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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.

BARTON will be back at FABTECH with super show specials

Stop in and see us at FABTECH Booth #A4574, September 13-16, McCormick Place, Chicago. We’re bringing back the opportunity  for you to save up to 25% on  on the BARTON Abrasive Removal Tool and the BARTON Abrasive Transfer Hopper and more. If you act by September 16, you can also enter our raffle to win a free BART wand!

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 FUSION® Waterjet Cutting Abrasive at FABTECH 2018

FUSION: Custom-Blended Waterjet Abrasive Delivers Solid Cutting Power and Value

ATLANTA, Nov. 5, 2018 — BARTON International, a global leader in garnet abrasives, will showcase its product line of high-performance abrasives for the waterjet cutting market at FABTECH 2018 (Booth B5819) November 6-8 in Atlanta, where it will introduce its new custom-blended value abrasive, FUSION®.

FUSION is a waterjet abrasive that combines BARTON’s ALLTEK™ HPA® alluvial garnet and ECOTEK™ staurolite mineral abrasives. “We developed FUSION as the newest product in our multi-tiered abrasives line to offer customers a value option for outstanding waterjet cutting,” BARTON International Waterjet Market Manager Thomas H. Riggs said. “FUSION provides cutting power and edge quality that is unrivaled at its level of affordability,” (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.


BARTON International Introduces New Line of ECOTEK Waterjet Abrasives

Two Economical, General Purpose Solutions for Waterjet Industry

GLENS FALLS, N.Y., March 28, 2018 — BARTON International, a global leader in garnet abrasives, has introduced its new line of economical, domestically sourced ECOTEK Waterjet Abrasives to the waterjet cutting market in North America.


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 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…)

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