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Contact Info

Address Parkinson-Spencer Refractories Ltd.
HX3 6SX Halifax, W. Yorkshire
Country United Kingdom
Phone 0044 1422 254472
Fax 0044 1422 254473
Email Get in contact with Parkinson-Spencer Refractories Ltd.
Internet www.parkinson-spencer.co.uk
Employees 95
Certificates ISO 9001:2015 ISO 14001:2015
Year founded 1800
Export Rate 90%

Contact Persons

Contact 1. Neil Gunter
Area sales manager
Phone: 0044 1422 254472
Fax: 0044 1422 254473
Contact 2. Callum Lee
Sales Engineer
Contact 3. Simon Parkinson
Phone: 0044 1422 254472
Fax: 0044 1422 254473

Products or Machinery

PSR divides its production into 2 distinct but closely related areas.

1) Refractories. The refractories division is engaged in the manufacture of feeder expendables, forehearth refractories and furnace refractories. Forehearth refractories are manufactured principally to PSR´s own System 500 design although bespoke designs are also undertaken. - Furnace blocks and bricks are manufactured in 40% and 60% Al2O3 qualities.

2) Forehearth systems. The PSR System 500 forehearth is a unique design of forehearth that has established a worldwide reputation since its introduction in 1992. The complete package of products includes the MR-5000 forehearth combustion system and 600D & 3000S forehearth control systems.
PSR's Cord Dispersal Stirrer system is the proven solution to the problem of 'cat-scratch' cord and comes with a full money back guarantee.

Company Background / History

The business of PSR was founded as a partnership between the Parkinson and Spencer families in 1800 for the mining of fireclay and the manufacture of fireclay products. In 1921 the company Parkinson and Spencer Ltd was established, the name being changed to Parkinson-Spencer Refractories Ltd in 1976. The 20th century saw the company progress from the manufacture of fireclay bricks and blocks through to specialisation in bonded refractories and engineered products used exclusively in the manufacture of glass. Based in Halifax, UK, PSR is now an internationally recognised manufacturer of glassworks refractories and forehearth systems.