Of course we belong to the leading associations in the refractory industry. Here’s where we make our presence felt every day.

HWI Association Memberships

  • HTIW Coalition (North American High Temperature Insulations Wool Industry)
  • The Mining Industry Council of Missouri
  • The Refractories Institute (TRI)
  • WRA (World Refractories Association)
  • Allegheny Conference on Community Development

Affiliate Memberships

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) Global Manufacturing Committee
  • American Foundry Society (AFS)
  • American Institute of CPAs (AICPA)
  • American Marketing Association (AMA)
  • American Petroleum Institute (API), Refractory Products Group
  • American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS)
  • Association for Iron & Steel Technology (AIST)
  • Association of Chartered Global Management Accountants (CGMA)
  • C-8 Refractories Committee, ASTM
  • Chartered Institute of Logistics & Transport UK (CILT)
  • Eastern States Blast Furnace and Coke Oven Association
  • Electric Steel Maker’s Guild (ESMG), United Kingdom
  • Human Resource Certification Institute (HRCI)
  • Institute for Supply Management (ISM)
  • International Commission on Glass (ICG) TC 11 Technical Committee: Materials of Glass Furnaces
  • Keramos National Professional Ceramic Engineering Fraternity
  • National Association of Colleges & Employers (NACE)
  • Next Level Purchasing Association (NLPA)
  • PA Women Work
  • Pennsylvania Institute of CPAs (PICPA)
  • Pittsburgh Organizational Development Network
  • Pittsburgh Talent Management Network
  • RefComm Conference and Exhibition, Sulfur Recovery
  • Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)
  • The American Ceramic Society (ACerS), St Louis Chapter
  • The Employers Association of West Michigan (EAWM)
  • The Missouri Industrial Minerals Advisory Council
  • Verein der Freunde der Glasfachschule Zwiesel
  • Verein der Freunde des Glasmuseums Frauenau

Spotlight

Our New JAWS Tundish Impact Pad

HWI recently received a provisional patent on its JAWS technology, which delivers the next generation of tundish impact pads.

HWI Participating in Spring Refining & Equipment Standards Meeting

The 2022 CRE Meeting is taking place this week, Monday, May 16 – Friday, May 20, 2022, in Chicago, Illinois.

HWI reaffirms its commitment to North American steelmakers at AISTech 2022

with AL1 plant investment and continuous refractories innovation...

HWI to Exhibit at Glassman Latin America

Brought to you by Glass International, Glassman Latin America returns to Mexico this week, and HWI is exhibiting!