HarbisonWalker International Announces New Director, EH&S
PITTSBURGH, PA – June 28, 2017 – HarbisonWalker International (HWI), the largest supplier of refractory products and services in the U.S, announces that Thomas Raught has joined the company’s Integrated Supply Chain (ISC) Group as director, EH&S, effective May 8, 2017.
In this role, Raught is responsible for all environmental and safety activities across the company and for maintaining momentum on improving the company’s safety performance.
Raught has significant experience in effectively leading safety programs across several different companies, including experience within a steel manufacturing plant. He was most recently with EQT Corporation, as corporate safety director, responsible for managing all aspects of a company-wide safety program. Raught holds a BS degree in occupational safety and health management from Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania.
“Safety and environmental compliance are not only a priority at HWI, but also a value that is instilled at every HWI manufacturing plant, global sourcing center, service facility, and customer site,” says Douglas Hall, senior vice president, Integrated Supply Chain, HarbisonWalker International. “Raught’s experience, leadership, and commitment to a safety culture will be a key aspect in our ability to continue to build upon the excellent safety performance we have achieved so far in 2017.”
About HWI, A member of Calderys
HWI 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 has manufacturing sites and strategically placed distribution 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.
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