Strategic Materials sells crushed glass to the abrasive industry under the names New Age Blast Media® and WhiteBlast®.

More and more abrasive contractors and other end-users are turning to glass because it is safer for workers and the environment, cleaner, and has high performance results. 

Why should you use glass abrasives from Strategic Materials?

  • As the largest recycler of glass in North America, Strategic Materials has better access to glass supply than any other glass abrasive or other abrasive manufacturer. Strategic Materials processes over 3 million tons of glass each year. When you work with Strategic Materials, you also benefit from our nationwide network that brings materials closer to you.
  • Strategic Materials currently produces abrasives in Ashland City, TN; Wilson, NC; Cleveland, OH; Indianapolis, IN; Houston, TX; San Leandro, CA and Commerce, CA. And with 40 glass recycling plants in North America, Strategic Materials is positioned to continue to expand our abrasives capacity.
  • Strategic Materials supplies the full spectrum of glass abrasives: coarse (10x20 and 10x40), medium coarse (20x40), medium (40x70) and fine (70x100) in bulk, super sacks and 50 pound bags. This allows us to serve all the major blasting industries:  shipyards (steel / aluminum), tanks/ pipelines, concrete restoration (pre cast concrete), wood / log homes, auto restoration, slurry / vapor blasting, and dustless and wet blasting.
  • Strategic Materials has established partnerships with the most prominent national and regional distributors across the nation. These partnerships make our product even more accessible to our customers.
  • Strategic Materials continues to play a leading role in the evolving abrasives industry. As the regulatory environment changes for the industry, Strategic Materials associates have an active role in shaping the direction of the industry.

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