Jones of Oswestry, part of Technogroup, has introduced a colour swatch that shows technical data of slip-resistant finishes, as an option on its Suprasteel and Suprabloc access covers. The finishes provide enhanced surface slip resistance and a choice of visual effects on all sizes and duties of the firm’s solid top or infill-style access cover.

F Ball and Co’s new guide, Barriers Work, outlines common flooring installation challenges. It helps specifiers with issues such as isolating damp and contaminated subfloors, protecting floors in heritage sites and accommodating flexibility in wooden floors. It also identifies solutions that can be built into the specification.

Karndean has launched a product selector that details technical information on its range of commercial flooring solutions. The 360-page guide allows specifiers to view products by tone, range or application.

The Timber Trade Federation has launched an online tool to help its members select the appropriate code for their plywood products when making customs declarations. Aimed at importers and agents of plywood, veneered panels and similar laminated wood products, the tool promises to simplify a process that can cause confusion and delays.