Refractory company HarbisonWalker received the Hotbels BTU award at the recent Hotbels forum.

HarbisonWalker's Applications Manager for Glass, Bryn Snow, accepted the award on the company's behalf

The award acknowledged the many valuable contributions Bryn and the HWI team have made to the glass industry.

The award was given at the recent two-day Hotbels glass technology forum, which took place in Lexington, Kentucky, USA on April 25 and 26.

The annual event, organised by Hotwork and Fosbel, included conference presentations given by nine speakers about various aspects of glassmaking.

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Pictured from left to right, Tom Graham Jr., Demetrius Rankin, Bryn Snow, Bob Chambers.