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About the Farnam Difference

Tutco Farnam facilities in Arden, NC

In 1982 we started this company with one goal in mind. We wanted to offer OEM's a new level of responsiveness, creativity, and efficiency to air and surface heating systems. We knew that by sharing our knowledge and experience we could help OEM's greatly enhance the performance, reliability, and cost effectiveness of their systems and products.

Farnam has always been active in a broad range of industries and heating applications. These diverse markets give us great stability in addition to insights and experience from many fields. We apply this knowledge.

Farnam has always been managed in a financially responsible manner. We operate for the long term and value our relationships with suppliers, associates, and our customers. Farnam is frequently the only source for the items we supply, so reliability and responsiveness have always been our core values.

ISO Report

We are proud to be ISO certified. A large number of our products are also produced with UL certification.

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Thanks to creative systems and efficient short run capabilities, we're a very cost effective manufacturer. Our ISO 9001 Quality System is a strong tool which serves Farnam and our customers well.

We've changed and grown. But, what hasn't changed is the reason we began in the first place - to partner with clients and provide them with effective heating element solutions which improve their products.


Solutions for a Variety of Industries

We have a record of designing outstanding solutions for a wide variety of industries. Visit our Industry Applications page to learn about a few of the many industries we serve.



Case Histories

We develop innovative solutions and we have a past to prove it. Take a look at any of the case histories below to see how we've gone above and beyond our clients needs, time and time again.

Shrink Wrapping Heat System

Shrink Wrapping Heat System

A self contained heat system integrating a blower, heater and thermocouple inside an easy to clean insulated housing. Operates reliably day and night.

Patient Warming Blanket Heater

Patient Warming Blanket Heater

We designed a heater to fit in a small space and operate safely in a hospital operating room, with oxygen nearby and patient connected to other machines.

Custom Heating Element for Scientific Instrument

Custom Heating Element for Scientific Instrument

0.187" diameter heater for a zero clearance probe. Provides precision heating of gas stream.

Custom Heating Element for Medical Storage Device

Custom Heating Element for Medical Storage Device

Heater designed to retrofit into an existing line of medical equipment to solve the problem of heater failures in the original device.


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