CCI Thermal Technologies Inc.

CCI Thermal Technologies Inc. Acquires Track and Switch Heating and Snow Removal Assets of Hovey Industries Inc.

Edmonton – December 16, 2016 - CCI Thermal Technologies Inc., a leader in advanced heating and filtration solutions, is pleased to announce the acquisition of the railroad track and switch heating and snow removal business of Hovey Industries Inc. CCI Thermal now designs and manufactures HELLFIRE gas fired hot air blowers, INFERNO gas blowers, horizontal air curtains, tie ducts, track ducts, replacement parts and associated equipment.

For over 37 years, Hovey has been the leading manufacturer of gas fired rail heating systems and horizontal air curtains. Hovey’s blue flame burner technology and renowned HELLFIRE gas fired hot air blower design has transformed the railroad track and switch heating industry.

The HELLFIRE and INFERNO product lines will be offered under the Fastrax® brand together with CCI Thermal’s patented SwitchBlade® flat electric switch heater. Please visit www.fastraxind.com for product information and inquiries.

“The acquisition of the HELLFIRE and INFERNO product lines of Hovey Industries Inc. enables CCI Thermal to offer the most comprehensive line of ice and snow removal products for the rail industry,” says Bernard Moore, CEO of CCI Thermal.

As a leader in heating and filtration solutions, CCI Thermal Technologies Inc. is committed to ongoing research, product development and, above all, excellence in customer service.  With facilities across North America, CCI Thermal manufactures six of the top brands in industrial heating in addition to a comprehensive line of engineered industrial filtration products including:


Cata-Dyne™ Explosion-Proof Gas Catalytic Heaters
Ruffneck™ Heaters for the Harshest Environments
Caloritech™ Engineered Electric Heat
Fastrax® Track and Switch Heaters
3L Filters™ Engineered Filtration Systems
Norseman™ Electric Explosion-Proof Heaters
DriQuik™ Infrared Oven Components

For further information please contact:

Bernard C. Moore, P. Eng., CEO
CCI Thermal Technologies Inc.
Phone: (780) 466-3178
Fax: (780) 468-5904
Email: berniemoore@ccithermal.com

John Sullivan, Fastrax® General Manager
Phone:  1-855-244-3128 
Fax: (303) 979-7350
Email: jsullivan@ccithermal.com