                                                                                              Vitax - Working towards Greener Living
Delivering more garden                products, and pick the brains                                                            Semco Online is a major distributor           damage caused by the elements.            PART 1 dissolves dirt and old sealers
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   elegant Water Butts into the UK                                                                                                                                                     Tree Wash, Sulphur Candles and Moth
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Traps. We also now have available a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  For more information on any
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Vitax products please phone
centre visitors, more builders        of a panel of retailing experts. A                                                       of SEMCO Teak Care Products in the                                                      PART 2 brightens teak and                   Conserve water ‘beautifully’ with the       To order please visit                                                                                                                   very attractive range of drip feeds for    01530 510060 or look at our
merchants, more multiples, more       runaway success, the Garden                                                              UK and Europe.                                • SEMCO Teak Sealer gives long            neutralises                                 Cascata and Agua. The Cascata Urn           www.cinnamonhome.co.uk or                                                                                                               poinsettias, cacti, orchids and foliage    comprehensive website
furniture buyers and more DIY         Angels sessions saw huge                                                                                                                 lasting natural looking protection.                                                 has a capacity of 245 litre and the         telephone 01226 791655.                                                                                                                 plants.                                    www.vitax.co.uk.
retailers than in 2009, the 35th      crowds pack The Hothouse                                                                 Invented in 1976, SEMCO was                   • Lasts through the season and can        Semco Online Limited.                       Agua 190 litre. These new innovative
Glee exhibition was again a           seminar theatre to see what top                                                          developed as the leading teak                   be renewed without deep cleaning        Vantage Point, Woodwater Park,              waterbutts are designed in Canada                                                                                                                                                   Our brand leading Nippon products
thriving success!                     advice the Angels would provide.                                                         protection product in America.                  or stripping for years.                 Pynes Hill, Exeter, Devon EX2 5FD.          and are manufactured in the UK. Their                                                                                                  Vitax is working towards greener living.     now contain Spinosad, a naturally
                                                                                                                               SEMCO is now used in numerous                                                                                                       attractive design allows the top of the                                                                                                Over half the population want                       occurring ingredient
Bringing together over 650            Next year the show will run 19th                                                         markets worldwide including                   SEMCO 2 Part Cleaner is the simplest      Tel. +44 (0) 7500 95 85 04                  butt to be used as a planter or as a                                                                                                   to make changes towards living                      discovered in the Caribbean.
suppliers under one roof Glee         to the 21st September once                                                               furniture, construction and yachting.         and most thorough way to clean teak.      Website. www.semco-online.com               bird bath and you can either take the                                                                                                  a greener lifestyle with more                       Spinosad is effective against a
was the showcase for a complete       again at the NEC, Birmingham.                                                                                                          It deep cleans teak without harsh                                                     down pipe directly into the top of the                                                                                                 and more gardeners turning to                       wide range of unwanted ants
cross-section of British and          Save countless trips around the                                                          SEMCO products are renowned for               scrubbing to remove greying, food         Registered in England and Wales             barrel or via a diverter.                                                                                                              traditional and natural ways of                     and other pests, but will not
international brands spanning the     country to visit suppliers and visit                                                     their ease of use, their durability in all    stains, fuel stains and teak oils.        (Company No. 7170910)                                                                                                                                                              growing vegetables, fruits and                      harm the majority of beneficial
garden care, design and leisure       Glee 2011 for more choice and                                                            weather conditions, and exceptional                                                                                                 They have an integral corrosion                                                                                                        flowers. In response to this                        insects and has excellent
categories, as well as pet care.      informed buying decisions – plus                                                         finish.                                                                                                                             proof screen guard to prevent                                                                                                          greater customer demand for                         environmental safety.
                                      don’t forget take advantage of                                                                                                                                                                                               detritus entering the barrel and come                                                                                                  more environmentally friendly
One of the biggest talking points     special show discounts!                                                                  After 35 years, SEMCO is still                                                                                                      complete with 4 foot garden hose with                                                                                                  products, Vitax will continue                       Slug Death XL is another
of the show was Glee’s new                                                                                                     highly regarded and sought after by                                                                                                 shut-off nozzle as well as a brass tap.                                                                                                to develop an organic range                         organic product which does
Garden Angels initiative – two        For details on exhibiting at                                                             industry leaders worldwide.                                                                                                         They are manufactured from roto-                                                                                                       alongside its existing portfolio,                   not pose a risk to children and
packed seminar sessions in            Glee, call 0207 728 4262 or visit                                                                                                                                                                                            moulded plastic, have a very authentic                                                                                                 which includes organic                              pets. Containing a naturally
which six budding businesses          www.gleebirmingham.com for                                                               SEMCO Teak Sealer is a solvent                                                                                                      terracotta finish and come with the                                                                                                    fertilisers and organic pest                        occurring active ingredient,
got the chance to present their       more information on the show.                                                                                                                                                                                                manufacturers 20 year warranty.                                                                                                        and disease control. We have                        slugs move away to die after
                                                                                                                               based teak finish containing colour
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          also developed a new range                          consuming the Slug Death,
                                                                                                                               pigments, UV inhibitors and moisture
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          of products for the enthusiast,                     without leaving an unsightly

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Laser Gifts – Quality Accessories
                                                                                                                               protection to protect teak from the

Potty Innovations at GLEE 010
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          including Tree Bands, Winter                        trace.




                                          season next year.                                                                    NEW TECHNOLOGY; Glow                                                                                                                for your Garden                   Auld Lang Stone - Stoney Owls
                                                                                                                               in the Dark reinvented.
                                          A UK based company, Potty                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            decorative garden items. We decided                                                        Auld Land Stone specialise in hand carved granite river
                                          Innovations were delighted to                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        that there had to be a market for                                                          stones. They are unique and individual making them an
                                          receive a huge amount of enquires                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    something more decorative than the                                                         excellent gift or impulse buy, available in 8 sizes ranging
                                          illustrating the continued support for                                                                                                                                                                                                                               normal scrolled, plastic-coated metal                                                      from 7-50cm.
Potty Innovations are UK                  UK manufacturing.                                                                                                                                      COREmarker is the latest addition to the CORE6 landscape                                                      brackets available from every DIY
manufacturers of planters and                                                                                                                                                                    system. Using the same glow in the dark resin, attached to        Laser Gifts was set up in 2009, by          and garden centre in the country.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Auld Lang stone is a family run business based in West
containers for the Grow Your Own          The Potty Innovations product range                                                                                                                    a plug in marker, it fits snugly into the hexagonal grid of the   Central Profiles Ltd, in the heart of the   With our background and specialised
                                                                                                                                                                                                 COREravel stabiliser sheet.                                       beautiful county of Worcestershire for      machinery for laser-profiling the ideas                                                    Yorkshire dealing in natural stone products. Launched at
at home market. With a brand new          includes the Cultivation Station                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                GLEE 2010 Stoney Owl has already achieved remarkable
stand and the full product range on                                                                                                                                                                                                                                the sole purpose of making decorative       for more imaginative brackets and
                                          raised bed system, whose starter                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                sales. POS and barcodes are available.
                                                                                                                                                                                                 COREgravel® solves the problem of aggregates without              garden items using their state-of-the-      other products came easily. The
display, the 2010 GLEE tradeshow          kits proved popular with visitors to
                                                                                                                                                                                                 gravel stabilization sinking, migrating, and forming ruts.        art laser machinery. Central Profiles is    items we produce are made from            stylish and just a little different.
proved to be a real success for           the stand. Lightweight and versatile,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                laser-cut steel and are powder-coated                                                      Further stockists required throughout the UK. Immediate
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Just add gravel to the interlocking panels of hexagonal           a sub-contract laser cutting company
the company.                              the Cultivation Station system                                                                                                                                                                                           supplying laser-cut fabricated parts all    for weather durability and include our    We have exhibited at Glee for the last           stock available. 2011 orders being taken now.
                                                                                                                                                                                                 cells and you have an eco-friendly surface that costs less
                                              allows gardeners of any skill                                                                                                                      than asphalt, concrete or block pavers.                           over the UK.                                vegetable markers, lawn silhouettes       two years with great success and are
Potty Innovations sales                            level to assemble a raised                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  and decorative hanging trays as well      now looking for more outlets for our             Contact us for further details :-
representatives enjoyed                                       bed quickly and                                                                                                                    COREgravel stabiliser is the core of hassle-free gravel           During the global recession, unlike a       as a large variety of hanging basket      fabulous products.                               Auld Lang Stone - 01924 255685
meeting visitors who                                              easily by         space-saving stackable Clover                                                                                paving for all types of vehicle or pedestrian traffic with no     lot of companies who were making            brackets in two sizes.                                                                     www.stoney-owl.co.uk
came to the                                                       simply sliding    planters suitable for growing herbs,       Coreglow™ Stone is an engineered glowing stone, based                                                                               cutbacks, we invested heavily in new                                                  Telephone: 01562 744788
                                                                                                                                                                                                 compromise in strength and durability. With five grid options
stand from all                                                    planters                                                     on proprietary luminescent material and synthetic resins                                                                            machinery and decided to diversify.         Unlike other garden product               Website: www.laser-gifts.co.uk
                                                                                    flowers and strawberries in small                                                                            available and a maximum load bearing capability of over 350
                                                                                                                               (PS, PP, etc).                                                                                                                               Laser Gifts was born as            companies, all our products are           Email:
over the world                                                    together to       spaces and the Hug Pot plant pots                                                                            tonnes there’s a Coregravel solution for every project.
and have                                                          create an ideal   designed by Benjamin Hubert.                                                                                                                                                             another arm to the company,       manufactured by us, in England,           enquiries@central-profiles.co.uk
                                                                                                                               When exposed to a light source the luminescent material                                                                                                                         using state-of-the-art equipment
benefited                                                        size and shape                                                                                                                  With an exciting range of new products for 2011 Coregravel
                                                                                                                               within the Coreglow™ becomes chemically excited and                                                                                                                             and from there distributed to our
from quality                                                     of raised bed      Potty Innovations products have                                                                              UK is definitely worth keeping an eye on.
                                                                                                                               will maintain an afterglow, initially very radiant, then slowly                                                                                                                 retailers. As we manufacture the
leads and                                                        suited for their   unbeatable insulation properties           dissipating as dawn arrives.
                                                                                                                                                                                                 www.coregravel.co.uk.                                                                                         products we are able to offer a fast
orders helping                                                   garden.            and are manufactured in the UK                                                                                                                                                                                             service and stock replenishment can

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Bow Wow Meow offers a fantastic range
to expand                                                                           and are 100% recyclable. For more          The brightness and duration of the luminescent material                                                                                                                         be achieved in a matter of days. We
our retailer                                                     Other products     information, please contact                used is more than 10 times that of traditional ZnS luminous                                                                                                                     are consistently developing new and
base for the                                                     in the range       sales@pottyinnovations.co.uk or            material and has a excellent water resistance when                                                                                                           specialising       innovative products and besides being

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          of high quality ID tags at great prices.
new growing                                                     include the         call us on 01604 596800.                   compared to common iluminates .                                                                                                                     in the manufacture          of excellent quality, we think that our
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 and sale of retail            products are pleasing to the eye,


Polanter – The Ultimate
in Vertical Gardening!
                                                                   Touchwood too                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            We also offer the hugely
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            popular Bow Wow Bling
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            range of tags. These
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            gold and silver tags,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     set their own retail price
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     and take payment when
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     the order is placed. We
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     engrave the tags and
                                                                   This is the second year Touchwood      double swirls creating a 3D effect.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               which are covered in                                     dispatch them directly
The Polanter is a fantastic new and innovative garden and          too have exhibited at GLEE and                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           sparkling Swarovski                                      to the pet owner within
outdoor living product for 2010. Taking vertical gardening         they returned with a whole clutch      Ian explained the Round-all as                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    crystals, have been                                      24 business hours of
to a new and exciting level, the Polanter can replace your         of new innovative products which       its name implies can be fitted to                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 created in response                                      receipt of the order
out-dated hanging basket or window box; simply hang on             caught our eye. Touchwood too is       almost any free standing structure                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                to growing trends in                                     and invoice at the
the wall using the provided brackets.                              a unique company in the hands of       from a Bamboo Cane to a Down                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Bow Wow Meow is an award-winning business that              the market towards                                       end of the month so
                                                                   Husband & wife team Ian & Sharon       pipe which we could see is a great                                                                                                                                                                                                                    has been serving the pet industry in Australia, New         pampering pets.                                          customers are always
The Polanter is a vertical and modular planting system             Hulf from Southend on Sea.             way to convert an unsightly pipe                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Zealand and Asia with high quality pet tags since                                                                    cash positive.
with an internal integral watering facility. Its modular                                                  into a colourful plant support, is                                                                                                                                                                                                                    1995. We launched into the UK market in January             All Bow Wow Meow
design feature is easy to assemble and can be built into           They specialise in designing,          this another first for Touchwood,                                                                                                                                                                                                                     2010, offering a great opportunity for pet shops and        tags are engraved using the latest technology            We encourage pet stores and veterinary practices
a variety of lengths to suit your personal requirements.           producing & supplying Plant            which will attract keen interest from                                                                                                                                                                                                                 vets to increase their pet tag sales and profits. First     laser engraving that’s guaranteed not to fade. We        to try us out at no risk and see why over 95% of
By the use of carefully positioned holes, its unique design        supports with a difference that are    gardeners’ & home owners.                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Class post to the customer within 24 hours!                 provide a 100% guarantee against breakage and            our clients rated our products and services as
allows for a host of year round planting possibilities from        supplied in neat colourful packaging                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     fading on all tags.                                      ‘very good’ or ‘excellent’ in a recent customer
                                                                   containing easy assemble kits that     We could not help notice the new                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Our comprehensive ID tag range features brass,                                                                       survey.
bedding plants, flowers, herbs,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                stainless steel, lightweight plastic, colourful             Our easy to use system makes tag sales easy. We
vegetables, salad, fruit, cacti, to                                make for attractive, interesting in    impressive Elegance Plant Support
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                designer and reflective glitter tags in a range of          do not require our customers to carry any stock -        Website: www.bowwow.com.au
heathers and alpines. Its easy                                     store display & customer handling.     Trainer on display, everything its
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                shapes, sizes and colours under the Bow Wow                 we provide them with an attractive counter display       Email: info@bowwow.com.au
care design is ideal for the most                                  Every design is produced by            name implies & will attract much
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Meow brand.                                                 stand and order forms to aid sales. Customers can        Tel: (+61 2) 9369 2666
novice of gardeners. Connect                                       Ian, Engineered & moulded in           interest from a wide audience.
your garden hose to the base for                                   polypropylene making them rust
just 60 to 90 seconds a day and                                    & rot proof yet recyclable and         Also on display were natty fittings
watch your Polanter flourish. It
even reduces the likelihood of
weed problems too.
                                                                   manufactured in the UK.

