Washington Mills celebrates 150th Business Anniversary in 2018
Washington Mills is one of the world’s largest producers of abrasives and fused mineral products, offering an exceptionally wide line of standard abrasive grain and specialized electro-fused minerals. The business remains a family-owned & operated company that has managed to weather all ups and downs. In its 150-year history, three different families have managed Washington Mills; the Ames, the Crockers, and the Williams family.
Anne Williams, 3rd generation and current President of Washington Mills comments on the reason for their success, “Recognizing the fortitude and determination of the family’s management teams over the 150 years has been the company’s pillars of strength to adapt to change. Washington Mills success has been grounded by a long-term business vision and the company’s ability to overcome adversity and successfully manage through world industry challenges. “
Washington Mills’s Canadian subsidiary is located in Niagara Falls, Ontario and has an integral supplier relationship with their American-parent Company & subsidiary plants to supply abrasive grains and specialized electro minerals to world manufacturing companies. “The natural properties of materials coupled with our proprietary manufacturing processes and fusion expertise makes highly effective materials for different applications. We extend our congratulations and appreciation to our past and present dedicated employees who contribute to Washington Mills business success.”
Examples of industrial applications include Bonded & Coated Abrasives, Photo Voltaic, Precision c\Cutting, Aerospace, Cosmetics, Buffing Compounds, Nuclear, Iron & Steel, Oil & Gas, Pain, Laminates, Thermal Sprays etc.
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