Shepherd Hardware Products LLC
(Shepherd Hardware), Three Oaks, MI, a division of the Colson Group (largest caster manufacturer and distributor in the world), announced last month that the company has completed the acquisition of floorcare product lines from Waxman Consumer Products Group. 

Shepherd Hardware provides a full range of Industrial and General Duty Casters, replacement wheels and an unsurpassed assortment of floor and surface protection products that include felt, sliders, anti-skid products, rubber cups and bumpers. For decades, Shepherd Hardware has served retailers with an industry leading category and portfolio of branded floorcare products – such as FeltGard™, FeltGard+™, SlideGlide™, Stay Put™, Wonder Level™, Felt So Good™ and Blue Diamond™ alongside private label offerings. 

With the Waxman acquisition, new brands added to the family are – SoftTouch™, Super Sliders®, Super Sliders® with Gorilla Glue Adhesive Technology and Titan® Casters. 

Bart Hanaway, President of Shepherd Hardware commented, “I am excited to combine the two leaders of our category. This will enhance our portfolio of products for our longstanding and new customers. The combined talented team will drive innovation and accelerate growth.” Bart also said, “we are working diligently to deliver a smooth and seamless transition for our customers and suppliers. We appreciate the cooperation and enthusiasm received from our partners” 


Shepherd Hardware Products LLC
Phone: (269) 756-3830 

Armen Alexanian: VP of Sales 

Jim Caporuscio: VP of Sales