Company History

HED International Offices

HED® International, Inc., A New Jersey Corporation founded in 1967, designs, manufactures and supplies process heating systems and provides technical services for the production of ceramics, metals, glass and chemicals.

HED® International, Inc. has four (4) divisions;

  • UNIQUE/PERENY Division
  • BLUE FLAME Division
  • PRO-CAST Division
  • PRO-MELT Division

HED International Factory

The UNIQUE/PERENY division of HED is the successor, through acquisition, of the Unique Kiln Company founded in 1948 by Mr. Harry Ratcliffe in Trenton, New Jersey and the Pereny Furnace Company founded in 1933 by Mr. Andrew Pereny in Columbus, Ohio. Today, with many hundreds of kilns, furnaces and other thermal systems in operation worldwide, the UNIQUE/PERENY brand is recognized as the leader in quality and reliability by the worlds foremost industrial, research, education and governmental institutions.

The PRO-CAST Division has pioneered the development of continuous thick film/tape and web coating production systems which are in widespread use in manufacturing electronic components and advanced materials. Proprietary technology has enabled our customers to set international standards in the production of millions of square inches of thin tape cast ceramic, metal and composite products.

The PRO-MELT Division designs and manufactures state of the art electric and fuel fired non-ferrous melting furnaces. Electric resistance heated furnaces feature fully supported, easy to maintain heating elements and high efficiency, low mass insulating materials. This combination offers long life and low cost operation. Fuel fired furnaces utilize ISOMAX multi-fuel burner technology combined with durable, light weight refractories to offer faster recovery rates and greater fuel efficiency.

The BLUE FLAME Division specializes in thermal technology and manufactures ISOMAX gas and oil burner systems. The novel operating principle of these burners is based on over 30 international patents. These burners automatically gasify a wide range of liquid fuels providing an energy efficient, short, clean blue flame. Burner packages are complete functioning systems supplied to a diverse group of customers throughout the world.

The Company is staffed by skilled professionals and crafts people. It is these people who carry on our tradition of providing innovative and cost effective solutions to meet the needs of the customers we serve. Our employees include engineers, designer, draftsmen, welders, pipe-fitters, machinists, bricklayers and electricians, experienced in designing and manufacturing our products.

Sales and Marketing are directed by Product Managers with expertise in dealing with customers in specific fields and selected product applications. Working closely together with the managers of Manufacturing, Engineering and Accounting, they plan, control, execute and review all orders processed for customers. In this way, all of our company personnel contribute, in one way or another, to creating products and services which are superior in quality, value and customer satisfaction.

HED International, Inc.’s offices and manufacturing facilities are located on over seven acres in Ringoes, New Jersey. Over 20,000 square feet of manufacturing space in amply equipped with the machinery and tools essential for the fabrication of both large and small furnaces, kilns, ovens, thermal systems and burners.