This year, HWI will begin producing brick for the steel industry at our newest manufacturing plant, Alabama1. To celebrate this, we’re talking with Senior Director of Commercial Operations in Steel, Jim Skelly, Director of Application Technology, Crawford Murton, Director of Engineering at Alabama 1, Jason West, and Alabama1 Plant Manager, Michael Carter. Listen in to learn about what it was like rebuilding the Fairfield plant for basic brick production, new high efficiency technologies implemented in brickmaking, how the plant helps better position HWI for steel customers, and everything there is to look forward to with this new opportunity on the horizon.
If you’d like to learn more about Alabama1 or how HWI can better serve you, reach out to our technical marketing group.
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About HWI, a member of Calderys
HWI (HarbisonWalker International) is the largest supplier of refractory products and services in the United States, with a history that spans more than 150 years. Acquired in February 2023 by Platinum Equity, it is now part of Calderys and is the brand for the Americas region of the Group.
HWI counts 25 manufacturing sites and 20 global sourcing centers in the Americas, as well as the largest refractory industry research facility in North America. Serving virtually every major industry that requires refractory solutions to enhance production and protect assets, HWI is consistently recognized for its talented experts, industry firsts, and intensely driven excellence.
For more information, visit https://thinkhwi.com