Apr 12, 2016
Spokane, Wash. - HOTSTART will be exhibiting at the annual American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA) Annual Convention April 22-25, 2017 in Grapevine, TX. Visit HOTSTART at booth #517/617 and see on display engine heating solutions designed to serve the heating needs of short line and regional railroads.
Mar 22, 2016
Spokane, Wash. – Visit HOTSTART at the 2016 Sea Japan exhibition, booth M-42, in Tokyo, Japan April 13-15 and learn the benefits of preheating marine propulsion and auxiliary engines for the shipping industry. Engine preheating solutions keep engines warm and ready to start while in standby mode.
Mar 15, 2016
Spokane, Wash. - HOTSTART will be exhibiting at the annual American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA) Annual Convention April 3-6, 2016 in Washington D.C. Visit HOTSTART at booth #413 and see on display engine heating solutions designed to serve the heating needs of short line and regional railroads.
Mar 15, 2016
Spokane, Wash. – HOTSTART, an international engine heating technology company, recently upgraded its Auxiliary Power Unit (APU) for the locomotive market with a three cylinder, Yanmar Tier 4 Final compliant engine. The new engine offers greater horsepower than its two cylinder predecessor which in turn provides increased heat output for effectively heating vital engine fluids and maintaining the temperature of the prime mover in cold weather.
Dec 15, 2015
To remain consistent with current part nomenclature standards, HOTSTART is reassigning selected Thermocord (Y-cord) part numbers as of December 1, 2015. The affected parts will not undergo any component or manufacturing alterations; form fit, function and application will remain unchanged. To view the service bulletin, please click on the link below.
Nov 5, 2015
Spokane, Wash. – HOTSTART is pleased to announce the hiring of Casey Hall as Market Manager for the Railroad sector. He will be responsible for sales and account management for locomotive engine heating products to the railroad market of the United States and Canada.
Nov 3, 2015
As of January 1, 2016, the OWT model heating system will no longer be offered. As OWT oil heaters reach the end of their operating life, these models may need to be replaced with alternative oil heating systems. HOTSTART is discontinuing the OWT model due to low demand and redundant applications with other HOTSTART heating systems. Discontinued OWT heater. To download the complete discontinuation notice, please click on the link below.
Oct 29, 2015
HOTSTART recently attended the 2015 Railway Interchange in Minneapolis, MN. During the event, Railway Age featured HOTSTART's Idle Reduction Systems in their daily show e-newsletter. Check out the full article at the link below.
Oct 23, 2015
Spokane, Wash. – HOTSTART, an international engine heating technology company, recently added new oil heater systems to its large capacity heater offerings. The oil heaters are designed to heat vital engine fluids allowing for clean, full power startups in marine, stationary power, mining and large equipment applications.
Oct 16, 2015
In the generator set market, forced circulation heating systems are often touted as being a forward-thinking, environmentally-friendly, high efficiency alternative to the traditional thermosiphon engine heater. However, these claims often lack quantitative evidence. Facilities managers, tasked with purchasing engine heating systems for data center generators, must then decide whether the high efficiency claims of a forced circulation system outweigh the inexpensive and uncomplicated legacy technology of the thermosiphon heating option.