News

Editorials, announcements & more:

03
Oct
2017

Download the new ZIPP Tools catalogue

Download the new ZIPP tools catalogue for details on the full range.

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02
Oct
2017

Half Price ZIPP Die Grinder with a MASTER burr kit

Buy a Master carbide burr kit and get a ZIPP Die Grinder half price!

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17
Aug
2017

The Master solution to staying safe

To help companies comply with Provision and Use of Work Equipment Regulations (PUWER) regarding machines and hand-held power tools, Master Abrasives offers the solution to training employees with its safe use of abrasives training course accredited by the British Abrasives Federation (BAF).

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26
Jul
2017

Dynabrade's NEW Extreme Orbital Sanders

The new Dynabrade Extreme Orbital Sander range is designed for extreme power, comfort and performance.

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03
Jul
2017

New range of Dotco Angle Drills designed for Aerospace released: 15LQ Series

A new range of Dotco angle drills with easy indexable quick-change heads has been released for the aerospace industry.

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12
Jun
2017

Master renews its Midlands Aerospace Alliance Membership for 2017-18

Master Abrasives has recently renewed its membership with the Midlands Aerospace Alliance, continuing the focus on the development in the aerospace industry. Download a copy of the official membership certificate here.

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23
May
2017

ZIPP Mini Air Sanding Kit with Fine Control - REVIEW by Peter Brett

"The ZIPP Mini sander has a good quality rubberised grip, a black trigger just big enough for one finger, and a speed control button on the back above the handle." Read the independent review written by Peter Brett for Tool Business + Hire magazine's May issue for the ZIPP Mini Air Sanding Kit ZP386AK.

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17
May
2017

Master introduces the cost-effective range of ZIPP fastening tools

ZIPP Group’s range of metal removal air tools have been providing cost-effective solutions for users in the United Kingdom and Ireland. Two years on from launching the ZIPP range in the UK, Master Abrasives is now introducing the complete range of fastening air tools manufactured by ZIPP Group and sold under the ZIPP® brand and is looking for suitable distributors for the range.

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03
Apr
2017

Master Special Offer - FREE Mounted Points with ZIPP Air Die Grinder

Buy a ZIPP Air Die Grinder ZP313 and get 20 FREE Master® mounted points from 1st April to 30th June 2017*.

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22
Mar
2017

Master Abrasives exhibits at Troy Means Business 2017

As a new supplier to the Troy Group, Master Abrasives is exhibiting at the prestigious Troy Means Business show for the first time in April, offering special deals on the range of high-quality Master quick change discs and cost-effective ZIPP range of Air Tools.

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20
Mar
2017

Master celebrates 50 years of providing solutions

This year, Master Abrasives celebrates 50 years of successful trading. The company was set up in 1967 and since then has evolved greatly as an independently-owned company.

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01
Feb
2017

Master Special Offer - FREE burr kit with ZIPP Air pencil grinder

Buy a ZIPP Air Pencil Grinder ZPD212 and get a FREE Master® Carbide Burr Kit containing ten 3mm shank carbide burrs from 1st February to 31st March 2017.

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03
Jan
2017

New ZIPP Air Tools Price List for 2017

We have an updated ZIPP Air Tools price list for 2017 available for download.

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20
Dec
2016

3M Product Price Increase 2017

We would like to inform you that 3M product prices will be increased by 7.5% effective from 1st January 2017.

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20
Dec
2016

Metabo Price Increase 2017

We would like to announce that Metabo UK Ltd will be implementing a 3% price increase from the 1st April 2017.

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01
Dec
2016

Christmas Closure 2017

Our final day for dispatching orders in 2016 is 21st December and our office will be closed from 4pm Friday 23rd December for the Christmas holiday, reopening on Tuesday 3rd January 2017.

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29
Nov
2016

The new Cleco TULMan: Tool Usage and Life Management

The new Cleco TULMan is the first ever odometer and tripometer for small pneumatic tools. This universal device is easy to install and allows for usage-based tool performance / calibration checks & preventative maintenance.

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29
Nov
2016

The new range of Dotco Random Orbital & Geared Sanders

The new range of Dotco Random Orbital and Geared Sanders are available in non-vacuum, central vacuum and self generating vacuum models, designed with operator comfort in mind.

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21
Nov
2016

Master Price Increase 2017

We would like to announce that we will be implementing a price increase of 5% from the 1st March 2017. All branded partner price increases will be applied separately.

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03
Nov
2016

Master Abrasives joins Facebook!

We've recently set up our own Facebook page! Like Master Abrasives on Facebook for regular updates and company news.

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21
Sep
2016

New ZIPP pencil grinder reduces vibration risks

Master Abrasives is pleased to announce the introduction of the new ZIPP Air Tools micro die grinder range to the UK, also known as pencil grinders. The new ZIPP pencil grinders prove to have extremely low vibration results in real use test conditions, offering an affordable solution to companies trying to reduce the risk of Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS) in the workplace.

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09
Aug
2016

Notification of Metabo Price Increase 2016

We would like to announce that Metabo UK Ltd will be implementing a 5% weighted price increase from the 1st November 2016. This is due to current market conditions.

