About Us


About Steelsworth

We are leading manufacturers and exporters of complete range of tea processing machinery. The company has been the market leader since the last 50 years. The factory is fully equipped with its own machine shop, foundry, assembly line, etc. with expertise in commissioning of tea factories.


History of the Company

Steelsworth Limited was incorporated in 1949 and a small workshop was established in Tinsukia, Assam (North Eastern region of India), with one Lathe and one drill machine with a view to serving the needs of the Tea factories in the area.

From 1950 to 1954 the workshop was developed to manufacture Oil and Water tanks, Trailers, Structurals, etc. A foundry was also setup for jobbing work. Repairs of Tea machinery and manufacture of their Spares were also undertaken.

From 1954 onwards, more plant and equipment were added and new products were introduced periodically and TODAY, Steelsworth is the largest manufacturer and exporter of Tea processing machinery in the world.

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revenue increase since 2012

people currently employed

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Steelsworth is one of the largest Tea processing machinery manufacturers worldwide. We have a large base of satisfied clients in the Indian domestic market as well as across the entire tea producing world spread over 35 countries.

We are a regular supplier of Tea Processing Machinery to the overseas market for the last 30 years. We also undertake complete tea factory projects on turn-key basis from conception to commissioning. Various such projects have been executed by us in Nepal, Indonesia, Tanzania, Bangladesh, Turkey, Sri Lanka, Kenya etc.

Steelsworth has a most modern factory for production of Tea Machinery at Tinsukia, Assam, the heart of the Tea industry in India, and a large force of technically qualified and dedicated engineers and workmen. Our modern plant is equipped with quality assurance laboratory and quality control department to maintain consistently high quality standard products. The Steelsworth workshop is the largest integrated manufacturing facility of its kind. The factory is equipped with a large foundry, machine-shop having computerized numerically controlled machines, and a streamlined assembly line. We are capable of providing services to our clients worldwide either directly or through the networking of agents strategically located in the various tea areas.


Tinsukia Factory




Andrew's Tea Breaker


Steelsworth exports machinery to over 35 countries including East Africa, Mauritius, Turkey, Iran, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal, Cameroon, Australia, Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Brazil, Peru, Ecuador, China and former Soviet republics.

Research & Development

A research and development centre was established in 1967, which has enabled better technology, improvements in existing products, cost savings, introduction of a new range of modern and sophisticated tea machinery. Until a few years ago, Tea production was based entirely on batch production. Our governments recognized R&D cell has revolutionized this by making most steps continuous. It is hoped that the entire process will soon become continuous. The world famous CTC machine is of cups of tea beverage for any given weight of Tea as compared to the Non-CTC Orthodox Tea.