Harsco

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Harsco Corporation
Type Public
Traded as NYSEHSC
Industry Rail, Metals, Minerals, Industrial and Infrastructure
Founded 1853 - Public, as Harsco Corporation (1956)
Headquarters Camp Hill, Pennsylvania
Key people David Everitt, Interim President & CEO
Products Industrial Services and Engineered Products
Revenue Increase $2.8 billion USD (2013)
Employees 12,300
Website www.harsco.com

Harsco Corporation is a diversified, worldwide industrial company based in the United States. Harsco operates in 35 countries and employs approximately 12,300 people worldwide. The company provides industrial services and engineered products that serve some of the world’s largest and most essential industries, including steel, railways, and energy. The 2013 revenues totaled $2.8 billion, 60% of which were generated internationally. Harsco is headquartered in Camp Hill, a suburb of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.

Competitors[edit]

  • ThyssenKrupp AG
  • Philip Services Corporation
  • Edward C. Levy Company
  • Tube City IMS
  • Phoenix Mill Services

History[edit]

Harsco was founded in 1853 as The Harrisburg Car Manufacturing Company and became the Harrisburg Steel Corporation in 1935. Following a series of acquisitions, the company became Harsco Corporation in 1956.

Products and Services[edit]

Harsco operates three primary businesses.

Harsco Metals & Minerals: Onsite services to metal-producing operations and a leading provider of innovative recycling solutions for industrial byproducts.

Harsco Rail: Railway track maintenance and new track construction services, equipment and support.

Harsco Industrial: Industrial products for the energy and energy-related markets. Harsco Air-X-Changers offers air-cooled heat exchangers for natural gas compression and pipeline distribution. Harsco IKG offers steel grating for industrial and commercial flooring and safety walkways. Harsco Patterson-Kelley offers energy-efficient boilers and hot water systems for large commercial and institutional buildings.

Financial information[edit]

Harsco reported total sales of USD $2.8 billion in fiscal year 2013.

Stock exchanges[edit]

Harsco is traded publicly on NYSE with ticker symbol HSC.

Key People[edit]

David C. Everitt, Interim president and CEO; F. Nicholas Grasberger, senior vice president and CFO; Richard E. Lundgren Jr., Group President of Harsco Metals & Minerals; Scott W. Jacoby, vice president and group president of Harsco Rail; Scott H. Gerson, vice president and group president of Harsco Industrial

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