Launch of a new generation heaters

Stockholm, Sweden, October 13th, 2015

Launch of a new generation heaters

Calaer Series heaters a new air heater designed by ReformTech in Sweden and manufactured by CalTech, a Joint Venture between ReformTech and Hongye, in China.
Today ReformTech's joint venture company CalTech is launching a new product line of automotive heaters - the Calaer Series of Air Heaters, and building a new global supplier of automotive heating solutions, the first in decades from Sweden. Certification testing of the products was finalized in the end of September and the products are now EU certified and CE marked, US certification will be made within October.
 

The new product line consists of Calaer - Air Heaters with all accessories needed for using and installing heaters easily. Calaer Air Heaters are attractive, competitive products and will be available in two sizes at beginning, 2 kW and 4 kW, both creating a pleasant temperature in cars, buses, boats and other vehicles. More sizes and options will be launched in the coming year, such as 20-25 kW bus heaters (currently developed by ReformTech for Volvo Bus and other Customers in EU and China), 10-12 kW truck heaters etc.

The Calaer 2/4 Air Heater Series from CalTech offers robust, reliable and quiet performance at an outstanding value. Calaer 2/4 are fuel operated heaters that provides heating ensuring a pleasant air temperature. The Calaer 2/4 heaters are designed for easy installation and service in automotive, commercial vehicle, RV, and marine applications. Operated by a step-less thermostatic controller or remote controllers the Calaer 2/4 ensures continuous heat to insure a pleasant cabin environment. Everything needed for installation is provided with your Calaer 2/4, perfectly adapted to your application. Upgrades with controllers and ducting kits are available.

- We are extremely glad and proud of the partnership with Hongye. The partnership will help us to further expand and industrialize our technology platform together with Hongye and key Customers in China. It will also enable us to recruit more personnel and to increase the rate of our expansion into China and rest of Asia. The worldwide market interest for our technology and products is rapidly increasing and the partnership will help us to actively participate in the on-going industry shift towards more environmental friendly heating systems in vehicles, says Daniel Hagström, CEO ReformTech.

- ReformTech has world leading products and an exceptional technology at the right time for the automotive industry, and especially for the Chinese market due to zero emissions of particles. The drive for environmental friendly systems in vehicles makes ReformTech's products and technology a unique business opportunity and I'm glad to be a part of building up CalTech/ReformTech to one of the big suppliers of technology and products to the automotive industry, says Zhao Shu Ming MD Hebei Hongye Yongsheng Heater Сo., Ltd.

- The strong cooperation partner Hongye secures that the results quickly are transformed into growth & increased revenue for ReformTech and the joint venture CalTech with Hongye and takes ReformTech closer to its goal of becoming a new world leading industrial company in the automotive sector. ReformTech is a company with ground breaking products and a world leading team, and this partnership will enable us to realize our goals, says Daniel Hagström, CEO ReformTech.

About ReformTech
ReformTech is a Cleantech company that delivers cutting edge heating solutions for a better environment and a sustainable future.
ReformTech develops, manufactures and sells the world´s cleanest heaters, based on a unique technology platform of clean and catalytic fuel processing. ReformTech´s outstanding technology enables superior heating performance, reduced power vs. weight/size ratio as well as reduced emissions through a unique reactor design and catalytic combustion.
ReformTech´s customers are mainly global vehicle OEM´s and large system integrators. The heaters are also a first choice for customers from the retrofit and aftermarket applications. For more information see www.reformtech.se.

About Hongye
AVIC Hebei Anji Hongye Machinery Co., Ltd. was established in 1947, and at present it is domestically large-scale high and new technology enterprise for comprehensive mechanical products production.
The company covers an area of 250.000 ㎡, with more than a thousand sets of main production and testing equipment's. Company has three wholly owned subsidiaries, Hebei Hongye Yongsheng Vehicle Heater Co., Ltd., Hebei Hongye Yongtai Liquid Machinery Co., Ltd. and Botou Hongchang Machinery Co., Ltd., with machinery manufacturing as the leadership, combined research & development, manufacturing, trade and service together, specializing in the production of vehicle heating and air purification systems.