|Traded as||NYSE: HSC|
|Industry||Rail, Metals, Minerals, Industrial and Infrastructure|
|Founded||1853 - Public, as Harsco Corporation (1956)|
|Key people||Patrick Decker, President & CEO|
|Products||Industrial Services and Engineered Products|
|Revenue||$3 billion USD (2010)|
Harsco Corporation (NYSE: HSC) is a diversified, worldwide industrial company based in the United States. Harsco operates in 50 countries and employs approximately 18,500 people worldwide. The company provides industrial services and engineered products that serve some of the world’s largest and most essential industries, including steel, construction, railways, and energy. The 2010 revenues totaled $3 billion, nearly 60% of which were generated internationally. Harsco is headquartered in Wormleysburg, a suburb of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
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Harsco was founded in 1853 as The Harrisburg Car Manufacturing Company and changed its name to Harrisburg Steel Corporation in 1935. It then changed its name to Harsco Corporation in 1956.
Products and Services 
Harsco has four primary divisions.
Harsco Metals & Minerals: Onsite services provider to metal-producing operations and a leading provider of innovative recycling solutions for industrial byproducts.
Harsco Infrastructure: Engineered scaffolding, access, powered access, formwork, shoring and site safety services for complex nonresidential and infrastructure projects. Industrial Services for a multidisciplined approach to facility maintenance, including plant shutdowns, upgrades and maintenance projects.
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 
Stock exchanges 
Key People 
German Patrick Decker is Vice President and CEO, Scottish entrepreneur Christopher McGalpine is Vice President, he was also former Director. The company headquarters are in London, but a lot of work is done in the buisness district of New York City.