Written by Ron Piccolo

Rapid Abrasives, a single-source provider of Abrasives and Abrasive Accessories, is excited to be joining the SmartEquip Network.  Rapid Abrasives is a complete inventory of surface conditioning products, aggressive cutting and grinding accessories, and an extensive stock of programs for abrasives.  

“As president of Rapid Abrasives I was excited to partner with SmartEquip to jointly grow our business and work with an organization that focuses on the Rental customers across Canada.  We look forward to working closer to the group and its network of customers for any and all Abrasive related items.” adds Mike Faria, President of Rapid Abrasives.

“We are thrilled to welcome Rapid Abrasives to The SmartEquip Network.  With their strategic partnerships around the world, they will add an extensive collection of abrasive accessories to our network.,” comments Fernando Pinera, COO and President of SmartEquip, “SmartEquip strives to provide multifaceted suppliers on our network to allow our Fleet customers to expand their solutions to meet their procurement needs, while reducing administrative time and maximizing profitability.  We are proud to add Rapid Abrasives to our more than 350 OEM/supplier brands on the network.” 

About Rapid Abrasives

Rapid Abrasives is a Canadian Manufacture of coated abrasive sanding belts, discs and rolls. Floor sanding abrasives produced onsite at our factory in Cambridge Ontario using the Fandeli brand of cloths and papers provides high quality and quick supply to all points within Canada. Additionally stocking related grinding and cut off wheels for Concrete and Metal with our own brand “erno abrasives”. Other key items include Vacuums, floor maintainers and diamond wheels. 

About SmartEquip

SmartEquip is the leading global standard for process improvement in rental and other equipment centric industries. The SmartEquip network connects fleet owners to manufacturers and their dealers with real time access to critical parts and service information. It helps fleet owners generate more profit from their equipment by automating and accelerating the service workflow, increasing asset availability and revenue. The network streamlines the service process, eliminates order errors, improves technician wrench-time and greatly reduces equipment down time. SmartEquip currently supports more than 350 OEM/Supplier brands, with over 40,000 users across more than 4,000 locations across North America and Europe. SmartEquip recently surpassed $2.1 billion in transactions and is staffed by veterans of the construction and software industry. SmartEquip drives the fleet performance that grows profitability. SmartEquip. “Be Ready”.