Why We Do It

About Us

A Passion for Innovation

Developing solutions based on theory and industry needs is what we live for. That is the stuff that gets us excited and why we come to work!

Forward Thinking

Using our knowledge, experience, and ability to technically think through a problem before it happens. That is exciting. That is a true skill that we want to share with our customers.

Problem Solvers

Getting that call to help someone solve for a problem. Diagramming it out, gathering specs, doing research….

Customer Satisfaction

Developing customer relationships. That handshake after a successful project. The ability to deliver a quality product, on time, and invest in customer satisfaction… That is why we do it.

Our Story


TM Induction Heating has manufactured induction heating equipment used in shrink fitting applications for over 30+ years.  We maintain a state of the art manufacturing facility in Harderwijk, The Netherlands, have over 1500 distributors worldwide, and have factory offices in the USA, Russia, and China.  All TM products are built to TUL/UL and CE specifications.  Our US office provides sales, service, support, and spare parts inventory for all standard heater sizes available.  Our goal is to provide the best customer support available in the industry.


We Are….Dedicated, Involved, Experienced

We Value…Excellence, Innovation, Integrity, Customer Satisfaction

Rick Trichka

Rick Trichka

VP US Operations

Rick Trichka currently holds the VP of US Operations role at TM Induction Heating Worldwide.  He has an extensive list of accomplishments within the company and throughout his career.  Rick holds a Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology from Metropolitan State University of Denver.  He completed an emphasis on Manufacturing within his degree and has used his knowledge to write journal papers, research complex problems, and develop amazing results.  Rick also spent time in Research and Development, Engineering, and Management roles.  His wide knowledge base about materials, assembly and manufacturing, and mechanical systems partnered with his advocacy for usability give a full 360 degrees focus on quality at TM for our customers.

Tim Loedeman

CEO, Global

Marjanne Loedeman

CFO, Global

Rik van Dijk

General Manager, Global Operations