Salt Lake City, UT, January 08, 2008 --(PR.com
)-- Thermal Technologies Corporation, a Utah-based company focused on designing and manufacturing roof deicing products, announced today a key distribution and installation alliance with Drexan™ HeatTracer, a division of Drexan Corporation located in British Columbia, Canada and formed via a partnership with Fujikura Ltd., a well-known Japanese conglomerate.
The alliance permits Drexan™ HeatTracer, the premier heating cable manufacturer in the industrial and commercial markets, to exclusively distribute throughout Canada the patent-pending roof deicing products designed and manufactured by Thermal Technologies. For its part, Thermal Technologies will use only Drexan™ HeatTracer’s self-regulating heating cable products in its various roof deicing products.
“This collaboration with Drexan™ HeatTracer creates an extraordinary synergy that maximizes the inherent technological advantages of Thermal Technologies’ Tpanel and Tzone roof deicing products and helps to bring our companies’ combined technologies into the marketplace," said Michael Gurr, President and CEO of Thermal Technologies. "We are truly excited to work with Drexan™ HeatTracer. By joining forces, our companies are responding to the keen interest in the architectural and roofing industries to creatively and efficiently solve the problem of roof damage caused by ice dams and trapped water."
The collaboration with Thermal Technologies represents Drexan™ HeatTracer’s continued commitment to provide the residential, commercial, and industrial communities with best-in-class solutions that address the problems associated with cold winters. "We have seen a significant increase in the demand for our self-regulating heat-tracing cable product lines across all fronts,” noted Steve Makar, President of Drexan™ HeatTracer. "This alliance between our two companies unites the efficiency and accuracy of Drexan™ HeatTracer’s heating-cable technology with Thermal Technologies’ truly innovative roof deicing products. Together, our technologies increase the effectiveness, overall performance, and economy of the combined system.” The result, according to Mr. Makar, are elegant roof deicing products having superior energy efficiency with appropriate fire safety ratings that are easy to install and are protected by Thermal Technologies’ ten year warranty.
Thermal Technologies and Drexan™ HeatTracer will co-market Thermal Technologies’ Tpanel and Tzone roof deicing products at industry trade shows and other events and through direct sales presentations. Thermal Technologies will support these marketing efforts with installer training and certification programs.
About Thermal Technologies Corporation
Thermal Technologies Corporation designs and manufacturers patent-pending residential and commercial roof deicing products. Roof deicing systems are investments that homeowners and business owners often make to protect their buildings against ice damage and personal injuries caused by falling snow and ice. Innovative new systems are available to clear snow and ice away from critical roof areas.
About Drexan™ HeatTracer
Drexan™ HeatTracer was formed by a joint partnership between Drexan™ Corporation and Fujikura Ltd. The combined forces of these two well-established entities results in benefits to their customers, to industry, to the environment, and to society in general.
Drexan™ was founded in 1928. From roots planted 80 years ago, Drexan™ has served the industrial process industries and commercial construction by providing market-leading products and solutions. Drexan™ has evolved to become a respected North American-wide manufacturer and supplier with multiple divisions. Since 1983, Drexan™ HeatTracer products have been warming the tanks, pipes, sidewalks, eves, and roofs of customers all over the globe.
Drexan™ HeatTracer products have proven highly effective for a wide variety of businesses: petrochemical and chemical facilities, food plants and food-related systems, condo projects and housing developments, and many other types of industrial and commercial operations.
About Fujikura Ltd.
Established in 1885, Fujikura Ltd. is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of power cable and optical fiber products with sales in excess of $5 billion. Its focus on basic materials science, research and development, expertise in polymers and electrical devices and a constant eye to “Kaizen”—continuous improvement—is demonstrated in its ISO 9001:2000 certification and has bolstered its longevity and growth. Its ISO 14001 certification illustrates intensive commitment to bettering the environment—a responsibility that it has embraced long before “being green” became popular.
Notice: These statements are based on current plans, estimates and projections, and you should not place undue reliance on them. Forward-looking statements speak only as of the date they are made, and we undertake no obligation to update publicly any of them in light of new information or future events. Forward-looking statements involve inherent risks and uncertainties. We caution you that a number of important factors could cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in any forward-looking statement. Such factors include, but are not limited to: increased competition; industry restructuring; legal, regulatory, economic or other factors; changing market conditions; trade, monetary, fiscal, taxation and environmental policies of governmental bodies; and various other factors beyond these parties’ control.
Contact: Thermal Technologies Corporation, 1-866-635-8123, email@example.com, www.tpanels.com; or Drexan™ HeatTracer, 1-800-663-6873, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.drexanheattracer.com.