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HWI Hosts 2018 Refractory Fundamentals Training

Jun 20, 2018 / Uncategorized

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 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. It is part of Calderys and is the brand for the Americas region of the Group. HWI counts 25 manufacturing sites and 20 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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