About Us


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Here at Norton we've been caring about abrasives for more than 130 years. We care so that you can find the right sandpaper for your bathroom makeover or the best grinding wheel to streamline production in your plant. We deliver choices that matter to your workforce, the environment and your bottom line.

We're constantly looking for ways to improve your working conditions and simplify your processes by eliminating dust or noise, reducing total costs by increasing the number of parts you can work on with each product and considering the ergonomics of the application to improve operator comfort. 'Right' means different things to every customer. And, if we don't have the solution you're looking for today, you can count on us to be developing that solution for tomorrow.
As a brand of Saint-Gobain, a world leader in the habitat and construction markets, Norton offers the broadest portfolio of cutting, grinding, blending, finishing and polishing solutions for a huge number of markets, materials and applications with the most advanced and affordable technology. So, as your needs evolve, we use the global expertise of Saint-Gobain to evolve and make a difference in your day-to-day needs. And, we don't have to look far for local expertise with 63 manufacturing plants, eight Centres of Excellence, four grinding technology centres and three R&D / Innovation centres located across the globe.
We're proud of our strong presence in your communities. With nearly 11,000 employees spread across 79 countries we're a global brand delivering locally our employees are conceiving, making and delivering products that are part of your daily life whether at work or in your home. They bring a wealth of experience and share common values focused on delivering powerful, precise and user-friendly solutions to any finishing / refinishing application. Learn more about our products, our markets and applications, as well as how we can customise made-to-order solutions that work specifically for you.
Because at Norton, we care about delivering solutions that matter to you.