This came across the desk today...
Dear Valued Partner,
I am writing to inform you about changes that are taking place at the
Testor Corporation. For over 80 years, we have provided premium paints and
finishing systems to the craft and hobby industry. Today, we announced that
we are transforming our business in order to more effectively address the
changing needs of our consumers and their interests.
We've made the decision to exit the following businesses within the TestorR
Brand family - PactraR, FloquilR, PolyscaleR, and ColorArtzR. This will
enable the Testor Corporation to return to our foundation of success -
providing premium, innovative product that inspires creativity. We will
continue to accept orders and ship product for a limited time based on
Going forward, the following brands will be critical to our success and
development - TestorR, Model MasterT, and AztekR. These brands will be
infused with marketing support, innovation and operational efficiencies.
In support of this, we have announced a consolidation of operations at our
Rockford facilities. Over the next several months we will provide updates
critical to your order and delivery needs as well as product availability.
We assure you there will be no disruption to service during this transition.
Our commitment to the Testor brand has never been stronger. By implementing
these changes, and the ability to leverage all of Rust-Oleum's world class
services, we are more strongly poised to take your business to the next
level through product and merchandising innovations, and increased customer
intimacy. Please contact me or your sales manager directly with any
We appreciate your business!
Kristin J. Schiro
Director of Sales & Marketing