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08
Aug
2016

Master becomes a distributor for Cengar high-quality saws

Following successful trials and Hand Arm Vibration tests using Cengar’s premium bi-Metal saw blades, Master Abrasives has been appointed as a distributor for Cengar’s range of high quality saws and accessories from 1st August.

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01
Aug
2016

New 3mm carbide burr kit with free air tool

The new Master 3mm carbide burr kit provides a selection of our most popular shapes in double cut for efficient stock removal. With the launch of our new kit, we are offering a free ZIPP air die grinder with every order for two of the Master carbide burr kits placed before the end of October.

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01
Jun
2016

Master strengthens its brand - new logo!

This month, Master is refreshing and updating the company logo along with its abrasives and tool services websites. The new logo is not a dramatic change, however it achieves a much more contemporary look and makes clear the independence of Master.

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04
May
2016

New carbide burr kit with free tool

The new Master 6mm carbide burr kit provides a selection of our most popular shapes in double cut for efficient stock removal. With the launch of the new kit, we are offering a free ZIPP air die grinder with every order for the Master carbide burr kit placed before the end of May 2016*.

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12
Apr
2016

New ZIPP Air Tools in stock

We have recently added three new ZIPP tools to our stock listing: ZDG-3226 Angle Die Grinder, ZP209 Air Engraver, ZPD212 Air Pencil Grinder. Download our stock flyer for further information such as pricing on these tools.

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12
Apr
2016

New ZIPP Anti-Vibration Backing Pads

Download the ZIPP Air Tools flyer for more information on their anti-vibration durable backing pads range, providing cost-effective sanding solutions.

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06
Apr
2016

Metabo limited edition angle grinder W 9-115 Quick with free discs

To celebrate the 50 year anniversary of Metabo angle grinder safety, Master Tool Services is offering the limited edition Metabo angle grinder W 9-115 Quick with 10 Metabo limited edition cutting discs free of charge. See our promotional flyer for more information.

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28
Jan
2016

The MASTER brand becomes a registered trade mark

We're pleased to announce that MASTER is now our official registered trade mark!

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18
Dec
2015

iPad prize draw winner

Congratulations to our recent prize draw winner, Tim Gutteridge!

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19
Oct
2015

Want the chance to win an iPad?

Take our quick survey for your chance to win an iPad.

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15
Oct
2015

Master Abrasives Newsletter - October 2015

Find out our latest company news, including Metabo power tools, Curotec, new & improved Dotco prices, training solutions - plus the chance to win an iPad! Our employee update covers Kelly joining our team, Paul decides to leave, Bevan's new role & Suzanne's baby news.

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08
Oct
2015

BSI certificate update - quality management system

We have an updated certificate of Registration for ISO 9001 Quality Management. You can download the pdf copy of our certificate here.

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30
Sep
2015

New and improved Dotco price list

We're pleased to announce that we have improved our list prices for Dotco tools!

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09
Sep
2015

New ZIPP Air Orbital Sanders available from stock

Three new air Orbital Sanders from the cost-effective ZIPP Air Tools range are now available from stock* from Master Abrasives. 

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04
Sep
2015

Master exhibits solutions for industry at the SHE show

Celebrating its sixth year, The Safety Health + Environment (SHE) Show has now become one of the most successful events of its kind in the SHE area. Master is therefore pleased to be a part of this year's show and will be exhibiting it's solutions on stand number 2, covering issues such as Hand Arm Vibration management.

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03
Sep
2015

The Master solution to staying safe

Master Abrasives has been offering solutions for industry over many years, through its experience and knowledge of abrasives and tools. To complement its product and service range, Master now offers the complete solution for training.

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14
Aug
2015

Metabo appoints Master as industrial partner

Following the recent introduction of the industrial business unit, Metabo has been searching for suitable partners to focus on its development of high performance tools into the industrial market. Discussions began and Master is proud to now be an official UK distributor for Metabo power tools.

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10
Aug
2015

HAVS: Protect your employees, protect your business

An exciting new addition to the Master Tool Services range is an effective, affordable vibration management system that targets the niche market of PPE for HAVS. Master has recently been made a major UK distributor for Curotec Team Ltd, the manufacturer of this innovative system. 

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13
Jul
2015

ZIPP Air Tools price list now available

We are pleased to announce that ZIPP Air Tools are now officially available to purchase from Master Abrasives! Download the Master price list.

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25
Jun
2015

Master Abrasives new web shop launches July 2015

Master Abrasives is launching a brand new web shop (www.master-webshop.co.uk) in July 2015, initially offering a range of pneumatic tools for body shop technicians and composite engineers.

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25
Jun
2015

Master appointed official UK agent for ZIPP Air Tools

Master Abrasives has been appointed as the official UK agent for ZIPP Air Tools. The ZIPP Air Tool brand is well established and offers a complete range of low cost pneumatic tools, offering a cost-effective solutions.

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07
May
2015

Master Abrasives new phone line opening hours

Our new phone line opening hours are Monday-Thursday 8.30am-5:00pm and Friday 8:30am-12:30pm.

