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The main entrance in 2018

Steelite International is a British company that manufactures tableware for the hospitality industry. It is based in Middleport, a district of Burslem in Staffordshire, England.

The company had a turnover of £117m in 2016. In 2017, it supplied tableware to more than 140 countries, and employed more than 1000 people.[1]


The entrance to Dale Hall Works in 1984

Steelite International plc was established in 1983, when David Edward Dunn Johnson bought the hotelware division of Royal Doulton.[2][3]

The company operates from Dale Hall Works and the adjacent Albany Works.[2] Dale Hall Works was founded in 1790; from about 1937 to about 1998 it was operated by Dunn Bennett & Co Ltd (a company established in 1876 in Hanley), then by Steelite International.[4][5]


  1. ^ Company profile 17 August 2017 Retrieved 19 October 2018.
  2. ^ a b Steelite International, Orme Street, Burslem Retrieved 19 October 2018.
  3. ^ A Journey Through The Years Retrieved 19 October 2018.
  4. ^ Dale Hall Works, Burslem Retrieved 19 October 2018.
  5. ^ Dunn, Bennett & Co Retrieved 19 October 2018.

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