Q.E.P. Co., Inc. Appoints a New Product Manager

mattQ.E.P. Co., Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Matt Glen as the Product Manager of Roberts-branded tools and underlayments, Porta Nails, Homelux and Ludell branded products.

Matt graduated from Oklahoma State University with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business and Marketing.  He has a strong product management background. For the past four years, Matt worked for MD Building Products managing the tile tools, carpet tools and flooring trim categories.

“With the level of experience Matt brings to QEP, we expect him to be a key contributor and greatly enhance our product offering,” said Brad Miller, Vice President of Product Development.

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 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 brand names including QEP®, ROBERTS®, Capitol®, Harris Wood®, Vitrex®, Homelux, PRCI, Nupla®, HISCO, Ludell, Porta-Nail,  Elastiment®, and Homelux; the Company markets over 5,000 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.

Crossville Hosts Live Greenbuild Socialcast with Google+ Interior Design Community – TONIGHT!

Crossville, Tenn./Philadelphia, Pa. – Crossville, Inc., domestic porcelain tile manufacturer, is partnering with the Google+ Interior Design Community to host a live socialcast in conjunction with the Greenbuild International Conference and Expo. The socialcast, a Google+ Hangout ON AIR, will take place tonight, Wednesday evening, November 20, from 5:30 to 8:00 p.m. ET from the Garden State Tile Showroom at 2401 Walnut Street in Philadelphia and will be viewable in real time on YouTube.

Google+ community moderator and NYC lighting designer James Bedell will lead live interviews with a range of experts in the green building and design. Bedell will chat with members of the trade media, leading manufacturers and design industry professionals to get their takes on the current state and future of sustainability as it relates to the design and construction of commercial and residential structures.

Online viewers of the socialcast may participate through submission of questions and comments using #IDCgreen in their posts. The link to the online event is www.bit.ly/hangoutnov13.

“An event like this is why the Interior Design Community on Google+ was created,” explains James Bedell. “We’re bringing designers, manufacturers, members of the media and other professionals together online and in person to talk about issues that matter and share ideas that inspire.”

The Google+ Interior Design Community is an open community with more than 9,750 members.