Color Putty Company, Inc.

Since 1963, Quality Products at your Fingertips.

The History of the Color Putty® Company

Color Putty® Company was founded in June of 1963 by Paul R. Kubly. Paul was a 
professional painter from 1936 until 1960 when he became a salesman for the paint sundries 
industry.  From his experience in sales and paint sundries, Paul realized that there was a need for 
a colored putty product to fill imperfections in woodwork and paneling.

With the introduction of Color Putty, Paul was very successful in selling putty literally from the 
trunk of his car.  He traveled 200-300 miles daily attending various trade shows promoting Color 
Putty.  Paul's sales and marketing skills established Color Putty as a product of quality and 
usefulness within the industry.

Originally packaged in glass jars, Color Putty introduced 17 colors in 1963 having a retail price 
of $0.59 per jar.  Dedication to detail and quality reflected in sales. Within two years Color 
Putty outgrew its first building, moving to a larger facility in 1965.  The move proved to be a 
good one as it provided much needed additional space.

As the popularity of Color Putty increased, so did the cost of shipping glass jars which lead to 
the conversion of packaging the putty into plastic jars.  Requests for a larger jar size prompted 
the introduction of a one-pound jar in addition to the 3.68 oz. jar.

With the increasing environmental concerns of today's world, Color Putty began the 
development of a water-based putty similar to its current oil-based line. In 1996, waterborne 
putty was introduced providing a compatible solution to the many water-based sealers on the 
market today.

Our newest item, the Custom Blending Kit was designed for contractors, professional craftsman, 
as well as the  do-it-yourselfer.  Available in both oil-based and waterborne formulations, the 
innovative packaging concept includes 16 jars, a color card, and conversion chart cross matching 
the most popular stains on today's market, all in a convenient carrying case.

Today Color Putty provides the highest quality putty to both the professional sector and do-it-
yourself customers with the same values and high quality standards today as it did in 1963.

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Color Putty Company, Inc.
P.O. Box 738
Monroe, WI 53566
(608) 325-6033
Fax: (608) 325-6397

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