Professional Refractory Construction In The United States | Western Refractory Construction

We Are Refractory Construction

In A Modern World.

Western Refractory Construction is a diverse industrial contractor established in 1984 to meet the needs of our clients in a wide range of processing facilities including petro chemical, smelting, waste incineration, power, cement and lime. Western Refractory excels in complex construction projects, planned and emergency outages nation wide.

Western Refractory combines the knowledge of a world class refractory construction team to provide the right solutions for your next project. From complex design builds to partnering with you on your ongoing plant maintenance, Western Refractory is dedicated to your success. Our experience and level of efficiency allows us to meet competitive price demands without sacrificing quality.

Setting the standard

for excellence.

CEO Tom Gillis is leading the culture at Western Refractory and understands how our customers are the driving force behind our mission to set the highest standards in refractory construction.

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Reaching new horizons with

our partners.

Western Refractory prides ourselves in working with a diverse group of industry professionals who are driving growth in our great Nation. From cement and lime plants, petrochemical, power plants, smelting & metal furnaces, incineration, and even working with engineering groups to help develop a winning plan, Western Refractory is the preferred partner for your next project.

Success at a


Since 1984, Western Refractory has been charging forward and setting new standards in the construction industry. With a foundation built on honesty, integrity, dedication, superior craftsmanship, and the highest standards in safety, Western Refractory is dedicated to the success of our company which means the success of our clients.



With time comes experience and efficiency that has allowed us to build a company dedicated to the highest levels of satisfaction for every person we work with.



With experience comes the responsibility to duplicate success over and over again. Western Refractory prides itself in meeting deadlines and budgets through efficient practices, effective processes, and a world class construction team.



Western Refractory considers our clients part of our family and just like we take care of our family, we take care of you. In a world full of choices, we make it our mission to be your choice every time in your construction needs.

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