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Super Deduction Scheme

Time is running out - to qualify for the Super Deduction Scheme, the asset needs to be on site by 31 March 2023, therefore lead times of equipment need to be taken into consideration. For those looking to invest in plant and machinery and make a significant impact on their tax liability, this is an opportunity too good to miss.

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Martin Smith and John Stanley announce phased retirement and Rachael Baker appointed new Managing Director of JJ Smith

Managing Director, Martin Smith has announced he will be stepping down from his MD role at JJ Smith & & Co. (Woodworking Machinery) Ltd. Also signalling his phased retirement from the company is Sales Director, John Stanley. Martin & John, both born on 23rd August 1957, are 3rd generation family members, that have worked for the company for 39 and 46 years respectively.

Automation and skilled workers: A partnership for the future.

The woodworking industry is now entering a new era of flexible manufacturing and automation is helping manufacturers like ourselves offer new fully automated production lines which deliver a rapid return on investment to our customers.

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New Deltawood Semi Automatic Mortiser

Deltawood, the specialist Italian manufacturer of mortising machines have recently introduced the semi automatic RDC-S model to their range. This machine will be ideal for companies who are looking for both volume production together with quick set up times. It is suitable for heavy duty mortising of fence posts, gate components and doors.

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In House Machinery show a great success

We would like to say a big thank you to the 45 different companies who visited our In House Machinery show at the end of March.

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Family Business Awards Finalists

We're honoured to have been selected as finalists for the Northwest Family Business Awards 2022 in two categories!

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JJ Smith Awarded Silver Accreditation For Investing In Apprentices

Investors in People is delighted to award JJ Smith & Co, the UK’s leading provider of Woodworking Machinery an Invest In Apprentices Silver Accreditation.

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See how we have helped customers improve their productivity and profitability.

Guy and the Team at JJ Smith have been a key partner for Westbridge over the last 6 years advising on equipment and being the first to bring new products to the UK market has helped us stay ahead of the field.

Paul Myerscough

Managing Director, Westbridge Furniture

I have used JJ Smith over the last 20 years for supply of a few new wood working machines and numerous secondhand machines. John Stanley and the team at Smiths have always been extremely knowledgeable and professional in what they supply, so I have always come back.

Paul Iredale

Managing Director, Wood Components Limited - Lithuania

JJ Smith is a company we can always count on for providing the most suited and extremely reliable second hand machines. I wanted to express my extreme gratitude to John Stanley and the team at JJ Smith for their extraordinary service over these past 30 years.

Bhakti Sadeli

Director, Permata Door

From the initial enquiry, equipment demonstration, purchase and subsequent installation JJ Smith have been helpful, insightful and extremely personable to deal with. Whatever the size of your investment in woodworking equipment we wouldn’t hesitate to recommend the team At JJ Smith.

William Ellis

Owner, Talley Saw Mill

Great service from the start, actually listened to what we wanted and came up with a solution that works! Wish we had bought something 12 months earlier!

Nigel Robinson

Operations Manager, Ian Firth Hardware

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