                                                                   They exhibited five designs in the
                                                                                                          that will convert the Round-all into a
                                                                                                          trellis something we have not seen
                                                                                                          before.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Hamac Trading - Aqua Creations
                                                                   New Product area which included                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              The Aqua Creations brand                designs and can be downloaded
The Polanter’s versatile design                                    the new Round-all Plant Support        Both Ian & Sharon are passionate                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      is now in its 6th successful            from our website www.
allows you to enhance any                                          Trainer which breaks new ground        that their Plant Supports are                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         season, having the widest ranges        aquacreationsuk.com. Many
outdoor living area. Walls,                                        as the kit provides the components     designed to decorate plants both
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                of Polyresin and Fibreglass             products are exclusive to Aqua
fences, decking, patios,                                           for the customer to create a plant     indoors and outdoors and I have to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                self-contained Water Features           Creations in the UK & Ireland
balconies, terraces and pagodas                                    support up to 6ft in height with       agree everything they do is about
                                                                   the unique Touchwood double            displaying plants to their best,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                in Europe. With an offering             with delivery ex-warehouse from
all create perfect backdrops
to show off the Polanter. The                                      swirls. These kits can be combined     with quality products at amazingly                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    of natural, traditional, and            County Antrim.
Polanter will compliment your                                      explained Ian as they have created     affordable prices and we wish them                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    contemporary new styles, the
modern outdoor living area,                                        a Plant support 12ft in height.        well!                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 range provides an extensive             Please contact us for more
however large or small.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         stunning showcase of designs.           information
                                                                   We could see this product provides     Take a look at their website                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  T: 028 25 831 201
Tel: 0845 619 7266                                                 a good centre support with the         www.touchwoodtoo.com or give                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Aqua Creation’s 2011 catalogue          F: 028 25 831 202
Web: www.polanter.co.uk                                            additional support provided by the     Ian a call on 07973 601167.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           has over 250 of our popular             E: sales@hamactrading.com



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Mini Grit Bin A Huge Success At GLEE!                                                                                       SureFlap Innovation Wins Petindex Award                                                                                                    Jigsaw RTM Ltd                                                                                                                          Just incase you missed ‘andyshield’
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               at the 010 Glee Exhibition
Launched to the retail sector for the      friendly, it is very compact, easy                                               SureFlap, the multi-format microchip            and for retailers it offers a great profit    prevents intruders from following
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Jigsaw RTM Ltd works in partnership          ornaments plus baskets and trellis. As       high
first time at GLEE, the Mini Grit Bin      to move and can also be used for                                                 operated cat flap, has been awarded             building opportunity. For me, this            them into the house. So some of the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       with companies well established              we continue to see the merging of the        quality
is a unique product that is a result of    many other applications in and                                                   first prize in the Pet Innovation               product really ticked all the boxes – a       features of the new SureFlap, such as
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       outside the UK to present their              indoor and outdoor lifestyle most of         fragrance.
countless requests from customers          around the home such as; gardening                                               category of the 2010 Glee New                   clear winner!”                                the silent closing, draught excluder         products to a wider audience                 the pieces are as comfortable in the         Our offering                                                                                                    spray, preventing the high speed ejection of dirt and debris.
wanting a grit bin that is neither too     tools, car cleaning accessories,                                                 Products Awards.                                                                              and claw proof frame are designed to         across the UK and Europe. Recently           home as they are on the deck or in           is completed                                                                                                    The ‘andyshield’ is light and tough. It is easily attached and
large that it won’t sit down the side      children’s toys, equestrian tack                                                                                                 SureFlap cat flap uses the cat’s              further improve their experience.”           launched, is the Marshall Gardens            the garden.                                  by Sierra’s Footwear – casual shoes                                                                             removed, using a simple and robust fixing method which is
of their house or business premises,       storage and horse mounting,                                                                                                      unique identifier in its microchip                                                         collection. Encompassing all budgets                                                      with interchangeable tops in a range                                                                            compatible with just about any power washer lance.
nor is yellow and sticks out like a        kindling wood and coal, and just                                                                                                 as a door key and allows only                 SureFlap uses a sophisticated new            and ranging from little birds to pottery,    In addition to Marshall Gardens we           of styles – flat, wedge and kitten heel.
sore thumb.                                about anything you can think of!                                                                                                 permitted cats entry to the home.             type of RFID technology with ultra           lanterns, cast iron feeders and              also carry Beadworx, a fair trade,           And Paige Products – co-ordinating                                                                              A very big thank you from John, Doreen and Michael
                                                                                                                                                                            SureFlap works with 9,10 and 15 digit         low power consumption so doesn’t                                                          handmade product crafted using               wallets, handbags and travel bags.                                                                              to everyone who visited us on our stand, we had a
                                           During this year’s severe Winter that                                                                                            microchips and is recommended by              require mains electricity. This allows                                                    glass beads and galvanized wire.                                                                                                                             sensational show. ‘Andyshield’ has been signed up for
                                           is still fresh in everyone’s minds,        the mini bin has already proved                                                       vets as, unlike magnetic cat flaps,           an elegant design and makes it                                                            Suitable for use indoor or outdoor           For further information please                                                                                  2011 TV coverage, let me add you to our website as a
                                           we decided that people really                                                                                                    it doesn’t require a collar which can         easy to fit even in a glass door.                                                         Beadworx adds a little bit of fun            contact us at: Jigsaw RTM Ltd,
                                                                                      to be a huge success and is now                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            recommended retail outlet.
                                                                                                                                                                            easily get tangled in branches or lost        Additionally, SureFlap can now run                                                        to garden and home in the form of            Unit 3, Greenfield Ind Estate,
                                           needed the facility to be able to          stocked by many retailers ahead                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          The ‘andyshield’ pressure washer eliminates flying stones
                                                                                                                                                                            when the cat explores.                        on environmentally friendly RAMcell                                                       geckos, butterflies and much more.           Congleton, CW12 4TR
                                           grit their own driveway, especially        of what promises to be another                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           and dirt without reducing the effectiveness of your pressure      Visit us at www.andyshield.com or call John Confry on
                                                                                                                             Photograph left to right: Nick Hill (centre)                                                 batteries, which are rechargeable and                                                                                                  Tel: 01260 291881                                                                                               07775 741330.
                                           those people who find it particularly      challenging Winter.                    founder and inventor of SureFlap with Andy                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        washer!
                                                                                                                                                                            Judith Bank, Marketing Manager                recyclable.                                                                               For the home - Alexandria’s lamps,           Fax: 01260 291880
                                           difficult getting about on snow and                                               Bank General Manager and Judith Bank,
                                                                                                                             Marketing Manager of SureFlap                  of Cambridge-based SureFlap                                                                                                             a beautiful range of odour killing           E-mail: sue@jigsawrtm.co.uk or
                                           ice. Following month’s of design                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    As you are aware pressure washers or ‘jet washers’
                                                                                                                                                                            comments:                                                                                                                               fragrance lamps – mouth blown glass,         paul@jigsawrtm.co.uk
                                           work we came up with a product                                                   Judge, Steve Fowler, Managing                   “We are delighted to win the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               generate a very high pressure jet of water capable of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    ceramic and crystal collections and          website: www.jigsawrtm.co.uk                  dislodging dried-on dirt, moss, moulds and other stubborn
                                           that provides that option at a very                                              Director of Pampurred Pets, said:               prestigious Pet Innovation award.
                                           reasonable price, without the need                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  residues from patios, paths and similar surfaces.
                                                                                                                            “The SureFlap multiformat microchip             Feedback from the pet care industry

The Mini Grit Bin is unique for many
reasons. Not only is it manufactured
                                           for customers to buy their salt
                                           elsewhere. Although this will not
                                           stop all accidents on ice and snow,
                                                                                      Excelsior Limited. Hartshead
                                                                                      Works, Deal Street, Bury, Lancs,
                                                                                      BL9 7PU.
                                                                                                                            cat flap is the first of its kind on
                                                                                                                            the market. The idea of linking with
                                                                                                                            the cat’s microchip is a simple
                                                                                                                                                                            and our customers is very important
                                                                                                                                                                            to us and has helped to direct our
                                                                                                                                                                            innovation. Many customers have
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          For more information visit
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          www.sureflap.co.uk. You can call
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          our customer care team on
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Phytoforce                                                                                                                              The high pressure jet is deflected from the surface being
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               cleaned and thrown into the air at high speed, carrying dirt
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               and debris with it. The deflected spray and flying dirt and
from 100% recycled polyethylene            it will certainly help to prevent them.    Tel: 0161 765 2013                    yet innovative idea. There is a big             reported how their nervous pets feel          01234 227158 or email                        We would like to thank all of the visitors   unique                                                                                     debris can present a very real risk of injury or damage, as
plastic making it environmentally          Along with our main grit bin range,        Website: www.excelsior-ltd.co.uk      potential market for products like this,        more secure with a SureFlap, as it            enquries@sureflap.co.uk.                     to our stand at PetIndex for making          formula                                                                                    well as creating a terrible mess!
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       it such a successful first show for us.      has been



Timber Displays at GLEE                                                                                                     VegTrug Limited
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Coming from our basis in the veterinary      carefully                                                                                  The ‘andyshield’ safely dissipates the force of deflecting
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       world it was very useful to meet so          crafted,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       many retailers and learn more about          blending
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       the retail sector. What is clear to us is    thousands

                                                                theme for people now, seems to be - keep it simple - so
                                                                your products stand out, with a big impact on displaying
                                                                                                                                                                            trade only business and do not sell
                                                                                                                                                                            directly to the public.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Full details of the VegTrug range can
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          be found on our website
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       the importance of distinguishing our
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       products from the huge array of cheap,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       poorly produced, ineffective herbal
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    of years
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    of herbal knowledge from around the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    world with the latest developments in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Tonics allow
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 retailers to meet the growing demand
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 for natural health care products
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Antos Report a Successful Glee Pet Index!
                                                                point of sale. Our new ‘Angled Point of Sale Table’                                                                                                       www.VegTrug.Com and you can                  products that clutter the market and         veterinary medicine. We select only the      that work. Featuring tonics for skin,         Antos have reported another                 growth to date. We have added some          welcomed a good number of retailers
                                                                has been a big seller with this in mind along with our                                                      Aimed at people who have never                visit our News and Blog website at           that are, frankly, ruining the reputation    finest UK grown, medical grade herbs.        digestive system, travel sickness and         successful show at Glee Pet Index.          fantastic ranges that are very popular      from the garden trade which was most
                                                                ‘Standard 2 Tier Bench’ that also incorporates a wooden                                                     grown their own vegetables before,            www.VegTrug.Net for all the latest           of herbal medicine.                          These are processed in a radically           joint care as well as a tonic to revitalise   The company was exhibiting for              with retailers, and we are constantly       welcome. We hope to build on the
                                                                point of sale track.                                                                                        customers can obtain clear and                company and product news.                                                                 different way which ensures maximum          older dogs, Phytoforce are the effective      the fifth year running at Pet Index.        looking to expand our range with the        number of garden centres stocking
                                                                                                                                                                            easy growing instructions from                                                             Phytoforce Veterinary Herbal Tonics          activity of the individual tinctures and     alternative for many of the most              Established in Ayrshire, Scotland in        very best products from around the          our products in the months to come,
                                                                Our customers also want versatility in their units, so if                                                                                                                                              are incomparable to anything currently       then hand blended in our clinic to           frustrating health issues experienced by      2004, by Antoon Murphy and Lloyd            world.”                                     as we believe this is an area with
                                                                                                                                                                            our website, or download the free             VegTrug Limited, Unit 1, Vale View,
                                                                they can use a unit for more than one product through the                                                                                                                                              available on the UK market. They are         produce the purest, freshest and most        pets today.                                   Murdoch, Antos first began supplying                                                    exciting potential.”
                                                                                                                                                                            VegTrug iPhone App where they can             Crown Lane South, Ardleigh,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       the result of over seven years of clinical   effective herbal medicine available.                                                       their small Cerea range of now well         At this year’s Pet Index, another 3
                                                                seasons then they are getting value for money – our new                                                     also watch a video of how to build            Colchester, Essex, CO7 7PL                   development by veterinary surgeon                                                         W: www.phytoforce.ie                          known 100% natural, vegetable               ranges of snacks were launched to           In the meantime, you can contact
                                                                ‘Standard 3 and 4 Tiered Units’ show this to good effect.   VegTrug Limited recently celebrated             the product and how to get                                                                 and herbal medicine specialist, Ray          Bringing herbal medicine into the 21st       El: vetadvice@phytoforce.ie.                  based dog snacks to just a                          great interest. The new Antos       Antos on 0844 800 9201 to request
                                                                                                                            our first anniversary and the                   best usage from their VegTrug.                                                             O’Mahony MVB MRCVS CVH. Each                 century, Phytoforce Veterinary Herbal        Tel: ++353 667185794                          handful of local pet shops.                            Farm Range of veggie             a product brochure or visit
                                                                If you have any projects in mind we would be pleased        company continues to go from
                                                                to hear from you or alternatively you can download our      strength to strength. New for 2011                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         snacks are wheat and            www.antosuk.com
                                                                                                                                                                            The VegTrugs come with full

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Mercia Garden Products
                                                                                                                            are the Mini VegTrug (RRP £79.99)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Some years later this                                   wheat gluten free and
Timber Displays exhibited at GLEE again this year and           brochure from our website.                                                                                  colour retail packaging and are
                                                                                                                            and a superb range of Greenhouse                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Cerea range has grown,                                  contain clove extract to
are happy to report that sales at the show increased on                                                                                                                     barcoded ready for delivery
                                                                                                                            Covers for the Large and Small                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     and many more exciting                                  help freshen breath. Also
last year and the forthcoming season is already looking         We look forward to hearing                                                                                  in-store or via Mail Order.                                                                                                                                                                                                        and refreshing treats have                              launched, was a range of
good with orders placed and projects on the go.                 from you.                                                   Units. The VegTrug Greenhouses
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       After more than 130 years of trading         shed for youngsters, competitively                                                         been added! Antos now                                   Chicken and Fish entwined
                                                                                                                            come with a choice of PVC or                    VegTrug retailers have reported                                                            under the Walton family name, the            priced visually attractive and sturdy.                                                     boasts a range of around                                treats for both dogs and
Timber Displays specialise in timber display products for       Timber Displays, Windmill                                   Micromesh Covers and there will                 superb sales in 2010 and                                                                   management team at rebranded the             I think it’s a clever and innovative                                                       100 different snacks in                                 now for cats too and also
the garden centre and nursery industry. All our products        Hill Place Farm, Windmill                                   also be a Fleece Cover available.               we expect sales to continue                                                                business earlier this year and Mercia        product.” The crooked playhouse will                                                       various shapes, sizes                                   the Mountain Country
are made to a high specification from pressure treated          Hill, Hailsham, East                                                                                        to grow strongly in 2011. To                                                               Garden Products was born. The rename         go on sale at the start of next year at                                                    and flavours which are                                  Foods range of high quality
timber and we are able to provide a range of basic              Sussex, BN27 4RZ                                            The VegTrug is now firmly                       talk to us about becoming                                                                  was one of many new initiatives set out      retail outlets nationwide.                                                                 distributed throughout                                  jerky strips and rolls.
products or manufacture special units for awkward               Tel / Fax: 01323 831888                                     established as the brand leader                 a VegTrug retailer, call Paul                                                              by the management team’s strategy                                                         an integrated Proof of Delivery System.       the whole of the UK and                                 Lloyd Murdoch, Director,
spaces or to create your centres own look.                      Email sales@                                                in the grow your own raised bed                 Owen on 01206 230025 or                                                                    to strive for excellence in its class.       “We are innovators and look to lead the      The integrated PoD solution now               Ireland.                                                added: “We saw great
                                                                timberdisplays.co.uk                                        category and the product is now                 07799 062510 or email                                                                      “Mercia Garden Products” was chosen          market” said Scott Conroy, Mercia’s          allows Mercia GP to offer its customers                                                               interest in all of our latest
Our work takes us all round the country and the general         www.timberdisplays.co.uk                                    selling strongly world-wide. We are a           paul@vegtrug.com                                                                           as the new name because it reflects the      Commercial Director. With this firmly        specific delivery windows helping to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Antoon Murphy, Managing                                 products from new and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       broader market and stronger and wider        set as the strategic focus, the company      improve the customer experience. “This
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Director of Antos, said.                                existing customers at this
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       portfolio of products that the business      has expanded its product range and           is something we have looked to do for a


Garden Tubs Limited                                                                             Vitavia - The story so far… Tenax UK Limited
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       manufactures and imports.                    improved its customer service. It’s
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               “We are delighted with our                              year’s Pet Index. We also
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 while; we are delighted to offer a more
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    workforce of 150 continues to produce        convenient and reliable solution for our
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       The Sutton-on-Trent company launched         its core products of sheds, playhouses       customers” said Scott.


