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Production capacity at German manufacturing plant increased by 35%

17 August 2009

Tyco Thermal Controls has made significant investment in its Isopad business with a major expansion and re-equipping of the manufacturing plant in Heidelberg. The factory produces specialist heating solutions for industry and has been extended to increase production capacity by 35% and to accommodate a modern new warehouse/distribution centre.

Production capacity at German manufacturing plant increased by 35%
Production capacity at German manufacturing plant increased by 35%

Isopad is a market leader in industrial electrical heating up to 1000° C and for any operating environment, including hazardous areas. A leading brand of Tyco Thermal Controls, Isopad offers a full range of technologies and the engineering expertise to fulfil application-specific heating requirements for any profiles or conditions, whilst also having an extensive range of standard products available ex-stock.

Among Isopad’s notable recent successes has been in meeting the requirements of thin film photovoltaics by developing radiant heating platens specifically to facilitate the production of larger PV cells. Its innovative solution for delivering reliable and uniform heat under vacuum for deposition and lamination processes is in service with major manufacturers of PECVD and lamination equipment.

Isopad specialist industrial heating solutions provide durable, high quality, uniform and reliable heating products with long operating life and are available in a wide range of power densities and carry multiple safety agency certifications.

Operations manager, Uwe Brinkmann commented: “With a larger manufacturing plant, new warehouse and state-of-the-art production equipment we are increasing capacity, improving efficiency and reducing lead times. It means that into the future we are well positioned to fulfil customers’ expectation of a company renowned for its innovation, technical expertise and quality products”.

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