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News About BARTON International

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.

David brings more than 15 years of progressive sales experience, including work in the steel fabrication and paper industries. I am confident you will find David to be a knowledgeable sales professional eager to assist you in developing solutions for all your abrasive needs.

Regional Sales Manager, Southeast
Phone: (678) 882-2243

Supporting southeast customers from our corporate office is Cammie Simmes, and the entire Customer Support team. Cammie can be reached directly at (518) 615-2064 or

As always, orders may be directed to or by calling the team at (800) 741-7756.

Please join me in welcoming David to the BARTON family. We appreciate your business and the opportunity to be of service.

Joe Morris
National Sales Manager

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.

“Customers will find locating detailed information about our industry-leading waterjet cutting and blasting abrasives more intuitive than before,” according to Joyce Wolf, marketing manager at BARTON. “We analyzed our customer’s web experience and redesigned access to get them what they need with as few clicks as possible.”

The new site also includes quick links to BARTON’s online e-store, where customers have access to the industry’s most complete line of genuine OEM and OEM-style waterjet parts, as well as a variety of waterjet products offered exclusively by BARTON.

In addition, the site features technical tips to maximize operator efficiencies, a comprehensive library of downloadable product data sheets, application case studies, and an array of informative customer resources. The newly redesigned website can be found at

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®.



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.



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 Triples Capacity of Warehouse and Processing Center in Port of South Louisiana

Warehouse Ribbon-Cutting Set for May 23

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.



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.

“Delroy is an accomplished logistics professional who has managed our Chesapeake and Reserve facilities for more than ten years,” BARTON International COO Chuck Barton said. “He has the leadership skills and technical expertise to ensure that our teams deliver superior service, enhance customer retention, and build sales growth.”



BARTON International’s New E-Store Is Quicker and Easier to Use; Also Accessible From Smartphones and Other Devices

Relaunched Store.Barton.Com Offers Convenience, Affordability, and Extraordinary Selection of World-Class Waterjet Replacement Parts

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.



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.


Making the Right Waterjet Abrasive Choice

The Fabricator, September 2014

Unsure of the proper abrasive to use? See MAKING THE RIGHT WATERJET ABRASIVE CHOICE, authored by Randy Rapple. Selecting the right waterjet abrasive type and size can make a significant difference in the performance and profitability of your waterjet equipment
See full article PDF.