Cleaver-Brooks | Company Facts

Cleaver-Brooks Company Facts


Cleaver-Brooks is a complete boiler room solutions provider that helps businesses run better every day. It develops hot water and steam generation products aimed at integrating and optimizing the total boiler/burner/control/stack exhaust system to maximize energy efficiency and reliability while minimizing emissions.


221 Law Street
Thomasville, GA 31792
(800) 250-5883


Cleaver-Brooks operates manufacturing and warehousing facilities in 8 locations throughout the world, including: Lincoln, Neb.; Mexico City, Mexico; Milwaukee, Wis.; Monroe, Wis.; Shenzhen, China; Stratford, Canada; Terrebonne, Canada; and Thomasville, Ga. The company is headquartered in Thomasville, Ga.



Sales Force

The Cleaver-Brooks Representative Association (CBRA) has more than 1,500 representatives in 100 offices worldwide.

Product Development Center

Cleaver-Brooks is one of the few boiler room solutions providers in the world to operate a dedicated research and development center committed to integrated engineering. In addition to developing energy-efficient, low-emissions products, the company has engineered state-of-the-art retrofit solutions for commercial, institutional and industrial markets. The company’s Product Development Center is located in Milwaukee, Wis.

Solutions Provider

Cleaver-Brooks offers a full line of integrated energy solutions, including firetube and watertube packages, heat recovery packages, integrated control systems and burner upgrades, to increase the efficiency of any system.

In 2010, Cleaver-Brooks launched a proprietary program called BOOSTSM (Boiler Operation Optimization Savings Test). This customizable computer program, designed for steam boiler systems, details the annual cost savings realized from making certain energy-efficient upgrades, retrofits or replacements. BOOST can be utilized with any boiler system, regardless of the manufacturer.

Business Units

Engineered Boiler Systems

The Engineered Boiler Systems group manufactures the widest range of Nebraska-engineered, industrial watertube boilers (10,000 – 1,000,000 PPH) and pioneered the world’s highest-efficiency, ultra-low emission burners. The division offers the most advanced, integrated boiler, control and burner management systems and manufactures the broadest line of heat recovery systems in the world. Cleaver-Brooks NATCOM burner technology meets the strictest NOx, CO, VOC and particulate emissions requirements for gas or oil systems.

Packaged Boiler Systems

The Packaged Boiler Systems group produces fully integrated, high-performance systems ranging from 10 horsepower to more than 2,200 horsepower. The division manufactures firetube, condensing hot water, commercial watertube and modular boilers that are engineered to integrate with the company’s burners, controls, and other boiler room equipment, including deaerators, economizers, heat recovery systems and accessories.

Packaged Burner Systems

The Packaged Burner Systems group manufactures a comprehensive line of high-efficiency, low and ultra-low emissions products under its flagship brand ProFire®. Cleaver-Brooks burners are engineered to integrate seamlessly with the company’s line of packaged boilers, components and controls.

Exhaust Solutions

The Exhaust Solutions group manufactures a complete line of exhaust gas products (breeching and stacks) to fit Cleaver-Brooks broad range of engineered and packaged boilers.

Aftermarket Solutions

Cleaver-Brooks provides its reps with the tools and equipment to optimize any boiler system operating today. The company offers comprehensive upgrade and retrofit capabilities from a world-class engineering staff. Its turnkey upgrades and retrofits make it easy to change fuel types, lower emissions and increase boiler efficiency. Cleaver-Brooks also offers a proprietary BOOST evaluation to determine how certain upgrades and/or retrofits can help companies maximize efficiencies, reduce operating costs and increase productivity.

In addition to providing industry-leading service and customer support, Cleaver-Brooks has one of the most extensive boiler aftermarket parts networks in the world. It stocks more than 4,000 items, including gaskets, controls, valves, accessories, pumps, motors, gauges, deaerators and water softeners.


The company was founded in 1929 by John C. Cleaver, who started manufacturing small, portable boilers. Cleaver and Raymond Brooks formed Cleaver-Brooks in 1931 and began producing the world's first packaged boiler. Through a commitment to research and development and a sound acquisition strategy, today the company is the sole provider of integrated boiler/burner/control solutions and is a leading manufacturer of boiler room equipment across commercial, institutional and industrial markets.

An early industry leader, Cleaver-Brooks maintains that reputation today and is committed to introducing technology and products that enable a more energy-efficient and environmentally friendly generation of steam and hot water. In December 2010, Cleaver-Brooks introduced its steam-ready Nebraska D series, significantly reducing the drawing-to-installation timeframe of an integrated D-style industrial watertube system. In January 2011, the company launched the CBEX, an integrated firetube boiler system with cutting-edge EX Technology that will set a new standard for compact, high-efficiency design. In March 2011, the company acquired stack manufacturer Cheminée Lining to enhance its exhaust solutions offering.