Feb 17, 2022
Spokane, Wash. – Hotstart is pleased to announce the promotion of Casey Hall from Railroad Market Manager to Product Strategist/Market Manager. Mr. Hall will move from the Hotstart Railroad Office in Merrillville, IN to company headquarters in Spokane, WA where he will work closer with Hotstart’s sales, engineering and manufacturing teams. Mr. Hall joined Hotstart in 2015 as a Railroad Market Manager where he worked with railroads, installers and OEMs to reduce locomotive idling, fuel consumption and emissions across the US and Canada.
Feb 9, 2022
Spokane Valley, WASHINGTON: Local members of the NSDAR Esther Reed Chapter, honored Spokane Valley business Hotstart, Inc. with a Flag Certificate for flying the American Flag for over 40 consecutive years. This year will mark the 80th year that Hotstart has been in business in the Spokane area.
Dec 29, 2021
As of January 1, 2022, Hotstart will be changing the format of the date code used on product labels for select thermal management products. The date code format will change from Week/Year to Date/Year to better align with universal calendar dates. Download the Technical Service Bulletin for complete details on product families effected.
Sep 29, 2021
Spokane, Wash. September 29, 2021 – Hotstart Europe GmbH (HEG), a subsidiary of Hotstart, recently shipped the first locally manufactured HOTflow® CSM Euro Engine Heaters to customers in Europe. The Köln, Germany based operation is the first international manufacturing location for the company.
Apr 21, 2021
As of March 2021, Hotstart will no longer offer the EVRHEAT 1.65 kW model. Instead, Hotstart will offer two new heating power model options for the EVRHEAT series: 1.4 kW and 1.9 kW. These two new heating power options will join the existing 2.5 kW option in an effort to maximize our customer’s potential engine heating applications for the entire EVRHEAT series.
Jan 20, 2021
Spokane, Wash. January 20, 2021 – Hotstart is expanding its offerings of hazardous location certified products, bringing design and manufacturing expertise to additional industries beyond oil and gas heating applications. Industries, applications, and customers around the world that require hazardous location certified equipment will benefit from Hotstart’s experience designing solutions that meet rigorous certification standards.
Dec 7, 2020
Hotstart recently published a new case study focused on optimizing the performance of hazardous location engine heaters on gas compressor packages and engines. Download the study to learn more on best practices and field testing results with an industry gas engine manufacturer.
Hazardous Location Engine Heating Case Study
Nov 17, 2020
Spokane, Wash. November 17, 2020 – HOTSTART was recently granted UL C/US approval for their hazardous location heating systems used in the extraction of natural gas including midstream, offshore, CNG and other gas compression operations. Models OLE, CLE, OCLE, DOLE, OSE, CSE and OCSE are now certified for Class I, Div.
Jun 24, 2020
Spokane, Wash. June 24, 2020 – Hotstart, a world leader of thermal management technologies, was recently audited and recertified by SAI Global to the ISO 9001:2015 standard. This was the first time the company participated in a virtual audit.
Mar 25, 2020
Spokane, Wash. - As the COVID-19 situation continues to impact the world, Hotstart is working to prioritize the safety and health of our employees, their families and our communities while also continuing to deliver essential products to our customers. On March 23rd, Washington State Governor Jay Inslee announced a new “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” order to close businesses except those described under “Essential Critical Infrastructure Workers”.