Industrial heat treatment control systems since 1984

About Us

Ice Star is a family business founded in 1984 by Esa Santala in Finland. Esa Santala has decades of experience in heat treatment business. He developed one of the first processor controlled multi-channel controller on the market. Since that Ice Star have been pushing the heat treatment industry forward by continuously creating advanced technology solutions.

Today Ice Star is providing the most innovative and versatile heat treatment control system in the world. Our control system, IS System, is developed for precise, reliable and efficient heating control. It consists of IS controllers and ISPort software. With ISPort software you can define process parameters as temperatures, rates, tolerances etc; operate and control one or many processes from one or several controllers; edit PID values; fill in needed information, ex. customer info, work info etc.; print all work documents and heat treatment certificates. ISPort is suitable also using in Touch Screen PCs.

Example of work documents and certificates

Ice Star are known all around the world due to system's reliable and efficiency. Our product family are growing year by year to achieve the customers' needs.

We are committed to continual improvements and developments to make the best even better for customers.

Our distributors

Finland and Scandinavia

Heatreat Oy


Arc-Heating S.r.o.

USA, Canada and Mexico

Hotfoil-EHS, Inc.