QEP Associates Worldwide Team Up With Vendor Partners for Disaster Relief

Boca Raton, FL – November 7, 2017 – In response to the string of catastrophic events which have impacted the people living in and around the Caribbean basin, QEP Associates across the world have come together to make a meaningful difference for those impacted.

“The initial Corporate response was straightforward. We quickly identified the tools that would be most useful in the aftermaths of the hurricanes and the earthquake in Mexico.” said Len Gould, President of QEP. “What was particularly inspiring was seeing the donations pour in from QEP offices across the globe. Furthermore, our long standing vendor partners stepped up as well donating additional cash and product.”

The Company shipped two full tractor-trailers crammed with a variety of professional tools to our customer partners. Additionally, $30,000 was raised by Associates representing QEP locations in: The United States, Canada, China, The United Kingdom, France, New Zealand, and Australia.

100% of all monetary donations was distributed among established charities in Puerto Rico and The Florida Keys, including Hogar de Ninas de Cupey, a home for young girls who have fallen victim to abuse, Banco de Alimentos de Puerto Rico, a food bank in Puerto Rico, and The Florida Keys Children’s Shelter.

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 QEP delivers a comprehensive line of hardwood and laminate 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. Under worldwide brand names including QEP®, ROBERTS®, Harris Wood®, Fausfloor®, Capitol®, Nupla®, HISCO®, Ludell®, Porta-Nails®, Elastiment®, Homelux®, Vitrex®, TileRite®, PRCI®, Plasplugs®, Tomecanic® and Bénètiere®, the Company markets over 7,000 products. 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.

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