About Kerry Abrasives

Kerry Abrasives are a precision engineering company specialised in the manufacture of customised abrasive solutions.

We, at Kerry Abrasives, are all about precision engineered abrasives.

Whether you are looking to improve your current grinding, polishing or cut off process, or whether you are setting up a new metal finishing line, we have the expertise, experience and manufacturing capability to offer you a unique solution. Our team is dedicated to delivering a unique abrasive solution allowing you to maximise your production outcome.

Our abrasive cut off, grinding and polishing wheels are well known to perform to high standards – in even the most difficult metal finishing applications. We understand the unique difficulties of working with all kinds of metals and have great technical expertise at our disposal to offer our clients customised solutions for their specific requirements.

Kerry Abrasives precision engineered abrasives are used across a broad spectrum of industries, including aerospace, automotive, hard metals and precision engineering, bearing, cutlery and hand tools, medical devices, metallurgical, textile and many more industries, in markets all around the globe.

The management of Kerry Abrasives have been involved in the abrasive industry since 1979 with special emphasis on producing solutions to the metal finishing industries, especially, where a superior burr free finish is required.

Having been involved in managing abrasive manufacturing plants in different countries and having developed new products from scratch, the management decided to make the most of 60 years of cumulative experience in the industry and build a purpose designed plant in 1998 in Ireland. The cofounders of Kerry Abrasives, Liam Brosnan and Peter Mc Kenzie Vass, set it as their objective to become a precision manufacturer of engineered abrasives products for metal finishing industries worldwide.

Kerry Abrasives are now considered to be the leading experts in metal finishing, be it in cut off, grinding, deburring or polishing. Kerry Abrasives have produced innovative solutions to difficult metal finishing problems. All products are designed, engineered and manufactured specifically for the customer’s application. We continually strive to deliver solutions to our clients, allowing them to obtain better finishes and maximise their production efficiencies and returns.

From our plant in Listowel, Co. Kerry, Ireland, these products are manufactured and exported worldwide. Our broad customer base ranges from large multi national blue chip engineering corporations to small family businesses, where excellence in product and service is always a priority.

Likewise, the industries served are numerous ranging from aerospace, automotive, bearings, hard metals and precision engineering, cutlery and hand tool, medical device, metallurgical sampling to textile industry and many others.