New purpose-built facilities for Steatite

3rd February 2011
ES Admin
Steatite, the UK provider of advanced computer-based measurement, automation systems & battery packs for mission-critical applications, relocated their operations to a new self contained purpose built facility located within the Ravensbank Business Park in Redditch, Worcestershire.
This is a prime location only 4 miles from the M42 (J3) which makes Steatite’s new site extremely accessible to all its customers nationwide. Despite the current financial climate, Steatite has continued to grow from strength to strength which resulted in the need to expand production capabilities for its customers.

The new facility increases from 12,000 ft to 25,000 ft, giving efficiencies in warehouse, production and office space which will offer increased production and stores space along with the capacity for extended testing. Steatite’s aim is to use the extra space available to improve production capability and reduce lead times, with the option to increase their stock holding for continuing improvement programs that will benefit all its customers.

John Lavery Managing Director, said: “It is the business growth and co operation we have received from our customers that has enabled this move. We are indebted to them and thank them for there continued support. We look forward to working with our customers in the future and seeing you at our new headquarters.”

Debbie Reed, Marketing Manager at Steatite, said: “Our success comes from our passion and commitment to deliver high quality and reliable electronic products and services. It also comes from our unrivalled industry experience of over 72 years in the distribution and manufacture of advanced products and computer based systems with leading lithium chemistry technology in the battery market.”

Steatite’s commitment to working closely with its customers and to sustain ongoing investment within the business enabled the company to develop strong relationships with blue-chip companies and smaller commercial customers alike. This landed Steatite various contracts for secure communications equipment for both military and commercial applications. Steatite supplies the electronics industry with the latest products available, and its customers are involved in various sectors including oil and gas, satellite systems, telecommunications, government and defence.

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