IHEA's mission is to
provide services to member companies that will enhance member company
capabilities to serve end users in the industrial heat processing
industry and improve the member company's business performance as well.
Driving Members Success by Providing the Knowledge Base and Authoritative Voice for Industrial Process Heating Worldwide.
The Industrial Heating Equipment Association
Industrial Heating Equipment Association (IHEA) is a voluntary
national trade association representing the major segments of the
industrial heat processing equipment industry. Established in 1929 to
meet the need for effective group action in promoting the interests of
industrial furnace manufacturers, the organization has expanded and
currently includes designers and manufacturers of all types of
industrial heat processing equipment used for the melting, refining and
heat processing of ferrous and nonferrous metals and certain
nonmetallic materials and heat-treatment of products made from them.
Included in their member's product scope, but not limited to, are:
furnaces: ovens; dryers; heaters; heating equipment; kilns; induction
and dielectric apparatus; coke ovens; tanks for melting glass; salt
bath or salt bath furnaces; oil, chemical and petro-chemical processing
equipment; industrial combustion equipment; accessories for all the
foregoing; and auxiliary equipment such as atmosphere generators,
process controls, quenching apparatus, equipment for heat recovery and
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