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eltherm - the Company
eltherm GmbH is an international operating company specializing in the field of electrical heat tracing systems and belongs to the INDUS Holding AG. With more than 40 years of technology know-how, continuous demand for the highest quality and flexibility, this company has grown significantly since its humble beginning. The clear commitment to the production site Germany strongly emphasizes the philosophy of eltherm, which is to supply its customers with electrical heat tracing system solutions individually tailored to their requirements on the highest levels. Having its own production site for heating cables, heated hoses, heating mats and jackets , measurement and control systems and accessories, it has enhanced the engineering society in eltherm so as to become one of the leading manufacturers worldwide. The portfolio has been completed by the production of self-regulating heating cables. Due to its high-tech demand on the production of such cables eltherm has now joined the premium league of heating cable manufacturers. Besides frost protection and temperature maintenance up to 1000 °C, eltherm is the competent partner for complete system solutions like heating whole chemical or other industrial plants. eltherm proved its potential and expertise in different applications for industries like oil and gas, power plant building, automotive and food industries.
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Specialists – right from the start
eltherm Elektrowärmetechnik GmbH started up in 1991 in rented premises in Burbach [Germany]. The company, which changed its name to eltherm GmbH in 2009, currently has 265 employees.
2017: Set up of "eltherm Schweiz AG" in Rheinau (Switzerland)
2016: Set up of "eltherm Italy Srl." in Cernusco (Milano). Building of a new office building and extension of the production facility started. The eltherm team celebrated its 25th successful anniversary.
2015: Set up of "eltherm Spain S.L.U." in Les Roquetes (Barcelona)
2014: Set up of eltherm South Africa (Pty) Ltd in Sandton, Republic of South Africa, in October. Set up of eltherm Rus Limited Liability Company as our xclusive distributor in Russia in August.
2013: As a result of our succession plan INDUS Holding AG acquires eltherm and displaces the retired senior shareholders. Operatively eltherm will remain independent.
2012: Set up of eltherm Canada Inc. in Toronto/Ontario in February. Set up of eltherm (Shanghai) Co., Ltd., China,in June 2012.
2011: Extension of the productionarea and capacities: construction of a new production building and purchase of additional machines. The staff rises significantly above 100 employees. eltherm celebrates this year its 20th anniversary. The eltherm GmbH divides in two separate companies: eltherm GmbH and eltherm production GmbH
2010: Set up of eltherm Asia-Pacific Ltd. in Singapore as headquarter for the Asia Pacific region. Set up of eltherm UK Ltd. in Berkshire to have a base in Great Britain.
2009: The office building was enlarged to 1,300 m². Production capacity was extended to 5,000 km for ELKM resistance heating cable and to 4,000 km for ELSR self-regulating heating cable.
2008: Further new developments completed the eltherm product portfolio, especially for applications in hazardous areas.
2007: Due to great success of eltherm self-regulating heating cables in the market further production expansions in this area were realized.
2006: Plot of land could be expanded to 15,000 m². The eltherm team celebrated its 15th successful anniversary.
2005: Building up production lines for self-regulating heating cable. eltherm is now the first and only manufacturer of self-regulating heating cable in Germany.
2004: Market introduction of our own development: the connecting kit ExCon and PT100 for hazardous areas (including Ex approvals).
2003: Change of the Quality Management System to the new DIN EN ISO 9001:2000. eltherm Elektrowärmetechnik GmbH is certified according to 94/9/EG ATEX with Notification number IBExUATEXQ004.
2001: Again expansion of the production facility is needed. A further hall sized 1.200m² was built. A production line was set up to produce FEP- and PFA-heating cable with a separate extrusion line. The eltherm team celebrates its 10th anniversary.
1999: A production line was set up to produce PTFE insulated heating cables.
1997: Quality Management System has been established and certified by the DIN EN ISO 9001:1994.
1996: eltherm Elektrowärmetechnik GmbH moved to 600 m² offices and about 1.100 m² production hall.
1995: Building of a new production facility and office building started at industry park Burbach.
1991: On July 18th the eltherm Elektrowärmetechnik GmbH in Burbach was founded (production and office)