About Us

Established in 1938, Steatite is a market leader in the design, development and supply of rugged and industrial computers, custom lithium battery solutions, secure communication systems and antennas & subsystems. 

Over the years we have developed a first class reputation for providing solutions that precisely meet the operational demands of our customers. Custom engineering is at the heart of our business, with dedicated in-house teams supporting clients by designing, manufacturing and testing the most advanced range of products and systems tailored to specific application requirements.

Quality is a key driver and we are ISO 9001: 2015 certified. Security-cleared individuals and facilities are complemented by a strong engineering and design capability, with an in depth knowledge of CE, UK DEF STAN, American MIL-STD, NATO STANAG and UK, European and American TEMPEST standards.

As an innovative, technology driven company, we play an active role within the scientific community, driving ground breaking research and development projects designed to devise new technologies that operate at the very limits of technical capability.

Steatite also designs and manufactures bespoke ruggedised computing and peripheral products under its ndura RUGGED® brand.

Group Information

As a part of the Solid State PLC Group of companies, quoted on the UK AIM market (SOLI), Steatite benefits from its association and close working relationship with the other companies in the group (Solid State Supplies, Ginsbury Electronics), and accompanying resources.


Steatite’s facilities include a secure 27,000 square feet site, located in Redditch in the heart of the UK infrastructure, dedicated to Design, Engineering, Manufacturing and Service support.

The engineering department possesses an in depth knowledge of CE, UK DEF STAN, American MIL-STD, NATO STANAG and UK, European and American TEMPEST requirements.

In addition to our main Redditch site, we operate a 24,000 sq ft battery design and assembly facility located in Crewkerne, and a 15,000 sq ft facility in Leominster dedicated to antenna production, electronics and software.

This site also contains a design engineering workshop and state-of-the-art microwave laboratory.

Steatite Redditch

Corporate Headquarters & Manufacturing Facility
Ravensbank Business Park,
Acanthus Road, Redditch,
B98 9EX
United Kingdom

Telephone: +44 (0)1527 512 400
Fax: +44 (0)1527 512 419
Email: sales@steatite.co.uk

Steatite Leominster

Antennas & Subsystems
Unit 15 Croft Business Park,
Southern Avenue,
United Kingdom

Telephone: +44 (0)1568 617 920
Email: sales@q-par.com

Steatite Crewkerne

Batteries & Power
Unit 17 Northern Way,
Cropmead Industrial Estate,
TA18 7HJ
United Kingdom

Telephone: +44 (0)1460 980100
Email: sales@steatite-batteries.co.uk

Steatite regional offices

Marine Robotics Innovation Centre
National Oceanography Centre, European Way, Southampton, SO14 3ZH, United Kingdom