Continental Abrasives names Merit Sales new southeastern U.S. rep agency

Merit serves 12 states from warehouses in Houston and Atlanta.

Continental Abrasives has appointed Merit Sales Reps to handle its full line of abrasives, coated and bonded in addition to wire wheels, carbide burrs in the Southeast region of the USA. Merit has pioneered many industrial lines in the Southeast.

Merit was established in 1980 by John Gideon, covering 12 states in the southeast. With a sales force of 8 outside salesmen and 6 inside salespeople. Merit has two regional warehouses with over 40,000 sq feet in Atlanta and Houston. Distributors get the added benefit of next day shipping. Merit serves Industrial & Mill Supply, STAFDA, Fastener Supply, Marine Supply, Rigging and Welding.

“Our Continental Abrasives” business continues to expand service and product lines to provide customers with solutions that minimize their cost and maximizing their profits. Fall 2015 look for our new expanded catalog that will include more than 200 new skus.

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contact Merit at 770-266-5600 in Atlanta and 713-664-7723 in Houston.