Heatrod Elements is part of the Nibe Element group which is a global market leader in the manufacture of products for the heating, measurement and control of all types of liquid and gas media.
Heatrod Elements was established in 1963 and is a producer of both standard and bespoke products which utilise metal sheathed, mineral insulated heating elements at their core.
Key standard products consist of both Domestic and Industrial immersion heaters, Cartridge heaters, flow heaters, elements for catering and vending equipment along with spares and accessories such as thermostats.
Since it’s acquisition in 2006 by the Nibe Element group, Heatrod Elements has undergone an extensive investment program and it’s Manchester based manufacturing facilities are equipped for the most modern manufacturing techniques. Innovations to the production process are implemented on a continuous improvement programme with lean manufacturing techniques being adopted and developed.
Heatrod Elements is also associated with other well known brands and along with it’s original acquisition of the Shel (Sheathed Heating Elements Ltd) brand has, in more recent years, acquired Thermtec Ltd. The Manchester factory now manufactures and produces all of the popular Shel and Thermtec brand of products which are used in many of the well know brands of vented and unvented hot water cylinders.
Other developments to the business now include a wider range of products, solutions and services aimed at the industrial sectors. Well established engineering capabilities both locally and within group allow both standard industrial products along with bespoke engineered products and solutions to be offered. An engineering applications team operate nationally and are able to look at most types of heating and resistor based applications in order to offer well proven solutions.