About Backer Calesco

Backer Calesco is a business unit within Backer BHVexternal link, opens in new window, a subsidiary of NIBE external link, opens in new windowIndustries specializing in applications of flexible foil elements providing heat for a wide variety of industries. Calesco offers the widest product range of all flexible foil heater manufacturers in the world.

Our mission is to find an optimal, cost efficient solution for every customer with a need for heating elements. With over 40 years of experience from a diversity of market segments and applications have given us the competence not only to supply a heating element, but to provide a total heating solution.

With production in Sweden, Poland and China and sales office/warehouse in the US, Backer Calesco combines excellent quality with global sourcing for cost competitiveness and efficient logistic solutions.

Backer Calesco is fully registered as a supplier in the Achilles Power & Tech Supply chain management community.  

Backer Calesco Quality

ISO 9001 & ISO 14001

The knowledge and competence that many years of experience has given ensures high quality of our products. We offer optimal technical solutions with the best possible quality at competitive prices. Highly advanced technical lab facilities, rigorous quality and certification work as well as excellent customer service makes us the natural choice.

Certificates

History

1967

Kanthal buys a licence from USA.

1970

Start of Foil division.

1975

First Commercial product: Piglet heater.

1981

First break through into Automotive Industry, rear view mirror heater delivered to Britax Wingard UK to Ford.

1984

Start of Waterbed production.

1992

Split of Kanthal and CALESCO.

1994

First delivery of RVM heaters into US Market.

1995

Opening of Norells US Office in Chicago.

1998

NIBE buys CALESCO.

2000

CALESCO starts a Production unit in Poland.

2001

CALESCO takes over Norells.

2004

CALESCO starts a production unit in China.

2006

CALESCO reaches 20 million heaters per year.

2010

CALESCO becomes a business unit within Backer BHV. CALESCO Norells Inc. becomes Backer Heating Technologies Inc.

Environmental policy

Backer Calesco understands the importance of environmental issues. Our environmental management system is applicable to: Design, manufacture, marketing & sales of foil heating elements for electric resistance heating or electric connections.

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Contact us

Västra Åvägen 11
734 51 Kolbäck
Tel: +46 220 453 00
[email protected]

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