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Every day around the world, HarbisonWalker International’s people and products stand up to the challenges and pressures of every job. And for 150 years, we’ve served virtually every industry that needs refractories products to do its job.

We deliver one of the industry’s widest, deepest lines of solutions. Our world-class refractory products perform to the highest degree. And by bringing intensity, reliability, and passion to work every day, we’re able to provide superior value to our customers and their businesses.

Get to know the experts who anticipate, respond, and deliver like no one else. And who make it all look easy.


  • HWI Purchaser Earns Global Recognition

    Globally recognized training leader Next Level Purchasing, Inc. is proud to announce that HWI employee Diana L. Spradling, SPSM, is the most recent recipient of its Senior Professional in Supply Management® (SPSM®) Certification. >
  • HWI Launches BARRICADE SLB 128

    A US-made, unique, dual-carbon bonded brick made especially for steel ladle slag lines. >
  • HWI finds new market in pizza

    HarbisonWalker’s first venture on the new frontier: Ovenzz, a line of bricks and mortars designed to be used in wood-fired pizza and bread ovens. Stock up at your local GSC! >
  • Monolithic Products: Zero Lead Time.

    We’ve ramped up inventory of our most popular monolithic refractory products so they are in stock before you’ll ever need them. >
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Recent News

  1. HWI Purchaser earns Globally Recognized Certification
    December 6, 2016 / Press Releases
  2. HarbisonWalker International Announces Restructuring
    October 19, 2016 / Press Releases
  3. HWI Response to USW South Shore Walk Out
    October 10, 2016 / Press Releases