Founded in 1957, TEC Specialty Products, Inc. is a leading North American
manufacturer and marketer of building products, including ceramic and stone tile
installation systems; surface preparation products; exterior insulation finish
systems (EIFS); flooring and construction adhesives; and epoxy terrazzo
flooring. TEC products are used in both commercial and residential applications,
for new construction and renovation. Popular products include Full Flex® tile
and stone mortar, AccuColor® tile grout, Double Duty™ ceramic tile adhesive,
The Perfect Putdown® floor covering adhesive, TEC® exterior insulation finish
systems and Tuff-Lite® epoxy terrazzo flooring.
Headquartered in Palatine, Illinois, TEC also maintains facilities in La Mirada,
CA, Santa Fe Springs, CA; Edison, NJ; and Gainesville, FL.
TEC is a wholly-owned subsidiary of H.B. Fuller Company, a 113-year-old
worldwide manufacturer and marketer of adhesives, sealants, coatings and paints
with headquarters in St. Paul, Minn. Fiscal 1999 sales totaled $1.365 billion.