Cut and thrust in the global abrasives market

By IM Staff
Published: Monday, 22 August 2016

The global abrasives market is a fairly steady one, but new innovations in application technology are helping to compensate for areas of shrinking demand, Rose Pengelly, IM Correspondent, discovers.

If diversity is the key to survival, then the abrasives industry is better placed than most industrial sectors to endure the triumvirate of stagnant global GDP rates, oversupply and rising competition that have been gnawing at the fundamentals of many raw materials sectors for the last five years.

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