Key facts

Revenues 4,609 MSEK
Adj. EBIT margin 18.3 %
No. of employees 1,311
Division President Robert Stål

Figures refer to 2023

Division Kanthal

Kanthal is a provider of products and services in the area of industrial heating technology and resistance materials and provides materials for electric heating, temperature sensing and heat resistant applications. Kanthal also offers ultra-fine wire in stainless steel and precious metals for use in medical and electronic appliances.

Products are mainly used by customers within the Industrial Heating, Consumer and Medical customer segments.

The largest geographical market is Europe (34 percent of Kanthal’s revenues in 2023), followed by North America (32 percent), Asia (30 percent), and other markets (4 percent).

Main competitors

Kanthal’s main competitors are Aperam, VDM Metals, Tokai KK and I Squared R Element. In the medical segment of Kanthal, Fort Wayne Metals and Heraeus are among the competitors.

Key financials

Revenue recognized at location of buying customer and not end-user.

Related products

High temperature and resistance material

Our materials products are used for the manufacture of heating elements, thermocouples and a range of highly demanding high temperature applications.

Electric heating elements

The Kanthal® program of electric heating elements is the widest on the market. Our heating elements outperform in all temperature ranges, from element temperature 50 to 1850°C (120-3360°F), and atmospheres.

Furnace tubes

Extruded tubes made from Kanthal® APMT and Kanthal® APM iron-chromium-aluminium (FeCrAl) and nickel-chromium (NiCr) alloys for gas-heated or electrically heated furnaces.

Fibrothal® diffusion cassettes

Fibrothal® diffusion cassettes improve semiconductor manufacturing with a mix of light and heavy elements in horizontal and vertical furnaces, enhancing performance and reliability.