Walter Surface Technologies
Walter Surface Technologies has been a leader in surface treatment technologies for more than 60 years, and has been providing high productivity abrasives, power tools, tooling, chemical solutions and environmental solutions for the metal working industry. Founded in 1952, Walter Surface Technologies is now established in 7 countries in North America, South America and Europe. At Walter Surface Technologies, our purpose is to contribute to our customers’ success by helping them work better. Our products and solutions are known throughout the industry for their uncompromising performance and quality. As a company, we continuously design and develop new tools to increase productivity and safety in the metal fabricating and finishing industries. Our corporate tagline ONLY THE BEST reflects the quest for excellence and quality that is embedded in each product we develop, each service we provide, and each solution we bring to market.
Walter is your prime source for high productivity power tools, abrasives, tooling and chemical tools for the metal working industry. Since 1952, J. Walter Company Ltd. has been supplying high productivity tools to USA industry.
The WALTER brands of tools are known throughout the industry for their uncompromising performance and quality. As a company, we continuously design and develop new tools to increase productivity and safety in the metal fabricating and finishing industries.
Walter is proud to have its research, development and distribution quality system certified under the International Standard ISO 9001:1994.
We as a team,
- add value in all we do
- strive for excellence
- lead by example
- are proud to build trust and confidence
- are empowered to help achieve the corporate vision
- to contribute to our customers' success by helping them work better
- to be the best respected firm in our industry on a worldwide basis
Making Green Work
At Walter Surface Technologies, our purpose is to contribute to our customers’ success by helping them work better.
With the growing concern and legislation over health and environmental issues, businesses today are seeking new, cost-effective solutions to reduce emissions of VOCs (Volatile Organic Compounds) and other environmental toxins without compromising on the productivity of their operations.
Our company’s mission is to contribute to our customers’ success by improving worker health and safety conditions, protecting the environment by replacing VOC-emitting solvents by VOC-free products, and by reducing waste and operating costs while increasing productivity.
Continuous research and development efforts have enabled Walter Surface Technologies to launch innovative ground-breaking products like its new line of Bio-Circle Environmental Solutions, which will provide companies with sustainable tools they can easily integrate into their surface treatment activities.
Walter Surface Technologies has earned prestigious international awards and certifications, including: The American Eagle Award, the Environmental Choice Program “Eco-Logo”, CleanTech’s Cleaning Technology Award, the Deutscher Material Effizienz Preiz, the NRW Effizienz Preiz and recognition by The Wall Street Journal’s Technology Innovation Awards, among many others.
Leading By Example
Not only are we educating the industrial workplace in adopting environmental best practices, but we also apply these principles to our own conduct.
Our new international headquarters, built under LEED Certification guidelines, will be inaugurated in early 2010. Furthermore, we are continuously striving to reduce waste in all of our work processes, from geothermal temperature control right down to the use of office paper products from sustainably managed forests.
At Walter, we pride ourselves in providing “only the best” products for our customers. In order for us to do this, we need to provide our customers with high performance, quality products and solutions that can satisfy all their metal working needs!
We invest in the highest quality material on the market so that we can design, develop and produce performance products for the metal fabricating industry. But we don’t stop there. We also use the finest production facilities in world to manufacture our products. And we listen to you, our customers, so that we can continue to develop solutions to help you work better!
Walter also has a number of quality assurance systems in place and has received numerous industry certifications including:
- LEED certification in recognition for outstanding leadership in environmental sustainability
- International Standard ISO 9001:2008 certification for research, development and distribution quality system
- International Standard ISO 14001 for exemplary achievement in Environmental Management Systems
- ANSI B7.1 and EN12413 safety standards for abrasive solutions
And we don’t stop there. Walter continuously strive towards excellence and looking to meet and exceed other relevant certifications and standards in the industry.