ABOUT ELEKTROTERMIJA

We have grown from local workshop to global supplier of heating elements. Our products are used on markets all over the world.

Since 1983

Elektrotermija is located in Bela Zemlja, suburb of town Uzice in south-west of Serbia. It is established as privately owned company in 1983. by Mr. Radjen Kovcic as a workshop for production of cartridge heaters with only two employees. Throughout years Elektrotermija has developed production of ceramic, galvanic and tubular heating elements, as well as accessories for heating and temperature regulation. Constant investments in equipment and people resulted that Elektrotermija has become recognized for quality and wide range of products. We have specialized our production for small to medium series of heating elements.

Today Elektrotermija is modern equipped factory with flexible technology, able to respond on almost every customer's requirement in short terms.
We are leading manufacturer of special and industrial heating elements in Serbia and Balkan region. We are committed to increasing of export markets. Elektrotermija products find their application on each continent. Our products are placed on various markets such as Germany, Netherlands, Finland, France, Portugal, Russia, UK, Italy etc.

Our greatest strength are people. We hire 70 employees of which 10 are with university degree. We support good working conditions and chance for personal, knowledge and skills development of each employee. We do not compromise with safety and health at work.

Since February 2020. Elektrotermija has become a part of Backer Group, one of the leading suppliers of heating elements in the world. Further development and investment in new technologies and equipment are our future. We remain stable partner to our customers by further development of cooperation. Transparency and respect guide us through collaboration with our clients. Elektrotermija is focused on improving existing and introducing new products according to customer needs and international standards.

Milestones


  • THE ELEKTROTERMIJA STORY

    Our story began back in 1983 and is still going on.

  • 1983

    ELEKTROTERMIJA IS FOUNDED

    Mr. Rađen Kovčić established Elektrotermija in town Užice in south-west of Serbia.
    Elektrotermija was a workshop with only two employees.

  • 1984

    NEW TECHNOLOGY

    Started production of low density cartridge heaters for tool heating.

  • 1985

    NEW TECHNOLOGY

    Started production of ceramic heaters, galvanic heaters and thermocouples.

  • 1986

    MARKETING ACTIVITIES

    Our first product catalog has been published.
    The content was focused on industrial heating elements and temperature control.

  • 1987

    NEW TECHNOLOGY

    Started production of ring and band heaters.
    Participation in local fairs and exhibitions.

  • 1992

    NEW PRODUCTION PLANT

    Moving to a new three-storey administration and production building in town Užice.

  • 1996

    NEW TECHNOLOGY

    Setting up of a production line for tubular heating elements.

  • 1998

    MARKETING ACTIVITIES

    Our first website has been launched.
    Elektrotermija strived to apply new information technologies.

  • 2003

    NEW PRODUCTION PLANT

    Fast-growing demand for our products result in moving to new production plant
    in Bela Zemlja, suburb of Užice.

  • 2004

    COMPANY TRANSFORMATION

    Mrs. Mirjana Kovčić becomes CEO bringing fresh ideas and new energy in company.

  • 2005

    SPACE EXPANSION

    The volume of production is growing. New warehouse was built.

  • 2006

    INVESTMENTS

    Rapid development and huge investments in equipment.
    New generation of MgO powder filling machine and NC bending machine.

  • 2008

    NEW TECHNOLOGY

    Beginning of production of high density cartridge heaters.

  • 2012

    CERTIFICATION

    ISO 9001 Quality Management System certified by TÜV SÜD.
    Elektrotermija is selected in TOP10 entrepreneurs in Serbia in the "Blic preduzetnik" campaign.

  • 2013

    CERTIFICATION

    ISO 14001 Environmental Management System certified by TÜV SÜD.
    30-years company anniversary.

  • 2014

    MARKETING ACTIVITIES

    Elektrotermija is exhibitor at MIDEST in Paris France.

  • 2015

    NEW MARKETS

    Expansion of production and product range.
    Share of export sales exceeded 30%.

  • 2017

    SPACE EXPANSION

    New production plant was built. Expansion of the production floor space.
    Continual investments in machinery and equipment. 

  • 2020

    NEW OWNERS

    Ownership of Elektrotermija was transferred to the Swedish Backer Group.
    Mr. Ivan Ćitić becomes CEO.

CORPORATE RESPONSIBILITY

As part of the Backer Groupexternal link and Element business area of NIBE Groupexternal link, we have signed the UN Global Compact, which means that we abide to internationally accepted principles concerning human rights, labor standards, the environment and anti-corruption and expect our business partners to follow the same basic principles. All our employees are familiar with Our Values, Our Business Principles and Our Working Methods, which are summarized in three brochures. These brochures form a framework that regulates all our business conduct and this applies equally to all our employees wherever they may be.