About Us

Experienced In All Steam Solutions

What we Do

Thorne International Boiler Services (TIBS) have been designing, manufacturing, installing and maintaining industrial steam and hot water boiler systems since 1973.TIBS undertake steam and power plant projects in various industries across both private and public sectors. These often have vastly different requirements and our experienced team will work closely with clients to offer the most effective engineering solutions to suit the needs.All types and makes of industrial steam and hot water boilers are included in TIBS portfolio of works, these include:

Water-Tube Boilers
Fire-Tube Boilers
Heat Recovery Steam Generators
Coil Boilers
Biomass Boilers
Waste Heat Boilers
Bagasse Fired Boilers
Ancillary Equipment


TIBS always aim to understand the unique requirements of your business. Our consultation services include troubleshooting, improving plant efficiency and evaluation of boiler plant to determine integrity and reliability.


Need a bespoke or re-design of a steam or hot water system? TIBS in house team of experienced designers will work with clients to design systems that fulfil your needs.


Over the years, TIBS have built an extensive trusted network of suppliers and contractors. Whether supplied in house or via our network, TIBS will provide the best available technology to suit project specification and budget.


Our qualified team of onsite engineers ensure that every installation project runs smoothly and safely. We are always dedicated ensuring that all installations are completed and commissioned on time.


TIBS dedicated maintenance team are committed to ensuring that you receive reliable and effective support through planned scheduled maintenance.

Our History

Thorne International Boiler Services (TIBS) was founded in 1973 to provide specialist boiler design to a wide variety of industries worldwide. Our initial services included skilled labour, boiler spares and commissioning services for industrial plants. Our core aim was to ensure that organisations received knowledgeable, skilled and efficient boiler installations merging seamlessly with the requirements of their commercial environment.

As technology evolved, so did the services we provide. Since the 1970s, our business has expanded to cater for all types of steam and hot water related plant. From industrial water-tube boilers, heat recovery steam generators, biomass boilers, bagasse fired boilers to shell and firetube boilers, TIBS now offer a comprehensive portfolio of services to industries across the world.

While business has advanced and grown, TIBS core values remain the same. We approach every project with professionalism and expertise, bringing our 50 years of experience to every client we work with. That means that our clients still receive the knowledgeable, skilled and efficient service we originally set out to provide.

TIBS team includes fully qualified mechanical engineers, C&I engineers, coded welders and accredited fitters. From highly educated individuals with industrial experience to fully qualified maintenance and service teams, we pride ourselves on our people. They work hard to ensure that all our clients receive the highest quality service, from the consultation phase right through to after care.

As technology continues to develop, we look forward to providing new and innovative services to our global clients, just like we always have done.

Our Core Values


We’re committed to providing the highest quality services to all industries. Whatever your requirements, you can trust TIBS fully-qualified team.


We understand the complexity and intricacies of boiler installations. With over 50 years’ experience, TIBS knowledge of industrial boilers is unparalleled.


TIBS qualified engineers ensure all work is conducted safely 
and that your system operates both safely and reliably on completion.


TIBS know how critical boilers are to industries. We work hard to ensure that all the services offered are reliable, efficient and effective.

Satisfied Clients

Excellent company to work with, thoroughly professional and on hand to help whenever requested.

Kirk Thompson

Countries We’ve Covered

TIBS have supplied services to more than 50 countries worldwide in industrial sectors including sugar cane factories, power stations, oil and chemical refineries and food processing factories to name but a few.

Middle East

Bahrain, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Yemen, Saudi Arabia


Angola, Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Morocco, Mozambique, Mauritius, Nigeria, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Democratic Republic of Congo, Zambia

Americas & Caribbean

Antigua, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Canada, Dominican Republic, Guyana, Hawaii, Jamaica, St Kitts, Surinam, Trinidad, USA, Venezuela


Ireland, Italy, Jersey, Kosovo, Malta, UK

Far East

Bangladesh, Fiji, India, Indonesia, Japan, Myanmar, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka