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Our history

Ivanhoe commenced in Doncaster

January 1, 2002

Ivanhoe commenced in Doncaster

Named after the legendary Ivanhoe based in the beautiful hills and valleys which lie between Sheffield and Doncaster was known for its distinctive leadership in battle – marked by power and strategy at every move.

External logistics and quality control

January 1, 2006

External logistics and quality control

2006 saw the introduction of external logistics and quality control. A decision made to further enhance the passion for consistent product quality and fuelled by the desire to offer unrivalled customer service.

Birth of the Strident Brand

June 8, 2008

Birth of the Strident Brand

The 8th June 2008 was a day to celebrate – the birth of the Strident brand Named for its bold and powerful nature, one that can be relied on in the toughest of environments

Relocation to Doncaster

January 1, 2010

Relocation to Doncaster

True to its name, the Strident brand gained respect in market place allowing the company to relocate to new, larger offices in Doncaster.

Ivanhoe Trading created

September 1, 2012

Ivanhoe Trading created

To further enhance growth the introduction of new directors into the company led to the commencement of Ivanhoe Trading Ltd incorporating in September 2012, a massive step forward in the company’s history. At this point Ivanhoe underwent a brand refresh and introduced new brochures to further establish its identity in the market place.

New UK Head Office

January 1, 2013

New UK Head Office

We opened the doors of the new head office and expanded the team to further pursue the vision of success in becoming the market leader in medical battery power

ISO 9001 Awarded

January 1, 2015

ISO 9001 Awarded

Further motivated by the power to succeed, Strident gained the ISO certification of quality 9001 along with the environmental standard of 14001. With renewed and increased focus on R & D and working closely with many respected global companies, 2015 is a very exciting year with many new initiatives and advancements coming to fruition

Becoming STRIDENT

July 1, 2016

Becoming STRIDENT

Another milestone marking the strategic move to become what we are known for best – STRIDENT. This move forward comes after 15 years of continual improvement. Today we continue our commitment to provide excellent products with unrivalled customer service.