This is Kanthal

We are experts in industrial electric heating technology and resistance materials, providing products and solutions to a wide range of industries on a global scale. Our extensive investments in R&D and eagerness to collaborate ensure that we remain in the forefront of technological development.

Kanthal produces and develops furnace products and heating systems as well as resistance materials in strip, wire, plate, bar and tube. The products are based on the Kanthal® family of iron-chrome-aluminum (FeCrAl) alloys as well as ceramic molybdenum disilicide (MoSi2) and silicon carbide (SiC).

Our products and services help customers improve their productivity in a wide range of resistance and high-temperature applications, including process heating, temperature measurement, furnaces, general engineering and energy saving applications such as the electrification of process heating. Kanthal® products can be found in everything from toasters and coffee makers to cars, solar heating and mobile phones. Wherever you look, you’ll find an application that was made possible by a Kanthal® product.


Join a welcoming workplace committed to employee learning. At Kanthal we combine robust research and customer care to drive development and work towards green goals such as electrification.

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Kanthal has a long heritage dating back to 1931 when it was founded by engineer Hans von Kantzow. The Kanthal name was derived from Kantzow (Kant) and the Swedish town of Hallstahammar (Hal) where AB Kanthal was started and continues to have its headquarters.

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Kanthal was first built on the innovative Kanthal® FeCrAl alloy that changed how electric heating could be used. And we have continued on that path for over 90 years, developing new and game-changing materials and solutions for heating and heat treatment. We know heating technology and can truly say that innovation is part of our DNA.

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Kanthal is a global organization comprising two main business units serving a wide variety of applications: Heating Materials and Heating Systems.

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Sustainable business

We will lead the shift in our industry and build a successful long-term business that advances the world through engineering.

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