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Counter Terror Expo 2010: Record Attendance Reflects Threat From Terrorism Remains High

Counter Terror

April 14-15 delivered a busy week for the Steatite Team at the 2010 Counter Terror show.

The official show figures have revealed that over a two day period an excess of 6900 attendees passed through Olympia’s National Hall doors. This show has enabled the team to meet many of our current customers while receiving new interest from visitors who approached us with specific requirements and technical questions, which resulted in a whole series of project ideas.

Attending on the Steatite stand was Mike Mountfield, Paul Edwards, Sebastian Leaver and Debbie Reed. The Team experienced two extremely busy days at the Olympia Exhibition centre in London.

Due to the unprecedented demand from the sector, the Counter Terror Expo will move to the much larger Grand Hall of London’s Olympia Exhibition and Conference Centre in 2011.

Debbie Reed Marketing Manager for Steatite comments:

“This was our first time exhibiting at the show. Although very hard work, the general consensus of opinion from the team was that it was a great success and we were so impressed that we have booked a space at the next Counter Terror show planned for April 2011.”

Microsoft Windows Embedded Server Products

When designing an embedded solution it is very easy to spend many hours and much of your budget designing your end point client device and leave all thoughts of the server that will be running these devices until the last minute when it is often too late to evaluate products correctly.

This can often lead to a poor choice in hardware and software and potentail weaknesses in your embedded solution.

The overall reliability of any computer system is dictated by the weakest part in the chain; if you are designing a system that is going to be in a dirty environment and you spend your budget designing a bullet proof embedded node but use an off the shelf commercial server you should expect this to be the part of the solution that fails.

The same theory applies with software, if you have spent time and money designing application software to run within a specific environment which meets very specific critirea, would you not wish to be sure this is not only the running on the correct operating system that offers adequate perfromance and security, but also offers the longevity of supply you require?

It is a little known fact that Microsoft have an embedded server range, and those that do know of it tend not to really understand how it can benefit their solution.

Selecting the correct Microsoft Embedded Server O/S at the out set will enable you to develop your software and embedded solution safe in the knowledge that not only do you have the correct technology to back you up, but also that you will be able to obtain this technology for as long as required.

Why not contact us on 01527 406895 to discuss your requirements in more detail.

Press Contact: James Munger – Group Marketing Manager –

Steatite Exhibiting at the Counter Terror Expo 2010

Steatite is pleased to invite you to visit us at the Counter Terror Expo 2010 at Olympia London, on the 14th & 15th April 2010 where we will be demonstrating our design capabilities and bespoke rugged technology solutions.

The Exhibition is the largest event globally to focus on Counter Terrorism and specialist security solutions for the public and private sector. It brings together all relevant organisations and equipment suppliers with the aim of improving public safety.

Steatite brings extensive experience in the design and provision of custom solutions, including rugged computing hardware and custom designed battery power.

The Steatite Showcase will include the latest in vehicle embedded computer technology, along with an STE-P270; a bespoke rugged computer solution designed by Steatite and intended for use in remote outdoor environments.

The STE-P270 is computer technology, embedded into a rugged peli-case, designed for covert operations and powered by a Steatite lithium battery solution; purposely built to last from 12 to 16 hours. Also displaying Steatite APU lithium battery solutions and a range of rugged notebooks, for challenging environments.

Counter Terror Expo 2010


Admission to the exhibition is free of charge.

To register online just click onto the following link and proceed to registration.


For more details, please contact Steatite sales at or visit the Counter Terror Expo website at

We look forward to seeing you at Counter Terror Expo – Stand A15.

Press Contact: James Munger – Group Marketing Manager –

Steatite DSEi 2009 Show Report

September 8 – 11 Delivered a busy week for the Steatite Team at the 2009 DSEI show. Attending on the Steatite stand was Russell Cartwright, Mike Mountfield, Stuart Main, Jonathan Lavery and Debbie Reed. Partnering companies, Dap, General Dynamics and IEI made appearances on the stand supporting the Steatite team throughout their busy week. The Team experienced four exciting days at this years DSEI held at the Docklands Excel Exhibition centre in London. Although very hard work the general consensus of opinion from the team was that it was a great success. DSEI Exhibition is the largest MOD exhibition of its kind held in the UK.

Debbie Reed Marketing Manager for Steatite stated that;

“This is our third time showing at the exhibition and although the official figures for the show have not yet been released, our expectations are more than fulfilled. The show enabled us to meet many of our current customers while receiving new interest from visitors who approached us with specific requirements, and technical questions, which resulted in a whole series of project ideas. We hope to be at the next DSEI Show, planned for September 2010”

DSEi 2009

Steatite to exhibit at Offshore Europe 2009 Exhibition

Steatite will be exhibiting at the Offshore Europe 2009 Exhibition from the 8th – 11th September at the Aberdeen Exhibition & Conference Centre. Offshore Europe is one of the world’s largest upsteam events in the world and represents a complete marketing solution for organisations looking to do business in the Oil & Gas Sector. It offers a cost-effective way to  benefit from some of the best technical knowledge, training and debate available whilst networking with industry peers.