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Sandstone Garden Ornaments
                                                                                                                                                                                           Tenax’s enthusiasm and                                                      its new name, new look and new               and summerhouses, greenhouses and
We have been involved with Barrel               Our goods are of exceptional quality, we        Since its inception in 2008,                                                                                                                                           products at Glee Garden Trade Show           workshops but now also has a range
                                                                                                                                                                                           optimism for 2011 was matched                                                                                                                                         For a company that looks determined
making since 1978. Since our inception,         provide free delivery of our products within    Vitavia has become one of the            2010 has been a tremendously                                                                                                  at the NEC in Birmingham. One of             of decorative fencing and decking, plus      not to let the grass grow under their
                                                                                                                                                                                           by the retailers’ reactions it
our experienced craftsmen have been             the UK and Eire. Our sales personnel            fastest growing names in the UK          exciting year for us and we would                                                                                             these new products is the quirky and         planters and cold frames.                    feet, Mercia is facing the future with
                                                                                                                                                                                           received for the new ranges of
manufacturing our renowned wooden               endeavour to maintain the highest possible      greenhouse market.                       like to thank all our customers who               products it displayed on the                                                fun Crooked Potting Playhouse which                                                       confidence.                                   Sandstone Garden Ornaments is              consist of a fibreglass outer case           Please visit our website at
garden tubs from recycled oak whisky            level of customer service at all times - as                                              have helped to make this such a                   largest stand they have ever                                                won the garden design award at Glee.         Mercia has also implemented a new                                                          based in the east of England, where        with a latex insert. Both parts of           www.sandstonegardenornaments.
casks, all of which are designed to give        you would expect from an established            Together with our partners in            successful year. Now we must look                 taken at GLEE. In particular                                                Category Judge David Curtis said that        logistics system which allows them to        Tel: (+44) 01636 880518                       the manufacturing and distributing of      the fibreglass mould are screwed             co.uk.
lasting pleasure to the enthusiastic            company such as ourselves.                      Germany and Scandinavia, it is           forward to 2011 and hope that we                  the new Laura Ashley Garden                                                 the playhouse was “a delightful potting      have full visibility of the deliveries via   Email: sales@merciagp.co.uk                   our products takes place. We have          together ready for when the mix is           Or email sarah@
gardener.                                                                                       now arguably the biggest name in         can continue to grow our business.                products of picnic baskets in                                                                                                                                                                                       a wide variety of moulds to make           poured inside. We then fill the latex        sandstonegardenornaments.co.uk
                                                Whisky barrel planters have been popular in     hobby greenhouses in Europe.             If you are not already a Vitavia                  new patterns, women’s garden                                                                                                                                                                                        from a collection of statues, animals,     insert with a mix of:                        for more information.
We are a small, privately-owned family          the garden for many years. Whisky barrels                                                customer, we would love to talk                   tool kits, hanging baskets and                                                                                                                                                                                      planters, benches, tables, dials,          • Water
business, all of our staff have over 15         have also always been a popular choice                                                                                                     decorative metal garden features                                                                                                                                                                                    water features and birdbaths that          • 4 x 25kg of shingle
                                                                                                Vitavia (pronounced ‘vita via’           to you and for you to share in our                proved popular.
years experience in Barrel & Tub industry.      for collecting rainwater, which can then be                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    come in a range of sizes.                  • 4 x 25kg of sharp sand
We do not use agents or reps, as we             stored and used to water your plants and
                                                                                                meaning “the way of life”) has           success.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          • 1 x 25kg of Snow Crete (white
prefer to go to the trade fairs such as Glee    keep your garden looking lush and green,        brought something new and fresh                                                            In addition Tenax launched                                                                                                                                                                                          All of our ornaments can be hand             cement)
and Four Oaks to build up our customer          especially when there is a hose pipe ban.       to a market that was in serious          For more information and all                      their Stanley Pro and Safety ranges. The Stanley Pro range is a                                                                                                                                                     painted at an extra cost, we also
database. We prefer this method of trading      Whisky planters are an ideal addition to any    need of revitalizing. But don’t          the latest news, visit our new                    professional range of Stanley gloves incorporating materials and                                                                                                                                                    lacquer our painted ornaments to
as it gives our customers a chance to see       rustic style garden or outdoor space and        let this new and fresh approach          website at www.vitavia.com or                     features designed specifically for the demands of today’s tradesmen.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               prevent the paint from chipping and
the goods before they buy, and to meet          make ideal patio planters.                      concern you. Our range has               call on 01473 218100. Come join                   Each glove is hand crafted to our strict standards using durable and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               fading so quickly. For our larger
our staff to discuss any queries that they                                                                                                                                                 hardwearing materials. The safety range, which is aimed at both
                                                                                                been developed by a team with            us at Vitavia. After all, it is the                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   ornaments that are requested to
                                                                                                                                                                                           the amateur and professional markets, includes respiratory masks,
might have.                                     gardentubs@yahoo.co.uk                          over 30 years’ experience in the         way of life!                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          be painted such as our large water
                                                                                                                                                                                           goggles, ear defenders, helmets and much more.
                                                                                                greenhouse market.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             feature, we make from lytag which
                                                                                                                                                                                           Tenax also used the opportunity to showcase part of their new                                                                                                                                                       is an eco friendly light weight
                                                                                                All our products are                                                                       National Trust gardening range at the Show. The range will be                                                                                                                                                       concrete. This is so the ornament is
                                                                                                manufactured in a                                                                          launched in further detail during Spring 2011 and will include many                                                                                                                                                 manageable to lift.
                                                                                                wholly owned and                                                                           more garden products as well as ladies and men’s Wellingtons,
                                                                                                                                                                                           gloves, kneeling cushions, gift sets, and garden decorative items.                                                                                                                                                  The Sandstone garden ornaments
                                                                                                dedicated Vitavia
                                                                                                                                                                                           Reaction to the initial launch was extremely positive.                                                                                                                                                              take time to be manufactured,
                                                                                                factory under strict
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               as they need time to set and dry
                                                                                                quality guidelines.                                                                        The final stamp of approval was for Tenax to be awarded with the                                                                                                                                                    out properly before they can be
                                                                                                                                                                                           title of best large stand at GLEE 2010. The focal point was a stunning                                                                                                                                              distributed. For example, smaller
                                                                                                The range includes                                                                         etched glass window delicately lit by blue led lights detailing beautiful                                                                                                                                           moulds can take up to 24hours to set
                                                                                                greenhouses and                                                                            butterflies in flight; symbols of Tenax’s Laura Ashley Garden range.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               properly and the larger ones need up
                                                                                                wall gardens to suit                                                                       Look out for Tenax at the 2011 Spring Fair show at stand B11 C10
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               to two days to set. Our ornaments
                                                                                                                                                                                           in Hall 9.
                                                                                                every situation and                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            are weather proof and can within
                                                                                                standard features on                                                                       TENAX UK LTD. Ash Road, Wrexham Industrial Estate, Wrexham,                                                                                                                                                         stand freezing temperatures.
                                                                                                all models set Vitavia                                                                     N. Wales. LL13 9JT.
                                                                                                greenhouses apart                                                                          Tel: +44 (0) 1978 664667 / Fax: +44 (0) 1978 664634                                                                                                                                                                 How are the Sandstone Garden
                                                                                                from the competition.                                                                      E-mail: info@tenax.co.uk, sales@tenax.co.uk                                                                                                                                                                         Ornaments made? The moulds




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Watertight International: Simple and highly effective flood protection                                                                                                                                                                         Framptons Order First Dimac For Pet Line                                                                           Award Winning Innovation from Nicholl
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               The Shepton Mallet based family        in ESL Gable Top and ambient           including cows and goats milk,       Nicholl Food Packaging’s recently launched Micro-Rib               the custom designed rib technology creates added rigidity
                                                                                                                         support services.                                                                                                                                                                                                                        aluminium foil food tray has won an Alufoil Trophy in the          to provide the necessary strength for efficient production
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               owned contract packer is now           cartons, with two more coming          fruit juices & smoothies, dairy
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               well in to its second century. Much    on stream this year. Working           alternatives and a range of egg      Resource Efficiency category, with the judges praising             line performance. The rib design also allows space for brand
                                                                                                                         Flooding from backflow is a disaster that can                                                                         has happened to the business           with brand owners, Framptons           products.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  its lightweight properties and advanced manufacturing              logos on the base.
                                                                                                                         happen to any property, even if an area is not                                                                                                                                                                                           process, which deliver noticeable environmental benefits.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               but 2009 was something of a            provides everything from product                                                                                                               Alufoil Trophy head judge Terry Robins, retail and packaging
                                                                                                                         threatened by floods. It is the cause of 50% of                                                                       milestone.                             development to delivery of the final   Tel: 01234 825 050                   Micro-Rib features cutting edge tool design which, along with      consultant and a former packaging innovation manager for
                                                                                                                         all household floods and inevitably comes with                                                                                                               products, with a current portfolio     Web: www.aetnagroup.co.uk            Nicholl’s ongoing development of alloys, offers manufacturers      Sainsbury, praised the Micro-Rib as “attractive, resource
                                                                                                                         associated foul detritus. It can be the result of                                                                     Clive Frampton, the fourth                                                                                         the lowest weight food tray whilst still delivering the strength   efficient and consumer friendly.”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               generation Chairman of the                                                                                         and appearance of a traditional smoothwall tray. The tray
                                                                                                                         drains being unable to cope with the volume                                                                                                                                                                                              incorporates a minimum 12% less material compared to               “Winning a coveted Alufoil Trophy ideally demonstrates
                                                                                                                         of water and instead of draining away; it floods                                                                      business, said; “In 2009 we
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  standard trays, making it 7% lighter than its lowest weight        Nicholl Food Packaging’s vision and determination to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               made some major investments,
                                                                                                                         back into the property. It can also be caused                                                                         significantly increasing our
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  competitor with no reduction in cubic capacity.                    develop trays that not only benefit the end user but also
                                                                                                                         by inappropriate items being flushed into the                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               deliver environmental benefits to meet the concerns of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               processing and filling capabilities.                                                                               A smooth flange area ensures good heat seal integrity, and         manufacturers, retailers and consumers,” comments John
 House fitted with barriers                                                                                              system and creating a blockage. Either way, it                                                                        Our outstanding team have                                                                                                                                                             Griffiths, Group Chief Executive, Nicholl Food Packaging.
                                                              Flooded home                                               is bad news.                                                                                                          relished the challenges our
Tradex News is extremely pleased to present                                                                                                                                             closed at all other times. The innovative non-         business growth presents.”                                                                                                                                                            Typical applications for the Micro-Rib include ready to cook
Watertight International with the highly                    a building water tight. As a result, it enables              Watertight International’s non-return valve will               return valve is also the perfect defence against                                                                                                                                                                                             meat, poultry, fish, roast potatoes, barbeque meats with
                                                                                                                                                                                        rats and other vermin entering your property                                                                                                                                                                                                 marinades and roasted vegetables.
coveted Company of the Month feature. This                  property owners to obtain insurance cover,                   prevent backflow at a cost that is a fraction                                                                         Framptons are a leading
is in response to the exceptional success of                even where it has been refused before.                       of traditional non-return valves. The patented                 through the pipe work.                                 independent co-packer, having
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Companies can also further enhance their environmental
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               developed considerable                                                                                                                                                                profile by specifying delivery of the trays in plastic pallecons,
its innovative flood protection products and                                                                             Watertight International Non-Return Valve is                                                                          experience in liquid food
flawless customer service that it provides.                 The system has been conceived and                            simply pushed into existing pipe work and can                  The flood barriers that cover the most vulnerable                                                                                                                                                                                            which reduce outer packaging waste.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               processing. They process and
                                                            developed over five years to exacting                        be fitted in minutes. It does not require any                  areas of a property: the doors, windows and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               pack a wide range of products                                                                                                                                                         Tel: 01543 460 400 / Web: www.nfpfoil.com
Watertight International has revolutionised                 standards. It is the only flood protection system            specialist expertise or remedial work, saving                  airbricks are also worthy of particular note.
flood protection for domestic and commercial                to meet the British Standard PAS 1188 2009,                  hundreds of pounds compared with the cost of                   These items are custom-made for each property
properties. It is the only company to provide               which is the new, more stringent standard that
                                                            replaces British Standards PAS 1188 2003. It
                                                                                                                         installing a conventional non-return valve. Once               and then fixed to the building with a pneumatic
                                                                                                                                                                                        seal that ensures a completely water tight fit,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Interiors News
a fully comprehensive system that protects                                                                               installed, the valve cap opens to allow water
properties from flooding by literally making                comprises proven and patented flood barriers                 to flow away from the property, but remains                    regardless of whether the substrate is brick,
                                                            that fit over doors, windows and airbricks;
                                                            unique push-in non-return valves to prevent
                                                                                                                                                                                        stone, render or pebbledash.

                                                                                                                                                                                        Flooding is on the increase and, with over
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Surface preparation                                                                                                 The new Wintergarden tile range
                                                            flooding from back flow; and a brick sealant
                                                            that prevents water seeping through porous
                                                            brickwork.
                                                                                                                                                                                        5.7 million properties in the UK at risk, it is
                                                                                                                                                                                        becoming ever more important to adapt to               for less than five hours                                                                                            inspired by Nature
                                                                                                                                                                                        climate change. The Watertight International
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   The new Wintergarden range of ceramic tiles has been
                                                            A full survey of the property is undertaken                                                                                 approach to protecting property from flooding          To DPM, prime, and level a             DPM go up to 90%rH and dry                                                   launched by British Ceramic Tile as an addition to their
                                                            prior to the work being carried out so that the                                                                             is the best approach that we have discovered.          subfloor so that it is ready           within two hours.                                                            popular Laura Ashley collection.
                                                            barriers can be made to measure and any                                                                                                                                            to receive a floorcovering
                                                            potential problems from piercings in the walls                                                                              For further information regarding this                 normally takes more than a             Step Two: Prime in 45 minutes.                                               The large format 248x398mm wall tiles have a crackle
                                                                                                                                                                                        pioneering company, please don’t hesitate              day due to the drying times of         UZIN PE 280 the dispersion                                                   glaze effect with a gloss finish and are available in light
                                                            caused by pipe work and wiring, are identified
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   & dark grey.
                                                            and filled prior to the sealant being applied.                                                                              to call 01858 546810 or visit                          each product. However, UZIN            primer with carbon technology
                                                            This is all backed up by training and customer                                                                              www.watertightinternational.com                        has developed a system that            for smooth and dense surfaces                                                A complementary feature tile is also available in a light,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               enables the installer to prepare       is ready to use and dries in 45                                              delicate floral design which complements the plain tiles
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               everything in less than five           minutes.                                                                     and offers an attractive feature wall or panel.

  Green Company of the Month                                                                                                                                                                                                                   hours, so it is now possible to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               complete a project in one day.         Step Three: Level in two
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Step Four: Install the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             floorcovering. After less than
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   The matching 248x80mm strip has shimmering glass &
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      hours. The ammonia and latex                                                 platinum highlights and is designed to work with both
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             five hours the floorcovering can      light and dark plain tiles for a more classical look.


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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             be installed on a professionally      Wintergarden is available through selected Homebase
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               The first element of that              UZIN L3 Gold is ready for the                                                stores and all good tile stockists.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             prepared subfloor. For example,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               high speed system is the 1-            floorcovering in two hours. The
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             with the multi-covering adhesive
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Component PU DPM and Rapid             ‘bag and bottle’ is easy to apply,                                           For more information you can call 0845 5046663 or
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             UZIN Blue Wonder.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               primer UZIN PE 414 Turbo. Two          flows like a watermix and rubs                                               visit the website www.britishceramictile.com which
Tradex News is proud to present Energyst with the highly prestigious            offers its customers an extensive package of trust, integrity and experience.                                                                                                                                                                                                      was awarded the Best Website of the Year by
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               coats of this fast and reliable        down easily.
Company of the Month feature. This is due to expertise based on years of        The expertise is based on years of experience supplying complete                                                                                                                                                                                                                   The Tile Association in April.
experience supplying complete innovative rental packages for large and          innovative packages to large and small companies for large and small
small requirements. With a strong commitment to the environment and             requirements. With a strength in providing complete solutions from the
health and safety, the team’s 24/7 solutions have received ISO 9001:2000        planning phase through to installation, implementation, on-site maintenance
certification.                                                                  and management.

