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About CCI Thermal Technologies

About CCI Thermal Technologies

About Mission Statement History

CCI Thermal Technologies Inc. is a leader in heating and filtration solutions. We engineer and manufacture a wide array of heating and filtration products for industrial, commercial and hazardous area applications throughout the world. Our products represent the broadest based industry expertise and the range of our technologies enables their application in any environment.

CCI Thermal Technologies Inc. is the result of a merger between eight complementary yet diverse heating & filtration equipment manufacturers: Ciscan Industries Ltd. of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada; Ruffneck Heaters of Calgary, Alberta, Canada; DriQuik Inc. of Greensburg, Indiana, US; Caloritech Inc. of Oakville and Orillia, Ontario, Canada; Wellman Thermal Systems formerly located in Shelbyville, Indiana, US; Flo-Dri Inc. of Sunset Beach, California, US; 3L Filters of Cambridge, Ontario, Canada; and Fastrax® Industries Inc. of Denver, Colorado, US.

About CCI Thermal Technologies Inc.

At CCI Thermal Technologies Inc., our success is founded in the strength and diversity of our brands. Our Cata-Dyne™ brand is the industry standard in explosion-proof infrared gas catalytic heating. The Ruffneck™ product line includes explosion-proof electric unit heaters, heat-exchanger unit heaters, industrial electric air heaters and explosion-proof thermostats. Our Norseman™ line provides a range of explosion proof convection heaters, as well as electric unit heaters. Caloritech™ is a leading manufacturer of custom engineered electric process heating equipment and a major supplier of industrial heating products including immersion heaters, electric forced air heaters, tubular and finned tubular electric elements. 3L Filters supplies a broad range of liquid filters, strainers, separators, pressure vessels, and custom engineered products and systems. As the pioneer in radiant oven technology, DriQuik™ designs and manufactures custom infrared ovens and curing and finishing systems for a diverse range of industries worldwide.

The manufacturing strength of CCI Thermal is maintained in four strategic locations across North America. Our Corporate Head Office in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada is also the home of our Western Canadian manufacturing operation. CCI Thermal currently maintains two plants in the province of Ontario - Oakville and Orillia - that house our Eastern Canadian manufacturing operation. Finally, our United States manufacturing operation is located in Greensburg, Indiana in the center of America's manufacturing heartland.

CCI Thermal provides a wide range of standard products plus custom engineered solutions to meet any customer application. Our facilities in Canada and the United States are home to our growing team of several hundred experienced and knowledgeable employees, where new ideas are developed, tested and brought to our customers. CCI Thermal Technologies Inc. is recognized as one of Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies for the sixth consecutive year.

Our commitment to research, product development and excellence in manufacturing has made our products the industry standard. Our dedication to superior customer service guarantees our continued success.

Mission Statement

  • "To be recognized as a world-wide industry leader in our core competencies."
  • "To build and maintain a loyal customer base through dedicated customer service."
  • "To provide our customers with broad based industry knowledge, expertise and products."
  • "To promote continuous improvement in all existing product lines, and develop and market a wide range of quality products through a commitment to research and development."
  • "To maintain strict quality control standards in all manufactured products."
  • "To support a human resource program that provides ongoing training and development of all employees."
  • "To create an internal work environment that supports teamwork, safety and quality control."

Company History

CCI Thermal Technologies Inc. is the result of a merger between eight complementary yet diverse heating & filtration equipment manufacturers: Ciscan Industries Ltd. of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada; Ruffneck Heaters of Calgary, Alberta, Canada; DriQuik Inc. of Greensburg, Indiana, US; Caloritech Inc. of Oakville and Orillia, Ontario, Canada; Wellman Thermal Systems formerly located in Shelbyville, Indiana, US; Flo-Dri Inc. of Sunset Beach, California, US; and 3L Filters of Cambridge, Ontario, Canada; and Fastrax® Industries Inc. of Denver, Colorado, US

Ciscan Industries Ltd., founded in 1964, was the first company to produce and market explosion-proof infrared gas catalytic heaters under the Cata-Dyne™ brand name for the North American oil and gas industry, as well as for industrial hazardous location space and spot heating. Ciscan further expanded its product lines to include pipeline heating equipment and infrared gas catalytic industrial drying and curing ovens.

Established in 1975, Ruffneck™ has a long and proud history of supplying quality products to a worldwide customer base. All products are designed for rugged, industrial applications and Ruffneck™ is well known for its "ship the heat in a week" policy, in which 95% of all standard orders are shipped within one week. Ruffneck™ has a broad product line that includes heat-exchanger unit heaters, explosion-proof electric air heaters, industrial electric air heaters and explosion-proof thermostats.

DriQuik™ pioneered radiant oven technology in the 1930s. Designing and manufacturing custom finishing systems for a diverse range of products, applications and industries worldwide, DriQuik™ set the standard for electric infrared ovens and automated pre-finishing systems.

Caloritech Inc. was founded in 1981, the consolidation of three industrial heating companies, two of which were industry leaders for well over fifty years. Caloritech™ is a leading manufacturer of electrical heating equipment for industrial processes and environments. At the time of its merger with CCI Thermal, Caloritech™ was ranked among the top process heating equipment manufacturers in North America and continues as a well-known major supplier of tubular and finned tubular electrical elements, immersion heaters, electrical forced air heaters and general industrial heating products.

Wellman Thermal Systems Inc.'s history as an industrial heating manufacturer dates back to 1914. Wellman was the successor to the General Electric Company's Industrial Heating Department and was recognized as an international leader in the manufacture of electric heating elements for railcar and industrial heating applications.

Established in 1962, Flo-Dri Inc. was the leading manufacturer of filtration systems for compressed air and natural gas. Flo-Dri is best known for its unique patented filter system that is engineered for long-life and low pressure drop. The exclusive "Quick Change" feature provides the easiest cartridge replacement in the industry.

3L Filters™ has satisfied the most demanding industrial filtration requirements for over 40 years. A broad range of standard and custom products includes liquid filters, strainers, separators, pressure vessels, and engineered products and systems. 3L Filters™ has special expertise for nuclear, petrochemical, water treatment and environmental applications.

Fastrax® was established in 1995 and revolutionized the railroad track and switch heating industry with the introduction of environmentally friendly, flat electric heating technology.  Fastrax® products provide the most efficient heat transfer for rail track and switch equipment and are designed for low maintenance and long life even in the harshest conditions. The company is renowned for its patented Switchblade® heater and patented spring tension clamp.  Fastrax® also custom designs and manufactures energy saving automated control systems.

The integration of these companies and the combination of the extensive products, experience and knowledge base of Ciscan, Ruffneck™, DriQuik™, Caloritech™ , Wellman, Flo-Dri, 3L Filters Inc. and Fastrax® Industries Inc. gives CCI Thermal Technologies Inc. the distinction of being a world leader in the design and manufacture of industrial heating and filtration equipment.

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