Adding To Our Fleet!

We have a new truck in our fleet! Upstate Refractory Services, Inc. added a F-450 super crew to our construction fleet. We have the ability to transport more people in one vehicle, as well as the capacity for more tools and materials! We are excited about our new truck, it’ll be coming to a job […]

Employee Training 2020

Upstate Refractory Services, Inc. has always taken pride in getting together with our employees. This year more than ever, talking about safety is even more important, but we needed to make sure we trained in a safe way. We took a short slow down to gather as a group to review and update procedures as […]

Join Our Mailing List

Did you know that Upstate Refractory Services, Inc. sends emails to keep you up to date on what we’re doing? Would you like to be in the know? Complete the form below to be added to our mailing list!

precast hearth tiles

Upstate Refractory Services, Inc. recently completed an order of precast hearth tiles. One of the unique aspects of Upstate Refractory Services, Inc. is that our cast house and construction crew are able to support each other to get jobs done quickly, efficiently, and in a cost effective manner. These hearth tiles were made in our […]

cement kiln burner pipe reline

Upstate Refractory Services, Inc. was contracted recently to line a cement kiln burner pipe for a local customer. Although a large, detail oriented job, we were able to accomplish this task in 5 weeks from start to finish. Work for this pipe included welding anchors to the pipe, forming, and pouring in sections, and dry […]

Onsite demolition

One of the capabilities for Upstate Refractory Services, Inc. is the ability to do onsite demolition in a safe, fast, and efficient manner. Utilizing technology helps our employees stay safe while completing the demolition too. We were commissioned to replace the refractory lining in shuttle kiln cars. Using our one of our two Brokk demolition […]

Precast lintel

The precast shop at Upstate Refractory Services, Inc. recently completed a precast lintel project. Over the weekend, we took it out of our high temperature dryout. One of our customers needed a rushed project. To fulfill the order, we made the mold in house, cast the shape, and ran the piece through our high temperature […]

Car Bottom Shuttle Kiln

It was great to watch this go down the road! URS designed and manufactured this car bottom shuttle kiln for a ceramics manufacturer in Ohio. The finished furnace shipped out today. Pictured here is 1 of the 3 loads. We took this project from concept to installation, including structural steel, combustion system, controls, and refractory […]

Safety Day 2020

On Friday, January 10th, we held our annual safety day meeting. We spent the day training and refreshing on all of our safety programs, addressing issues and concerns both in our manufacturing shop and what we may encounter on a field installation. Safety is very important to URS as a company. Getting together for our […]