Energyst Cat® Rental Power is a Pan-European company providing Turnkey          Energyst offers an extensive, modern and environmentally friendly rental
Rental Solutions for Power Generation and Temperature Control. Energyst         fleet. The Caterpillar Power Generation equipment provides reliable power
was a joint venture combining the know-how of Caterpillar and the leading       solutions from 20 kVA to 2000kVA in individual power modules and to
Cat Dealers in Europe to provide Energyst Cat® Rental Power. Energyst B.V       50MVA in multi unit power plants. The extensive equipment includes self
was born on the 12th of September 2002, when the shareholders agreement         contained (NORSOK Z-015) power generation modules, uninterruptible
and subscription agreement were signed. Initiators were Caterpillar Inc.,       power supply, transformers and load banks as well as switch gear,
Finning International Inc., Bibby Holland B.V. (Barloworld Ltd), Pon Holding    distribution boxes and cables. The JCI/York fleet equally offers an in-depth
BV, Tesa Spa, Zeppelin GMB, Eneria SAS, McCormick Macnaughton Ltd,              range of equipment from 10kW up to multi megawatt installations for liquid
Eltrak SA, Treco NV, Avesco AG.                                                 cooling and heating as well as air cooling and heating.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Tebrax Ltd are
                                                                                                                                                                   project, or that of their client, wherever they are.                                                                             specialists in
The holding company is based in Breda, in the Netherlands. Energyst offers      Proud to serve the small, mid-size and large companies within the industry,
                                                                                                                                                                   Energyst provides customers with the best possible and latest Caterpillar
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Aluminium
an extensive network with dedicated sales offices within the UK, Ireland,       some of the UK customers are; Northern Electric, Goldman Sachs, IBM, CE
Norway, Sweden, Germany, Netherlands, Belgium, France, Spain, Argentina         Electric, Central Networks, and Severn Trent water, just to name a few.            Power Generation equipment and JCI/ York Temperature Control solutions,                                                       Shelving Brackets
and Chile. Providing full service and equipment support and, in collaboration                                                                                      covering both air and liquid heating, cooling equipment at all times. The                                                      that come in a
with the local CAT dealers, Energyst can provide worldwide coverage.            Partnership means trust, honesty, integrity and transparency in relationship       technical consultants at the company are ready to be of service, willing
                                                                                                                                                                   to listen to their requirements and discuss the options with them. They                                                       variety of finishes.
                                                                                and in total cost of ownership (TCO) when it comes down to energy
With its Caterpillar roots and dealer heritage, Energyst Cat Rental Power       efficiency. Let’s take for example liquid chillers.                                form the link towards the ultimate success that customers are looking for
                                                                                                                                                                   – putting them first!

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Tebrax - Aluminium Shelving Brackets
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Please visit our
                                                                                Energy efficiency for liquid chillers is key to the Total Cost of Ownership
                                                                                (TCO). Energyst design and build chillers to meet the lowest TCO under a           Energyst will always listen to its customers and invest in new equipment,                                                     website for more
                                                                                wide range of operating conditions. The latest chiller case study demonstrates     people and competences to serve them best, and 2011 will not be any                                                          information on our
                                                                                                                                                                   different.                                                                                                                                                        The Tebrax aluminium shelving          varying materials. The aluminium
                                                                                that Energyst chillers and application design provide energy efficiencies that                                                                                                                                   products, prices,                   systems has been on the market         components are strong,
                                                                                are much better than theoretical figures often used. Thoroughly understanding
                                                                                a cooling application and the many factors contributing to chiller efficiency      We have three Energyst Cat Rental depots across the UK, please call our                                                        quotations and                     since the 50’s and is still being      unobtrusive and versatile. They
                                                                                are key factors in engineering the best solution for a given application against   24/7 number 08457 697 450. Our technical consultants are ready to be of                                                            orders.                        produced solely in the UK              will support a wide variety of
                                                                                                                                                                   service.
                                                                                the lowest TCO. Energyst technicians involved in designing, specifying and                                                                                                                                                                           today. Designed by a Swede,            shelving materials in common
                                                                                maintaining temperature control solutions ensure the most energy efficient                                                                                                                                                                           Evar Bergstrom and tested (the         use-wood, glass metal and
                                                                                operation of chillers. To compare chiller energy efficiencies in use the most      Web: www.energyst.com
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     first and probably only) by the        plastic. Panel support uprights
                                                                                realistic standard is ESEER by which the Energyst EC750 chiller demonstrates                                                                                         Tebrax Limited, Units 36/37, Hirwaun Industrial                                 Government’s National Physical         will hold mirrors or panels
                                                                                top quartile efficiency.                                                                                                                                                         Estate, RCT, CF44 9UP                                               Laboratory, Tebrax products            for decorative concealment
                                                                                Even as times are changing, needs do not have to, it is a daily industrial                                                                                                       Tel/Fax: 01685 812994                                               have evolved over the years to         purposes.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     reflect market requirements. The
                                                                                struggle for survival. With climate change a big environmental issue,
                                                                                customers must be able to adjust accordingly; and with the right equipment
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Website: www.tebrax.co.uk                                              Tebrax system compromises              Contact details:
                                                                                available. This is where Energyst Cat Rental Power comes in; assisting                                                                                                      Email: tebrax@btconnect.com                                              aluminium brackets and uprights        Tel: 01685 812 994
                                                                                customers with any rental equipment that they need to carry out their                                                                                                                                                                                and ancillary items made from          Web: www.tebrax.co.uk



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  Top Drawer Review - Top Twenty Companies                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Top Drawer Review - Top Twenty Companies

Top Drawer Autumn/Winter -             Avant Jewellery Is Bringing Something                                                                                                                                                                  Love Hart                                                                                                                           100 Metres launches new contemporary
Top Products, Top Trends, Top Results! Different To The U.K Market                                                                                                                                                                            Husband & wife team, Simon & Theresa Hart launched
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              ‘lovehart’, their new brand specializing in design led
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Theresa using computer
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               aided design for fashion &
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  range of Contemporary Knitted
From 12th - 14th September the
Grand Hall Olympia in London
                                         To mention just a few, Top Drawer
                                         Autumn/Winter exhibition featured
                                                                                Christmas season arrives.
                                                                                                                                                                or pewter plating, and all leather
                                                                                                                                                                and other materials are sourced in
                                                                                                                                                                Argentina. All pieces guaranteed
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              greetings cards, stationery & gift related products at Autumn
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Top Drawer 2010. Their new product collections include
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              several card ranges, wrapping papers & accessories &
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               textiles, the challenge was to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               find an element to link their
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               work. A chance find provided
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Accessories Autumn 010
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              textile products including 2009 British Design Award             the perfect solution when                                          Adding to the ‘Best product for fashion’ award winning     Also launching this season,
was packed with visitors who             exhibitors such as House of            The dates for next years show                                                   hypo allergenic.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              nominated print ‘Cool Coast’.                                    they acquired historical local                                     collection, 100 Metres designer Marie-Louise Denny         a beautiful new range of
were there to discover what Top          Fraser, Harrods, Urban Outfitters      are 16th - 18th January and 11th                                                                                                                                                                                               printers letters about to be
Drawer Autumn/Winter had to              and Harvey Nichols, reinforcing its    - 13th September 2011 and will                                                  With todays casual fashions and                                                                                                                                                                                   has not let the recession dampen her desire to tantalise   unique plated collars that
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              They both studied at The Royal College of Art and have           disposed of and crying out
offer and they were certainly not        focus on design and its dedication     once again bring together an          At last a great range of                  open necked shirts mens necklaces                                                                                                                                                                                 us with new and exciting contemporary knitted              give simple elegance to the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              designed for many leading retailers in the UK & abroad.          for a new life in the 21st
disappointed. Top Drawer is the          to quality.                            inspirational showcase of over        contemporary, affordable well made        have become really popular. There is                                          Now working from studios either side of their home they met      century. They are immersed
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  accessories. Instead, the current economical climate       neck line, dotty patterned
                                                                                                                      jewellery for the man of today. Our       also a big focus on bracelets for both                                                                                                                                                                            has inspired her to create a capsule collection of         head bands and Scarves
inspirational and informative home                                              700 carefully selected British                                                                                                                                in the middle one day with the same idea to combine their        daily in their combined eclectic collections of vintage toys,
                                                                                                                      stylish leather and plated metal          men and women, and in our range                                               two distinctive creative styles and the seeds of ‘Lovehart’      graphics, textiles & industrial antiques, so inspiration &         recession proof products, that do not compromise style     in fresh colour ways; ideal
accessories, gift, jewellery and         The show was the perfect               and international suppliers to the
                                                                                                                      jewellery is hand made in argentina       you will find something suitable                                              were sewn in September 2009.                                     new ideas are constantly flowing in the Hart household.            or quality and that will not break the bank! These items   for the ski slopes, all with
fashion trade event, where buyers        opportunity for those in               convenient central location of
                                                                                                                      by craftsmen with a long history of       for all tastes and ages. Men can                                                                                                               The threads that bind them (apart from 2 children & living         allow the customer to buy into the brand at a fraction     very affordable price tags!
can preview the trends for the new       the industry to stock up on            Earl’s Court.                         working with leather.                     be so difficult to buy for but Avant                                                                                                                                                                              of the cost. ‘The loop’ the must have accessory of the     In this Stunning collection
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Simon working in hand crafted techniques as an artist &          & working together 24 hours a day!) are a love of pattern &
buying season ahead and find the         products exhibited by a unique                                                                                         Jewellery gives you the answer.                                                                                                                colour, a sense of playfulness, combining old & new with           season is a new take on the snood Lurex and a locally      designer/maker Marie-Louise
latest design-led products.              combination of new young design        For more information please visit     The designs incorporate the                                                                                                                                                              an occasional nod to old fashioned family values, British          hand made Perspex button optional.                         Denny uses bold jacquard and
                                         talent, established designer-          www.topdrawer.co.uk.                  Spanish, gaucho and Celtic influence      Our ladies collection includes                                                                                                                 eccentricities & the joyful differences between boys & girls!                                                                 fairisle stitch techniques and
Hundreds of carefully-selected           makers and UK and international                                              that make up the rich heritage of         necklaces, earrings and rings as well                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        constructs with predominantly
companies exhibited at Top               brand names not seen at any                                                  Argentina. This has resulted in a         as bracelets. Why not tap into the                                                                                                             After a fantastic response to their show they are delighted to                                                                natural fibres. “My designs are inspired by organic
Drawer Autumn/Winter 2010,               other time in the UK. Visitors                                               unique blend of designs that have a       growing potential of male jewellery      www.avantjewelry.co.uk or                                                                             be already supplying many award winning retailers all over                                                                    pattern structure and texture, combined with a
ensuring that only the best              were definitely the first ones to                                            broad appeal. The metal used is a         and check out our selection of           contact info@avantjewlry.co.uk                                                                        the country. Lovehart is proud of it’s ‘Made in Britain’ values
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             classically rich colour pallet, to create exciting original
                                                                                                                      zinc and copper base with a silver        guys and girls jewellery at              for more details.                                                                                     & all goods are printed & manufactured in the UK with
products were presented so that          pick-up the best products and                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       pieces that blend sophistication with comfort.”
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               environmental consideration to all materials & production.
buyers would not be disappointed.        are now prepared for when the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             For more information please contact: Marie-Louise
                                                                                                                      Gina Stewart Cox provides stylish,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Contact Theresa and Simon Hart via www.lovehart.co.uk
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               or call 01803 839267                                                                                                          Denny, 100 Metres Studio, W01B Krowji, The Old


Belle and Boo
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Grammar School West Park, Redruth CORNWALL.

                                                                                                                      contemporary, quality jewellery with exclusivity
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             TR15 3AJ.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Handbag2Handbag
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             T: 01209 211 889
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             W: www.100-metres.co.uk
Just about anyone who’s held on to any part of                                                                        Precious metals and gemstone bound together using             Lovingly designed in the UK, this collection has a very                                                                                                                                                                                                  E: 100metres@tiscali.co.uk
the “little girl” in her will absolutely fall in love                                                                 vibrant coloured cord, is the unique and hand-made            English feel but is inspired by Gina’s global travels     An award winner of Deutsche                successful with its range of organisers
                                                                                                                      signature style of young British jewellery designer, Gina     where the designer found colour, adventure and culture.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Sigal Distribution very proud to represent
with the enchanting world of Belle & Boo.                                                                                                                                                                                                     Bank retail award for innovation in        and is very excited with new colours
                                                                                                                      Stewart Cox.                                                  Travelling through the southern hemisphere and living     2009. The most practical handbag           and finishes including the safari range.
                                                                                                                                                                                    in Europe has given Gina a great cultural experience      organiser on the market with 11
A charming children’s lifestyle brand featuring
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  two off the biggest Israeli designers: Ayala
                                                                                                                      The Autumn/ Winter ’10 collection of contemporary             on which to base the design concepts, and allowing        measured pockets to take everything        The bags have funky designs which
story book illustrations of children by British                                                                       jewellery is stylish yet practical. The bracelets have been   her magpie natures to retrieve interesting pieces from    girls carry around on a daily basis.       girls love, designed by women for
illustrator and author Mandy Sutcliffe.                                                                               designed from custom made resistant cord enabling the         around the world to add to the creative mix. Gina has     Handbag2Handbag has been very              women and the most practical on

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Bar and Michal Negrin
Belle, a lively, charming little brown-eyed girl,                                                                     jewellery to be word at all times.                            incorporated the best of global influences and added                                                 the market. The materials they use
and her bunny friend, Boo, are frequently                                                                                                                                           a gentle English twist, sourcing materials from India,                                               are very silky and strong but it does
                                                                                                                                                                                    Thailand, Japan, America and Hong Kong.                                                              not add weight to your bag. It’s just
appearing subjects in the prints, clothing, home                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         one less thing to think about in a day                                                   Both designers have been designing over 20 years now.      the years, she
wares cards, books, and other delightful items                                                                                                                                      Email: info@ginastewartcox.com                                                                       you transfer these from one bag to                                                       Michal Negrin is relating more to the antique vintage      has been able to
available, but it’s really a community of children                                                                                                                                  Website: www.ginastewartcox.com                                                                      another in seconds.                                                                      Victorian look. Ayala Bar use textile to create artistic   create a world
in general who inhabit the fluid landscapes of                                                                                                                                      Phone: 0044 (0) 7980647555                                                                                                                                                                    ethnic look.                                               where beauty,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Changing the colours of the bags                                                                                                                    love, hope and
these images, and especially girls and together                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          and linings each season keeps
they will transform any nursery or playroom into                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Ayala Bar jewellery                                        faith live through
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Handbag2Handbag up with the fashion
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  is handcrafted. Each                                       her creations.
a childhood wonderland.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  trends too and we think that everyone       For more information contact
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  piece is lovingly                                          Michal takes
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         will agree the new designs for Autumn/      01344 291120 or visit
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Winter 2011 will do just that.              www.handbag2handbag.com                      composed of non-                                           inspiration from
Come and play at www.belleandboo.com                                                                                  Gina Stewart Cox allows the wearer to customise each                                                                                                                                                                                                        precious metals                                            the past; she
                                                                                                                      piece, choosing from a variety of vibrant cords and                                                                                                                                                                                                         combined with                                              mixes old and
                                                                                                                      precious metals to create stylish bespoke jewellery.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Velo-re
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  glass beads, mineral                                       new in her items.
                                                                                                                      These unique pieces tell individual stories. Stories that                                                                                                                                                                                                   stones and crystal                                         Her different
                                                                                                                      find you wearing Gina Stewart Cox on a beach in Bali,                                                                                                                                                                                                       rhinestones. Earrings,                                     collections:
                                                                                                                      surfing in South America, on a night out with friends or                                                                                                                                                                                                    brooches, necklaces,                                       jewellery,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Velo-re was founded in 2006 with           tubes. Each one is an individual and
                                                                                                                      simply at home, being uniquely yourself.                                                                                                                                                                                                                    and bracelets are                                          fashion, home
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              the idea that tyres can be “tired”, but    has its own history. The tread bears
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              don’t have to retire. Originally set up    the scars of every mile travelled,                                                       offered in symphonic                                       accessories and


Maxine Pharoah                                                                              Exquisite &
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              as part of a bicycle recycling project     every unauthorised skid. We like the        re and                                       lines of colours. Each of the two seasonal collections     paper jewellery
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              in Berne, Switzerland, which sourced       idea of recycling and making full use       Javier then                                  contains over 250 pieces of jewellery expressed in over    are all produced
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              old bicycle parts to use in repairs.       of the discarded and the superfluous,       shape the belts,                             a dozen colour groups featuring matching pieces. In        meticulously
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              The unusable tyre leftovers became         ending up with something that               adding buckles, bolts                        addition, Ayala Bar Limited Edition jewellery addresses    by hand from top of the range components including
Maxine Pharoah’s new collection of work


