Vitrex is a 60-year-old manufacturer of ceramic tile tools and protective equipment. Vitrex's 2003 sales were approximately $8 million. Its products are sold to both the do-it-yourself and professional markets.
Purchistics, with 2003 sales of approximately $1 million, is a distributor of ceramic tile tools.
Both of these companies will utilize Q.E.P.'s worldwide distribution system.