We are a family owned and operated business that was started in 1948 by Fredrick “Red” Kafrissen. The Kafrissen’s owned the company until 1980 when they sold it to Benny DiCaprio, one of the companies long time employees. In 1985, Benny went into semi-retirement and transferred the control of the corporation to Brian Keough and Peter Kilkenny.
Providence Lacquer is unlike any other jobber. We have a management team that combines PBE expertise with backgrounds in business disciples including marketing, advertising, finance and more. We focus on bringing the best new products and programs to our customers. We continue to upgrade every process so we can add more value for our customers. We are committed to our business and to yours, and we recognize that our growth will only come from helping your business grow.