Conventional Abrasives Production in Villach, Austria

  • After a year of reconstruction, our abrasives manufacturing plant in Villach, Austria, is back – and better than ever. The updated and improved plant is outfitted with the latest high-performance technologies, and we’re ready to fulfill your conventional precision grinding wheel needs.

3M Abrasives Plant in Villach, Austria
Production Resumes at 3M Villach
Modern technology for modern solutions.

Our industry-leading abrasives production plant is powered by the newest technology in abrasives manufacturing. Twentieth-century kilns have been replaced with state-of-the-art equipment, ensuring our ability to deliver industry-leading products and service to our customers around the world.

  • 3M conventional grinding wheels
    Focused Capabilities

    The upgraded Villach plant produces a focused portfolio of conventional abrasive wheels for precision grinding and finishing. We supply conventional abrasives for gear grinding, surface grinding, inner and outer diameter grinding, and more.

  • 3M Precision-Shaped Grain being processed
    Cutting-edge Technology

    While rebuilding our Villach plant, we installed the newest sintering furnaces in the industry. Gone are the previous-generation furnaces that are common in the industry. In their place is a renewed commitment to efficiency, safety and service.

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    A Trusted Partner

    At 3M we put the customer first in everything we do, from product development all the way through sales and service. By partnering with 3M for your precision grinding and finishing needs, you’ll have the industry’s leading science and technology on your side.


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We are interested in helping you decide which Industrial Abrasives product works best for your application. A 3M Abrasive Expert will contact you to ensure you're getting the product you need to get your job done right.

If you would like to speak to us about product and technical support questions, please call 136 136.