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Simon Thorburn, UK Financial Planning Manager

Simon Thorburn, Finance & Business System Manager

Simon Thorburn is UK Financial Planning Manager for Airedale International Air Conditioning Ltd. Simon joined Airedale as Finance Manager in February 2006 from Sundora Foods and spent 9 years as Head of Finance during which he managed the insurance claim following the 2013 fire. Moving to a more commercial role in 2017, Simon is now responsible for Airedales sales pricing policy, making sure that margins are acceptable and sustainable.

Away from work, Simon enjoys spending time with family and friends, listening to music, watching comedy and brewing craft beer. Simon is a member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants and holds a BSc in Economics from the University of Hull.

Two Times Manufacturer of the Year

Two Times Manufacturer of the Year

Date: 02nd December 2019  |   Posted in: Press release

Airedale were recently awarded the title “Manufacturer of the Year” by both the Yorkshire Post and CIBSE Yorkshire. Here’s the inside story of how we have risen to the pinnacle of manufacturing in Yorkshire!

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The Challenges and Opportunities in Data Centre Cooling

The Challenges and Opportunities in Data Centre Cooling

Date: 26th November 2019  |   Posted in: Blog

Data Centre expert Matt Evans shares his thoughts on the continued industry confusion / resistance around ASHRAE server inlet air temperature guidelines.

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Airedale selected by CyrusOne to Implement Cooling Solutions in European Data Centres

Date: 08th November 2019  |   Posted by: Airedale Team  |   Posted in: Press release

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Prototype Lifetime

Prototype Lifetime

Date: 06th November 2019  |   Posted by: Airedale Team  |   Posted in: Blog

The second in our R&D blog series from Jade Swan-McCay, Laboratory Engineer, gives an insight into the stages and processes involved in prototype development at Airedale.

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Data Centre Cooling Summit 2019

Data Centre Cooling Summit 2019

Date: 31st October 2019  |   Posted by: Airedale Team  |   Posted in: Blog

Airedale International, along with our partners Al Mazroui Advanced Technology, were delighted to host Data Centre Cooling Summit 2019 in Dubai.

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What does ‘Made in Britain’ mean to people today?

What does ‘Made in Britain’ mean to people today?

Date: 31st October 2019  |   Posted by: Airedale Team  |   Posted in: Blog

Over summer, we asked our work experience student Ben to research what 'Made in Britain' means to people across the world. Find out what he discovered:

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Airedale Shortlisted for 'Manufacturer of the Year' in Yorkshire Post's Excellence in Business Awards

Airedale Shortlisted for 'Manufacturer of the Year' in Yorkshire Post's Excellence in Business Awards

Date: 12th September 2019  |   Posted by: Airedale Team  |   Posted in: Press release

Airedale have been recognised for excellence in business in Yorkshire Post's shortlist.

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In the air conditioning world, the “F-word” that is on everyone’s lips, is F-gas!

In the air conditioning world, the “F-word” that is on everyone’s lips, is F-gas!

Date: 22nd July 2019  |   Posted in: Blog

The first in a new series of R&D blogs from Jade Swan-McCay, Laboratory Engineer at Airedale. This month's topic: F-Gas and the work behind the scenes involved when developing products for new refrigerants.

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After Adiabatics

After Adiabatics

Date: 21st July 2019  |   Posted by: Airedale Team  |   Posted in: Blog

Growing populations, intensive urbanisation and industrialisation are putting strains on global water resource like never before. In 2015 the World Economic Forum in Davos listed “water crises” for the first time as the world’s leading threat - As an industry we cannot ignore this.

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Airedale International proudly introduces new 'Azure R32 Range' of products

Airedale International proudly introduces new 'Azure R32 Range' of products

Date: 16th July 2019  |   Posted by: Airedale Team  |   Posted in: Press release

Airedale International has today launched its new “Azure” range of R32-optimised air conditioning products. The R32 range, which has been under extensive development for nearly 2 years at Airedale’s state-of-the-art research and development facility, will initially comprise of two units...Find out more.

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