Our products provide end-user solutions from everything from the home improvement do-it-yourselfer, the renovation building and construction contractor, your neighborhood auto body repair shop, to the newest emerging Industrial channel technologies. We have 5 divisions, each specializing in a particular industrial market. Learn more about each of our divisions below, and find out which one is the best fit for your business.

Tri-City Distributing

Automotive Body & Service, Hollow Metal, Industrial Markets

Tri-City St.Paul is our flagship company, first opening for business in 1979. Originally incorporated to serve the automotive industry, 40 years later, it still does just that, and a lot more; Tri-City now also serves the truck and trailer market, along with the hollow metal door market. Tri-City by reputation, is one of the most respected automotive abrasive distributors, and our inital vision for Tri-City has not changed or been altered in the last 40 years. We are committed to providing only the best products to our customers, with the excellent service they've come to expect. Where the rubber hits the road, your customers want a beautiful finished product, and so do we.

Nalco Distributing

Welding, Metal Fabrication

Nalco distributing, established in 1993, is a subsidiary of Abrasives of Saint Paul, offering products to aid in production, manufacturing, fabrication, and more. A proud carrier of the Norton line abrasives for over 25 years - we carry anything that cuts, grinds, sand, or polishes, as well as a full line of personal protection equipment and safety supplies. With our abrasives, you can expect to spend less time changing out products and more time focused on production. Our aim is to partner with you in your goals, helping you produce your best work. It's something we've done well for years, and a practice we don't plan on changing. We do our best to be your best supplier.

Saint Paul Abrasives

Floors, Drywall, Painters, Millshops

"We do our best to be your best supplier" is our motto here at Saint Paul Abrasives; we strive to make your abrasive and safety product purchases as easy and convenient as possible. We take pride not only in offering quality products for you and your company, but also in our personalized customer service. Our customers range from one-man shops to large contractors and corporations. Big job or small, we have the products you use every day, and the ability to drop ship right to your door or jobsite. Just like you, we're in it for the long haul - and we know that we can't be successful unless you are.

Scandia Abrasives

Cabinet & Furniture Manufcaturing, Woodworking & Refinishing, Countertops

Scandia Abrasives has been a fixture in the wood industry, for over 20 years. We proudly service markets including cabinets, furniture, countertops, and woodworkers nationwide. Scandia offers a complete line of Norton abrasives along with our exclusive ASP-brand products. All of our products are designed and manufactured specifically for professional woodworkers. We pride ourselves in our exceptional service and will always do our best to be your best supplier. Our sales reps are professional and open to answer any questions regarding your woodworking needs; Call us toll-free at 1-800-328-1094. We look forward to working with you!

North American Abrasives & Supplies

Automotive Dealerships, Independent Body Shops, Implements

For over 20 years, we have supplied the automotive industry with professional refinishing and service products from Norton, Honeywell, and more. Working hand-in-hand with the leaders in the automotive markets, we're on the front line with it comes to new product development and testing. If it cuts, grinds, or sands, we have it. We do our best to be your best supplier.


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