Grindwell Norton, the Indian arm of Saint-Gobain Group, was founded in 1941 as Grindwell Abrasives. The company is a leader in the abrasive segment in India. With manufacturing plants at Bangalore, Baddi, Mumbai, and Nagpur, the company with its flagship brand ‘Norton’, provides cutting-edge innovations and technologies for the automotive industry, including OEMs, component manufacturers and the aftermarket. Today, Grindwell Norton Abrasives boasts of a wide portfolio of cutting, grinding, blending, finishing, and polishing solutions for all markets, materials and applications with the most advanced and affordable technology.
Serving automotive and industrial OEMs, the company provides solutions across a wide spectrum of applications and materials. “From large OEMs to the top 100 automotive component manufacturers and the automotive aftermarket, we cater to all of them. We have a very wide presence in India and service our customers directly and also through a 1,000+ distribution network spread across the country. Additionally, we have a 200+ strong sales team that is based all over India and is backed by a strong application engineering team that works with the customers to recommend the best possible solutions optimizing grinding performance and cost,” shares Hari Singudasu, Vice President-Abrasive, Grindwell Norton India.
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