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Backer-Springfield is recognized worldwide for providing innovative, high-quality products with best-in-class technologies in the following market platforms:

Water Heater
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Why Backer

· Global operations with strong
  local presence in Asia-Pacific,
  Europe and North America.
· Over 90 years of experience in
  electric heating solutions.
· Engineered solutions to meet all
  customers' needs.
· Wide range of standard heating 
· Dedicated teams of designers.


Backer-Springfield is a global market leader in heat related solutions for the appliance manufacturing industries. Based on more than a century of experience in the field, we manufacture and sell heating products to the appliance industry. Backer-Springfield is the largest producer of tubular heating elements in North America manufacturing more than 25 Million a year. We provide total heating solutions for all major appliance Segments including: Cooking, Dishwasher, Water Heater, Automotive and Lighting. We supply Residential and Commercial Comfort Electric Heat and Aftermarket Electric Heat Products in North America and Asia.

What we offer

Backer EHP Product Line

Backer-Springfield designs and manufactures components and complete electric heating and temperature control systems for the following applications:

>> OEM Manufacturing
>> Small appliance
>> Residental appliance
>> Commersial food preparation
>> Refrigeration
>> Automotive
>> Maintenance
>> Special/Custom Order

Our Mission -
Total Customer Success

The continuous quest for Total Customer Success by commercializing innovative solutions, driving business efficiency through Performance Excellence, and demonstrating leadership in everything we do.



Celebrating 100 years,
 has been the first name in electric heat applications. E. L. Wiegand incorporated Wiegand Electric Company in 1917 manufacturing electric heating elements under the "Chromalox" brand. Known as "Chromalox" and "Springfield Wire" for much of our history, we are proud to now carry the "Backer-Springfield" brand.

As a leader in electric heat applications our products provide the innovation, quality, and design efficiency our global customers have come to expect. If you have a need for heat, let us provide the solution.

Backer EHP HQ

Headquartered in Murfreesboro, TN, Backer-Springfield primarily serves customers in the North, Central, and South American market. The Backer Group has state-of-the-art engineering labs and manufacturing plants around the world.

Backer EHP Inc.
4700 John Bragg Hwy
Murfreesboro, TN 37127
United States
Phone: +1 615 907 6900
Web: www.backer-springfield.com

Formerly Springfield Wire
Phone: +1 956 723 2651
Web: www.backer-springfield.com


Nuevo Laredo Plant 1:

Wiegand S.A. DE C.V.
Arizona Y Florida
S / N Col. Mirador
Nuevo Laredo, Mexico

Nuevo Laredo Plant 2:

Springfield Wire de Mexico
A15 de Septembre 3013
Nuevo Laredo, Tamps, Mexico 88278

Shenzhen China:

Backer-Springfield Dongguan Co., Ltd.
Shenzhen, China
Tel: +86 769 88629188
Fax: +86 769 88629138