                                                                                            Fragrant
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              a unique clothing item. There aren’t       already has its’ own character.             and bits and pieces                          the fervent collector.                                     crystals, lace, glass beads and printed fabrics. www.
includes colourful and quirky boxed
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              many fashion accessories that have                                                     from other tyres to make                     www.ayalabar.com.                                          michalnegrin.co.uk.
mirrors, square clocks and chalkboards.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              done their time on real roads!             Belties are made from front tyres,          a rubber work-of-art.
New images showing three chatty owls
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         which get less wear, so still have          We are fortunate to be                       Michal Negrin surrounds herself in a magical world of      Sigal Distribution Ltd
and a stylish bird with cake or cheeky
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Velo-re handcrafts belts made from         plenty of tread left. Beltoes are made      able to source very different types          romantic inspiration. Due to her popular success over      T: 01784 482888 / E: sigaldistribution@gmail..com
dogs decorate mirrors and machine                                                           Exquisite Handmade Shaving Accessories - Edwin                                                                                                    recycled bicycle tyres and inner           from back tyres, which work harder          of tyres in a multitude of colours,
embroidered cushions.                                                                       Jagger® is now considered the foremost English                                                                                                                                               and carry more weight, so they`re           but we do have standard black belts
                                                                                            manufacturer of finest wet shaving razors, sets and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Sigal Distribution Ltd
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         kinda threadbare.                           and inner tube belts are available as
Children love to see their names on                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  well. All belts are then cleaned with
objects, so the personalised collection
                                                                                            shaving brushes. Globally recognised for luxurious
                                                                                            designs and faultless workmanship; traditional and                                                                                                                                           Javier and Agata help collecting            Ecover washing powder and are then

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Will be showing
goes from strength to strength - featuring                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               by trailer spare tyres from around          available for sale.
boy’s and girl’s mirrors, clocks,                                                           contemporary styles for discerning wet shavers.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         London and bring them to our
chalkboards and cushions. Each one                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Email: betty@velo-re.com
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         New Summer Collection 2011
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         workshop in bohemian Brixton/
hand painted with your customer’s                                                           Fragrant Natural Shaving Skin Care - Understanding                                                                                                                                           HerneHill. Betty, co-founder of Velo-       Mobile: 00 (44) 7796 788259
name of choice and delivered within                                                         and sharing environmental concerns we place
two weeks. The unique and ideal birth,                                                      great emphasis on selecting the best natural and

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              A Keles Jewellery
christening, birthday or Christmas           limited edition and comes with an edition      organic ingredients for our hydrating pre shave,
present that will be cherished for years     number and tag.                                facial exfoliant, premium shaving creams, hard
to come.
                                                                                            shaving soaps and moisturising aftershave lotions.
                                             For that extra special gift Maxine makes                                                                                                                                                         A Keles is a supplier of beautiful         have been for many centuries.
Each mirror, clock and chalkboard is a                                                      The luxurious lathering properties of Edwin Jagger®
                                             embroidered cushions that can also                                                                                                                                                               jewellery and other lacework               Patterns are created by knotting
                                             be personalised. Each cushion comes            creams and soaps are enhanced by extracts of Aloe
                                                                                            Vera, Sandalwood and Sea Buckthorn.                                                                                                               products, which are individually           the high-quality silk or cotton
                                             with a feather pad and is individually
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              hand made in Turkey, as they               thread with a small needle.
                                             embroidered and decorated with natural
                                             and vintage buttons.                           Order contact – Tel: +44 (0)114 275 3739
                                                                                            Email: marketing@edwinjagger.com                                                                                                                                                             Women, would use Needle Lace
                                             Maxine’s range is hand made in her                                                                                                                                                                                                          as a way of thinking about their
                                                                                            Website: www.edwinjagger.com join us on
                                             workshop in the beautiful Cornish              facebook www.facebook.com/edwinjagger
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         husbands and loved ones.                                                                                         Please visit us at the following exhibitions;
                                             seaside town of St. Ives.                                                                                                                                                                                                                   The needlework is made with                                                                                    Top Drawer, Stand U24, 16 - 18 January London
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         love - still today - and A Keles
                                             The collection is very competitively                                                                                                                                                                                                        is bringing Needle Lace to a                                                                                    Spring Fair 6 - 10 February NEC Birmingham
                                             priced for items made and hand painted                                                                                                                                                                                                      new generation as a way of                                                                                       Pure, Stand Q79, 13 - 15 February London
                                             in the UK and range from £12 to £50,                                                                                                                                                                                                        keeping traditions and traditional
                                             with no minimum orders.                                                                                                                                                                                                                     handcrafts alive.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          For more information please contact us on
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     enquiries@a-keles.com
                                             Lots more images are available on her                                                                                                                                                                                                       Contact details:                            Tel: 07979 947 209                                           Tel: 01784 482888 Email: sigaldistribution@gmail.com
                                             website – www.maxinepharoah.com                                                                                                                                                                                                             www.a-keles.com                             Fax: +44 (0) 207 493 4935



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BearPaintings                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Specialist Greeting Cards – Lime                                                                                                   Bags2riches by Anna C Roebuck
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Cards Limited
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Bags2riches was established                 new and beautiful forms. All of the
It’s a great honour for BearPaintings to be       engaging, the beautifully painted landscapes        cherish for many years.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          in 2001 with the aim of creating            work is created in the UK from bags
chosen as one of the best businesses at Top       and highly imaginative characters quickly                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            desirable objects from everyday             and cans that are recycled by our
Drawer this year. It’s fantastic to know that     grab your attention - but look closer and you       Being at Top Drawer was brilliant for me this                                                                                                 We’re a newly established Greeting Card publisher                                                                                  waste. This year we’ve been                 local community. By transforming
my efforts to produce these unique art cards      see so much more...                                 Autumn, as a wholesaler it’s such a wonderful                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    experimenting with heart and flower         waste in to desirable jewellery and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    entering into an already crowded and competitive market,
and prints of the very best quality with as                                                           chance to see how my cards effect the                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            motifs to great affect.                     lighting we intend to challenge
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    so you might think ‘why buy from them?’
small a carbon footprint as possible has been     These intriguing images make for the perfect        public. I’ve been trading now for nearly four                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                people’s concept of value.
recognised. All my cards are made from wood       gift because the more you look into them the        years, and it’s just been a fantastic success                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Our innovative contemporary
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Quite simply...we believe we’re bringing you very
pulp from sustainable forests and come in         more you’re own imagination and memories            for me.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          designs are created by transforming         With 10 years of recycling
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    innovative designs using many different printing
biodegradable cellophane bags and I’ve also       flood to the fore. The paintings, often                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              recycled plastic bags and cans in to        experience bags2riches has a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    techniques, as well as hand attached elements, many of
been lucky to source local printers who use       evocative of a world gone, are like moments         Artist and MD of BearPaintings -                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             range of designs for everyone’s
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    which we’ve had made to our own design.
vegetable based inks.                             captured in time. All this along with a healthy     Zennor Box                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   taste. The bold and colourful cuffs
                                                  dose of humour make these very special              W: www.bearpaintings.co.uk
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    It’s our intention to publish restricted ranges with limited                                                                                                                   won the Gift of the Year Award for           recycled aluminium drink cans and
BearPainting Greeting Cards are instantly         greetings cards that the recipient will surely      E: zennor@bearpaintings.co.uk
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    quantities on a regular basis thereby keeping our product                                                                                                                      Fashion Accessories in 2004 and              plastic bags.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    exclusive and fresh. Furthermore our products are                                                                                                                              continue to be a great seller year
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    specifically aimed at the Gift and Independent Specialist       Currently, we’re in the process of establishing a National                                                     after year. Our plastics are upcycled        To find out more please visit our

Weavegotit Trading –
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    sales team so if we can’t see you personally straight away

                                                                                                                                Ladybug Home Textiles
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Greeting Card market, so we won’t sacrifice artistic                                                                                                                           with silver to create a number of            website www.bags2riches.co.uk
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    integrity for ‘run of the mill’ mass market design.             we have a very sophisticated (but simple to use) website                                                       products such as ‘Bubblicious’ and           or contact Anna at
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    limecards.co.uk with a full online ordering facility .                                                         ‘plastic nouveau’. Then there’s the          annaroebuck@bags2riches.co.uk

Giftware and Homeware
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    We’re also very conscious of the current economic                                                                                                                              striking ‘canny’ ranges created from         for bags2riches latest brochure.
                                                                                                                                Ladybug Towels and Robes are made only of a               natural cotton                                                                                                            For more information
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    climate and the perceived value by both the purchaser
                                                                                                                                single type of cotton that is superior to even Egyptian   hand-loomed                                               and receiver. To this end we strive to give good value and      please contact Mandy on


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Georgina Fowler – Ceramic Designer
                                                                                                                                and Indian cotton: The Bergama cotton is –literally       peshtemals                                                quality as well as good design.                                 07813 974282 or Pauline
Weavegotit Trading imports             storm. A relatively new range of                                                         speaking- the best cotton in the world with its thin,     (a traditional
Hand made goods from in and            Pewter Serving ware to the UK in                                                         very long threads and silk-like characteristic. The       Turkish flat towel

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Massey and Rogers: Textile designers
around Africa. We have chosen          its contemporary style consisting                                                        cotton is washed with spring water and dried. The         like a sarong).                                                                                                                                                                              Georgina Fowler is a ceramic designer       in patterned transfers and it is the
our communities carefully,             of Pickle forks, olive spoons,                                                           yarn is dyed with root colours, where possible to be      Included in the                                                                                                                                                                              that makes and designs patterns that        how the transfers are placed that
supplying a unique range               butter knives, salad servers,                                                            Eco Friendly. When the extremely durable Bergama          range are three                                                                                                                                                                              go onto ceramics. Georgina graduated        makes them all individual. No two are
of Internationally accepted            letter openers and many, many                                                            cotton meets top of the line machinery inspired by        piece marine sets, flat hand-woven peshtemal sets         Massey was Rogers was created              screen-printed textiles mainly for        happy to work to commission. They             during the summer and following             the same which gives each piece of
Giftware and Homeware Items            more items. Also available are                                                           ‘black bench’ weaving techniques from 17th.Century,       ideal for travelling and taking to the beach. These       in 2006 by friends Barbara                 interiors. Their images of garden         also produce a range of small gift            success going to Top Drawer with            ceramics a unique feel.
to the Trade.                          our Elephant and Tribal lines.                                                           we are able to achieve an average of 720g cotton          are light weight, easy to dry consisting of a sunbed      Massey and Helen Rogers after              birds, budgerigars, and dogs              items, greetings cards and wall art.          Design Gap and produces an unusual
                                                                                                                                per m2 of towel. The highest quality Egyptian cotton      cover, a body towel and a hair towel presented            they had studied textile design            mixed with elements of vintage                                                          range of ceramics.                          Georgina also translates her surface
Our Enamel Tea pots, mugs              We would like to thank all of our                                                                                                                                                                            together at university. Key to their       pattern decorate their cushions and       W: www.masseyandrogers.co.uk                                                              patterns into patterns on their own,
                                                                                                                                towels average around 600g/m2.                            as sets in cotton bags convenient to carry to the
and plates have funky hand             customers for their continued                                                                                                                                                                                design philosophy is their strong          lampshades ranges.                        E: info@masseyandrogers.co.uk                 The inspiration for Georgina’s work         not only to go on ceramics but the
                                                                                                                                                                                          beach. Peshtemals were, and still are, an important                                                                                                                                          comes out of the realm of fairy tales,      designs could be used for wallpaper,
painted Jungle designs                 support and look forward to Top                                                          In addition to its already well known organic cotton      part of Turkish hammam ritual. Although still used        appreciation for the qualities of                                                    T: 07913 913060
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       stories and the surreal by using her        bags etc. They have colourful and
available in Reds, blues, yellows      Drawer January 2011.                                                                     towels and bathrobes, Ladybug has introduced              as traditional hammam towels, in the modern World         depth and vitality that hand screen-       They aim for excellence in design
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       drawings which are then scanned into        illustrative patterns with new patterns
and greens. Created with a                                                                                                                                                                peshtemals are finding use at the beaches as very         printing brings to a design. They          and construction and select
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       the computer, to be then manipulated        always being created.
tremendous amount of pride,            KIM LUNT (Business Owner),                                                                                                                                                                                   are renowned for their original            beautiful natural fabrics, cottons
                                                                                                                                                                                          absorbant and light alternative to towels. We have                                                                                                                                           into patterns that provoke the
charm and originality.                 WEAVEGOTIT TRADING,                                                                                                                                                                                          and sensitive approach to colour:          and linens, for all their products. The                                                 imagination. These patterns and             Georgina will work on commissions
                                                                                                                                                                                          also introduced our new Spa sets and bathrobes.
                                       11 Sutton Green Road,                                                                                                                                                                                        their chosen palettes whilst always        company is based in the Midlands                                                        figures are joined within her vessels       and for individual pieces. Her
                                                                                                                                                                                          Light weight, very soft hand-loomed sets made from
Placemats, bags and baskets            Sutton Green,                                                                                                                                                                                                restrained, resonate with freshness        and are committed to supporting                                                         and plates to provide a unique ‘faerie’     ceramics and surface patterns can
                                                                                                                                                                                          organic brushed cotton, the same type used to make        and are tinged with nostalgia.             the UK manufacturing base and so
from Madagascar make                   Guildford,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      dream like state which then uses            be viewed at www.georginafowler.
                                                                                                                                                                                          the best T-shirts are presented in natural cotton bags.   They combine contemporary and              choose to have all their products
excellent Christmas gifts for          Surrey                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          colour to enhance her designs.              co.uk.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    traditional imagery, both their own        dyed, printed and made here in the                                                      Each vessel and plate has been hand
the following seasons Spring/          GU4 7QD.                                                                                                                                           Twin Oaks, 29 Mill Lane, Gerrards Cross, Bucks            hand drawn and photographic, to            UK. Their products are made to                                                                                                                                                   georgina.fowler@hotmail.co.uk or
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       made by using slip cast from moulds.        For more details and the full
Summer and who says Raffia                                                                                                                                                                SL9 8DF                                                   produce a range of exclusive hand          order and the company is always                                                         Then each vessel or plate is covered        range please contact Georgina on             call 07933205836.
bags can’t be used in Winter           Tel: (+44)1483 772372                                                                                                                              T: +44 1753 892603
- lets Brighten it up a bit!!          Mobile: (+44)7825 500207                                                                                                                           F: +44 1753 892001

Andy C has taken the market by
                                       Website:
                                       www.weavegotit.co.uk
                                                                                                                                                                                          M: +44 7768 256080
                                                                                                                                                                                          E: adickson@ladybughome.co.uk
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Industrial News

Your Indoors                                                      Friendly Faces Join The                                                                                                                                                           Approved SF6 courses                                                                             George Utz Makes Sizeable Silo Investment
Outdoors – Come
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Midlands based material handling             The silos have been produced by               The new silos will increase George

                                                                  MOCCIS Family This Winter                                                                                                                                                         EA Technology
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    comments that
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     equipment manufacturer George
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Utz has invested substantially in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     additional storage facilities at its site
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Braby and stand 20 metres tall and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  4.5 metres in diameter. They were
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  manufactured in Bristol from a high
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Utz’s storage capacity by a massive
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                130%. This will eliminate the risk of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                inventory shortage and also ensures

Rain or Shine!                                                   The Moccis family is growing and the
                                                                 Autumn Winter 2010 collection sees
                                                                 more friendly faces for you and your little
                                                                                                               all sizes stylishly cosy indoors. And if
                                                                                                               you’re more adventurous, Moccis are
                                                                                                               the perfect lining to make wellies warm
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Sulphur Hexafluoride
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    (SF6) is an ideal arc
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     at Clover Nook Industrial Estate,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Alfreton, with the construction of 4
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     silos holding a total of 800 tonnes of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  grade aluminium alloy, similar to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  that used for ship-building. They
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  were mounted onto load cells and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                raw materials can be sourced when
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                market prices are attractive. Savings
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                can be passed on to Utz’s customers
Soft furnishings                                                 ones to enjoy. Whether they are being         and waterproof. Moccis mean no more                                                                                                  suppressant for high                                                                             bulk raw material (plastic polymers).        hoisted into place by two industrial          and gives the project partner planning
for your outside                                                 chased by a snapping crocodile or kept        slipping, no more cold feet and no more                                                                                              voltage switchgear, but                                                                                                                       cranes, following weeks of ground             security regards the budget. George
                                                                 warm with somebody used to the cold,          dirty shoes indoors. Whether you’re                                                                                                                                                                                                   George Utz is the UK operation of the        work to prepare for the new facilities,       Utz is also installing Braby’s Vessel
space which
                                                                 Master Pengy Brr, they will love wearing      a little Rock ‘N’ Roll, or more chilled
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    has the highest Global
are Waterproof                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Swiss-owned Utz Group. Its products          including changes to the road                 Link online monitoring system.
                                                                 Moccis distinctive designs all winter         out Midnight Blues, there is a pair for                                                                                              Warming Potential of                                                                             include containers and inserts,              infrastructure to allow access for
and Mould
proof.
                                                                 long. And it’s not just children who can      everyone. So why not join fellow Moccis                                                                                              any fluorinated gas.                                                                             pallets, dollies and pallet boxes.           deliveries.                                   Tel: 01773 543 170
                                                                 get their hands on the coolest Swedish        fans, the Beckhams, and buy your own
                                                                 moccasins on the market today. Moccis         Moccis today!                                                                                                                        Just 1kg has the same

