The Industrial Abrasive Specialist... at the Cutting Edge

Swift & Whitmore Limited are a Made in the Midlands Bronze Member

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The UK’s Largest Independent Manufacturer and Supplier of Abrasives

Swift and Whitmore was founded in 1968 and has since grown into the UK’s largest independent suppliers of industrial abrasives. Swift and Whitmore controls 100% of the shares in Phoenix Naylors Abrasives ltd, Jowitt Abrasives ltd in Chesterfield, and Northern abrasives Ltd in Manchester. The customer base covers the entire industrial spectrum from small welding supply companies to aerospace, automotive and the largest steel manufacturers and foundry groups in Britain and overseas. Swift and Whitmore  supplies large cut off wheels and hot pressed, high-pressure wheels used in the steel industry.

Swift and Whitmore carry stocks to a value exceeding £1million and as an independent company we have no ties to individual suppliers giving us the ability to source none stock items from the manufacturer giving the best price and availability. We operate our own transport fleet, allowing prompt delivery with the majority of orders being completed within 24 hours. Swift Abrasive Wheels are a BS EN ISO 9001:2015 registered company.

Swift and Whitmore team of sales engineers have many years of experience in the field and are available to visit your workplace to discuss your grinding applications and advise you of any improvements that might be made to your productivity and wheel performance.

Swift and Whitmore aim to provide you with the product and technical back up to see your projects through from conception to completion. Swift and Whitmore are committed to quality, service and reliability and have experience as Tier 1 suppliers to very large multi site global industrial companies.

To find out more, please get in touch at 0121 557 8337.

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Swift & Whitmore Limited's Badges

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Inclusivity Campaign

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Services Swift & Whitmore Limited Provide


Hot Pressed

Swift and Whitmore Limited are the premier supplier of hot-pressed, high-speed billet grinding wheels primarily for use in the steel industry.


Segments are available in a variety of shapes and sizes to suit the design of the machine.

Cut-off & Grinding

Swift and Whitmore supply reinforced and non-reinforced cutting and grinding discs in a wide variety of sizes and grades.


Swift and Whitmore supply resin-bonded abrasive products for many different applications.


Swift and Whitmore Limited supply high-quality vitrified-bonded abrasives in a wide range of sizes, shapes and grades.


Swift and Whitmore manufacture a full range of coated-abrasive products from its factory in the UK.

Company Statistics

Company Details

  • February 2013
  • 25
  • 1968
  • £4,000,000

Contact Us

270 Coombs Road, Halesowen, B62 8AA
Tel: 0121 557 8337