ISPC creates new company

International Surface Preparation Corp. has spun off a cut-wire abrasives company, Abrasive Materials LLC. The Hillsdale, Mich., company has been a leader in cut-wire abrasives for 50 years, and was part of ISPC’s Industrial Distribution Group for the past five. The new LLC is owned by former Abrasive Materials manager Ken Clark, former Abrasive products owner Mike Trotta, and ISPC itself. Trotta serves as managing member and Clark as general manager. Abrasive Materials will continue to be the key supplier of stainless steel and zinc cut wire to ISPC. It also focuses on cast stainless steel shot. For more details, visit or call (800) 544-4144.

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