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     George Utz gains ISO 1001 Accreditation
Oily Rag® is the                                                 has launched an adult range with 5 hip                                                                                                                                             environmental effect as
ONLY Company                                                     designs for larger feet!                      About Moccis - Moccis is a fantastic                                                                                                 22.2t of CO2.
making                                                                                                         new company that brings Swedish made
cushions                                                         Moccis bring a modern twist to the            moccasins to the rest of the world.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Leading materials handling manufacturer                 control, monitoring and measurement of energy            course are always particularly interested in using
designed to be                                                   traditional Swedish moccasin. The             Made with natural ecotex certified                                                                                                   Since July 2009, EU                                                                              George Utz is delighted to have been awarded            usage, strict emergency response procedures,             high quality recycled materials wherever possible.
left outside ALL summer. Beautifully vibrant fabrics which       distinctive designs are fast becoming         materials, they are available to buy                                                                                                 Regulations 842/2006                                                                             ISO 14001:2004 accreditation, in recognition            keeping environmental records, correct waste
have been designed and printed in the U.K. Turned into           the must-have indoor footwear for             direct online (moccis.co.uk) or from
                                                                 the whole family. Perfect for nursery,        leading children’s specialist shops in                                                                                               and 305/2008 have                                                                                of its efforts to reduce its impact on the              management, and internal communications and              “George Utz has always taken its
mould proof oilcloth and manufactured in England to                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  environment. ISO 14001 is an internationally            training.                                                environmental responsibilities very seriously,
make innovative waterproof cushions (patent pending).
                                                                 travelling or simply lounging around on       Europe, USA and Asia.                                                                                                                made it mandatory                                                                                recognised standard to evaluate an organisation’s                                                                and our achievement of ISO 14001 is a
                                                                 cold winter days, Moccis keep feet of         Each pair of Moccis is made by hand                                                                                                  that anyone handling
They are filled with natural British wool to provide great                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           environmental management systems, and applies           Commenting on the award,                                 clear demonstration of our commitment to
                                                                                                               with delicate hand stitching in the only
support and comfort for your back.                                                                             moccasin factory in Sweden. A very small                                                                                             or recovering SF6 has                                                                            to both the actual running of the business and          Scott says “Obviously, we                                incorporating stringent standards within our day-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     the products manufactured. In order to gain the         all have a part to play in                               today operations.
                                                                                                               traditional factory with most employees                                                                                              attended an approved                                                                             accreditation, George Utz was independently             reducing our carbon footprint
The aim is to provide hassle free living, giving you more                                                      having worked in for generations, it’s very
time to just enjoy being outdoors. Cushions which
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    training course, passed                                                                          audited at its UK operation at Alfreton,                to safeguard our environment                             “We have also recently invested in additional
                                                                                                               important for the community that it stays                                                                                                                                                                                             Derbyshire.                                             for the future. Being a plastics                         storage facilities with the construction of four
brighten up the oldest bench, bringing life and colour                                                         open as similar factories are closing                                                                                                an assessment set by
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             manufacturer, there are                                  new silos holding a total of 800 tonnes of bulk
to the garden on the dreariest day. Not only Cushions,                                                         down due to mass production in Asia.                                                                                                 an approved evaluation                                                                                                                                   unique issues we have had                                raw material – an increase of 130%. We have
but matching and coordinating Tablecloths, Bunting and                                                                                                                                                                                              and competency body,                                                                                                                                     to consider, such as controlling environmental           the facilities for customers to return their old
Doorstops all of which can be left out in ALL weathers.                                                        The leather sole is durable and flexible,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     impact in the unlikely event of a fire, to controlling   containers to be “chipped up” and the materials
Oily Rag® enables you to create a relaxing environment                                                         allowing the foot to move freely, and the                                                                                            and been issued with a certificate of competence.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             all emissions to air, land and water courses. We         re-used to produce new containers or other
which doesn’t have to be packed away at the first hint                                                         moccasin has double elastic at the ankle                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      set ourselves some very tough objectives. It             materials handling equipment. By using recycled
of rain.                                                                                                       which prevents it from falling off. And                                                                                              EA Technology offers Government and IET approved training and                                                                                            hasn’t been easy, but I’m delighted all our hard         polymers, our customers are not only doing their
                                                                                                               the best part is that they are machine                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        work has paid off. We are particularly proud of the      bit for the environment, but also saving on costs
                                                                                                               washable. The Autumn Winter 2010                                                                                                     certification for anyone involved in the handling of SF6, as well as                                                                                     fact that we have reduced our energy usage per           – on average, high quality recycled polymers are
Go on - Glam up your garden with an Oily Rag®!
Coming soon: Everyday, and Big Beach bags, designed
                                                                                                               collection sees 22 designs available in                                                                                              training for managers and supervisors.                                                                                                                   unit produced by over 4.5% - that’s an £80,000+          30% cheaper than new, with little or no effect on
                                                                                                               children’s sizes and a range of 5 designs                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     saving on our energy bill in the last 12 months.”        performance.”
with extra large gussets (for those of us that LOVE to                                                         in adult sizes. Baby/Children’s Moccis
shop!)                                                                                                         £18, Adult Moccis £26.                                                                                                               Senior consultant, Gary Eastwood says: “There are fines for non-                                 Preparations for the award have taken some              General Manager Carsten Diekmann comments                George Utz will be exhibiting many of its
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    compliance, but the greatest motivation is our responsibility, within                            12 months, and have been driven by Health               “We believe in adopting robust and sustainable           products at the forthcoming IMHX Exhibition
T: 01379 871948                                                                                                Moccis Team                                                                                                                                                                                                                           and Safety, Environmental and Quality                   environmental policies. Our customers are                at the NEC in November.
M: 07907 903716
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    industry, to use SF6 in a safe and environmentally friendly manner.”
                                                                                                               Email: info@moccis.co.uk                                                                                                                                                                                                              Coordinator (HSEQ) Scott Gourlay. The project           increasingly requesting information and                  Phone: +44 (0)1773 543 170
W: www.oilyragfabrics.com                                                                                      Tel: 02087481299                                                                                                                                                                                                                      has covered a number of KPIs, such as                   confirmation of our environmental management             Email: www.georgutz.com
E: info@oilyragfabrics.com                                                                                     Mobile: 07833981168                                                                                                                  Tel: 0151 339 4181                                                                               environmental management compliance and                 systems during contractual negotiations, and of          Mail: info@uk.georgutz.com




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  Building News                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Building News

NEW Range of Height                                                                                             McArthur Group – Flood barrier                                                                                   Eco Angus Wood Burning Boilers: Simple solutions for greener heating
Safety Equipment                                                                                                                                                                                                                 A Case Study: Wood Gasification Boiler Heating for an Exposed Rural Family Home
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         In October 2006, the owner                                             Wood pellet boilers were rejected
One of the biggest risks for people working across                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       decided that he needed to                                              as the owner has access to an
many differing industries is the risk of falling                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         significantly reduce his heating                                       existing free wood supply on the
from height. In recognition of this, Trans-Web, a                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        bills. With access to a small area                                     property and wanted to utilise both
                                                                                                                A new wood polymer composite                              ● Self sealing against water no replacement                                                                    of woodland along with wood                                            unseasoned wood dried out on site
manufacturer of textile lifting and lashing systems                                                                                                                         seals
                                                                                                                board and post for use in multiple                        ● Absorbs and reflects sound
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         off cuts from a workshop, the                                          and waste wood off cuts.
and PPE when working at heights, has launched                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            owner realised he could utilise
                                                                                                                applications for flood barriers,                          ● Posts have angled groove for erecting panels
a new and comprehensive range of height safety                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           this fuel source, supplemented by                                      The boiler is situated in a covered
equipment.                                                                                                      sound barriers and security                                 in variable directions                                                                                       buying bulk uncut logs. A heating                                      area at the back of the property
                                                                                                                                                                          ● Boards and posts can be sized and cut on site                                                                assessment was carried out and                                         and covered from direct rainfall
                                                                                                                barriers in the construction and                            as required                                                                                                  a 40kW Angus Super Gasification                                        with a small pitched roof, but the
The new products include three high tenacity                                                                    agriculture sectors                                       ● Manufactured from recycled materials can be                                                                  Log Boiler with two 1,000 litre                                        unit remains open to the elements.
                                                                                                                                                                            recycled at end of life                                                                                      water cylinders was selected.                                          The total boiler height is 1,570cm
webbing harnesses, temporary lifeline systems,                                                                  Manufactured from recycled wood polymer                                                                                                                                  The installation was carried out                                       and 600cm wide and is fitted
work positioning equipment, safety lines, energy                                                                composite material structured with internal               Demountable panel                                                                                              within one week and the owner                                          against the north facing back wall
absorber lanyards, restraint lanyards, karabiner,                                                               cavities providing product properties of superior         Board and short post buried in ground as base for                                                              has been operating the wood                                            of the property. Water cylinder          used for drying clothes and storing linen.
                                                                                                                strength, low maintenance, impervious to water            water seal and rapid deployment of barrier. Steel                                                              system for over thirty six months.                                     tanks were accommodated inside
scaffold hooks and snap hooks.                                                                                  and contamination, and offering long low cost life,       insert placed in post base providing easy, rigid                                                               The property owner summarised                                          the property, creating a large room      “It took me a while to adjust to the luxury of having




                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            READER
                                                                                                                recyclable at the end of life. It can be drilled, sawn    and strong location of main post. The weight of                                                                his decision to install a wood burning boiler as, “a                                                            a constant heat temperature in the house without
Tel: 0161 627 0022                                                       Balmoral Full Body Harness             and screwed as timber or glued for permanent fix.         further boards above creates water seal through                                                                simple decision that has made a huge change to the                                                              worrying about heating bills. Having the heating
                                                                                                                                                                          the specially designed tongue and groove.                                                                      way my family can live in our home without worrying                                                             constantly on and controlled by a thermostat
                                                                                                                Features                                                                                                                                                                 about heating bills”.                                                                                           has made a huge difference to how we live in our


Demand for CO2 emission                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               COMPETITION!
                                                                                                                ● Easily and quickly erected                              The boards and panels are easily demounted after                                                                                                                                                                               home.”
                                                                                                                ● Can be installed as permanent, demountable              each used without damage, while the base board                                                                 The building is detached, has double glazed                                                                                              Property owner and his wife
                                                                                                                  or temporary barriers                                   and post remain for future use. For temporary and                                                              wooden windows, brick cavity insulated walls and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         a pitched roof with above average insulation. The                                                               Eco Angus took part at Ecobuild 2010 in early

consultancy increases
                                                                                                                ● Can accommodate internal cabling for extra              demountable applications, clamps can be fitted
                                                                                                                  security strength, lighting and CCTV                                                                                                                                   living space and ceiling height is substantial and       For the chance to win a selection of high street       March at Earls Court, and is the world’s biggest
                                                                                                                                                                          to hold top board tight down ensuring good seal
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         during the months of October to April, the oil fired     gift vouchers, all you have to do is read the          event dedicated to sustainable design, construction
                                                                                                                ● Posts produced with one slot angled to                  for holding water.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         boiler was on for at least twelve hours a day. The       editorial and answer the following question to         and the built environment. As an excellent place to
                                                                                                                  accommodate varied location and direction
With the launch of the new         an 8,000 room hospital.              performance certificates and                                                                                                                             This case study first came about when a property        house was occupied throughout the day, as the            be in with a chance of winning:                        view innovative sustainable construction products
                                                                                                                ● Posts and boards can be cut to fit on site              Requiring no tooling and easily installed by finger-
2010 building regulations, a                                            BRUKL documentation. In                                                                                                                                  owner was upgrading a large detached house in the       owner has a young family and consequently hot                                                                   and services, Eco Angus proved to be a huge
                                                                                                                ● Panels can be locked tight and later released           tightening the butterfly nut.                                                                                                                                           Which show did Eco Angus take part in
greater awareness of the need      The consultancy is a mix of          addition full building energy                                                                                                                            Mendip hills 700 foot above sea level. The property     water is required on demand. A key requirement                                                                  success generating a great deal of interest and
                                                                                                                  or permanently bonded                                                                                                                                                                                                           earlier this year at Earls Court?
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 had an existing oil burning boiler and a wood stove     was that the heating could remain on at a constant                                                              buzz, due to the uniqueness and relevance of
to design the most energy          top flight engineers, physicist,     modelling provides detailed             ● Government agency WRAP has endorsed                     Tel: 01780 761417                                      installed in the lounge area, but performance of        temperature as there was a very young baby in the        Send your answers to: Chris Hackett,                   product range on show; therefore furthering the
efficient building is leading      mathematicians and computer          emissions and is also                     product                                                 Web: www.mcarthur-group.com                            heating was inadequate for the size of the property     house.                                                   Competitions Dept, tradex news ltd, Trinity            pioneering company towards even more success.
to an increased demand             scientists. Utilising state of       revealing in the breakdown of           ● Strength, impervious to most chemicals                                                                         and oil bills were high. The location of the property                                                            Point, New Road, Halesowen B63 3HY. Please
for specialist consultancy         the art efficient technology         energy usage.                           ● Low maintenance, long life, easily stored                                                                                                                                                                                       mention where you picked up your copy of
                                                                                                                                                                                    Board & post profile diagrams                is extremely exposed to the elements resulting in       An Angus Super 40kW Wood Gasification Log Boiler                                                                For more information about Eco Angus wood
services.                          they can complete the most                                                                                                                                                                    both the oil and wood boilers were in constant use      was selected with one Nad and one Nado 1,000 litre       tradex news.                                           burning boilers and complete heating systems,
                                   complex modelling quickly;           Tel: 01908 261461                                                                                                                                        during winter generating high heating bills.            accumulation tanks.                                                                                             visit www.ecoangus.co.uk or call 01934 862642.
EDSL Tas has been providing        consequently, at a much
energy consultancy services        lower cost than similar


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Teamwork from ‘0s firms helps restore Uxbridge Lido
for over 20 years with the         organisations.
clientele ranging from large
organisations such as Land         The services offered
Securities, WSP and DSSR, to       include Part L compliance
individual energy consultants.
Projects range from small
retail units up to, for example,
                                   modelling and documentation
                                   including building emissions
                                   calculations, energy
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 to its former ‘0s glory                                                                                The Uxbridge Art Deco 1930’s lido has been
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         restored to its former glory as a result of the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     team efforts of Ronacrete and Cemplas a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     leading restoration firm. Originally built in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     1935 the lido was an elongated 12 sided
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     star in shape with two fountains at either
  Doors & Windows News                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               end. The lido closed in 1998 and since then
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     had fallen into disrepair and was covered in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     graffiti.

