HWI expects initial capacity at the new plant to be approximately 80,000 metric tons per year.
June 14, 2017
Representatives from HarbisonWalker International (HWI) recently joined with local business and government leaders to break ground on construction of the company’s new monolithic refractories manufacturing facility.
Zirconia is a versatile material with interesting physical and chemical properties. When stabilized with yttria, it is useful across a range of industries, especially for physically demanding structural ceramic applications that require high strength and wear, as well as fracture resistance.
Ceramics Expo 2017 drew thousands of attendees from over 1,600 companies and 33 different countries to the I-X Center in Cleveland, Ohio, on April 25-27. The third annual event provided attendees the opportunity to learn about the latest trends and technologies in the ceramic industry while reconnecting with old friends and building new business relationships.