QEP a masterpiece in motion

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Q.E.P. Co., Inc., founded in 1979, is a world class, worldwide provider of innovative, quality and value-driven flooring and industrial solutions. As a leading worldwide manufacturer, marketer and distributor Q.E.P. delivers a comprehensive line of hardwood flooring, flooring installation tools, adhesives and flooring related products targeted for the professional installer as well as the do-it-yourselfer. In addition the company provides industrial tools with cutting edge technology to all of the industrial trades.

The Company continues to build its reputation for offering its customers the most comprehensive flooring installation product line and wood flooring available from one company. The company markets over 7,000 products under various brand names that are well respected in their market niches. Brand names include QEP®, ROBERTS®, Capitol®, Harris®Wood, Fausfloor®, Homelux®, TileRite®, Nupla®, HISCO®, Ludell®, Vitrex®, Plasplugs, PRCI®, Porta-Nails®, Tomecanic®, Bénètiere® and Elastiment®. The Company sells its products to home improvement retail centers, specialty distribution outlets, municipalities and industrial solution providers in 50 states and throughout the world.

Q.E.P. continually enhances its market leadership positions through selective acquisitions that extend its geographic reach, add proprietary product lines and broaden distribution capabilities, enabling the Company to capitalize on cross-selling opportunities. Additionally, the Company continues to develop and introduce innovative products and ideas for the professional installer in all target markets. Customer Service and technical support are key elements in this business and Q.E.P. prides itself on supplying the quality service that customers expect.
1979 Lewis Gould begins distributing a bathtub edging kit, opening the doors of opportunity for the tile tool market
1981 The company adds a new 6 store "home improvement" chain called The Home Depot as a customer
1995 Lowes is added as a customer and another long term partnership is begun
1996 QEP goes public under the symbol: QEPC
1997 Roberts Consolidated Industries is acquired, both the USA and Canada locations
1999 Expands by acquiring companies in Australia, New Zealand, Argentina and Chile
2004 Expands again by acquiring companies in England, France, Mexico and Ireland
2005 Opens an office in China
QEP acquires an adhesive manufacturing / warehouse facility in Dalton, GA
2009 QEP celebrates its 30th Anniversary!
2010 Purchases the assets of Arborcraft, LLC and expands into the flooring industry
2011 Acquires Porta-Nails, a leading manufacturer of hardwood flooring fastening tools and accessories
2012 Enters the Industrial Tool Market with the acquisition of Nupla Corp.
2012 Acquires Kelly Molding and Manufacturing, an injection molding manufacturer
2012 Enters the building materials market with the acquisition of Imperial Industries
2012 Purchases the assets related to the Ludell brand of striking tools
2012 Launches new QEP Brand Logo
2013 Acquires Homelux®, a leading, global supplier of tile accessories to the DIY and professional markets
2013 Acquires Plasplugs®, with a product range including wall anchors, fasteners, sharpeners, tiling tools and spacers, tile cutters and saws, knives, abrasives, electrical products and power tools.
2014 Acquires Faus Group Inc., and now manufactures and distributes premium laminate flooring under the Fausfloor brand.

Our wood flooring receives certification from Floor Score, a stringent indoor air quality emissions program.

QEP finalizes acquisition of Faus Group, a manufacturer and distributor of premium laminate flooring.

Harris Wood SpringLoc Flooring is featured in Consumer Reports for the 2nd year in a row for being voted #1 in the “Real Veneer, Easy Installation” category.

The QEP 900XT Pro Tile Saw Wins Surfaces 2014 Best New Product Award.

The purchase of Tomecanic and Benetiere in France further enhances QEP’s position as the world’s leading supplier of tiling and flooring installation equipment.

Harris Wood manufacturing facility is featured on Manufacturing Marvels, a television series that spotlights American manufacturers and their products.
2015 Our Castle Creek White Oak Flooring from the Harris Wood Aspen Collection wins Surfaces 2015 Best New Product Award.

QEP’s Harris Wood operation gains 3rd party accreditation as a “Made in the USA” brand.

Harris Wood Launches Luxury Vinyl Cork.
2016 Ashen Avenue from the Loft Collection by Faus Flooring, wins Surfaces Best New Product for the third year in a row.

Q.E.P. Co., Inc. Reveals the New Face of Faus.

Acquires XPS Foam Limited, a leading manufacturer of fully recyclable extruded polystyrene underlay solutions, suitable for all types of flooring including solid wood, engineered wood, laminate and LVT.
2017 Acquires Southern Cross Building Products, Inc. including X-TREME Board, a better environmental alternative and upgrade to replace gypsum drywall and cement backer boards.

Expands the product range again with the acquisition of AC Products Co., a prime manufacturer of AppleCreek ceramic bathroom fixtures and accessories.