VEKA launches Matrix 0 brochure                                                                                                                              New range of keeps                                                                                                                                                                                                                      The refurbishment, which was overseen
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      by English Heritage, involved restoring
                                                                                                                                                              WINDOWparts, the specialist supplier of window and door
                                                                      Industry-leading system supplier          The Matrix 70 brochure explains which
                                                                                                                                                              hardware and ancillaries, has launched a new range of door
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      the Lido’s distinctive features, such as the
                                                                      VEKA plc has produced an informative      styles of window can be created from
                                                                      brochure illustrating the many features   the system and lists colour options           keeps aimed at the repairs and maintenance market.                                                                                                                                                                                      grandstands, cascades and entrance, which
                                                                      and benefits of its popular Matrix 70     and size specifications among a                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       have survived almost unchanged since the
                                                                      system.                                   wealth of other information.                  Branded under its Flexi Range, the door keeps are suitable                                                                                                                                                                              leisure centre opened in the 1930s. A major
                                                                                                                                                              for any PVC-U door profiles, including both 60mm and 70mm.                                                                                                                                                                              part of the refurbishment works was to the
                                                                      The guide completes a new series of       VEKA’s Sales and Marketing Director,          Available in both left and right hand versions, they are said to
                                                                      brochures available from VEKA. The        Colin Torley, says: “VEKA plc                 be very easy to install and being universal, negate the need to                                                                                                                                                                         Lido North Block. Ronacrete and Cemplas
                                                                      updated suite of literature is designed   continues to invest in the technology,        carry a wide range of stock.                                                                                                                                                                                                            worked closely in putting a specification
                                                                      in VEKA’s new corporate style and         plant, new products, literature, IT and                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               together that would provide the necessary
                                                                      details the various characteristics of    skills to equip its customers to meet
                                                                                                                                                              WINDOWparts general                                                                                                                                                                                                                     protection and cosmetic appearance
                                                                      each VEKA window profile system.          any challenges the future may hold.
                                                                                                                                                              manager, Danny Basden,                                                                                                                                                                                                                  required by English Heritage.
                                                                                                                “We are renowned for offering                 said: “These new door
                                                                                                                technical support which is second to          keeps are the latest
                                                                                                                none. The new range of brochures to           additions to our ever                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Tel: 01279 638700
                                                                                                                accompany our high-spec products is           growing Flexi Range
                                                                                                                just a part of this, and goes hand-in-        of products that also
                                                                                                                hand with the new, improved VEKA              include window and door
                                                                                                                website.                                      restrictors, door closers
                                                                                                                                                              and door handles.” He
                                                                                                                “A retail brochure is also available
                                                                                                                                                              continued: “The buzzword
                                                                                                                for use by installation companies
                                                                                                                                                              is repair, don’t replace.
                                                                                                                which explains the benefits of a
                                                                                                                window fabricated from VEKA profile           If you didn’t think you
                                                                                                                in a consumer-friendly, jargon-free           could find it – talk to
                                                                                                                manner.”                                      WINDOWparts or check
                                                                                                                                                              out our website: www.
                                                                                                                Tel: 01282 716611                             windowparts.co.uk”
                                                                                                                Email: salesenquiry@veka.com
                                                                                                                Web: www.vekauk.com                           Tel: 01582 486566



   1                                     Sponsoring this issue of Tradex News is Source Control on page 1                                                                                                                                                               Sponsoring this issue of Tradex News is Energyst on page 6                                                                                                                   1
  Health & Safety News                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Autumn Fair International 2010 - Best Selected Exhibitors

Tools to cut injuries                                                                                                       Wide Range of Support                                                                                                                 Autumn Fair International 010                                                                                                                Tallon International Ltd – Stationary Solutions for
Klever Kutters provides innovative cutting tools that are   and damaged merchandise by increasing safety within             While proud of the reliability of its VOC abatement and             frequency of a service visit.                                     Autumn Fair International is unquestionably the sales opportunity      international buyers from 76 countries. 6.5 per cent more visitors
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                the Wholesale and Retail Markets
                                                                                                                            odour control systems, Environmental Integrated Solutions                                                                             of the season with visitors coming from all over the country           from overseas attended the show compared with last year.
both safe and practical. The tools are designed to help     the workplace.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         products to match any space in the
                                                                                                                            (EIS) realises that situations can occur that can cause             The company offers a range of engineering services to             to discover thousands of exciting new launches from leading
companies reduce costs associated with injury claims                                                                                                                                                                                                              suppliers of anything from kitchen, dining and other housewares to     Show organiser Emap Connect Home & Gift reported a major                                                                  home. Tallon International Ltd’s product
                                                            The company’s safety box cutters – the Klever Kutter            unplanned downtime.                                                 meet project needs, from initial on-site surveys to retrofits                                                                                                                                                                                                      portfolio is divided into various categories
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  toys, stationary and fashion jewellery.                                upswing in visitor numbers as exhibitors received record orders at
                                                                                                                                                                                                to save energy.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    including the Artbox Art & Craft collection,
                                                            and the Klever Koncept – are said to be among the                                                                                                                                                                                                                            the season’s biggest show. Exhibitors and retailers put on another
                                                                                                                            Many technical issues can be resolved with telephone                                                                                  This year saw over 29,000 visitors come to browse and, more            great show of strength at Autumn Fair International 2010, which                                                           Essential Stationary, Everyday Gift Bag and
                                                            safest cutting tools on the market. Their design offers                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             One of the UK’s most popular importers
                                                                                                                            support from an EIS engineer. Alternatively, EIS can supply         Tel: 0121 550 7079                                                importantly, to buy. The show’s September timing meant that            took place at the NEC, Birmingham from 5th - 8th September.                                                               Wrap, Just to Say gift stationary and the
                                                            ease of use and versatility for safe operation in a wide                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            and distributors of stationary products,           Christmas collection.
                                                                                                                            remote monitoring systems to provide a high level of                                                                                  visitors were ready to place big orders for the festive season and
                                                            variety of applications.                                        diagnostic capability.                                                                                                                actively sourcing new-season stock.                                    Autumn Fair International 2011 will return from 4th - 7th September.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Tallon International Ltd was first founded in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                1973 and has since grown to become one             Providing consistently excellent value for
                                                            A recessed safety blade helps prevent accidental                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    of the leaders within the stationary industry.     money, Tallon International was a huge
                                                                                                                            When a problem cannot be resolved, an EIS service                                                                                     Amongst the many thousands of leading independent retailers,           For more information visit www.autumnfair.com.
                                                            contact and, after a long useful life, cutters can be                                                                                                                                                 Autumn Fair International also welcomed hordes of majors and                                                                                                                                     success at the Autumn Fair 2010 at the
                                                                                                                            technician will visit the site to carry out repairs or to correct                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Based in Coventry, the company’s product           NEC Birmingham in September, receiving            International Ltd? Visit
                                                            discarded, eliminating the need to handle or replace                                                                                                                                                  multiples, including: Argos, Asda, BHS, Claire’s Accessories,
                                                                                                                            any technical issue.                                                                                                                  Clinton Cards, Debenhams, Dunelm Mill, Garden & Leisure Group,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                range features every essential, day to day         nothing but praise from both visitors to the      www.tallon.co.uk or telephone 02476
                                                            used blades. With their shielded cutting area, the safety                                                                                                                                             Harrods, Hobbycraft, House of Fraser, Jarrold, John Lewis,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                stationary item you can think of aswel as          show and fellow exhibitors.                       437 000.
                                                            box cutters reduce the risk of damaging merchandise             For companies that are apprehensive about maintaining                                                                                 Littlewoods, Poundland, Sainsbury’s, Selfridges, Tesco, Waitrose
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                a highly successful bespoke collection                                                               Tallon International Ltd.
                                                            while cutting packaging.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            including diaries and calendars. The               Wish to know more about the fantastic             Unit 4, Cyan Park, Phoenix Way,
                                                                                                                            an abatement system, EIS offers tailored preventative                                                                                 and Waterstones. The show also attracted a large contingent of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                company’s calendar collection features             products available from Tallon                    Coventry CV2 4QP.
                                                                                                                            maintenance plans that address both the type and
                                                            For a free sample, contact info@heartbeat.ie or
                                                            phone the number below.

                                                            Tel: 00353 598 623 975                                          Dickies Narrows The Gap In                                                                                                            De Ree UK Ltd – Grow Your Business                                                                                                            151 Products Ltd. burst onto the ‘Garden Scene’
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Tradex News is extremely pleased to present De                         season and demand.                                                      Founded in 1997, 151® Products Ltd. is a leading             £1, they have value for money written all over them.

                                                                                                                            Top Warehouse Management                                                                                                              Ree UK Ltd as one of our Top 20 Exhibitors. This is
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  due to the incredible success experienced by the                       De Ree UK offer an extensive range such as flower bulbs,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 manufacturer and distributor of gardening, household,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 automotive, DIY & Pet products. Located in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Fertilisers do not come cheap these days but thanks
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              to 151®’s Eazifeed® brand, customers can feed and


Work Boots Go Into The Blue
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  ground breaking company at this years Autumn                           perennials, roses, shrubs, fruit, seed growing kits, flower seeds,      Manchester, UK, the company supplies a variety               flourish plants at a respectable price. With Tomato
                                                                                                                            Dickies, the World’s largest privately        “The ‘VNA’ system has been installed to                                                 Fair 2010. Generating a phenomenal amount of                           vegetable seeds, onions and potatoes to name but a few. All these       of stores, ranging from large national retailers to          Feed, Lawn Feed, Organic Fertiliser and Slow Release
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  interest from the visitors and fellow exhibitors, De                   products are delivered on eye-catching wooden display stands.           independents.                                                Plant Food the company is concentrating efforts to
                                                                                                                            owned workwear company has adopted            cope with the vast number of additional
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Ree UK is set to become a leading competitor,                          These allow the consumer to have a clear choice with a simple                                                                        build a credible range in this field.
                                                                                                                            an innovative system of maximising the        new products which we have had to                                                                                                                                                                                                      With an impressive product portfolio the company has
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  setting the standard for others to follow.                             pricing structure.
                                                                                                                            storage capacity, yet further increasing      produce in order to satisfy growing                                                                                                                                                                                                    managed to sustain its growth and further develop its        Not forgetting the ever-popular market for rodenticides
                                                            Renowned for offering innovative design with a focus
                                                                                                                            the efficiency of its UK based, 100,000       demand, and helps us to maintain our                                                    De Ree UK was formed in July 2005 and                                  De Ree UK is capable of tailoring to suit                               product range and most recently the company has              & pesticides, 151® has very quickly progressed its
                                                            on comfort, practicality and safety, Canadian footwear          sq.ft. distribution centre in Midsomer        aim of providing top level customer                                                     specialises in the development, packing distribution and export of     any retailers, for example with or without                              ventured into the thriving Gardening market.                 supply of these items as well. Pestshield® is the
                                                            brand, Kodiak, is now part of the Williamson-Dickie             Norton, Somerset.                             service at all times. In addition we                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        company’s pesticide & rodenticide brand. The
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  seeds and bulbs. The company is based in Horwich, Bolton and           wooden stands, to best suit their market
                                                            Group – and Dickies is offering the ‘Kodiak Blue’ work                                                        have significantly increased our staff                                                  it is a dedicated subsidiary of De Ree Holland which was formed        place and customer base. This shows                                     The launch of its vast range of gardening,                           brand certainly stands for quality and expertise,
                                                            boot as part of its newly extended range.                       The new ‘VNA’ (Very Narrow Aisle)             numbers and introduced new shift                                                        in 1916. De Ree Holland produces and distributes over 2.5 million      just how diverse this company is and how                                pesticide & rodenticide items was the aim at                         boasting products such as Ant & Crawling
                                                                                                                            system which condenses the racking            patterns to match the heavier workload      The introduction of the new ‘VNA’           consumer packs per week. The Holland factory is the most modern        dedicated it is to being the best in the                                Autumn Fair NEC this year and it seems the                           Insect Killer, Fly & Wasp Killer, Rat & Mouse
                                                            Featuring an anatomical design, which allows the boot           to accommodate greatly increased              which, with a new night shift, means        warehouse management system comes           of its kind with a fully automated computer system and a unique        industry.                                                               company has certainly burst onto the garden                          Killer, Cat Repellent, Slug Deterrent and more.
                                                            to work with the natural movement and shape of the              stock levels whilst speeding up both the      we are operating 24 hours a day for the     at a time when, in the midst of the worst   scanning machine to check for bulbs that are not suitable for                                                                                  scene with a huge impact.
                                                                                                                            storage process and customer order            majority of the week”.                      UK and Global economic crisis for           distribution. They are then rejected and sent back to growers.         If you are interested in purchasing                                                                                                          These three brands together help to complete
                                                            foot for a perfect fit and maximum, all-day comfort,                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Chatsworth® - the company’s brand for seed                           this new and diverse range for the company.
                                                                                                                            selection, allows for the racking aisles                                                  decades, Dickies has been awarded the                                                                              goods from De Ree UK, or wish to
                                                            the Kodiak Blue is constructed from premium nubuck                                                                                                                                                     De Ree UK has a dedicated team of staff who concentrate on            find out more about the company and                                     products, gardening accessories and more is                          With it’s product knowledge and expertise,
                                                            waterproof leather with sealed seams, ‘claw design’ oil         to be positioned closer together making       The company supplies coveralls,             coveted ‘D&B Rating 1’ status, having                                                                                                                                                      leading the way in the Grow Your Own market.                         151® is set to continue its rapid growth in this
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  delivering the ideal offer for retailers. Its customers consist of     what they have to offer, then telephone
                                                            resistant rubber outsole, an aluminium toe cap and a            room for others; fork lift trucks fitted      work shirts and trousers, jackets,          demonstrated to Dun & Bradstreet,                                                                                                                                                          As the ‘Grow Your Own’ culture continues                             quickly developing Gardening market and will
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Garden Centres, DIY Stores, Supermarkets and High Street               01204669445,
                                                                                                                            with a series of magnets then follow a        bodywarmers, foul weather                   the World’s leading source of business                                                                                                                                                     to flourish in today’s society, 151® has                             continue to offer the budding gardener with
                                                            Lenzi mid-sole for lightweight underfoot protection.                                                                                                                                                  Independents. The well known company continues to provide              email sales@deree-uk.com visit
                                                                                                                            straight wire ‘path’ embedded into the        protection, high visibility garments,       information and insight, that it is in a    quality with style and offer a wide variety of products dependant on   www.deree-uk.com.                                                       capitalised on this and with its sub brand Grow                      quality products at an affordable price.
                                                                                                                            flooring which enables them to move at        and a comprehensive range of safety         first class financial situation with the                                                                                                                                                   Me the company is quickly satisfying demand
                                                            Further comfort is provided by a V-back padded collar,          maximum speed without any deviation           footwear, with over 2 million products      minimum risk of failure and the highest                                                                                                                                                    with products such as the famous Brown                               151 Products Limited, Third Floor, Globe
                                                            double layered back collar, injected toe-bumper and a

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  MST Toiletries – Leading Wholesaler
                                                                                                                            or fear of causing damage or injury.          distributed to 4,000 outlets throughout     level of credit worthiness.                                                                                                                                                                Paper ‘Grow Me’ Vegetable Bags, Instant Sow                          House, Southall Street, Manchester M3 1LG.
                                                            removable Comfort Zone 2-density PU sole.                                                                     the UK and Ireland with others now                                                                                                                                                                                                     Pots, Flowering Perennials and Gardening                             t: +44 (0) 161 839 5949
                                                                                                                            Commenting on the new facility,               rapidly expanding further into Europe       For more information on the company                                                                                                                                                        Planters. With these items retailing for around                      w: www.151.co.uk
                                                            Tel: 01761 419419                                               Operations Manager John Harvey said:          and the Middle East.                        visit: www.dickiesworkwear.com

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  of Toiletries and Household Goods                                                                                                             top sellers are Pears Soap, Pampers Simply Dry Wipes,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Daz Powder and Gillette Mach 3 Blades.


