- Intelligent heating where it's needed
Backer Calesco is a business unit within Backer AB External link, opens in new window., part of NIBE Group's External link, opens in new window.Business Area Element. Backer Calesco is specializing in applications of flexible foil elements providing heat for a wide variety of industries. Backer Calesco offers the widest product range of all flexible foil heater manufacturers in the world.
Our mission is to find an optimal, cost efficient solution for every customer with a need for heating elements. Over 40 years of experience from a diversity of market segments and applications has given us the competence not only to supply a heating element, but to provide a total heating solution.
With production in Sweden, Poland, Vietnam and China and sales office/warehouse in the US, Backer Calesco combines excellent quality with global sourcing for cost competitiveness and efficient logistic solutions.
Backer Calesco is fully registered as a supplier in the Achilles Power & Tech Supply chain management community.
The knowledge and competence that many years of experience has given ensures high quality of our products. We offer optimal technical solutions with the best possible quality at competitive prices. Highly advanced technical lab facilities, rigorous quality and certification work as well as excellent customer service makes us the natural choice.
Kanthal buys a licence from USA.
Start of Foil division.
Start of Norells Sweden AB in Västerås, mainly producing "domestic" application of heating elements.
First Commercial product: Piglet heater.
First break through into Automotive Industry, rear view mirror heater delivered to Britax Wingard UK to Ford.
Start of Waterbed production.
Management buyout, CALESCO is founded.
First delivery of RVM heaters into US Market.
Opening of Norells US Office in Chicago.
NIBE buys CALESCO.
CALESCO starts a Production unit in Poland.
CALESCO starts a production unit in China.
First high-volume automotive camera heater.
CALESCO becomes a business unit within Backer BHV. CALESCO Norells Inc. becomes Backer Heating Technologies Inc.
Backer Calesco reaches 30 million heaters per year.
Backer Calesco starts a production unit in Vietnam.