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06
May
2015

Master Exhibits at the Safety & Health Expo in London

On its stand at the Safety & Health Expo this year, Master will be promoting its complete Tool Servicing and solution package. The event takes place at the ExCeL in London on 16-18 June and you can find us there on stand P2659.

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06
May
2015

Master joins Twitter

We are pleased to announce that we have joined Twitter! Follow us @MasterAbrasive for our latest updates and news. 

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12
Mar
2015

Special offer on Dynabrade Tools

We are currently running a special offer with price support on selected Dynabrade tools until the end of August 2015.

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10
Mar
2015

Master Abrasives fax machine removal

We would like to inform you that as of 1st May 2015, we will no longer accept correspondence via fax. 

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27
Feb
2015

Master Abrasives newsletter - February 2015

None of us truly know what 2015 will bring, however the indications are very positive and we as an organisation have a number of new strategic directions that we are developing. We have plans to continue to develop our product portfolio and strengthen the Master Abrasives team.

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02
Feb
2015

Master Exhibits Solutions for Industry at Health & Safety Event

Andy Wright will be managing the Master stand at the Health & Safety Event this year where Master will be promoting their complete Tool Servicing and solution package. The event takes place at the NEC, Birmingham on 24-6th March and you can find Master there on stand D39.

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02
Oct
2014

Master exhibits solutions for industry at Advanced Engineering 2014

Master has appointed Andy Wright to the new position of Sales Manager for the Master Tool Services department. He will be managing the Master stand at the Advanced Engineering Show this year where Master will be promoting their complete Tool Servicing package on stand number B18. 

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23
Sep
2014

Master Newsletter September 2014

In this edition of our Newsletter, you will learn of our progress and development on a business level, find out more about one of our new team members and about some recent promotions within the existing team at Master.

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04
Sep
2014

DynaMaze Universal Vacuum Pad Promotion

We are pleased to announce Dynabrade's special offer on DynaMaze Pads, valid until 31st October 2014. Please see the promotional flyer for more details on the offer.

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15
Jul
2014

50% Discount on Cleco Grinders and 1 Free - Promotion

Get 50% discount on your purchase of 4 Cleco Angle Grinders and 1 Cleco Verticle Grinder of your choice, plus 1 additional Cleco Angle Grinder for free with this order. See the promotional flyer for full details.

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11
Mar
2014

Special offer on quality pneumatic tools

For any new tools ordered before 30th June 2014, we will offer an extra 5% discount.

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03
Mar
2014

Master newsletter February 2014

In this and subsequent editions of "Master Matters" Newsletter you will learn of our progress and development and get to know more of our dedicated team members.

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17
Feb
2014

Restructure of the sales and marketing team announced at Master

Following the appointment of Paul Batson as Managing Director at Master Abrasives, he has now announced a strategic restructure of the sales and marketing team. The changes will take place in February 2014 when Master will also be welcoming a new member to the management team.

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03
Feb
2014

Tooling services get the Master class

To focus on their tool servicing offer, Master have launched a website (www.master-toolservices.co.uk) dedicated to the comprehensive programme offered for the repair and controlled maintenance of the pneumatic tools used within customers’ facilities in all industry sectors. 

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01
Jan
2014

Master Abrasives appoints new managing drrector and chairman of the board

Master has recently announced a strategic restructure of the management board whereby its current Managing Director, Andy Miller, will relinquish this responsibility at the end of the year and take up the position of Chairman of the Board.

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06
Sep
2013

Atlas Copco Turbine Grinders Special Offer - Free Quantum Discs

Well known for excellent quality, the Atlas Copco Turbo Grinders give exceptional power with integrated balancing to provide extremely high stock removal rates with low vibration levels. We will supply £180 worth of free Norton Quantum discs with any Atlas Copco Turbo Grinder if you order before 31st October 2013 using the reference code on this flyer.

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04
Mar
2013

A premium power tool demands a premium abrasive

Two of the leading surface preparation and finishing technology providers, Master Abrasives and Atlas Copco, have recently announced a partnership that will provide comprehensive solutions-based benefits to customers.

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01
Feb
2013

Meister Abrasives UK Name Change

This statement follows the recent announcement by the holding company of the Meister Abrasives Group of companies. We are pleased to advise that the sale of the UK division has now been completed and Meister Abrasives UK Ltd is now wholly owned by the UK management.

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03
Jan
2013

Meister Abrasives UK Management buy-out announcement by MacIntyre Hudson

We are delighted to announce the management buy-out (MBO) of Meister Abrasives UK Ltd by its management team.

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02
Jan
2013

Meister UK management buy-out fully supported by Swiss Group

Following a management buyout, ownership of Daventry-based Meister Abrasives UK has passed from Meister Abrasives International group holding company, Abraxos Holding AG, Switzerland. 

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28
Dec
2012

Acquisition of Meister Abrasives UK Ltd management buy-out

We would like to inform you that as of 21st December 2012, Meister Abrasives UK Ltd has completed a management buy-out from the family owned Meister Abrasives International group holding company, Abraxos Holding AG, Baar Switzerland.

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