Hi-Tech Industrial Services, formerly known as Hi-Tech Refractory Services, specializes in refractory and corrosion protection solutions. Founded in 1985, it offers automated weld overlay, chemical resistant lining, and refractory lining installation and repair services. The company provides a range of inspection services through its affiliate, Refractory Technical Services. Hi-Tech Industrial Services offers refractory demolition, material supply, turnaround maintenance, scaffolding and insulation services. The company provides automated stud welding services for a variety of applications, such as cyclone-fired utility, black liquor recovery and other industrial boilers. Hi-Tech Industrial Services serves the petroleum refining, petrochemical, chemical, power utilities, and pulp and paper industries. It operates offices in Wisconsin, Missouri and Texas.