The Western Refractory Vision


In 1984 Pat Cannon, had a vision: “A Burning Desire to Be the Best” in the industry.  Over the past 25 years this vision has continued to grow on a daily basis and has created a team that provides clientele across the nation with genuine customer service, simple and reliable expert advice, and proven quality work on all types of projects


The goal was to make this vision come true and at Western Refractory we are living it today and offering it to you. 


A Solid Foundation of Expertise Creates a Friendly and Professional Environment


Mr. Pat Cannon has brought together staff members with extensive knowledge and expertise in refractory and mechanical construction.  This solid foundation creates the support needed to serve your company for new construction as well as maintenance operations. 


At Western we pride ourselves in providing unparalleled customer service.  Each contact with our staff will remind you of our professional and friendly service designed to serve your needs. 


Mobilization to Anywhere in the United States


Regardless of your location our three offices in Longmont, Colorado; Salt Lake City , Utah; and San Antonio, Texas allow us to rapidly mobilize to anywhere in the United States quickly and efficiently.  Through synergistic planning and scheduling by our expert staff we are able to get to you quickly in order to minimize your shut down time and ultimately mitigate unnecessary costs. 


We have a high level of confidence in our abilities to meet your needs.  This is exemplified by our incredible track record of meeting and outperforming our scheduled completion dates.  We trust that our service will continue to exceed your expectations.   


Diverse Installers  


To succeed in this fast paced, ever-changing industry Western Refractory employs installers that are highly diverse and up to date on the latest installation techniques.  Possessing the right skills, knowledge and materials are key to completing your job successfully. 


Western owns and maintains more equipment than anyone else in its geographical area, including several pieces that are proprietary to the company.  With Western Refractory you get top quality work done right the first time. 




"We would like to offer you our sincere thanks and appreciation for your efforts that contributed to another successful Smelter Shutdown. Your efforts to support and complete the work in a timely and safe manner have not gone unnoticed and we sincerely appreciate your contribution."


Ronald C. Burton
Smelter Shutdown Manager

Rio Tinto / Kennecott Utah Copper Corporation

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