FAIRLAWN, OHIO - February 26, 2007 - RJF International Corporation, the world's leading manufacturer and distributor of commercial wallcoverings, announces it is entering the residential wallcovering market through the acquisition of Warner Wallcoverings of Franklin Park, Illinois effective February 23, 2007.
"Warner Wallcoverings built a reputation for its quality, service and wide product offering - including unique textures, in the residential wallcovering market over seventy years in business, and RJF looks forward to building on that strong reputation," according to John Baechle, CEO of RJF International.
Founded in 1933, Warner Wallcoverings markets wallcoverings, borders and murals for use in residential applications.
The acquisition further solidifies RJF's leadership position in the wallcovering market by combining Warner's well-established residential distribution network with RJF's manufacturing and research and development expertise.
RJF International Corporation is a market-oriented manufacturer and distributor of engineered polymer products for select specialty markets. Key RJF Interior Products Group brands include Koroseal(r), Koroseal Studios(r), Vicrtex(r), Walltalkers(r), Sanitas(r) and Korogard(r). RJF International is headquartered in Fairlawn, Ohio and has offices and plants in fifteen states and provinces in the U.S. and Canada. It offers products under the following categories: wallcoverings, wall protection, dry erase wallcoverings, industrial matting, protective linings, sheet and profile extrusions, and specialty films.