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April 2024

Sun 12th May 2024

Company Announcement: 4th April 2024

Parkes Machine Tools announce their warehouse relocation sale. This sale is by auction and is in cooperation with Liquidity Services Inc.

The auction comprises of UK surplus stock and is now live at

A huge number of exciting machines, parts and accessories comprising of ca. 200 lots, with more added daily:

Bihler Multislide Machines, Bruderer High Speed Presses, Associated Spares, Parts and General Workshop Equipment

Featured items:

  • Bihler GRM50 Multislide Wire/Strip Punching and Forming Machines (x3)
  • Bihler GRM80 Multislide Wire/Strip Punching and Forming Machine (1984)
  • Bihler RM40E Multislide Wire/Strip Punching and Forming Machine (2006)
  • Bihler GRM100 Multislide Punching and Forming Machines (x2)
  • Bihler RM35 Multislide Wire/Strip Punching and Forming Machines (x3)
  • Finzer ZUB220 Multislide Punching and Forming Machine (1982)
  • Bruderer BSTA 200-41B Precision High Speed Punching Press (2002)
  • Haulick + Roos RVD63-800NS High Speed Press
  • Bruderer BSTA 80H High Speed Press (1985)
  • Haulick + Roos RVD25-540HS High Speed Press (1991)
  • Buch DCM200/4-40-P25 Multislide Machine
  • Bruderer roll feeds type BBV190/85, BBV195/85, BBV202/120 and BBV320/200
  • Bruderer gripper feeds type BZV60
  • Bihler forming slides for various machine models
  • Finzer forming slides

November 2023

Fri 8th Dec 2023

It is with great sadness and a heavy heart that Parkes Machine Tools announces

the passing of our owner and Company Director, Richard Parkes.

The Parkes Machine Tools team and Parkes Family would like to extend

reassurance to all our clientele, old and new, that we remain open for business

and are available to discuss your business needs.

Please continue to send requests or enquiries to

or contact us on +44 07909 928256.

Richard passed peacefully on the 13th November 2023 following a short illness

and was with his family at the time of his passing.

We are extremely grateful for all the kind words and offers of support that have

been received over the last few weeks from all of our friends within the machine

tools industry.

Since being established in 1944, Parkes Machine Tools has established and

maintained a global reputation in the acquisition and supply of machinery and

equipment to all industries. This is something we want to continue in memory

of Richard.

Thank you from all the team and the Parkes family for your continued business

and support during this difficult time.

New Showroom Opened

Thu 12th Jan 2012

We are pleased to announce that the building works on our new machinery showroom (workshop, storage facility) have been completed.

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