To Order Call: 1-800-242-2833


About Us

Formax Manufacturing Corporation

Established in 1938. The trade name “FORMAX”  and the original trade mark to the right are coined from the Four McAleer Brothers. The “Four - Macs” as they were known, established Formax to manufacture a variety of Buffing Compounds, Buffing and Polishing Wheels, Lubricants and other products devoted to the metal, plastic and paint finishing industries.

Over the decades Formax has developed many grades and styles of Buffing Compounds, Buffing Wheels  and Polishing Accessories that have become standards in the finishing industry.

Now in its third generation of leadership, Formax Manufacturing  continues its dedication to supplying the very finest products, service and technical knowledge available to the Finishing Industry. In order to better serve our customers, Formax is continually developing new products and improving existing ones.

Formax manufactures products for large commercial & industrial consumers under the Formax brand label, as well as, manufacturing consumer items under private brand label which include packaging, plastic bagging, blister packaging, and filling equipment. Formax also maintains a complete in-house tool, fixture, laboratory and sales department to meet the ever changing demands of the market place.

Recommendations and test samples are available upon request - especially when the products listed need altering to perform well on any particularly troublesome operation. You are invited to make use of this service by calling our toll free number 1-800-242-2833.

Formax products are made in the USA and sold throughout the United States and World Wide through direct sales and by our knowledgeable distributors. For your nearest distributor or for product information, please  call us at 1-800-242-2833.

       Our current location has 50,000 square feet of manufacturing space.

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Formax Manufacturing Corporation · 168 Wealthy St. S.W. · Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Toll Free: (800) 242-2833 · Phone: (616) 456-5458 · Fax: (616) 456-7507

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