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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. Head office is located in Northmead Sydney & with supply showroom branches in Melbourne, Brisbane & Perth.

We also stock a comprehensive range of Machinery & Tools of the following categories:

• CNC Metal Machinery
• CNC Cutting Systems
• Conventional Metal & Wood Working Machinery
• Sheet Metal Machinery and Fabrication Equipment
• School & TAFE Machinery
• Storage Solutions
• Workshop Equipment
• Welding Equipment
• Lifting and Handling Equipment
• Meat Processing Equipment
• Automotive & Restoration Equipment
• Machine Tool Accessories
• Measuring Equipment
• Hand Tools
• 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, New Zealand, Taiwan, China, England, Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany, Malta, Italy, Japan, Korea, Switzerland, Turkey & USA

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 90 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.

Spare Parts
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.

Waste & Packaging
Reducing waste & keeping packaging materials out of landfill is a priority for Hare & Forbes. In 2021 Hare & Forbes became a member of the not -for-profit Australian Packaging Covenant Organisation ( APCO). Part of the membership obligation is to submit an APCO Annual Report & Action Plan each year. This document provides the overall performance level, commitments to reach sustainability targets in the year ahead.
View APCO Annual Report & Action Plan
View APCO Membership Certificate

Modern Slavery Statement
Hare and Forbes is committed to working with its suppliers to identify and understand the risks of modern slavery, including in its operations and supply chains. Hare and Forbes believes this is a critical step towards addressing world-wide modern slavery and related practices. View Statement Here

“When you purchase a machine from Hare & Forbes Machineryhouse it's 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”

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