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Groundbreaking Complete

June 8, 2017: More than 130 guests joined HarbisonWalker International (HWI) at The Point Industrial Park in South Point, Lawrence County, Ohio to break ground for the construction of its new, state-of-the-art monolithic refractories manufacturing facility. Representatives from local businesses, government leaders and the media joined the HWI team to celebrate this exciting event.

Read the press release

Additional details about the new facility and construction plans will be announced as they become available.

Recent News

  1. Windham Plant: Temporary Restraining Order
    October 13, 2017 / HWI News, Press Releases
  2. Union Strikes at Windham Facility
    October 2, 2017 / HWI News, Press Releases
  3. HWI Leadership Goes Over the Edge
    September 26, 2017 / HWI News


  • Temporary Restraining Order at Windham Plant

    At HWI, it is our top priority to ensure the safety and well-being of every one of our more than 1,700 employees across all our locations. >
  • HWI to exhibit at GPC 2017

    HarbisonWalker International is excited to participate in the upcoming 78th Conference on Glass Problems in Columbus, OH, November 6-9, 2017. >
  • Union Strikes at Windham Facility

    The United Steelworkers International Union and its Local 8565-03 have rejected HWI's most recent contract offer and commenced an economic strike at its Windham, Ohio manufacturing facility at midnight September 30. >
  • New Plant Updates

    Visit our South Point Plant webpage to get the latest updates on the construction of our new plant. >