Company History

From pioneer to a successful brand!

1998 Initial contact with Russian produced infrared heating elements, sales of drying units for the construction industry under the former name WLL
2000 Russian manufacture ceases, beginning of the development of an infrared heating unit in garage at home, cooperation with GSF Institute for Ecology and Health in Munich
2001 Re-location from garage to former carpenter’s workshop, first moulds produced, experiments with bonding materials
2002 First heating unit leaves production line for sale, production moves to Hartberg, production line with two employees
2003 Production moves to Ökopark Hartberg, adaptation to accommodate specially developed adhesives, serial production and expansion of product range, WLL name changed to IHS Infrarot Heizsysteme Ltd. TÜV product and production-line certification, IHS logo registered as a trademark
2005 Expansion into Workshop 2. New logo (Redwell), marketing campaign, trademark and sample protection, printed IHS packaging, development of heating units for Canada and USA
2006 Expansion into Workshop 3, expansion of warehouse space for materials, new office complex, opening of fully-equipped showroom as a display area for heating units and as sales office for distributors
2007 Quality is our top priority; QM system put in place (EN ISO9001:2000 and 1400:2004), expansion into workshop 4 (increase in production capacity with new machinery), Certification by CSA for UL,ISO - First sales in USA, Canada and Mexico, sales in more than 20 countries with annual sales in excess of 15,000 units
2008 Development of frameless mirrors and multi-function heating systems
2009 The premises will be Extended by a further 350 m² (office complex, including training room), The company’s sophisticated heating technology is now represented to the international market in over 30 countries
2010 "IHS Infrarot Heizsysteme GmbH" has a new Name - from now on, we are called "Redwell Manufaktur GmbH"
2011 Moving to a new building in Ökopark Hartberg, extension of the production area to 3.600 m², new developing area, exhibiting at AHR Expo fair in Las Vegas
2012 Sales manual and new brand performance, new development of products and tests with new climate chambers, plannings of competence center at the "Ökopark"
2013 Warranty extension from 60 to 90 months, Redwell towel dryer with its integrated controll system captures the market, quality intensification through technical enhancements, first exhibition from Redwell Manufaktur with a new 80m² booth, opening of a research and development center
2014 Move of the head office to Rotenturm, certification as „Leitbetrieb AT“, further development of new standing models and bathroom heatings, building of an additional production plant with 900m² with stock and recreation room at the new registration site in RT, new Redwell Stores in Austria
2015 Founded the subsidiary „Infrasmile“, launch of „2IN1 - Heat & Light“, won the Red Dot Award and the Energy Globe Award of Burgenland, Energy Globe Award national: among the top five projects,
State Prize Clean Technology Austria: among the top three projects