SafeTcork vinyl tile is a durable combination of vinyl and post-industrial waste cork, a renewable resource, which improves slip-resistance by 20 percent, making it ideal for use where moisture is a threat to the walking surface. SafeTcork vinyl tile can contribute to the LEED ® Green Building Certification System.
Roppe Corporation, located in Fostoria, Ohio, is one of the nation's leading suppliers of rubber and vinyl flooring products and accessories, producing a full line of products including rubber and vinyl wall base, stair treads, floor tile, and accessories used in the installation of both resilient and carpeted floors. Roppe also markets a complete line of adhesives recommended for our product lines.
From its humble beginnings, Roppe has grown to become the world's largest rubber wall base manufacturer. Throughout our history, Roppe's philosophy is simple:
To provide customers with the best in quality, service, and dependabilityâ€”all the time, every time.
Incorporated in 1955 as Roppe Rubber Corporation, the company was founded by Thony A. Roppe with just seven employees. Thony Roppe passed away in 1972, at which time Donald P. Miller, an original Roppe Rubber employee and good friend of Mr.. Roppe, took over the management of the company as the majority shareholder. Now as the Chairman of the Board, Mr. Miller shares the prosperity of a thriving business in a small community that through his guidance continues in the trends of Mr. Roppe.
Roppe's major floor covering product is Pinnacle Rubber Base, a line of 100% SBR rubber wall base used as a decorative trim between the floor and the wall.
In addition to Pinnacle Rubber Base, Roppe offers a number of innovative products:
Environmentally friendly Rop-Cord Tile manufactured from recycled heavy duty tires in four colorsâ€”Pine, Crimson, Indigo and Earthtone.
ESD Control Vinyl Flooring, a conductive and static dissipative vinyl tile flooring system for sensitive work environment.
Spike/Skate Resistant Tile designed for added durability to reduce damage from skate blades, cleats, and spikes.
SafeTcork Tile and Tread is a cork integrated rubber flooring product designed for interior use in high traffic areas where slip resistance is a concern.
A new sculptured TPR rubber wall base, Visuelle' created to provide the look of custom crafted woodwork without the cracks, splintering and additional costs of wood finishing.
Along with an innovative and diverse product offering mix, Roppe has enjoyed almost 50 years of excellence in customer service and satisfaction. From the Customer Service staff, to the manufacturing staff, Roppe continues to be a proven flooring industry leader. With the addition of a fleet of trucks dedicated to on time delivery every time, Roppe's service is unparalleled.
Roppe products are sold through the over 110 distributor locations in the United States and exported abroad through partnerships with the best distributors in the flooring industry. They also meet the highest level of service standards that assures a great flooring experience each and every time that Roppe is involved in the project.