As one of the leading manufacturers in the automotive refinishing sector, Norton is committed to the manufacturing and distribution of a wide range of non-paint products for the professional body shop.

The combination of high quality products, vast experience and knowledge of professional sanding systems – from paint removal to surface reconditioning and polishing – allows them to meet virtually all customer demands.

It is their aim to provide optimal abrasive solutions to meet the body-shop technician needs:

l                 Through innovation and development

l                 By developing complete application and process solutions for a constantly evolving automotive refinishing market

l                 By supplying the highest quality standards

l                 By commitment to safety: man and environment first

They have the most complete and innovative product offering for the automotive repair market. Saint-Gobain Abrasives is one of four high performance materials businesses within the innovative materials sector of Saint-Gobain.

Globally, Saint-Gobain Abrasives consists of 62 manufacturing facilities across 27 countries with over 10 400 employees. Their vision is to be the global leader of reference in abrasives, at the leading edge of innovation and service while delivering the most comprehensive solutions to their customers.

The Norton brand contributes to this vision by providing cutting edge innovations and technologies, with the widest portfolio of cutting, grinding, blending, finishing and polishing solutions for all markets, materials and applications with the most advanced and affordable technology. So, as your needs evolve, their access to the global expertise of Saint-Gobain becomes ever more valuable to making a difference in your day-to-day needs.

From sanding, repairing and protecting panels, Saint-Gobain are experts at delivering complete systems and solutions to the automotive aftermarket. Their combined expertise ensures that Saint-Gobain is at the very centre of every repair or enhancement and they work in perfect alignment to bring every vehicle back to showroom condition.

A complete body shop offering

Part of Saint-Gobain’s offering in South Africa is the Dynabrade range of machines for the body shop. Dynabrade has earned a reputation for excellence and a position of leadership in the innovative design and manufacturing of unique, portable abrasive  power  tools  and  accessories.

With  over  800  quality  tools  in  their product line, we are able to meet the specific needs of countless industries throughout  the  world.

Their  tools  and  accessories  are  used  for  grinding, deburring, filing, sanding and polishing applications on materials such as metal, wood, plastic, glass, rubber, stone and composites. We supply these products to customers through a worldwide network of distributors.

Norton’s abrasive portfolio has also been enhanced through strategic partnering with industry leaders for products such as adhesive/sealants/coatings, paint systems, masking, brushes, and protection equipment as a full solution provider to deliver complete solutions, for industrial applications and the automotive aftermarket.

They offer everything from masking tape to overalls covering every aspect of your needs as a collision repairer.

Discover how they can help you optimise your abrasive applications by your local Saint-Gobain representative Thabo Nyamane at 0860 NORTON (667866) or email him at: Thabo.Nyamane@saint-gobain.com. Alternatively you can always visit: www.www.nortonabrasives.com/en-emea/