A family-owned business since 1954, we’re proud of the loyal relationships that we have built and are glad to be of service to you for 65 years!
1954 – Starts with wire saw abrasive – one product out of John Miles’ house in Barre. (Note: In 2013 one of the last of these wire saws in VT was removed!)
1967 – Charlie Martin is hired as a truck driver
1980 – When John Miles died, his wife Beatrice and Charlie determine to expand their products and personnel. Diamond segments & polishing bricks
1985 – Charlie, with his wife Doris, expands operations and purchases Miles Supply
1989 – Georgia location added
1995 – Starts in Retail and expands into Sandblasting
2000 – Expands into Construction & Industrial products
2002 – Pennsylvania location added
2005 – Minnesota location added; serving the St Cloud MN area and parts West.
2010 – Expands into Machinery and all the products that go along with it
2012 – Charlie & Doris retire after 45 years of service; their son Adam and daughter Sonya have taken up the reins along with partner Mark in GA. (see meet the staff)
2016 – Another location opens up near Dallas in Terrell, Texas!
2017 – Sales person, Jerry, in Utica, Illinois; serving Mid-West territories
2020 – Barre‘s location becomes a CDL corporate retail store. Additional to Stone industry & Industrial, selling maple sugaring supplies & equipment. Called CDL Barre.
2021 – Purchased BX3 store in Montrose Pennsylvania. Retail space for the PA area.
From ONE product to now around 8000 products!