Walter Surface Technologies Celebrates 60 Years

Founded in Montreal, Canada, in 1952 by Walter J. Somers and a few colleagues, Walter Surface Technologies started out importing surface treatment tools from Europe, then developed and manufactured its own brand throughout the years.

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Founded in Montreal, Canada, in 1952 by Walter J. Somers and a few colleagues, Walter Surface Technologies started out importing surface treatment tools from Europe, then developed and manufactured its own brand throughout the years. Walter began to expand internationally in 1989 after Pierre Somers succeeded his father as director of the company. It now provides abrasives, power tools, tooling, chemical tools and environmental solutions for the metal working industry in seven countries in North America, South America and Europe.