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herotec history

Founding by Wolfgang Heuser

  • The development and manufacture of components for underfloor heating systems
  • Production focuses on the all-plastic pipe
  • Further products such as: Rolls of thermal and impact sound insulation and clip track for fixing the heating pipe

The patent for success

  • The patent for the overlap-welded aluminium composite pipe was obtained and made ready for the market
  • Production of overlap-welded aluminium composite pipes.

Company expansion

  • Construction of a new administration building
  • Production and warehouse space expanded to a total of 8,000 m²

Founding of Unicor Rohrsysteme GmbH

  • Founding of Unicor Rohrsysteme GmbH with Wolfgang Heuser as a 50 per cent shareholder
  • Production in Ahlen, distribution via Hassfurt
  • Distribution company for the Unipipe/ Unicor product

Unicor gets growth

  • Unicor Rohrsysteme GmbH becomes a joint-stock company
  • Sale of Unicor Rohrsysteme AG shares to Uponor

Takeover by Thomas Heuser

  • Wolfgang Heuser withdraws from the operational business and Thomas Heuser takes over the management of herotec
  • Focus on the production of system components for the OEM sales market
  • Development of innovative system solutions for the renovation of old buildings
  • As well as repositioning in the market
  • Realignment of herotec GmbH with production and own distribution

Consolidation of position as a supplier

  • The position of being a supplier of innovative and high quality products for the surface heating market is consolidated
  • The newbuild / renovation products are also successfully distributed in other European countries as well as Germany

Extension of the administration building

  • Two additional storeys are added to the administration building

Herotec presents itself at the ISH (HVAC trade fair)

  • herotec GmbH Flächenheizung presents itself at the ISH, the leading global trade fair for building services, HVAC and renewable energies in Frankfurt.

New logistics warehouse completed

  • To optimise the ability to deliver on customer request, a logistics warehouse was constructed with an area of 1,500 m² and space for 1,600 pallets. Today it is the order processing centre

Development of the herotec heated floor brand

  • Creation of the job profile: “herotec heated floor technician”
  • Founding of the herotec Academy for the certified training of herotec heated floor technicians in collaboration with TÜV Rheinland and the Münster Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Launch of the new product ranges

  • Innovations and Solutions launch the innovative, solution-oriented tempusROCK, and tempusFLATT KLETT product ranges

Expansion of company site

  • Expansion of corporate portfolio through the acquisition of the manufacturer EHC
  • Site development for an extension of 10,000 m² and planning for the first phase of the new build

Company expansion

  • Construction and completion of a 1.000 m² warehouse according to Kfw 40 standard
  • Optimisation of the warehouse processes