Come and see us – Stand E27


OFFSHORE SPE 2009 Exhibitor Guest Program
Register now to visit us on stand E27

We look forward to seeing you there!

Steatite Offshore 2009 Show Report

September 8 – 11 Delivered a busy week for Steatite Team at the Offshore Europe Oil and Gas show. On the Steatite stand was Paul Edwards, Derek Dingley, Sebastian Leaver, Jeremy Thomas and Debbie Reed. The Team experienced four exciting days at this years Offshore Europe held in the exhibition centre at Aberdeen. Although very hard work the general consensus of opinion was that it was a great success. Despite the currently difficult economic environment, offshore delivered an outstanding performance and again confirmed its vital importance for the international E&P industry. The show featured more than 1,500 exhibiting companies from around the world. Attracting, 49,000 attendees, 20% more than the 2007.The closing report said that 2009 Exhibition Conference was the largest exhibition in the events history.

 Debbie Reed Marketing Manager for Steatite stated that:

 “This is our fifth time at the exhibition and our expectations are more than fulfilled. Many visitors approached us with specific technical questions, which resulted in a whole series of project ideas. We aim to be there again at the next  Offshore Europe Show, planned for September 2011”  

Offshore Europe 2009

Steatite will be exhibiting at DSEi 2009

DSEi 2009

We will be there: Stand 2470

London, 8 – 11 September 2009

DSEi is the world’s largest fully integrated defence and security exhibition, bringing together senior international trade and military experts from across the entire supply chain in an optimal business environment.

It would be our pleasure to welcome you to our stand for discussions or to catch up on some of our products. We will be displaying a selection of products at the show so come along and get “hands-on” with some of the latest technology.


DSEi 2009 Exhibitor Guest Programme

Steatite has been allocated an individual registration code for our DSEi guests. When this code is entered into the visitor registration system (any time before Friday 17th July 2009) to register their attendance, the visitor registration charge is removed and the guest registers to attend DSEi free of charge.

Customers and friends of Steatite are invited to contact us at for information on receiving a guest invitation to visit our stand. All exhibitor guests will receive their badges from Monday 13th July 2009 onwards.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Steatite attains Gold Level Partner status in Microsoft Windows Embedded Partner Program

Steatite specialises in the supply of long-life embedded solutions, custom systems and other related products to business and industrial customers. The achievement of Gold Level Partner status is recognition of the company’s ability to demonstrate excellence in the design, build and support of these products. Microsoft Gold Partners have ongoing access to a valuable set of benefits, including technical and marketing resources, training and support, access to a Microsoft technical services coordinator and to the Partner Knowledge Base. Steatite will now also have priority listing in Microsoft directories and several other top-level benefits.
Partner level participation starts at Registered Level, with additional resources available to Silver Level and Gold Level participants. Windows Embedded Partners must meet certain requirements in order to maintain their registered Gold status.

Commenting on the status and what it means to Steatite’s customers, Ashley Shone, Product Manager, for the Embedded division said:


“Steatite is very proud of this achievement and the speed with which it was obtained; going from registered partner to gold in just 18 months. We have set the bar very high and will continue to push boundaries and excel wherever possible.”  

Manoj Rami, Senior Marketing Manager, Microsoft Windows Embedded Business Group said “We are pleased to see Steatite achieve Gold Level Partner status,”  “Microsoft’s Windows Embedded Partner Program is dedicated to providing partners with increased business opportunity, market awareness and technology advice. Gold Level Status recognises partners committed to excellence in Windows Embedded technologies.”

Press Contact: James Munger – Group Marketing Manager –

Acquisition of RZ Pressure Instruments Supply SARL

Steatite Limited is pleased to announce that it acquired the entire issued share capital of Geneva, Switzerland, based RZ Pressure Instruments Supply SARL (“RZ”) in December 2007.

RZ Pressure is a leading European battery pack manufacturer serving principally the oil & gas industry.  The addition of RZ Pressure to our Steatite Batteries business has made us the largest supplier in Europe of Electrochem products and strengthens our international customer base in the oil & gas market.

Since Solid State’s acquisition of Steatite Limited in 2002 our strategy has been to develop our core businesses in batteries, components and computing.  The addition of industrial computer supplier Wordsworth Technology Limited in 2005 and now RZ helps us further this strategy.  We continue to seek further acquisitions in components to enhance our core component business.

RZ Pressure Limited has over 25 years experience in the design and manufacture of specialist battery packs mainly for the Petrochemical, Oil and Gas Industry and other extreme demand applications. The company has a proven reputation with a broad customer base for the supply of high temperature lithium batteries and cell packs and the manufacture of lithium custom made cell packs.

RZ Pressure Limited, now part of Steatite Limited, has considerable experience is the manufacture and supply of batteries across all industry sectors, enabling the company to service your specialist battery needs easily.

RZ Pressure Limited offers the right high temperature lithium battery and cell packs for your application and provide a reliable, quality service, with short delivery times.

Yours faithfully,

J M Lavery

J M Lavery

Managing Director

Steatite Limited

Press Contact: James Munger – Group Marketing Manager –

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