BACKER N.A. COMPANIES
Backer-Springfield is recognized as the global market leader in heat related solutions, providing innovative, high-quality products with best-in-class technologies for a wide variety of manufacturing industries.Our proud history begins in 1915 when E. L. Wiegand received a U.S. patent for his flat iron heating element. In 1917 Weigand opened the E.L. Wiegand Electric Company marketing under the Chromalox name, this company was aquired by Emerson Electric Company in 1968. Emerson split the company into two divisions and we became Emerson Heating Products under the Emerson Appliance Solutions & Emerson Climate Tech Solutions groups, Acquired by the Swedish company NIBE in 2011 we became Backer EHP, and with the acquisition of Springfield Wire in 2012 we began marketing under the name Backer Springfield. Through all of the name changes one thing has not changed, our commitment to quality and providing the best value in electric heat for our customers. We have remained the same company with our excellent resources, expertise, and engineering abilities and have enjoyed the continuos improvement of our company both organically and through our acquisitions.
Backer Marathon, Inc. designs, manufactures and stocks industrial-grade heating elements and temperature sensors. We believe in hard work, creative engineering and excellent customer service. Whether you need one piece or one thousand, Backer Marathon is committed to providing you with exactly what you need when you need it.Marathon Heater, Inc. began in 1996 with three employees and one product, cartridge heaters. Our commitment to customer service and engineering brought rapid growth. In 2002, we were selected by Inc. Magazine as one of the 500 fastest growing privately held companies in the United States.In 2007, Marathon combined forces with Tempsens Instruments, the largest temperature sensors manufacturer in India with over 35 years experience in temperature measurement. The two companies joined to form Marathon Heater (India) Pvt. Ltd. with a 50:50 percent partnership to manufacture high quality industrial heaters, such as Cartridge, Nozzle, Air, Silicon Rubber, Band, Coil and other heating elements for the overseas market.
Backer Hotwatt has been an established leader in manufacturing resistance heating elements for over 65 years, With a product line including open coil, cartridge, air process, immersion, strip and finned strip, tubular and finned tubular, band, foil, flexible glasrope®, crankcase and ceramic heaters. They are a quality supplier to a variety of OEM's in the industrial, medical, commercial, packaging, Instrumentation, Aviation, transportation, refrigeration/air conditioning and Military fields. In addition, they can supply compatible accessory items, with the capability to offer a complete heater system. On December 1st, 2016, NIBE Industrier AB www.nibe.com acquired the operations of Hotwatt, Inc. of Danvers, Massachusetts, USA. The company’s operations became part of the NIBE Element North American business group. “The acquisition of Hotwatt adds another well-known brand to our North American Element business providing cost synergies and commercial advantages to the NIBE Group. Their market position and notable customer base will provide yet another platform for profitable growth,” says Gerteric Lindquist, President and CEO of NIBE Industrier AB. The Company will continue to run its operations and service its customers from Massachusetts under the name of Backer Hotwatt, Inc.Visit www.hotwatt.com for more information.
Backer Alpe S de RL de CV is well known for developing, producing and selling customized solutions and components for electric heating. As members of Backer Group we have access to many different divisions of Backer worldwide, including the latest technology and global production network with 24 productions facilities and more than 30 companies worldwide.Backer Alpe S de RL de CV has three specialized production plants in Mexico: Its Heating Element Divisions located in Monterrey, NL and in Mexico City in which we specialize in manufacturing a large variety of Heating Elements and Electrical components primarily for the service industry. Also, our Toluca production plant which specializes in Plastic Injection Molding and Aluminum Die Casting with the capability for specialty coatings. Backer Alpe S de RL de CV also has multiple stores located across Mexico. Our stores have a large variety of components available for direct sales. We also have dedicated sales representatives that can help develop your specific projects. Backer Alpe focuses on providing heating solutions for commercial and industrial manufacturers. Since 1974, BACKER ALPE has developed into a leading provider of expertise and knowledge about the heating industry.Visit www.backeralpe.com for more information.
Heatron is a full-service heating element supplier to OEMs with proficiency in thermal management, heating element design and application, and design for manufacture.More than 35 years of experience in thermal management means our engineers deliver precise, uniform heat exactly where you need it.Heatron brings heating technologies, such as Silicone Rubber, Etched Foil, Kapton Polyimide, Thick Film Aluminum heaters, as well as circuits and LED lighting solutions to the Aerospace, 3D Printing, Medical, Industrial, Energy, Semiconductor, Industrial Heavy Duty Heaters, Foodservice Equipment, and Transportation industries.Visit www.heatron.com for more information.
