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As market-leaders for tiling, delivering innovative products and service solutions, BAL has been trusted for more than 50 years by industry professionals from tile fixers, to contractors, architects and specifiers. Whatever the tile material, background or function of the tiled environment, a BAL solution can be trusted for quality and lasting performance.

Our Business
Established as the development centre for the British ceramic tile industry, Building Adhesives Ltd is a subsidiary of Ardex GmbH, Germany. Its main activities are based in Trentham, Stoke-on-Trent – the birthplace of the ceramics industry in the UK. Activities at its UK headquarters comprise Research and Development (R&D), administration and UK manufacturing.

Products are sold under the BAL and Dunlop brands, aimed at diverse market segments. BAL is the leading authority in the UK professional tiling market and is renowned for its stringent product quality, superior technical know-how and excellence in training. Dunlop offers a comprehensive range of tiling, preparation, building and decorating products for the DIY and construction sectors.