About JA, Our History

Johnson Abrasives, a New England business, since 1971.

The Johnson Abrasives Company was founded in 1971 by the late Robert M. Johnson. It was his conviction that all business alliances should emphasize fairness and integrity. He placed a high value on personal aspects of all his business associations.

It is with respect and admiration of his personal style that his three sons continue to operate Johnson Abrasives in the tradition fostered by Robert Johnson, since his passing in 1987. Robert Johnson was also the founding president of CAFA- Coated Abrasives Fabricators Association. His threee sons, Court, Scott and Charles Johnson continue in the tradition of their father to operate Johnson Abrasives; totally focused on customer satisfaction by sourcing and converting high quality coated abrasive products from manufactures around the world.

Leadership Team

Court Johnson


Charles Johnson

Plumbing, Floor Refinishing & Paint/Hardware Markets

Scott Johnson

Drywall & Industrial/MRO Markets