BURLINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--William Schawbel, founder and owner of Schawbel Technologies LLC and the ThermaCELL Heated Products line, announced that it has entered into a strategic relationship with Heat Factory USA, the leading US brand of air activated disposable warmers and heated apparel. Heat Factory USA will have an exclusive license to Schawbel’s heated products patented technology in the United States and Canada and will assume the day-to-day management of Schawbel’s existing heated products business.
Launched in 2012, ThermaCELL Heated Insoles were a new heated footwear product that incorporated wireless thermal technology and state-of-the-art materials. The product line has been extended over the past five years to include insoles with removable/rechargeable lithium ion polymer batteries, extra flexibility, USB charging, water resistance, and Bluetooth capabilities along with rechargeable hand and pocket warmers.
“The addition of the ThermaCELL Heated Products to Heat Factory’s product offerings expands the options available to the consumer for head-to-toe warming solutions," stated William Schawbel, founder and president of Schawbel Technologies. “With the integration of the two lines, we can now offer a price point solution for any budget and need – disposables and rechargeables with controlled heat settings at an economical per-use advantage. Our products have offered consumers a reliable body-heating source and now we can continue that history by being able to make available a broader line of products, and going forward, having Heat Factory bring to market new and innovative products using our patented technology.”
About Schawbel Companies
Schawbel Technologies LLC is a spin-off from the Schawbel Corporation. The Schawbel Corporation, founded in 1981, was the inventor of the ThermaCELL line of butane consumer products. Schawbel Technologies will continue to focus on developing proprietary technology that has global appeal and leveraging its worldwide resources.
Schawbel Group, LLC, will continue to provide consulting services on all aspects of consumer products through its seasoned staff of globally located consultants. The website for Schawbel Companies is www.schawbelgroup.com.
About Heat Factory
Heat Factory USA is the manufacturer of the oldest and most recognized warmer brand in the outdoor industry. Heat Factory USA offers top-notch product selections, sales programs, and merchandising solutions. Established in 1980, the Heat Factory brand has kept its focus on quality and is proud to offer some of the highest quality products designed for the outdoor enthusiast and general consumer. Heat Factory USA strives to increase brand recognition through consistent packaging and branding, as well as through manufacturing the most reliable warmers on the market. The company’s website is www.comforttecinternational.com and contains additional information.