Apr 2, 2019
Spokane, Wash. - HOTSTART will be exhibiting at the American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA) Annual Convention April 6-9, 2019 in Orlando, FL. Visit HOTSTART at booth #522 and talk with our idle reduction experts on how HOTSTART engine heating solutions can serve the needs of short line and regional railroads.
Mar 19, 2019
Spokane, Wash. – HOTSTART announced today the closing of its acquisition of IPU Group’s engine heating business based in the United Kingdom. The acquisition allows HOTSTART to offer a wider variety of engine heater products and to directly serve more customers in the UK through the newly formed HOTSTART Birmingham, Limited, doing business as HOTSTART UK.
Dec 12, 2018
Spokane, Wash. – HOTSTART announced today the agreement to purchase the engine heating business from IPU Group based in the UK. IPU Group is a master distributor of HOTSTART products and a specialist in the design, manufacture and distribution of systems for diesel and gas engine applications.
Aug 31, 2018
Spokane, Wash. – HOTSTART was recently named as one of the Best Places to Work Inland Northwest. The third annual list was created by the Spokane Journal of Business and Best Companies Group.
May 23, 2018
Spokane, Wash. – HOTSTART GmbH, the European sales office for HOTSTART, has moved to a new facility in Köln, Germany. Recent expansion of the team and a desire to increase distribution from Europe drove the need to move to a more centralized location in Germany.
Apr 9, 2018
Spokane, Wash. – HOTSTART is pleased to announce the promotion of Rick Cargill to Product Manager – Marine Market for HOTSTART's global marine efforts. Mr. Cargill is based out of the Houston, Texas office and will be responsible for the management of marine products worldwide.
Apr 4, 2018
Spokane, Wash. – HOTSTART recently opened a new regional office in Merrillville, Indiana focused on providing local sales and technical support for the Railroad Market. HOTSTART is a provider of idle reduction systems for shortlines, Class 1 locomotives, transit, rebuilders and leasing companies.
Mar 29, 2018
Pat Norwood, Sales Director - Oil & Gas, presented at the 2018 Gas Compressor Association Conference. The product innovation presentation titled "Small Horsepower Gas Compressor Heaters" highlighted the development of hazardous location gas compressor heaters specific for small horsepower gas compressor frames.
Mar 29, 2018
James Hunt, New Market Development Manager, presented "Bringing the Heat to On-Site Power Stability" to the EGSA Spring Conference March 18-20, 2018. In his 20 years of engineering experience, James has been responsible for a wide variety of roles within the profession – ranging from mechanical design to project management. He is currently leading a small team to pursue new market opportunities at HOTSTART and holds his Professional Engineering license in machine design.
Mar 5, 2018
Spokane, Wash. – HOTSTART is pleased to announce the promotion of Pat Norwood to Sales Director – Oil and Gas. Mr. Norwood will be responsible for guiding the sales efforts of the Oil and Gas office located in Houston, TX.