The Wooster Brush Company was established in 1851. We are one of the oldest
manufacturers of paint applicators in the USA. Our company founder Adam Foss
traveled from Pennsylvania to Ohio to set up shop. He began producing handmade
bristle paintbrushes in a small, two-story building in Wooster, Ohio, then sold
the brushes door-to-door throughout the state.
The Wooster Brush Company acquired land on Madison Avenue in 1909, and a new
factory was built. The structure was 70-feet wide and 200-feet long, providing
three times as much floor space as before. The Madison Avenue site in Wooster,
Ohio is still the location of company headquarters today.
Since Adam's time, the company has elected only eight presidents in its history.
Allan Rodd became president and treasurer on May 1, 1998. He has 38 years of
service with Wooster Brush.