Harsco Corporation is a global industrial company based in Camp Hill, PA. Harsco operates in 30 countries and employs approximately 11,000 people worldwide. The company provides industrial services and engineered products that serve large industries, including steel, railways, and energy. Harsco's common stock is a component of the S&P SmallCap 600 Index and the Russell 2000 Index.

Harsco Corporation
Public
Traded asNYSEHSC
S&P 600 Component
ISINUS4158641070 Edit this on Wikidata
IndustryRail
Environmental
Industrial
Founded1853 - Public, as Harsco Corporation (1956)
HeadquartersCamp Hill, Pennsylvania
Key people
F. Nicholas Grasberger III, Chairman & CEO
ProductsIndustrial Services and Engineered Products
RevenueIncrease $1.7 billion USD (2018)
Number of employees
11,000
Websitewww.harsco.com

HistoryEdit

 
Harsco rail equipment seen in Bradford, Ontario, May 2015.

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, forming three divisions: Metals & Minerals, Rail, and Industrial. In 2018, Harsco acquired Altek, a U.K.-based supplier of aluminum products. In 2019, Harsco Metals & Minerals rebranded to Harsco Environmental, and acquired Clean Earth, a U.S. provider of environmentally sustainable solutions[buzzword] for specialty waste streams.

Harsco currently operates four primary businesses: Clean Earth, Harsco Environmental, Harsco Rail, and Harsco Industrial.

Financial informationEdit

Harsco reported total sales of USD $1.7 billion in fiscal year 2018.

Stock exchangesEdit

Harsco is traded publicly on NYSE with ticker symbol HSC.

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