The company was formed in 1987 by John and Carole
Penny following two successful years as the Weinig agents for the
Home Counties region of the
these two preceding years
To offer the customer a complete package Carole and John decided to start a separate limited company to supply machines that would complement the Weinig range.
Agreements were set up with companies such as UTIS, STENNER and DUIN which are still in force today, as is the John Penny Partnership that act as agents for Weinig UK Ltd.
In January 1989 Dean Grimbley joined the team having spent a number of years installing moulding machines all over the world for Wadkin Ltd.
His undoubted knowledge of moulders was a great asset to the team and the increased business that was then being experienced was an indication of this knowledge.
In July 1989 Graham Penny joined the company to manage the every day business of the company and with his long experience in the motor and mechanical handling industries the service side of the company expanded.
During the 1990’s the company had steady growth and extended the machine range, specialising in solid wood processing equipment.
In 2002, with the growth of the wooden window
a new partnership was formed with the specialist window machine
manufacturer STEGHERR of Regenstauf in
John Penny Woodworking Machinery Ltd is now a very
well established company in the woodworking industry of the
We are a small company but we are big on experience and knowledge so put us to the test if you have a requirement for machinery or tools.