Suppliers of abrasive raw materials used in automotive manufacturing operations.
3M Automotive in St. Paul, Minnesota.
A global supplier of products for automotive exteriors, interiors, powertrain/chassis, and for use in automotive manufacturing/assembly. Products include abrasives, acoustic and vibration damping, adhesives and tapes, cabin air filters, catalytic converter mat mounts and insulation, electrical connectors, fasteners, fluoroelastomers, graphic films, heat-shrink moldings, lighting, mirror buttons, nameplates and badging, optical films, plant cleaning and safety products, paint protection and replacement films, security labeling, and lead-free wheel weights.
Ashland Inc. in Covington, Kentucky.
A supplier of polymers for automotive composites, plastics, coatings, metal casting materials, lubricants and car-care products.
BORIDE Engineered Abrasives in Traverse City, Michigan.
A manufacturer of bonded abrasive products such as mold/diemaker polishing stones and diamond compounds for finishing molds, mounted points for grinding and finishing, industrial sharpening stones, super stones and ceramic stones.
EWIE Company, Inc. in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
A provider of commodity & chemical management services. Areas of expertise include cutting tools, abrasives, special tools and industrial supplies.
Global Material Technologies, Inc. in Buffalo Grove, Illinois.
A materials company offering metal fibers in many alloys and sizes. Fibers are processed into many forms such as bulk reels (steel wool), chopped fibers, staple length fibers and metal textiles. Uses include friction materials, abrasives, polishing and finishing media, filter media, separations media, thermal and acoustical insulation, etc.
Lord Corporation in Erie, Pennsylvania.
Suspension components, body panels, mechanical products for vibration, shock, noise & motion control.
Maxi-Blast® Inc. in South Bend, Indiana.
Manufactures non-abrasive plastic blast cleaning media and blast cabinets. Applications include paint and coating removal without damage to the substrate. Also supplies media to plastic and rubber molders for mold cleaning and deflashing of many automotive parts.
Palmer International, Inc. in Skippack, Pennsylvania.
A supplier of cashew-based materials for automotive friction applications.
Reade Advanced Materials in Providence, Rhode Island.
A SDVOSB manufacturer and custom processor of specialty chemical solids (metal, mineral, ceramic, composite, conductive, magnetic, powder, strip, wire, nanoparticle, metal foam, ceramic foam, natural fibers, additives, reinforcements, processing, blending, packaging).
Saint-Gobain Corporation in Valley Forge, Pennsylvania.
Manufacturers of glass, abrasives, fiber glass reinforcements, coatings, compounds, bearings, and seals.
Sandvik Hyperion in Worthington, Ohio.
Producers and suppliers of man-made synthetic industrial diamonds and Borazon CBN cubic boron nitride. Compax PCD diamond inserts and blanks for machining of non ferrous materials. BZN PCB inserts and blanks for machining of ferrous materials. GE Micron Products, diamond and CBN micron powders.
Sunnen Products Company in St. Louis, Missouri.
A manufacturer of abrasive bore sizing and finishing products including honing machines, honing abrasives and super abrasives, diamond-plated honing tools, honing oils, water-based coolants and bore gages as well as automotive engine building equipment, accessories and supplies.