The Worksafe Platform: Turns your ladder into a platform
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  The number one household and toiletries specialist                         develops partnerships with its clients and offers very             The diverse MST Toiletries recently exhibited at the Autumn
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  based in Swadlincote, Derbyshire, MST Toiletries has                       competitive prices.                                                Fair 2010 at Birmingham’s NEC Arena in September. The
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  extensive experience throughout the retail, wholesale                                                                                         company experienced huge success and its products
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  and distribution sectors.                                                  “Our mission is to ensure that our quality service to              caused a buzz of excitement amongst visitors at the show,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             customers continues to improve and that our customer               as well as its outstanding prices. As a result of this, Tradex
                                                                                                Worksafe Platforms was established approximately 20 months ago,                  are required to use two hands to perform a task,” says Cindy Knight              The company understands the needs of its customers                         care and total package are the best in the industry.”              News has selected MST Toiletries as one of its Top 20
                                                                                                the company is located in Henley on Thames. This up and coming and               of Worksafe Platforms. The products are unique, they are also very               and stocks over 6,000 product lines – a variety of                                                                                            Exhibitors from this year’s Autumn Fair.
                                                                                                innovative company provides working at height solutions and access               lightweight allowing one person operation, the cost effectiveness with           branded and secondary branded goods.                                       There are several categories within MST’s product
                                                                                                systems which are useful across a wide range of industries from Civil            an end user price of under £400, goes without saying as the product                                                                                         range, including household, laundry care, dish                     Wish to know more about this revolutionary company?
                                                                                                Engineering, Hire Companies, Maintenance Companies, Painting and                 in many cases can replace traditional scaffolding, tower platforms,              The largest independent toiletry and household                             care, toiletries, personal hygiene, medical, grocery,              Simply visit www.mst-toiletries.com or telephone a
                                                                                                Decorating, to private individuals.                                              power lift platforms and cherry pickers which are far more expensive             specialist supplier within the market, MST Toiletries                      confectionery & fragrances amongst others. Amongst its             member of the helpful staff on 01283 227 630.
                                                                                                                                                                                 and cumbersome.
                                                                                                Since inception, the organisation has developed an impressive client
                                                                                                list which includes the signing of a major distributor in the North              Worksafe Platform Group is currently looking at expanding into the
                                                                                                - North West Tools based in Wigan, as well as a number of dealerships
                                                                                                in the south including Facia Place based in Basingstoke, and Supa-
                                                                                                                                                                                 European and US markets and is looking to develop relationships with
                                                                                                                                                                                 potential overseas distributors.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Green News
                                                                                                Roofing in Devon. Many clients have purchased the Worksafe Platform
                                                                                                systems including Trant Construction, Go Plant, Carillion, Kingfisher,
                                                                                                Skanska, with new clients coming on board on a daily basis.
                                                                                                                                                                                 On the development front, the company is working on a NON-
                                                                                                                                                                                 CONDUCTIVE version of the product to allow safe usage for many
                                                                                                                                                                                 utility companies, plus associated industries who have to work on high
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  BASF the Chemical Company chooses Energyst for its biggest
                                                                                                In September they were approached by Balfour Beatty Plant & Fleet
                                                                                                Services to become a Zero Harm Partner in their nationwide Safety
                                                                                                Tour of all of their depots. Zero Harm means operating in a safe
                                                                                                                                                                                 voltage electrical equipment. The company is in advanced discussion
                                                                                                                                                                                 with Tube-Line and London Underground involving the supply of
                                                                                                                                                                                 bespoke working at height solutions.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  production site - Major Process Cooling & Power Supply
                                                                                                manner leading to zero fatalities, zero permanently disabling injuries                                                                                            BASF Project Needs                                                     would dramatically increase the scale of supply                        required “a bid process at this level requires a lot of work               contract. It is now that we can show the real added value of
                                                                                                and zero injuries to the public. Worksafe Platforms are pleased to be            Worksafe Platforms are committed to providing the industry with                  BASF helps its customers to be more successful through                                                                                        and cannot be done half-heartedly but I knew that with the                 Energyst, bringing a contract to life and making it work”
                                                                                                affiliated with an organisation that is committed to working together            Working at Height solutions which are safe, easy to use and cost                 intelligent system solutions and high-quality products.                The bid process                                                        team we have in Energyst I would never lack support. With
                                                                                                with their customers, suppliers and those communities in which they              effective. A recent client said “this is the best working at height              Through new technologies customers can tap into additional             At each site BASF made a detailed demand analysis for                  the quality and spirit of the people of Energyst we can build a            What does this mean for other potential customers?
                                                                                                work to ensure that Zero Harm is embedded into everything that they              product I have ever seen for our industry” Contracts Director, Major             market opportunities. The product range to make this                   temporary energy units based on past experience. Of                    long lasting and sustainable cooperation”                                  Frank de Koning feels Energyst has gained from the
                                                                                                do.                                                                              Painting and Decorating Client                                                   possible is extremely broad from chemicals, industrial gases           critical importance though for chemical processes is the                                                                                          experience ”Energyst is committed to differentiating itself
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  to cosmetic products and catalytic converters. A common                offer for Temperature Control that Energyst provides with its          The Result                                                                 from the competition with a solutions approach. Perhaps
                                                                                                The Worksafe Platform was the original product which was developed               To find out more about Worksafe Platforms and the service it                     theme for all products is a well controlled and high quality           equipment.                                                             A successful, serious, long partnership is never concluded                 BASF has been the most demanding customer to date
                                                                                                for Buchan Concrete solutions. With further development, plus                    could offer you visit www.theworksafeplatform.co.uk or telephone                 production processes.                                                                                                                         in 5 minutes and it was 7 months after the first meetings that             enabling us to increase our skills. Skills which we can apply
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         As a Caterpillar group company, Energyst has a fleet of                BASF put ink on paper! This means that BASF and Energyst                   to other complex process industries”
                                                                                                guidance and input from customers the now well known Worksafe                    01491 842 913 to speak to a member of our team.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  In turn, BASF needs suppliers that understand the need                 Caterpillar generators with some of the latest and best                have signed a 3 year contract with a possible extension
                                                                                                Junior emerged. The Worksafe Junior is a much more flexible and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  for process control and has developed a sourcing strategy              engine technology in the world. Confidence in this part of the         of another 2 years for the supply of temporary energy and                  About BASF
                                                                                                adaptable product and recent developments have led to the ability to                                                                                              to ensure this in temporary power and temperature control              offer may naturally have been high.                                    cooling units.                                                             BASF The Chemical Company with about 105,000
                                                                                                put two Worksafe Junior Platforms nose to nose with joining beams                                                                                                 rental. The 2010 sourcing exercise resulted in Energyst                                                                                                                                                                  employees and close to 385 production sites worldwide
                                                                                                and create the Worksafe Deck, a stand alone working deck measuring                                                                                                winning the status of Strategic Partner for the main BASF              There was a lot of joint work done to                                                          Where are we now?                                  serving customers and partners in almost all countries. BASF
                                                                                                1200mm x 600mm with a safe working height of up to 3 metres.                                                                                                      productions sites in Ludwigshafen, Germany and Antwerp,                ensure that Energyst could provide                                                                    Within days the first 100kW                 conducts business in accordance with the principles of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Belgium. Ludwigshafen is the biggest BASF site worldwide               exactly the right chilling                                                                                heatpump was delivered                  sustainable development
                                                                                                The company continues to invest time, money and effort in new, but                                                                                                and the corporate headquarters.                                        equipment, which for                                                                                      to Ludwigshafen and the
                                                                                                closely related products. At the recent Health and Safety Expo 2010                                                                                                                                                                      BASF meant some much                                                                                      Energyst engineers got to               About Energyst
                                                                                                held at the NEC in May, a prototype version of the Worksafe Anchor                                                                                                How do they source?                                                    lower temperatures and                                                                                    work. The final details of              Energyst is a Pan- European power generation and
                                                                                                was launched. One of the key issues with the use of ladders is the                                                                                                There was an intensive tender process which started in                 higher efficiencies than                                                                                  the new energy efficient                temperature control rental company formed by Caterpillar®
                                                                                                ability to tie off. The Worksafe Anchor provides a safe, cost effective                                                                                           September 2009 when prospective suppliers were invited                 usual. There needed to                                                                                    water cooled chillers were              and 10 of its dealers in Europe to offer complete rental
                                                                                                re-usable anchor point for a wide range of tasks. The company                                                                                                     to BASF in Antwerp to present their respective companies.              be a specific investment                                                                                  agreed between Energyst                 solutions for air and liquid heating and cooling as well as full
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  The criteria of BASF were carefully chosen and weighted on             in water-cooled chillers                                                                                  and and its supplier.                   temperature control systems and power generation. Energyst
                                                                                                received countless enquiries for the product with one company alone
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  3 aspects:                                                             that Energyst was happy                                                                                                                           is an independent company working with the extensive
                                                                                                talking in terms of purchasing 30,000 units.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  •     Technical performance                                            to make.                                                                                                      Frank de Koning has seen            Cat® network, which includes 83 Caterpillar® facilities, 70
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  •     Commercial                                                                                                                                                                     this follow-up on sales             Caterpillar® dealers and over 700 Cat® Rental Stores across
                                                                                                “The Worksafe Platform is unique in that it attaches to most domestic                                                                                             •     Quality of service level                                         The Energyst team was                                                                                         before. “It’s inspiring to see      Europe, Africa and the Middle East.
                                                                                                and industrial aluminium extension ladder, creating a 600mm x 600mm                                                                                                                                                                      led by Frank de Koning the                                                                                    how willing my operations
                                                                                                work space. With the recent stringent Working at Height Regulations,                                                                                              Energyst was well known to BASF as the existing supplier at            Regional General Manager,                                                                                     team is to get on with the          Learn more at www.energyst.co.uk or call Ronald van
                                                                                                many companies are not allowing their staff to use ladders at all if they                                                                                         Antwerp since 2005. Though winning the Ludwigshafen site               who realised the work                                                                                         job once we’ve signed a             Haaflen on +31 (0) 76 54 38 533




   1                                             Sponsoring this issue of Tradex News is Source Control on page 1                                                                                                                                                                                                       Sponsoring this issue of Tradex News is Energyst on page 6                                                                                                                                                              1
   Facilities Management News

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Award winning innovation from Nicholl                                                                                                  Controlling the birds
Nicholl Food Packaging’s recently             in the Resource Efficiency category,        making it 7% lighter than its lowest
launched Micro-Rib aluminium foil             with the judges praising its lightweight    weight competitor with no reduction in       Robop is a creative and sustainable           falcons. We make a robot that looks,
food tray has won an Alufoil Trophy           properties and advanced manufacturing       cubic capacity.                              product that works to rid your property of    moves and sounds like a real peregrine.
                                              process, delivering noticeable                                                           pest birds. It does this without harming      Robop’s deterrent effect can be
                                              environmental benefits.                     A smooth flange area ensures good            the birds, assaulting them with loud bangs    maintained for a staggering length of
                                                                                          heat seal integrity, and the custom-         or turning your building into a fortress      time, way beyond other products, 7
                                              Micro-Rib features cutting edge tool        designed rib technology creates              covered with nets and spikes. Since 2001      years and counting for one customer.
                                              design which, along with Nicholl’s          added rigidity, providing the necessary      Robop has gone from a Scottish inventor’s     This makes Robop both environmentally
                                              ongoing development of alloys, offers       strength for efficient production line       spark of genius to a robust British made      friendly and extremely cost effective.    Exxon Mobil, Liverpool City Council,
                                              the lowest weight food tray whilst          performance.                                 product installed in 15 countries. As a       For customers with large roofs a Robop    Thales and Scottish Widows.
                                              delivering the strength and appearance                                                   company we are passionate about what          system will save you over £100,000
                                              of a traditional smoothwall tray. The       Tel: 01543 460400                            we do, proud of what we have achieved         compared to netting or up to £20,000      So, if you have a bird problem, why
                                              tray incorporates a minimum 12% less        Email: sales@nfpfoil.com                     and are dedicated to solving your bird        compared to flying a live falcon.         not give Robop a call today or visit
                                              material compared to standard trays,        Web: www.nfpfoil.com                         control problems.                                                                       our website at www.robop.com
                                                                                                                                                                                     Customers who use Robop successfully      Tel: 01875 619991
                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Email: avril.anderson@robop.co.uk

Wellfoods gets a pizza the action!
                                                                                                                                       All pest birds are terrified of peregrine     include, Johnson & Johnson, B&Q,



Wellfoods has scooped the first prize in the 2010 FreeFrom
Food Awards from Foodsmatter.com for its pizza base. It
came out on top against tough competition in the pizza bases
                                                                    “We are delighted to have received the award. It’s a whole
                                                                    team effort here at the bakery, and reflects the hard work from
                                                                    all the team,” said company
                                                                                                                                       Who is SafelinQ?
and mixes and ready-made pastry and pastry mixes category.          founder, Janet Woodward.                                           With operations in 20 countries on 5          complicated technology simple,
In their citation the judges said, “If you like deep pan pizzas     “The real winners are the                                          continents, specialising in GPRS and          Safelinq offers bespoke solutions that
this is the business – real focaccia taste and texture – tasty      650,000 Coeliacs in the UK,                                        telemetry mobile technology, SafelinQ         are easily adaptable to specific market   2010 Communications Product of the
and soft. And it is dairy free as well as gluten and wheat free.”   of which I am one.”                                                provides safety and security solutions        demand and local requirements. All        Year. Managing Director of SafelinQ
                                                                                                                                       to help both consumers and businesses         the SafelinQ products use proprietary     UK, Mario Zuccaro, commented, “We
Wellfoods is passionate about food and nothing beats a              Wellfoods supplies delis,                                          to protect themselves, their staff and        protocols and can be used via an          were very excited and pleased to have
generous slice of pizza with your own favourite topping.            pizza houses and health                                            their belongings, as well as fulfilling the   out of the box solution or with our       been nominated for this award – to win
The Antoinette Savill Series from Wellfoods has something for       food shops throughout the                                          duty of care through its lone worker and      API integrated into existing systems.     was beyond our expectations. It really
every family member with unsliced loaves, rolls, the famous         UK. Wellfoods items are also                                       TeleCare services.                            SafelinQ has a wide client base from      goes to show that our dedicated focus
pizzas and burger buns that are just right for the BBQ season.      available through the NHS                                                                                        mobile operators and security firms to    in delivering a robust and innovative
                                                                    prescription service.                                              Combining GSM and GPS technology in           government departments and utilities.     solution was the right thing to do.”
All the products meet the new lower 20ppm rule, are gluten,                                                                            an easy and affordable way, SafelinQ’s
wheat, dairy and Codex free and are ideal for Coeliacs and          Tel: 01226 381712                                                  solution represents the best that the         SafelinQ was extremely proud to have      Tel: 01295 722844
others who follow a restricted diet.                                Web: www.wellfoods.co.uk                                           industry has to offer today. Making           been nominated and to win the IFSEC       Web: www.safelinq.co.uk




Ecorock – Re-board Innovations
Ecorock UK Limited is the licence holder for Re-board, the most                            A great marketing and point of sale material, Re-board has been used to                   team are ready and willing to help
innovative board on the market today. Re-board is a structural paper                       produce everything from Branded furniture, exhibition stands, point of                    with your needs.
based substrate. It is extremely strong, Lightweight and 100% recyclable.                  sale units and twenty foot wind turbines as well as everything in between.
Its uses range from point of sale displays, branded furniture, exhibition                  Because of the strength, Re-board can be used to create point of sale                     For more information please
walls to bespoke constructions. Due to the properties of Re-board it                       displays with real in-store impact. Customers who availed of these creative               don’t hesitate to contact us.
allows the customer to create items previously unavailable. Its surface is                 items have noticed a significant uplift in sales. With displays lasting in-store          Manchester: +44 (0)161 932 1120
ideal for printing high quality imagery which gives a clear advantage over                 for long periods and an uplift in sales, Reboard also gives excellent value.              Dublin: +353 1 4570188
materials such as chipboard and MDF. Its structural strength allows for the                                                                                                          Email: sales@ecorock.biz
manufacture of more aesthetic constructions, not relying on old standard                   Ecorock is a friendly professional company which likes to build                           Web: www.ecorock.biz
rules of cardboard construction.                                                           relationships and provide the best solutions for its customers. Its sales

Ecorock prides itself in providing high end solutions to customers’
problems. No project is too big or small, from the simplest table to the
most complex displays, Ecorock has full design and production facilities.
Through consolation with our sales to 3D visuals and pre-production
samples we work closely to meet the needs of our customers.

Established in 2009 by John O’Reilly to promote and produce Reboard
creations, Ecorock has steadily increased its customer base. With the
addition of the latest Artios CAD software to the studio, Ecorock now has
the capability to provide interactive 3D presentations to its customers. This
new capability has been a great benefit as it gives the customer a good idea
of how a finished product will look.

Together with its use of Re-board,
high quality digital print and
in-house finishing, the Ecorock
product is vastly superior to
other products on the market.
Its structural strength, high
end finish and longevity it is far
better than traditional cardboard
constructions. The fact that
it gives an extremely flat print
surface puts it ahead of MDF and
Metal. In fact, Re-board is the
first product to boast cradle to
grave carbon footprint data which
proves it to be better for the
environment. Add this to the fact
that Re-board is far lighter than
competitive products and thus
cheaper to ship, Re-board is the
obvious solution.



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