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Congoleum and Kraus Flooring Announce Extended Distribution Partnership

Press Release from Congoleum Corp.

PRINCETON, N.J., Dec. 7, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Congoleum is pleased to announce that it has entered into a distribution agreement with Kraus Flooring (, a division of Q.E.P. Co., Inc., to service several key markets in the western region of the United States, effective January 1, 2019.

Since 1886, Congoleum ( has been committed to developing innovative flooring products that drive the industry forward. None of which is possible without the strength and support of a loyal distribution network.

"Throughout our history, a strong network of regional distributors has been the backbone of our route to market. In fact, our fastest growing segments can be directly attributed to those regional partnerships," said Congoleum Chief Marketing and Sales Officer, Kurt Denman.

Shawn Davies, President and CEO of Kraus said, "We have enjoyed a long and profitable relationship with Congoleum in Canada for over 30 years. Our team is energized by the opportunity to expand our partnership and represent what we have long known to be the best resilient products in the industry."

Congoleum Chief Executive Officer, Chris O'Connor stated, "We truly value our long-standing relationships and couldn't be more excited for this opportunity to grow the western region with Kraus. We are confident that the region offers a nearly untapped opportunity that will result in incredible benefits for both companies." O'Connor added, this is an incredibly exciting time for our company, our distribution partners and our retailers."

About Congoleum
Congoleum has been a trusted leader in the flooring industry for more than 127 years. An unwavering commitment to design, quality and innovation has made Congoleum the brand of choice for generations of homeowners.

Congoleum is proud to support American jobs through domestic manufacturing and is committed to environmental stewardship. Congoleum floors are certified by FloorScore; a nationally renowned organization that ensures flooring products meet stringent indoor air-quality standards.

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