About us

We buy and sell the best new and used dairy processing machinery throughout the world.

Machinery World was established in 1999 with the primary aim of providing the dairy industry with access to expertly sourced and competitively priced secondhand dairy machinery of the highest quality and has bought and sold machines in well over 100 countries worldwide.

Today, with over twenty years experience within the industry, Machinery World has an extremely valid reputation as a respected and professional company.
Machinery World has a team of fully trained and experienced buyers and invests heavily in both time and money scouting the globe for the highest standard of second hand machinery and as such, consistently has a diverse and large holding of stock.

Endeavouring to change the perception of the secondhand machinery industry, Machinery World aspires to make the lives of dairy manufacturers as simple and profitable as possible and for that reason, offers a truly complete service to each and every one of its clients.

Indeed, as well as already providing the opportunity to save large sums on machinery, Machinery World offers quick payment when purchasing as well as a full worldwide removal and transportation service, including full insurance and all necessary paperwork.

Who’s behind Machinery World?

Paul Crowter

Managing Director

Paul has spent the entirety of his profession career in the dairy equipment industry and established Machinery World 1999 after recognising a gap in the market for high quality and value for money second-hand equipment.

Claudia Michaelis

PA to Directors

Claudia provides support with all daily business activities, including monitoring and overseeing projects, liaising with Italian suppliers and dealing with all correspondence in English, German and Italian.

Phil Darvell

UK Sales Manager

Phil's background running ice cream factories made him the ideal candidate for the role. He is well-respected in the industry and his experience has proved invaluable helping new start-ups as well as established companies to grow.

Jonathon Crowter

International Sales

Having joined Machinery World in 2011, Jonathon is responsible for international sales and the building and maintaining of relationships with clients. Jonathon also manages all aspects of booking transport.

Mike Challis

Finance Director

Since joining in 2012, Mike’s role sees him manage all aspects of the company’s finances, including setting budgets and how to best utilise the exchange rate when operating internationally to maximise profitability.

Rebecca Crowter

Finance and Administration Officer

Rebecca has been with Machinery World since 2005 and is currently responsible for all bookkeeping activities as well as liaising with customers and suppliers regarding accounts.

Russell Jex

Service Engineer

As a qualified and experienced electrical, mechanical and refrigeration engineer, Russell is responsible for commissioning, servicing and repairing machinery for clients throughout the UK and Europe.

Martin Alexander

Service Engineer

As Machinery World’s workshop engineer, Martin has been in charge of manufacturing components, part fabrication, welding and servicing and reconditioning machines and plants since he joined in 2011.

Christopher Wilson

Service engineer

As a qualified and experienced electronic, fabricator and mechanical engineer, Chris’s responsibilities are commissioning, servicing and repairing machinery for clients throughout the UK and Europe.

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