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Why Become an IHEA Member? 

IHEA is the process heating industry's leading trade association representing designers and manufacturers of industrial heating equipment and related supplies and services. The organization focuses on driving its members' success by providing the knowledge base and authoritative voice for industrial heat processing.

Driving Members' Success
IHEA offers training and services to members to achieve goals in the best interest of the member companies

  • Bring new customers to members by organizing representation at international trade shows, including Germany’s ThermProcess and ITPS Americas
  • Provide monthly executive economic report that help members assess market conditions and fie-tune their short and long range business plans 
  • Access to technology leaders through presentations at regular IHEA events, which gives members a competitive edge 
  • The Association’s committee structure ensures that areas of concern to the members and industry receive attention by planning projects, establishing priorities and assigning representation to industry task forces

Knowledge Base
IHEA strives to provide a base of industry knowledge for our members and users in the industrial process heating industry by doing the following:

  • Conduct technical training and education to members and users of heat processing equipment through IHEA's seminars, workshops and on-line courses.
  •  Serve as an industry resource for those looking for process heating information 
  • Develop and revise the Process Heating Source Book with the US Dept. of Energy
  • Maintain involvement in projects affecting the heat processing industry at the National Labs
  • IHEA’s Infrared Equipment and Induction Divisions teach end-users about these technologies, including their advantages and applications

Authoritative Voice
IHEA Members are the authoritative voice for industrial process heating.  Members are involved in a variety of activities in the industry and have strong relationships with government agencies and trade associations to help improve the industry and make it more progressive.

  • IHEA influences and helps develop standards that are in the best interest of IHEA members, their customers, the environment and the industry. IHEA has representation with standard-making organizations such as the National Fire Protection Assoc. (NFPA), and was the US lead on ISO TC244
  • IHEA’s Government Relations Committee carries our voice to governmental agencies including: EPA, DOE, DOC, and more
  • IHEA members, who hold more than 100 US patents, are technology leaders
  • IHEA members provide content to the process heating industry’s technical publications
  • Member company personnel have opportunities to participate as speakers at IHEA seminars, including the Combustion, Safety Standards and Codes, Induction and the Infrared Seminars




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