An expedited shipping program from Watlow, which includes popular products such as its tubular heaters, will help processors reduce downtime and inventories.

Standard tubular heaters from St. Louis-based Watlow can be shipped same day, next day or for three-day delivery through the company's Rapid Ship program. Watlow guarantees to meet its promised ship dates from the Rapid Ship program or shipping is free.

Watlow chose some of its most requested products for the program, including WatRod heating elements, screw-plug immersion heaters, flange immersion heaters, circulation heaters, over-the-side heaters, duct heaters and some thermostats and assemblies.

Watlow also offers late-hour shipments and truck shipments. For more information, call (314) 878-4600.