Shepherd Hardware acquires floor care brands

Michigan-based Shepherd Hardware Products, a division of the Colson Group, has announced the completion of its acquisition of Waxman Consumer Products’ floor care line. With this transaction Waxman’s floor care brands, including SoftTouch, will join Shepherd’s existing lines, which include FeltGard and SlideGlide. “I am excited to combine the two leaders of our category,” Shepherd president Bart Hanaway said in a release. “This will enhance our portfolio of products for our longstanding and new customers.”