News About The BARTON Group
BARTON International and Mid-Atlantic Coatings Receive Award from AMPP for Excellence in Management of a Complex Materials Protection
GLENS FALLS, N.Y., March 30, 2023 — BARTON International and Mid-Atlantic Coatings, Inc. of Chesapeake, Virginia — together with the U.S. Navy and Huntington Ingalls Industries Newport News Shipyard — earned the Association for Materials Protection and Performance (AMPP) Project of the Year Award for Excellence in Management of a Complex Materials Protection for their work on USS John C. Stennis CVN-74 Aircraft Carrier Refueling & Complex Overhaul. The award recognizes the superior management of a complex materials protection project involving one or multiple materials protection solutions. (more…)
FABTECH 2022 News
We are looking forward to seeing you at FABTECH Booth #B9341 at the Georgia World Congress Center, November 8-10, 2022.
We will introduce our new ECOTEK® HPR garnet, a 100% recycled garnet that delivers solid cutting performance.
As you prepare for the conference, we wanted you to be aware of two opportunities:
- Use this link and receive a free pass to FABTECH. BARTON Promo code: 10588958
- Enter our raffle now through November 10, 2022 to win a FREE BART Wand. Easy to use. Easy to assemble. The BART Wand reaches between the cutting table slats and vacuums up spent garnet, even as cutting continues. BART is a revolutionary development in waterjet operating efficiency. One entry per person.
FF Journal features Penn Stainless Products Inc and their use of Adirondack 50 HPX
An ultrahigh-pressure stream of water becomes a highly efficient and powerful cutting tool when garnet sand is mixed into the water stream and passed through the mixing tube on a waterjet cutting machine. Garnet sand is the lifeblood of abrasive waterjet cutting. But not all garnet is equal. That’s the opinion of Brian Yeakel, plant manager at Penn Stainless Products Inc. in Quakertown, PA. The family-owned service center, founded in 1979, exclusively cuts with Adirondack 50 HPX garnet produced by Barton International in Glens Falls, New York. Click here to read the full article.
BARTON Appoints Randy Rapple New CEO, Announces Other Key Organizational Changes
The Barton Group has named R. Randolph Rapple its new chief executive officer (CEO), effective July 1. Rapple is a 40-year employee of the family-owned producer and distributor of garnet abrasives used in waterjet cutting and abrasive blasting. Most recently, he served as president of Barton Mines Company, LLC, with responsibility for sales and marketing. (more…)
Laughlin Air Force Base Fab Shop Installs New Waterjet Machine
BARTON Adirondack 80HPX Garnet Used to Cut a Range of Materials. Sounds of whirring and cutting are commonplace in the fabrication shop at Laughlin Air Force Base. Creating precise plane parts is a large and gradual job that the shop undertakes, which has typically been completed with cutting machines or a propane torch. The fabrication team recently acquired a new system that will keep up with the demand for quick, high quality work.
FF Journal Showcases HPX Garnet for Waterjet Cutting
BARTON is thrilled to be showcased in a feature article in the September issue of FF Journal. The article describes the origins and uses of BARTON Adirondack HPX garnet from its discovery in 1878 by Henry Hudson Barton to its current reputation as the world’s premier abrasive for waterjet cutting. The article also details the steps the company took to protect product quality and availability during the logistical challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. And it shares how seven generations of the Barton family have maintained the founder’s commitment to the company, its employees, and customers. Click here to read the full article.
2021 BART Abrasive Removal Tool Giveaway Winner Announced
Thank you for all of those who entered our September 2021 BART® Abrasive Removal Tool Give-Away Raffle. Congratulations to Josh from Mississippi who received a free BART wand. This light-weight and easy-to-use system allows operators to remove spent garnet from their waterjet tables at rates of over 3,000 lbs. per hour. No Downtime- Simply place the BART wand between the slats to remove spent garnet as you continue cutting. Read more about the BART here. Only from BARTON.
BART Abrasive Removal Tool Giveaway Winner Announced
Thank you for all of those who entered our November 2020 BART® Abrasive Removal Tool Give-Away Raffle. Congratulations to Mike B from Nevada who will receive a free BART wand. This light-weight and easy-to-use system allows operators to remove spent garnet from their waterjet tables at rates of over 3,000 lbs. per hour. No Downtime- Simply place the BART wand between the slats to remove spent garnet as you continue cutting. Read more about the BART here. Only from BARTON.
