2007 Manny Award Winner!

Company name: Micropyretics Heaters International, Inc. (MHI)
City, State : Cincinnati, Ohio
Public or private company : Private Founded: 1991
Number of local employees : 25
CEO/President : Anu Vissa
Web site address: www.mhi-inc.com
What they manufacture: Custom heaters

Heating Up

New MHI custom heaters save energy

The employees at Micropyretics Heaters International, Inc. work hard to pump out new ideas.

They have created several innovative heating systems as custom solutions to hundreds of customer demands, all with significant energy-saving benefits. Products include Microheaters, Fiberheaters, HeatPad and Microtube heaters.

Anu Vissa, the chief operating officer, says that incorporating technology from past successful inventions allows the company to continually come up with new ideas.

"MHI patented materials and products give customers a unique and unparalleled opportunity to be at the forefront of thermal and advanced material technologies not available from any other company," Vissa says.

MHI received the Governor's Award for Excellence in Energy Efficiency in 1996 and R&D Magazine's "R&D 100 Awards" in 1999, 2001, 2004 and 2005.

"Customers come back to MHI for two reasons: quality and service," Vissa notes. That, and the products, materials and processes MHI offers have been built from the ground up.