Lonsdale is based south of Adelaide, South Australia, within the City of Onkaparinga. Lonsdale is located close to various wine and food regions, picturesque beaches, the Adelaide Central Business District, and Adelaide Hills.
Lonsdale and surrounding suburbs boast affordable housing, schooling, communal parks and beaches. A short drive from Lonsdale is the renowned McLaren Vale and Fleurieu Wine and Food region and the picturesque Adelaide Hills.
Nearby to Lonsdale is the beachside town of Glenelg, bursting with leisure activities and cultural attractions, and the Adelaide CBD - “the City of Churches”.
The area has a Mediterranean climate with four clear seasons. With a dry warm summer, the area has dry weather from December through to March or April, giving an easy change between summer and winter. It is gentle with long warm days and short cool nights. The region rarely experiences frost or drought due to its close proximity to the sea.
SMR is a substantial employer in the southern Adelaide area, employing over 400 people. With a focus on innovation and advanced manufacturing, the SMR Lonsdale operation is making its mark in the development of new products and high end vehicle component manufacture. SMR Lonsdale is also aligned with universities and research bodies, and pursuing diversification into medical and other industries aligned with our broad capabilities.