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HWI Exhibiting at ABM Week 2023

Aug 01, 2023 / Events

Hosted by the Brazilian Association of Metallurgy, Materials and Mining (ABM), ABM week is the largest technical-scientific event in Latin America in the metallurgy, materials and mining fields.

ABM Week 2023 will take place in São Paulo, Brazil, from August 1 – 3. As the Calderys Group is now present in the Americas under the HWI brand, the Group will be exhibiting at the ABM show as HWI, A member of Calderys in Booth #20.

Fernando Ramos, General Business & Sales Manager South America, and his team will be joined by Director of Application Technology Crawford Murton and Daniel Silva, Director of Sales and Business Development Iron & Steel – Americas, for three days of knowledge sharing.

José Augusto Cardoso Ferreira, Quality Control/R&D Lab Coordinator, and Edson Maranhão, Technical Specialist for Casting Fluxes, will also be presenting 2 papers during the exhibition: Longitudinal cracks during continuous casting of peritectic steel slabs: correlation between horizontal heat transfer rate and mold flux crystallization kinetics and Reduction of corrosion of tundish stopper rod caused by covering powder.

HWI is excited to participate in this industry leading tradeshow, and welcome you to stop by Booth #20 to meet with the new team. Connect with our industry experts and explore our latest, integrated solutions!

You can find more information on our event site here.

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 22 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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