QEP continues to strengthen the existing product category by acquiring Halex Tackstrip and wood underlayment.
2018 Expands the flooring product range with the acquisition of certain assets of the hard surface and carpet tile distribution business of KRAUS in both the U.S. and Canada.
North America
Florida USA
Q.E.P. Co., Inc. Corporate Headquarters
1001 Broken Sound Pkwy
Boca Raton, FL 33487
 
Phone: (561) 994-5550
Fax: (561) 241-2830
Imperial Industries
1259 NW 21st Street
Pompano Beach, FL 33069
Phone: (954) 917-7665
(800) 432-5097
Fax: (954) 917-2775
Imperial Industries
325 Old Sanford Ovideo Rd.
Winter Springs, FL 32708
Phone: (407) 327-0830
(800) 432-5539
Fax: (407) 327-8942
Arizona USA
Q.E.P. Co., Inc.
10397 W. Van Buren St., Suite 200
Tolleson, AZ 85353
 
Phone: (928) 851-3600
Georgia USA
Roberts Capitol
300 Cross Plains Blvd
Dalton, GA 30721
 
Phone: (706) 277-5294
(888) 3-CAPITOL
(888) 322-7486
Fax: (706) 277-5431
Q.E.P. Co., Inc. – Kraus
2216 Abutment Road
Dalton, GA 30721
Phone: (706) 277-5294
Fax: (706) 277-5431
New Jersey USA
Boiardi Products Corp.
453 Main Street
Little Falls, NJ 0742
 
Phone: (973) 256-1100
Fax: (973) 256-5744
Ohio USA
AC Products Co.
4299 Applecreek Road
Apple Creek, Ohio 44606
 
Phone: (330) 698-1105
Fax: (330) 698-5292
Pennsylvania USA
Q.E.P. Co., Inc. – KRAUS
160 Amsler Avenue
Shippenville, PA 16254
 
Phone: (814) 226-9300
Fax: (800) 887-7017
Tennessee USA
Harris Wood
2225 Eddie Williams Rd
Johnson City, TN 37601
 
Phone: (800) 258-5758
(423) 979-3700
Fax: (423) 434-5764
Washington USA
Q.E.P. Co., Inc. – Kraus
4051 Oakesdale Avenue, SW, Ste. C
Renton, WA 98057
 
Phone: (800) 677-2550
Fax: (425) 902-6495
Ontario, Canada
Roberts Company Canada Limited
34 Hansen Road South
Brampton, Ontario, Canada L6W 3H4
 
Phone: (905) 791-4444
Fax: (905) 791-1998
Roberts Company Canada Ltd. - Kraus
375 Pendant Drive, Unit 1
Mississauga, Ontario, Canada L5T 2W9
Phone: (888) 582-8880
Fax: (905) 795-0680
Roberts Company Canada Ltd. - Kraus
65 Northfield Drive West
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada N2L 0A8
Phone: (800) 626-2466
Fax: (519) 884-0170
Alberta, Canada
Roberts Company Canada Ltd. - Kraus
15210 135th Avenue NW, Unit 2
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T5V 1R9
 
Phone: (780) 447-2200
Fax: (780) 447-1906
Europe
United Kingdom
Q.E.P. Co. U.K. Headquarters
The Maltsters
Wetmore Road
Burton Upon Trent
Staffordshire DE14 1LS UK
 
Phone: +44 (0) 1283 245 430
Fax: 01283 245 431
Q.E.P. Co. U.K. Ltd
Everest Road, Lytham St. Annes
Lancashire FY8 3AZ, UK
Phone: +44 (0) 1253 640 152
Fax: +44 (0) 1253 642 877
QEP XPS Foam
Unit 3 Antelope Industrial Estate
Ryhdymwyn, Mold CH7 5JH UK
Phone: +44 (0) 1352 741 683
Fax: +44 (0) 1352 741 080
Plasplugs
Windsor Industrial Estate
Hawkins Lane, Burton Upon Trent
Staffordshire DE14 1QF, UK
Phone: +44 (0) 800 949 9029
France
QEP PRCI
Avenue Du Moulin de la Jasse
Z.A. du Larzat - BP 30
34750 Villeneuve les Maguelone, Herault, France
 
Phone: +33 04 67 06 08 88
Fax: +33 04 67 06 08 87
Germany
QEP Germany GmbH
Eupener Str. 165
50933 Köln / Cologne, Germany
 
Phone: +49 (0) 221 986 544 10
Fax: +49 (0) 221 986 544 14
Asia / Pacific
Australia
Q.E.P. Aust. Pty. Limited
68 Prosperity Way
Dandenong South, Victoria 3175 Australia

Postal Address
Post Office Box 1225
Dandenong Victoria 3175
Australia
 
Phone: 61-3-0073-7155
Fax: 61-3-9797-1878
New Zealand
Q.E.P. Co. N.Z. Limited
6 Canaveral Drive
Albany, Auckland, New Zealand

Postal Address
P.O. Box 302-701
North Harbour Auckland 1330
New Zealand
 
Phone: 64-9-415-9700
Fax: 64-9-415-9704
China
Q.E.P. Co., HK Limited
Guang Qi Culture Plaza
Building A, Room 801, No.2899
Xie Tu Road, Xu Hi District
Shanghai China, 200030
 
Phone: 86-21-3477-2388
Fax: 86-21-6486-8380
Our Brands
Brutus
Capitol
Elastiment
Fausfloor
Golden Touch
Harris Wood
Homelux
LASH
Kraus
Plasplugs
Porta-Nails
PRCI
QEP
Roberts
Suspend-It
Versatile
Vitrex
Tomecanic
Our Products
Adhesives
Carpet Installation
Ceramic Bath Accessories
Grouts & Mortars
Hardwood Flooring
Laminate Installation
Plumbing Installation
Pneumatic Nailers
Stone & Tile Installation
Sundries
Surface Protection
Suspended Ceiling Tools
Underlayments
Our Locations
Australia (23)
Canada (3)
China (1)
France (1)
Germany (1)
New Zealand (1)
United Kingdom (5)
United States (13)
Our Companies
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