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Senior Aerospace Thermal Engineering is a leading aerospace components manufacturer, supplying aero engine and airframe OEMs and their Tier 1 suppliers globally. Using high technology processes, we specialise in hot and cold formed components in high temperature aerospace alloys, complex fabricated assemblies, thermal insulation heat shield and systems.

Senior Aerospace Thermal Engineering’s core products cover a wide range of aircraft components and assemblies.

World class manufacturing

Senior Aerospace Thermal Engineering operates from a 6500m2 (70,000 sq. ft) purpose built aerospace manufacturing and assembly facility that was opened in 2005. We provide a complete service from supply chain management, tooling development and design, manufacturing, post forming treatments and quality testing facilities.

Our state of the art equipment and facilities ensure that we can offer innovative, practical and cost effective solutions to our customers around the world. Further details of our manufacturing capabilities and equipment can be found by using the link below.

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The business was founded in 1988 in Royston, Hertfordshire approximately 35 miles north of London, and has expanded rapidly by building close working relationships with its key customers. In 2010, Senior Aerospace Thermal Engineering was purchased by a group of investors led by Privet Capital.

Senior Aerospace acquired the business in December 2013 when it became Senior Aerospace Thermal Engineering (SATE). Today Senior Aerospace Thermal Engineering has revenues in excess of US$25m and employs 100 employees.


Quality is embedded right through our organisation and dedication to superior quality is supported by over 30 years of experience and knowledge of the aerospace industry’s quality standards.

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Senior Aerospace Thermal Engineering is proud to work with leading aerospace companies globally.


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Thermal Engineering are a Senior PLC group business. Senior is an international, market-leading, engineering solutions provider with 32 operations in 14 countries.

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