The Self-regulating Technology of Electro Plastics (STEP) was developed in 1981. Originally used to heat automobile seats, it has been adapted to an ingenious variety of demanding applications, such as preventing ice build up on Alaskan tug boats, keeping electronics working in Antarctica and offering safe heating for hospital beds.
In 1994, Electro Plastics, Inc. introduced this unique radiant heating system in the United States. Manufactured in Maryland Heights, Missouri, STEP Warmfloor® provides safe, economical heating solutions for homes, commercial buildings, and institutions. Millions of square feet have been installed throughout the world.For its excellence in design and performance, STEP Warmfloor® has received many National and International awards, including the Most Innovative Product Award in 1997 from The New Home Show aired on the Public Broadcasting System (PBS), a Silver Medal during the Innovation Award 1997 held in Paris, France, by Batimat / Interclima (the largest home building trade show) and the Judge’s Choice Award Winner from the Radiant Panel Association (RPA) 2004 System Showcase.The company’s headquarters is located in Saint Louis, Missouri, U.S.A. Our building is a 35,000 ft2 “living laboratory” as proof of the comfort properties and energy efficiency of STEP Warmfloor®. The building and the products manufactured take in consideration environmental and well-being concerns, using non-hazardous and recyclable materials. We belive and live in what we do.Our products are manufactured in-house, thus producing US jobs. Electro Plastics, Inc. certifies that STEP Warmfloor™ products are manufactured in the United States and have at least 95% domestic content. All products are manufactured with quality in mind and comply with Buy American Act (BBA) and are North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) certified.