More Than Just Heaters
With that said, here are today's top 5 industrial heater manufacturers.
Watlow was founded in 1922, and now 90 years later are the industry's market leader in North America. They continue to prove themselves as leaders in the field of thermal sciences and engineering, with over 2,000 employees worldwide and 12 manufacturing facilities throughout the United States, Mexico, and Asia.
"We are focused on making a positive impact around the world, as we help to clean our air, connect people worldwide, power the globe and improve the quality of life."
Over 100 years ago, Chromalox started with an innovative solution for electric heating technology, which ultimately launched the entire industry. Based out of Pittsburgh, they now serve over 6 continents with over 2,000 authorized distributors throughout the Americas, Europe, and Asia. They also maintain six state-of-the-art manufacturing plants throughout the world.
"Built on opportunity and innovation, Chromalox has grown to serve an increasing number of global markets and industries. We excel in industries that have high expectations. And we are acknowledged as experts at delivering solutions that exceed specifications, limit risk, and reduce operating costs."
OMEGA Engineering was founded in 1962 and has grown from a single product line of thermocouples to a global leader in the technical marketplace. They offer more than 10,000 state-of-the-art products. From their design and engineering laboratories in Connecticut, all of their product designs are tested to perfected before introduced to the market.
"It is our commitment to quality instrumentation and exceptional customer service that has remained the cornerstone of our success. OMEGA´s priority is clear. Our facilities exist to "facilitate" solutions to your needs."
Since 1972, Tempco has grown from 3 to over 400 employees. They manufacture over 30 different types of heating elements, some of which were original developments in the industry. With all of their products made in America, Tempco serves original equipment manufacturers, including the plastics, rubber, packaging, medical, and food service industries
"Tempco is committed to earning our customers’ loyalty by providing innovative solutions, engineering expertise, custom manufacturing capabilities and exceptional customer service in an environment that supports teamwork, employee training and continuous improvement."
For nearly 100 years, Dalton Electric Heating Co., Inc., has manufactured industrial heaters. Today, Dalton's patented Watt-Flex® Cartridge Heaters and Diff-Therm ® Platen Heaters are used throughout the world in manufacturing industries such as aerospace, automotive, composites, plastics, and many other industries.
"Through the patented split-sheath design and highly specialized manufacturing techniques, Dalton Watt-Flex cartridge heaters reduce your total cost of process heating by an average of 40% over other heaters."