Contractors bond with Stix® 2199 multi-use adhesive

  XL Brands, an industry leader in adhesives and installation systems for building construction, introduces Stix® 2199, a transitional, multi-use adhesive to the North American marketplace. Stix® 2199 is a solvent-free adhesive with aggressive tack, engineered for installation of vinyl and non-vinyl-backed modular carpet tile, luxury vinyl tile (LVT), luxury vinyl plank (LVP), sheet flooring, VCT and fiberglass reinforced vinyl… Read more »

October 8, 2020

Floorsight Fusion 2017 – Lake Tahoe, Nevada

On September 20-22, Harrah’s Lake Tahoe was transformed into a “Through the Looking Glass” themed event called Fusionland – Off the Wall, hosted by B.R. Funsten & Co. The event connected vendors and customers for an opportunity to talk about new and exciting products and services. XL Brands representatives Dennis Layne and Matt Eller attended and held raffles for Swiss… Read more »

October 31, 2017

XL Brands® Announces the FIRST C2C Gold Certified Adhesive

Dalton, GA – January 28, 2015 – XL Brands®, the nation’s largest private label manufacturer of floor covering adhesives, announced today that they have received the first GOLD Level Certification for an adhesive from the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute. XL Brands’ Stix 5405 is a Luxury Vinyl Adhesive which contains 20% Post Consumer Content, is FloorScore® Certified and… February 9, 2015

De-Contenting of Adhesives

A recent publication of The Commercial Flooring Report (volume 68 – April 2014) reported that some adhesive manufacturers have resorted to “de-contenting” their products as a cost-saving measure, which could result in installation failures. What is de-contenting?  According to the article, it means that the solids content or active ingredients of the adhesive are being reduced or replaced with water in… Read more »

April 23, 2014

Watch Stix Essential installation video

XL Brands has created a revolutionary zero VOC product that will save your company time and effort over the cost of traditional technology.

April 21, 2014

Announcing XL Brands’ Technical Rapid Response Number

XL Brands is proud to announce a Technical Support Hot Line dedicated to critical questions pertaining to both safety and installation issues. This number is manned by a technician Monday-Friday from 8:00am to 5:00pm EST. This is a direct contact number that does not go through the switchboard saving time and trouble to get to the ‘right’ person the first time.

April 18, 2014

New Facility – Press Release

In January 2012, XL Brands will unveil its new branding and new facility located in Dalton, Georgia. XL Brands has spent the last several years looking toward the future. The company has committed a significant investment in a new 122,000 square foot facility that will bring the company’s three existing operations under one roof with room to grow. Joe Tuttolomondo,… Read more »

January 27, 2012