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IT3 / HWC, 36th International Conference on Thermal Treatment Technologies & Hazardous Waste Combustors, Houston, TX

March 6-8, 2018
IT3/HWC, a thermal treatment conference, provides a forum for the discussion of state-of-the-art technical information, regulations, and public policy on thermal treatment technologies and their relationship to air emissions, greenhouse gases, climate change, renewable energy or alternative energy production, and sustainability. Our Application Specialist – Incineration, and industry expert, Christopher Hersh will be in attendance to discuss how HWI maintains one of the most complete portfolios of refractory products for incineration applications. Visit us in Booth 5

International Pizza Expo 2018, Las Vegas, Nevada

March 20-22, 2018
Visit us in Booth 2933 at the world’s largest pizza industry show! Benjamin Stanton, Manager of New Business Development, will be re-introducing the first ingredients in brick oven backing – refractory products. From small stoves to large commercial pizza ovens, we have just the right products to help ensure safety, and cooking efficiency.


Glassman Latin America, 2018, Guadalajara, Mexico

March 21-22, 2018
This event brings together international experts, glass container manufacturers and businesses that use glass containers to discover the latest innovations which include energy efficiency, quality control, packaging, logistics and decorative possibilities. Visit HWI in Booth A34 to discuss how our dedicated glass application specialists build custom solutions, trouble-shoot issues, develop technical papers, conduct refractories training, and offer a range of consultation services to the glass industry.


The 122nd Metalcasting Congress, Fort Worth, TX

April 3-5, 2018
HWI will be present at the leading industry event for education and networking opportunities for metalcasters, suppliers, and casting users. Scott Leisure, our Foundry Application Specialist, will be on hand to discuss how HWI has been a refractory supplier to the industry for more than 150 years, and how customers have come to trust the reliability of our products and services.


2018 IEEE-IAS/PCA Cement Industry Technical Conference, Nashville, TN

May 6-10, 2018
The 60th Annual IEEE-IAS/PCA Cement Industry Technical Conference will be held May 6-10, 2018 at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center in Nashville, TN. The largest conference in the cement industry, HarbisonWalker International is excited to participate in the technical presentations of the latest technology covering a variety of topics important to the industry. Visit our Senior Application Specialist, Larry Fitch, and our Manager of Minerals Processing Applications Larry Morley in booth 901 to discuss how we’re constantly studying how changes in process and material composition are adversely affecting refractory service life in pyro-processes. HWI is delivering new ideas to optimize refractory products and installations to address today’s changing line fuels.


AISTech | The Iron & Steel Technology Conference and Exposition, Philadelphia, PA

May 7-10, 2018
Steel’s premier technology event will be held at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, Pa, and HWI is excited for the opportunity to meet with industry colleagues to discuss the feature technologies from all over the world that help steel producers to compete more effectively in today’s global market. The HWI team will be exhibiting in booth 3231. HarbisonWalker International has been keeping the iron and steel industry moving for more than 150 years. We are one of the largest suppliers of refractories to the US iron and steel industry, and have the largest field presence in the US. We are extremely proud of our Value-Added Service (VAS) team, which can provide a wide range of support, from simple consultation to on-site installation service. Stop by and visit Crawford Murton, Marketing Manager of our Iron & Steel group, along with his team of dedicated, application specialists and field experts.


Downstream Conference & Exhibition, Galveston, TX

May 31 – June 1, 2018
The Downstream Conference & Exhibition is positioned at the forefront of the booming Downstream industry in North America.  This industry leading event is regarded as the most significant meeting place for Downstream Capital Project, Engineering, Maintenance, Reliability & Turnaround professionals, and once again, HWI’s Stephen Karns, Application Specialist dedicated to the Refineries & Petrochemical markets, will be exhibiting and participating in the conference.

Recent News


  • Visit us at the Int’l Pizza Expo

    Visit us in Booth 2933 at the world’s largest pizza industry show! Benjamin Stanton, Manager of New Business Development, will be re-introducing the first ingredients in brick oven baking – refractories. >
  • Meet us at Glassman

    Free invitations to attend the Glassman Latin America 2018 21-22 March in Guadalajara, Mexico. Contact us for your invite today! >
  • ATRC Hosts Students at MS&T17

    Approximately 25 students attending MS&T17 were treated to a tour of HWI's Advanced Technology and Research Center (ATRC). Students learned about HWI’s challenges and opportunities in the industries we serve, along with various refractory types, uses, and property tests >
  • 2018 C/I Seminar Set

    We are ready to announce the date and location of this year's 41st Contractor/Installer Seminar. We are excited to host our valued C/Is at the Pointe Hilton Tapatio Cliffs Resort in Phoenix, AZ this October! >