• Backer Springfield
  • Backer Marathon
  • Backer Hotwatt
  • Backer-Alpe
  • Heatron
  • Gaumer Process
  • Briskheat
  • Evapoway
  • NIBE Element Rail Solutions
  • Omni Control Technology
  • Therm-X


- You find Backer solutions all around the world

The Companies of Backer North America


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.


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.


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