Gaumer Process is a electric heater manufacturer leading the industry in engineering, design and manufacture of electric heaters, control panels, fuel gas conditioning, liquid fuel conditioning, pressure reduction, metering, pumping and other engineered systems. We provide economical customized solutions for upstream, midstream and downstream markets along with industrial, pulp/paper, marine, aeronautics and military, to name a few. Gaumer Process provides standard or custom engineered fuel gas conditioning systems to meet the most stringent fuel gas quality requirements of gas turbines, engines and compressors. We have a large inventory of heater elements, experienced engineering, procurement & project management teams, dedicated field service, start-up/commissioning assistance and 24/7 emergency support, ensures that the most aggressive delivery schedules are met with confidence. Visit www.gaumer.com for more information.
In 1949, BriskHeat® was founded by retired Two Star Major General Earnest Briscoe. BriskHeat manufactures flexible surface heating elements and controls / accessories for unlimited applications. Petrochemical, semiconductor, food processing, biotech, aviation, steel, laboratory, power generation and many other industries have found their solution with our heating products. For over 70 years, BriskHeat has offered the widest variety of flexible surface heaters, temperature controls, and insulators world-wide. Our core heating element technology is extremely durable and flexible making it suitable for a wide range of heating applications.
THE MANUFACTURER OF EVAPOWAY™Backer Springfield's anti-condensate pans are used by leading companies in Commercial Refrigeration, HVAC, and Vertical Transportation (elevators). These durable and reliable products use the highest quality components, including NSF certified pans, to evaporate defrost and condensation where no drain line is available. Our products have successfully passed rigorous testing and are UL recognized in the USA and Canada. Available in 5 series and 21 different models, our electric condensate evaporators can dissipate anywhere from 1.5 to 24 gallons of condensation water per day. The Evapoway™ units are manufactured in a variety of sizes and capacity to accommodate all existing product needs. Visit www.evapoway.com for more information.
We are Nibe Element Railway Solutions - North America. We work with and utilize NIBE European sister companies, such as SAN Electro Heat, to provide dependable and innovative heating technology and heating solutions to North America. Omni Controls Technology , out of Whitinsville - MA, provides final production and product support for infrastructure products as Heatron provides final production and product support for onboard systems.Nibe Rail Solutions, North America products include:Switch HeatingCatenary HeatingThird Rail Heating For more information please visit https://www.niberailsolutions.com
Omni Control Technology, Inc is an expert in control system assembly and manufacturing design. A certified UL508A and UL698A industrial control panel builder, we follow a QMS document process using an MRP system. As the control design evolves, having a partner who can understand the vision and turn the concept into reality is key.Omni Controls is a contract manufacturer of electrical, electronic, and mechanical control assemblies. From design-build prototypes to full production, Omni Controls has the project management, engineering, and flex space to accommodate a variety of programs.Experts in control panel technology, we have a full range of capabilities to design and build prototypes to full production. Visit www.backeromni.com for more information.
Established in 1983, Therm-x takes pride in delivering thermal solutions incorporating our vertical integration capabilities including; Thermal Design and Test, CNC Machining, Metal Joining, Sheet Metal Manufacturing and Integration of these disciplines with Electro Mechanical Assembly.Therm-x has become a leader in Advanced Temperature and Process Control Systems for the Hi-Technology industries. We continue to develop advanced staffing, tools for design and analysis of customer requirements as well as sophisticated manufacturing capabilities to support design, production, test and delivery of temperature and process control systemsMarkets served include Semiconductor and Electronics equipment, Alternative Energy, Medical/Biotech, Defense/Aerospace, Petrochemical, and Food/beverage. Cutting-edge manufacturing and advanced engineering capabilities allow us to support the evolving and unique temperature management needs of clients who envision innovative process solutions.
INDUSTRY SECTORS WE SERVE
You can find Backer solutions all around the world in applications such as irons, dishwashers, heat pumps, satellite dishes, power grids and trains.
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THE PREMIER PROVIDER OF HEATING SOLUTIONS
Find out how a young man from the little village of Flisa in Norway revolutionized the industry with his solid interest and skills in technology, true curiosity and a genuine entrepreneurial spirit. 70 years ago he founded and gave his name to the company we know today to be the premier provider of heating solutions in the world. Today, Christian Backer’s patented heating solution is perhaps more relevant than ever.
The modern day tubular heating element plays a vital part in several different applications everyday, everywhere. Already in 1921, our founder Christian Backer patented this technical innovation. Still today, heating experts around the world refer to the “Backer element” as industry standard. Backer is your premier solution provider for intelligent heating and control and we serve industries such as the Automotive, Energy, Railway, Medtech, HVAC and Process industries. We believe that what matters is inside. Inside our solutions and inside our people. This is what makes Backer number one. The quality of our components, the high technology of our solutions and the 70 year long experience and know how of our company. Watch the film to get to know us even better!
FOR A MORE SUSTAINABLE FUTURE
We apply a holistic approach to the environment, that permeates all parts of our organization. The trend towards more energy efficient systems has expanded our market opportunities, as our solutions are often integral features in end-products. Greater use of electric motors instead of hydraulic systems also produces an increased need for resistors. We offer a broad range of resistors and control functions for electric motors, which drastically reduce energy consumption.