BARTON & Mid-Atlantic Coatings Wins Award of Excellence
BARTON International and Mid-Atlantic Coatings Wins SSPC Military Coatings Project Award of Excellence
GLENS FALLS, N.Y., April 22, 2019 — BARTON International and Mid-Atlantic Coatings, Inc. of Chesapeake, Virginia — together with the U.S. Navy and Sherwin-Williams Protective & Marine Coatings — earned the SSPC Military Coatings Project Award of Excellence for their work on aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73). (more…)
Joe Kanode Accepts Award for Gulf Coast Chapter of SSPC at Coatings+ Conference
GLENS FALLS, N.Y., April 1, 2019 — BARTON International Gulf Coast Regional Sales Manager Joe Kanode, as chairman of the Gulf Coast Chapter of SSPC: The Society for Protective Coatings, recently accepted the award for Outstanding North American Chapter during SSPC’s awards luncheon Monday, February 11 at SSPC’s Coatings+ 2019 annual conference in Orlando. (more…)
David Chandler is Appointed Southeast Regional Sales Manager
It is with great pleasure that I announce the appointment of David Chandler, Regional Sales Manager for our southeast territory.
Taking over the region following the recent retirement of Neil Southwick, David has assumed sales responsibility for the U.S. states of Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina and Tennessee. His office is based in Georgia, and he is available to personally work with customers throughout the southeast to ensure their satisfaction with BARTON abrasives and waterjet parts. (more…)
BARTON Launches Redesigned Corporate Website
New, streamlined navigation makes finding BARTON blasting abrasives, waterjet cutting abrasives, and parts quick and easy
GLENS FALLS, N.Y., January 17, 2019 – BARTON International has launched a new, redesigned website with a streamlined navigation that offers quicker, easier access to detailed information on its world-class blasting abrasives, waterjet cutting abrasives, and waterjet parts. The site also introduces BARTON’s newly expanded, 4-tiered product line designed to give customers more options to accurately match the abrasive to their performance and budget needs. (more…)
BARTON International Introduces ALLTEK Alluvial Garnet Line
Alluvial Garnet Abrasives Designed for Versatile, Reliable Cutting; High-Quality Results in Grades for Waterjet Cutting, Surface Prep
GLENS FALLS, N.Y., July 18, 2018 — BARTON International, a global leader in garnet abrasives, has branded as ALLTEK its line of high-performance alluvial garnet abrasives for the waterjet cutting and surface preparation markets.
ALLTEK waterjet and blasting abrasives provide excellent performance, surface quality, and value. The ALLTEK line includes the HPA brand and is made from top-quality alluvial garnet globally sourced and processed to BARTON’s industry-leading standards. (more…)
Advanced New TRIDENT 4 Diamond Cutting Head Introduced
Revolutionary Cartridge Technology Designed for FLOW* DYNAMIC WATERJET* and DYNAMIC XD* Systems
GLENS FALLS, N.Y., July 9, 2018 — Barton International, a global leader in waterjet abrasives, has introduced the TRIDENT 4, a new, integrated diamond cutting head designed for FLOW* DYNAMIC WATERJET* and DYNAMIC XD* systems.
Tripled Capacity of Warehouse and Processing Center in Louisiana
BARTON International Triples Capacity of Warehouse and Processing Center in Port of South Louisiana
GLENS FALLS, N.Y., May 23, 2017 — BARTON International, a global leader in garnet abrasives, recently amped up its capabilities to receive, store, and process BARTON brand garnet following the just-completed expansion of its Port of South Louisiana warehouse and processing center. The project nearly tripled its storage footprint. (more…)
Delroy Ross Named Operations Director
BARTON Int’l Names Delroy Ross Operations Director for Two Warehouses in Virginia and Louisiana
GLENS FALLS, N.Y. , May 23, 2017 — BARTON International, a global leader in garnet abrasives, has promoted Delroy Ross to director of warehouse operations for two of its garnet abrasives warehouses and processing facilities in Chesapeake, Virginia, and Reserve, Louisiana. He previously served as warehouse manager for those facilities. (more…)
New E-STORE is Quicker and Easier to Use
BARTON International’s New E-Store Is Quicker and Easier to Use; Also Accessible From Smartphones and Other Devices
GLENS FALLS, N.Y., May 23, 2017 — BARTON International, a global leader in garnet abrasives, has relaunched its store.barton.com website to make it extra easy, fast, and convenient to order from a selection of world-class waterjet replacement parts and affordable accessories for waterjet cutting equipment. (more…)
Healthy Workplace of the Year
BARTON was recognized with the 2015 Healthy Workplace of the Year Award from the Adirondack Regional Chamber of Commerce (ARCC).
The award is presented to a business that demonstrates a commitment to supporting the health and well-being of its employees by the ARCC Adirondack Business Council with assistance from the Health Promotion Center of Glens Falls Hospital. The annual awards ceremony was held on June 16, 2015. (more…)