About Us

Trade Equipment is a sales and distribution franchise offering a comprehensive range of welders equipment, engine driven welders, generators, air compressors, air tools and hand tools.

The company behind the name has over 40 years experience in the UK industry and have sold and supported in the region of 500,000 machines in the industrial and automotive markets.

The International brands we offer have been specially selected from industry leading manufacturers that design and build equipment that is renowned for quality, reliability and value for money. The products on this website are available to purchase at a special discounted price through a nationwide network of premier class distributors, recognised for providing excellent pre and post sale service levels.

The product is fully supported with a comprehensive warranty and a national on-site service response is included on many equipment models within the range.

Trade Equipment also offers free on-site demonstrations on selected models and also boasts the largest welders equipment demonstration facility in the UK. In addition to this Trade Equipment also provides free operator training on various welder & cutting equipment models.

If you are in the market for new equipment and want a great deal, the best advice, a quality product and the highest level of after sales service, you don’t need to look any further. At Trade Equipment we don’t just Buy and Sell for a quick buck, we provide the level of service and support you expect when investing in capital plant for your business.

A plan view of the 55,000 sq ft, main headquarters in Manchester. The factory was purpose built and constructed in 1998, it consists of:

Offices8,000 sq ft
Warehousing34,000 sq ft
Production Area5,000 sq ft
Training/Demonstration5,500 sq ft
Service Workshops2,500 sq ft
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A view of the offices taken from the car park. They accommodate the sales office, accounts department and marketing department.

They also incorporate hi-tech training rooms, meeting rooms, a photographic/design studio and a fully equipped canteen for staff and customers.

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An image of the main sales office, it includes four, four person workstations plus four glass panel offices that are occupied by the office manager and other senior management.

The office is also equipped with a  'state of the art' computorised telephone system, including several ceiling mounted, flat screen LCD information monitors.

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The 2,500 sq ft service workshop is equipped with the latest test rigs, six hydraulic lifting tables, weld test bays, service benches with fluorescent lighting and a fully computerised service office.

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The warehouse has a capacity of over 2,000 pallet locations and is 34,000 sq ft. The warehouse was specially designed with extra eaves height to allow us to stack pallets much higher than we could in our previous warehouse.

The racking was also designed in a narrow aisle configuration allowing for two extra aisles within the floor space. We also invested in special lifting trucks to operate in a narrow aisle environment.

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The 5,500 sq ft training and demonstration facility has 12 bays equipped with both high and low vacuum extraction and the very latest welders equipment.

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