Surface Igniter, LLC the pioneer in the development of the silicon carbide igniter in 1969, is today a leading manufacturer of hot surface igniters for the BBQ grill, clothes dryer, cooking, and heating industries.
Our Advanced Technology department is focused on defining progressive materials and technologies, while remaining commercially viable in the increasingly cost-sensitive domestic appliance industry.
The primary role of our Advanced manufacturing group is to look into innovative methods of production for the current and future products, fully utilizing lean manufacturing principles. A concurrent engineering approach ensures the new products are fully designed for manufacture right from the very concept of an idea
Our design center is equipped with the latest designs ensuring a "right first time" output
Product and System Proving
Before any new component, product or system is cleared for manufacturing, it undergoes extensive and rigorous pre-production testing, resulting in a product that is robust, reliable and fit for purpose.