FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Glitsa Finishes Approved for NWFA Accepted Product Seal

Seattle, Wash. – October 1, 2012Glitsa®, a division of Rudd Company has been the first manufacturer to be approved under the NWFA Accepted Product Seal and the NWFA Accepted Eco Product Seal programs for finishes, stains and sealer.

The NWFA Accepted Product Seal program identifies wood flooring products that meet or exceed established industry standards. The NWFA Accepted Eco Product Seal, identifies specific products that meet or exceed certain eco-friendly standards.

To gain approval for the Accepted Product Seal, Glitsa submitted its product line to testing to ensure it conforms to established third-party testing specifically for finishes, stains and sealers. The product line will be retested and re-documented annually to ensure the standards are continually met. Glitsa’s TruSeal waterborne sealer and its Infinity II and GlitsaSC waterborne topcoats will also be retested according to the standards for the Accepted Eco Product Seal.

Rudd Company has been producing Glitsa brand finishes in the USA for more than 50 years. Glitsa produces quality finishes exclusively for the professional wood floor finisher.

About Rudd Company, Inc.

In addition to Glitsa® wood floor finishes, the company also produces Rudd Wood Finishes, Rudd Aerosol for the forestry industry and construction trades, SkimStone® decorative concrete finishing system, Milestone™ cementitious vertical overlay system and Encore™ complete countertop refinishing system.
For more information, visit www.glitsa.com.

MEDIA CONTACT:
Julie Russell
Rudd Company, Inc.
206-789-1000
jrussell@ruddcompany.com