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About us
Custom Building Products (CPB) likes to hold things together. The producer of tile-setting grout and adhesives makes such products as epoxies, cement, household and industrial glues, sealants, acrylic resins, clay mortars, putties, and latex, as well as gypsum products and concrete repair products. The company also offers installation tools, cleaning – more... and maintenance equipment, and a library of how-to-do-it and other resource materials. CPB manufactures and distributes its wares from about a dozen locations in North America. Its customers include architects, contractors, dealers, distributors, and do-it-yourselfers. 

Operations


The company's operations and products include Surface Preparation (cement backerboards, flooring prep, membranes and underlayments, mud bed and patching compounds);


Setting Materials (additives, mastics/adhesives


and a wide range of mortars); Grout Materials (caulk, cement grout, epoxy grout, grout enhancers); Care and Maintenance (cleaners, enhancers, grout colorant, sealers, stone restoration); Shower Installation Systems; Tools and Accessories; and Thin Veneer Installation Systems.


CBP offers surface preparation products such as underlayments (for leveling, sound reduction, waterproofing, and crack prevention) and backerboards; the company has been the exclusive distributor of WonderBoard backerboard since 1983, and it gained exclusive manufacturing rights to it in 1989.


It offers its SuperiorBilt Tools, ranging from prep, set, and finish tools to wet saw replacement parts and blades. CBP also offers a line of Platinum Tools, designed in consultation with contractors to perform specific jobs that regular tools are not designed to do.


Geographic Reach


The company manufactures and distributes its products from about a dozen locations across North America.


Strategy


CPB seeks to maintain its edge as an industry leader in the tile and stone industry by providing not only a growing portfolio of premier products but by also providing strong customer support to back up the installation and use of its various products.


Selected Brand Names


The company's product brands include WonderBoard backerboards, Prism, SureColor, CEG-Lite and Polyblend grouts (lightweight mortars), TileLab and AquaMix maintenance products, and SuperiorBilt tools.


History


CPB was founded in 1964 by Thomas Peck and Mike Bilek.


 
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What is it like to work at Custom Building Products?

3.2
Work/Life Balance
2.9
Salary/Benefits
2.8
Job Security/Advancement
2.8
Management
3.0
Culture

What are people saying about the leadership at Custom Building Products?

70%
of employees approve of CEO’s performance
CEO Approval is based on 47 ratings
3.0
Hard-worker
Written by HR Manager/ Payroll/Benefits (Former Employee) from Surrey, BC on 17 February 2015
My job duties included processing payroll, adminstration of benefits, and all aspects of a Human Resources Manager. I work well with employees and brought humour to the workplace. I believe in team work with no limits to levels or seniority. I had 100% accuracy for processing payroll and contributed all my efforts in all job duties assigned to me.
Pros
Loved the employees
Cons
No job stability for tenure
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