AeroThermal (incorporating Aeroform) are pioneers in developing innovative solutions from aerospace through to green energy from waste worldwide

AeroThermal, incorporating Aeroform, is a British company with over 35 years’ experience in designing and manufacturing bespoke autoclaves for world-leading companies in the aerospace, motorsport, military, electronics and tobacco sectors.

Our extensive expertise is also being applied to innovative autoclave solutions that derive green energy from household and industrial waste, whilst increasing recycling rates and decreasing carbon emissions. Members of the AeroThermal team have helped design, build and operate more than 40 anaerobic digestion systems that process waste, sewage and farm substrates in the UK and China.

Our History

AeroThermal, incorporating Aeroform, has extensive experience in meeting the high-quality standards required by the aerospace industry.

With over three decades of practical and technical experience, our team has designed and project-managed autoclave construction for leading global companies, with clients including Boeing, Airbus, BAE Systems, Lockheed Martin, British Airways and the RAF.

The company has expertise in specialist thermal processing equipment, custom-designed and manufactured with proven aerospace processing capability. These operate at extremely high tolerances and exacting standards for a variety of applications, and temperatures can reach 400oC.

With several hundred autoclaves and ovens manufactured, installed and operating worldwide, AeroThermal, incorporating Aeroform, has a global reputation for providing its clients with reliable yet innovative industrial processing solutions.

Meet the Team

Ian Toll
Company Founder

Ian is one of the original founders of the business and is a mechanical engineer with over 30 years experience in the design, manufacture and installation of large turnkey process solutions for companies worldwide.

Christian Toll (CEng, FIMechE)
Chief Executive Officer

Christian is AeroThermal’s CEO, responsible for running the Company on an operational basis. He is a Chartered Engineer and a Fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers.

Dr. Nigel Bailey (MA PhD)
Technical Director

Nigel is the Technical Director and Principal Engineer within the Company. He is a highly experienced and well qualified consultant thermodynamicist and mechanical engineer with considerable experience in process engineering for both the oil and power industries.

Julyan Coe (ACMA)
Finance Manager

Christian is AeroThermal’s CEO, responsible for running the Company on an operational basis. He is a Chartered Engineer and a Fellow of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers.

Dr. Zengjian Wang (BSc Hons) PhD
Senior Research Manager

Jian is the Company’s Senior Research Manager and has previously worked on anaerobic digestion plants in both commercial units and academic institutions. As well as working in the UK, Jian spent over ten years putting together anaerobic digesters for the Chinese government.

Tony Kimber BSc (Hons) CEng MICE MCIWEM
AD Technology Technical Director

Tony leads the AD technology delivery team, he is a chartered Civil Engineer with over 30 years experience in the design and construction of sewage treatment systems. After graduating he completed a four year training period with consultants Pick Everard where he gained his chartered engineer status.

Susan Butcher (Grad. IOSH)
Technical Director

Susan is a fully qualified Health and Safety Practitioner and a Graduate of the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (Grad IOSH) with extensive professional experience. She has broad HSE and Q A ISO 9001 experience and currently is managing the Design and Installation of Autoclave and Advanced Anaerobic Digestion on complex Projects.

At AeroThermal, we’re investing in our planet’s future.

Our vision is to maximise recycling, turn waste into green energy, and minimise the amount of waste going into landfill whilst also reducing harmful carbon emissions.

If, like us, you want to invest in a greener future and make a return, we’re happy to talk about our waste system and the opportunities it presents.