About Airtherm

About Airtherm

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AER-Overly LogoAirtherm carries on the tradition of excellence established by AER Corporation since 1961. Airtherm provides innovative air systems and steam systems to the paper & tissue industries and to other industrial customers.

The experienced staff of sales engineers and project designers are available to provide custom designed systems to fit both your needs and your budget. The scope of our services will take you from initial engineering and design, all the way through fabrication and installation. We also provide post installation services to ensure that you are completely satisfied with your system.

The Airtherm staff is committed to prompt, responsive service to our customers and to maintaining the performance of their systems.



AER Corporation was incorporated in New Jersey and began engineering, designing, manufacturing and installing air application equipment or the pulp and paper industry and for special drying applications in numerous other fields.


Thermo Electron purchases and merges AER Corporation and Overly (floatation dryers) to form AER-Overly.


Thermo Electron purchases Lodding (doctors) and merges it with AER-Overly to form Thermo Electron Web Systems headquartered in Auburn, MA.


The AER-Overly segment of T.E. Web Systems was separated and became a new company called Airtherm Corporation headquartered in Longview, WA. The Lodding segment went on to become known as Kadant.


Airtherm purchases Fluidaire and begins marketing, design, installation and servicing Fluidaire products including sheet stabilization using airfoil technology.


Airtherm Corporation celebrates 30 years servicing the pulp and paper industry on June 1, 2016.