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About Us

Hare & Forbes Machineryhouse is an Australian owned family business that has been supplying NEW & USED Workshop & Engineering Equipment since 1930.

Foundation principles have not changed to this date - to offer one of Australia's most extensive ranges of workshop machinery and machine tool accessories, at the best possible price.

Currently we are one of the largest stockists and suppliers of machine tools, sheet metal and fabrication equipment in Australia. We aim to serve all machinery needs throughout Australia.
With our head office and warehouse located in Sydney, and supply branches and agencies in all major capitals.

We stock a comprehensive range of:
• CNC Machinery
• Conventional Machinery
• Sheet Metal Machinery and Fabrication Equipment
• Tooling and Machine Accessories
• Wood Working Machinery
• Spare Parts
backed by experienced technicians providing ongoing service and support.

Hare & Forbes Machineryhouse carries over 30 agencies,

Some agencies included are sourced from:
Australia, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany, Italy, Japan, Korea, Switzerland, Taiwan, Turkey

CNC Lathes:
Every CNC machine that arrives from Doosan and Hartford has a thorough pre-delivery inspection check prior to shipment to our customers. Each machine is tested for at least 24 hours ensuring all features are functioning correctly. Our price includes delivery, installation and commissioning as well as operator and programmer training.

Our team of service engineers will ensure that your machine is always available for production. To assist help them, we have over 10,000 factory spare parts at our head office in Northmead, NSW. If we do not have the parts, they can be located from the main factories in South Korea and Taiwan.

All the best selling machines in the Doosan range are available on an ex-stock basis but should we not have a machine to your exact requirements available, we can locate machines from the factories within 4 to 6 weeks.

One of the strong points of a partnership with Hare & Forbes Machineryhouse is the knowledge that the business has been built on a reputation of Service. Hare & Forbes Machineryhouse has established a reputation over 84 years and is now the leader in CNC, conventional machine tools & workshop equipment in Australia.

To maintain leadership in the Australian market, our dedicated purchasing department are committed to sourcing new innovative products & agencies from the world’s leading manufacturers, ensuring that our valued customers receive high quality products at affordable prices.

Quality Control
Trained technical staff thoroughly check every shipment to ensure quality and reliability. With a fully equipped workshop available for modifications and pre-delivery testing.

Our specialist applications & training teams offer complete operator training programmes as a part of a machine sale or to suit specific customer requirements. A full range of training programmes are available starting with the basic introduction course running up to a more advanced course.

We carry one of the largest stock of spare parts for our HAFCO machinery in the country. We have a dedicated service team whose sole job is to assist you with your spare parts needs for now and in the future.

“When you purchase a machine from Hare & Forbes Machineryhouse its not just a sale it’s a partnership”

“Customer service is a term we take seriously. We have a good team trained ready to assist you with any inquiry you may have”