Since the early 1960's Padco has been known as an innovative manufacturer of painting and home decorating tools. Based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Padco has been manufacturing quality products in the USA for over 50 years.Padco's history of innovation began in the 1960's with the introduction of the Padco Paint Pad. Originally called "The Speed Brush" it was designed to paint large areas, both interior and exterior, twice as fast as a brush.Over the years Padco has extended its product line to include a broad range of home decorating tools. Padco now offers a full line of Paint Pads,,,, Drywall & Surface Prep Tools, and Professional Floor Finish Applicators.Padco's international trade has flourished, selling to hardware and home centers in over 100 countries. Padco products feature NAFTA packaging in English, French and Spanish. A select group of Padco tools are packaged in other languages including Chinese, German, Italian and Dutch.