QEP Subsidiary Acquires French Tile Tools Business

Boca Raton, FL, April 16, 2014 – Q.E.P. Co. said it’s wholly-owned French subsidiary PRCI completed the purchase of the Tomecanic and Bénètiere trade names and other assets of the two businesses.

The acquisition enhances QEP’s position as a leading supplier of tiling and flooring installation equipment.
Founded in 1961, Tomecanic was the first company to offer a full range of tiling tools to trades and distributors in France.

Bénètiere, founded in 1931, was known in France for inventing the first tools for cutting natural stone and offer a full range of diamond cutting blades.