HWI has been a refractory supplier with the ferrous foundry industry for more than 150 years. We have one of the largest field services teams of any refractory supplier, and our dedicated ferrous foundry application specialists know the challenges specific to your refractory processes. So many customers trust the reliability of HWI products because we invented many of the most common product formulations in the ferrous foundry industry.
Our Value-Added Service (VAS) team can provide a wide range of support, from simple consultation to on-site installation services. We have equipment rental services and a full range of inventory solutions. We can also provide priority access to our Advanced Research and Technology Center testing services. Our role can be customized to your needs. We can step in as simply a refractory product supplier, or we can take the job all the way through installation.You decide.
Our people work with intensity to ensure that your operation keeps moving. Come partner with us.
Proven Refractory Products:
KORUNDAL® XD, VERSAFLOW®, KRUZITE®-70, RUBY®, FOUNDRYPAK, NISIC 20, PLASTECH®, and MAGNEL HF® US
- Dedicated sales personnel ready to respond 24/7/365
- Manufacturing plants producing refractory products in North America
- Strategically placed distribution centers providing one of the quickest response times in the refractory industry
- Usually shipping with same-day or next-day delivery
- Staging and shipping to anywhere in the world
- Ready-to-ship inventory of our best-selling refractories
Global Projects & Engineering:
- Specialists in new projects offering a range of services, from refractory product supplier all the way to full installation partner
- Greenfield construction
- Manufacturing and plant modernization
- Serving the advanced engineering needs of existing facilities
- End-to-end delivery of refractories: drawings, products, and installation
- Strong conceptual drawing capabilities with meticulous attention to detail
Installation, Service, & Support:
- Support from HWI’s network of premier contractor/installers
- Available benefits of a VAS team:
- Single-source responsibility that delivers cost savings
- Just-in-time delivery of refractory materials, ensuring the freshest product on the jobsite
- Inventory solutions
- Quick response times, minimizing outages and downtime
- More in-depth knowledge of your business, yielding the best refractory solutions
- Embedded HWI team members and resources at your site
- Our Advanced Technology and Research Center is the largest facility in the United States devoted to refractory development, quality assurance, and failure analysis.
Education & Training:
- Ongoing educational seminars at our Advanced Technology and Research Center
- Customized, on-site training for customers upon request
- Webcasts and video training modules upon request