ROMAN was founded in 1957, bringing innovation to the Wallcovering and Building Materials Industry. At present, product lines include cutting-edge wallcovering installation and removal products while being proud to remain the industry-leading innovator not just in North America, but around the globe.  Projects using ROMAN Products include Marina Bay Sands -Singapore, Waldorf Astoria – Kuwait, and Disney World’s Coronado Springs Resort – Orlando, Florida.


ROMAN is founded in Bloomfield, New Jersey and begins producing commercial wallpaper adhesives.


ROMAN moves just south of Chicago to Calumet City, Illinois. Production moves into a 104,000 square foot factility.


ROMAN acquires Golden Harvest Adhesives (founded in 1932.) The acquisition provides ROMAN a majority share of the residential do-it-yourself adhesives market.


ROMAN defines its Purpose Statement as “We create the bond that brings dreams to life” and announces new Branding and Website.


ROMAN acquires the Gardner-Gibson portfolio of wallcovering adhesives, primers, and removers formulas. The portfolio of formulas includes the iconic 234 Clear and 111 Clay wallcovering adhesives.

As the creator of the first pre-mixed wallcovering adhesives, we are committed to inventing state-of-the-art products to make decorating as convenient and easy as possible. Whether you are a homeowner looking to hang a border in the nursery or a professional needing to hang heavy duty wallcoverings throughout commercial buildings, our primers, adhesives, and tools make the job efficient and long-lasting for a wide range of applications.

We provide a wide range of products worldwide, including:

For 35 years, Roman Products has called Calumet City, Illinois home.  We are proud of how far we have come.  We look forward to getting involved in the community and strive to become the Best Place to Work in Calumet City.  We look forward to expanding our business by market penetration, new product development, market expansion, and diversification.  We are excited about our recent acquisition and continue to grow our business.