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ECI Partners with Hydro-Thermal to Deliver Direct Steam Injection Solutions

November 11, 2021
ECI, the region’s leading provider of process control and automation solutions, partners with Hydro-Thermal to deliver direct steam injection solutions. Hydro-Thermal delivers the perfect temperature every time.
As a Hydro-Thermal representative, ECI provides and supports direct steam injection products, an ideal solution for heating liquids and slurries over a range of viscosities and solid contents to precise temperatures.
Hydro-Thermal’s Hydroheater technology offers precise temperature control and reduced energy consumption that is critical to industrial and food and beverage operations. Hydro-thermal offers the control necessary to reduce costs and outperforms other heating methods such as heat exchangers.
“Direct steam injection creates an opportunity for more efficient heating and precise temperature control while reducing energy consumption, and eliminating scaling,” explained Eric Slevin, VP, Final Controls, ECI. “Hydro-Thermal’s industry-leading solutions combined with ECI’s local service expertise enables greater use of steam and more efficient and reliable operations.”
About Hydro-Thermal
Hydro-Thermal Corporation is the global leader in on-demand steam injection heating and cooking systems for industrial and sanitary fluid processing applications for customers in the pulp and paper, metals, mining, chemical, wastewater, food and beverage, pet food, ethanol, and biofuels industries. From the original Hydroheater® in 1934 to our latest technical innovations today, we harness the power of steam to deliver ultra-precise and dependable heating solutions that optimize temperature control, increase energy efficiency and minimize maintenance requirements. With more than 20,000 installations in 86 countries – all backed by our 100% performance guarantee – Hydro-Thermal helps companies achieve the perfect temperature every time. Hydro-Thermal is ISO 9001:2015 Certified and employs approximately 100 employees across 5 locations in Wisconsin, France, and Brazil. For more information, call 262.548.8900 or visit
About ECI
ECI specializes in process control and industrial automation products and solutions for manufacturing and process customers in the oil and gas, chemical, power, food and beverage, mining and metals, life sciences, pulp and paper, refining, petrochemical, OEM and nuclear industries. In addition, as an Emerson Impact Partner, ECI provides engineering, site support and training services for customers. Founded on the principles of product quality, reliability and safety, ECI offers unmatched product and service solutions designed to meet specific customer needs. ECI is an ISO 9001:2015 registered company and employs more than 250 professionals at several locations across Western Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Ohio and Western Maryland. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette honored ECI with a ninth consecutive Top Workplace Award in 2021. For more information, call 724.746.3700 or visit