About Us

Making bright ideas brilliant.

Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Carbon Fiber Technology Facility, a complete pilot line designed and installed by Harper InternationalHarper International is a global leader in complete thermal processing solutions and technical services essential for the production of advanced materials. From concept to commercialization, from research scale to full production line operations, Harper is perpetually on the cutting edge. For decades, we have pioneered some of the world’s most innovative, customized furnace, kiln and oven systems, with a focus on processing materials at high temperatures and in non-ambient atmospheres.

Harper’s value proposition is unequaled — decades of industry experience, a highly specialized, multi-talented group of employees, and a passion for partnership. We don’t shoehorn a standard line of products to fit our customers’ requirements. We specialize in first-of-a-kind solutions using our exceptional depth and breadth of knowledge. Harper’s culture is one of genuine ingenuity and creativity, which ensures we are constantly challenging ourselves to craft the best-engineered technology solution for our customers’ unique thermal processing needs.

Our Brand

“Spark the Future”. Harper has a unique ability to turn our customers’ spark of an idea into reality. We do this through exceptional partnerships and a forward-thinking philosophy to deliver the most innovative thermal processing system possible. Our logo, tagline and accompanying imagery help to visually support our unique value proposition.

Our Vision, Mission and Values

Harper’s Vision: To be the trusted expert in advanced thermal systems and services for the world’s next generation of materials.

Harper’s Mission: Build on our past and challenge the present to create the future of thermal processing.

Harper’s Values: Our values help shape our culture. We:

  • Listen to our customers’ needs and act on them.
  • Do the right thing.
  • Feed the spirit of innovation.
  • Continuously improve everything we do.
  • Respect diverse opinions, people and cultures.
  • Take well considered risks that advance the company.

 

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