Sharpen Your Edge With High-Performance BARTON Garnet Abrasives
Mined from the geologically superior garnet deposits of the Adirondack Mountains and select international sources, BARTON garnet abrasives are the finest in the world for waterjet cutting and surface preparation. With the widest selection of quality garnet and mineral abrasives in the industry, customers are backed by The BARTON Group’s unsurpassed commitment to consistent quality grading, technical knowledge and impeccable customer service.
Proudly family-owned and operated since 1878
As a family-owned company with production based in the USA, we are proud to offer high-quality ADIRONDACK garnet abrasives. It is mined exclusively in the Adirondack Mountains of upstate New York, where the Barton family has been mining for almost 150 years. Seven generations have built a company that is recognized today as a world leader in the production of the highest-quality garnet and mineral abrasives the industry has to offer. You can read more about it at History of BARTON Garnet.
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Meet Our Team
Randy Rapple, Chief Executive Officer
Randy’s passion for minerals began with a degree in geology and has transitioned into leading our strategy for product development and market growth.
Vickie Berwaldt, Vice President of Sales Operations
Vickie connects customers to our products with the help of our outstanding client support team which includes customer service and logistics.
Sandy Babcock, Customer Service Representative
From the time Sandy puts her name on an order, she takes responsibility to see it through from order entry to product delivery.
Stephen Podnorszki, Director of Waterjet Parts
Stephen’s commitment to our customers is evident in how he works to personally troubleshoot machine issues and to identify quality parts needed to keep their waterjet running.