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HWI Hosts 2018 Refractory Fundamentals Training

HarbisonWalker International’s Commercial and Research teams held their annual Refractory Fundamentals Training June 19-20 at the Advanced Technology & Research Center (ATRC) located in West Mifflin, PA. This annual 2-day program focuses on providing customers the opportunity to develop a comprehensive background of refractory technologies, products, installation methods and applications.

HWI hosted 40 customers, representing a wide variety of industries. In addition to a tour of HWI’s analytical lab and pilot plant, product demos and quality testing, discussion topics included new products and technologies, open innovation, brick making, dry outs, anchoring, and thermal expansion.

About HarbisonWalker International

With more than 150 years of industry leadership, HarbisonWalker International (HWI) is the largest supplier of refractory products and services in the United States. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the company’s international network spans North America, Europe, and Asia, with 19 manufacturing plants, 30 global sourcing centers, and technology facilities in both the United States and China. 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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