BOCA RATON, FL --Q.E.P. Co., Inc.announced that it acquired Imperial Industries, Inc., which through its subsidiary, Premix-Marbletite Manufacturing Co., is engaged in the manufacture and distribution of pool, stucco, plaster and roofing products to building materials dealers, contractors and others, primarily in the state of Florida and to a lesser extent, the rest of the Southeastern United States and the Caribbean, with facilities in Florida. Imperial Industries, Inc. is now a wholly owned subsidiary of QEP.

Lewis Gould, Chairman of the company's Board of Directors, commented, "The acquisition of Imperial Industries, Inc. continues the commitment we made to the business and to our shareholders to focus on synergistic acquisitions that will position the company for continued growth and long-term profitability. This acquisition is key to strategically expanding the company’s domestic manufacturing capability, amplifying its market reach by servicing the building material industry and developing a market position in specialty products."