Dynabrade acquires abrasive converter Global Abrasive Products

Some of the offerings from abrasive converter Global Abrasive Products, which was recently acquired by Dynabrade.

CLARENCE, N.Y. – Dynabrade, Inc. has completed the asset purchase of one of its strategic suppliers, Global Abrasive Products Inc., a 50-employee abrasives converter with locations in Lockport, N.Y., and Alpharetta, Ga. Details of the acquisition were not released.

“For Dynabrade, this is a continuation of our strategic initiative to expand the scope of our vertical integration,” said Dynabrade president Michael Buffamonti. “This further elevates our value proposition of becoming the leader in surface solutions and innovative process improvements for industries around the world.

Buffamonti said that Dynabrade has more than 1,000 abrasive power tool configurations, and now has an abrasive offering for almost any application. “Customers of both companies will benefit from the combined industrial tool and abrasive product lines,” he said.

This is Dynabrade’s second acquisition in two years, having acquired high-tech production machine shop Manth Manufacturing in 2021.


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