Five Star Products, Inc. engages in the wholesale distribution of home decorating, hardware, and finishing products in the northeast United States. The company distributes its products to retail dealers, which include lumber yards, do-it yourself centers, independent hardware stores, and paint stores. As of December 31, 2005, Five Star operated two warehouse facilities, located in Newington, CT and East Hanover, New Jersey. The company was founded in 1993 and is based in White Plains, New York. Five Star Products, Inc. is a majority owned subsidiary of National Patent Development Corporation.