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Company History

Leda History

June 1992

Bruce Evans began trading as Leda Machinery Pty Ltd

1990's

Wholesale sales of woodworking machinery to over 50 tool stores and machinery stores around Australia

2003

Began retail sales and moved into a new showroom on Richmond Road Richmond SA

2005

Gained KDT sole Australian agency for world class edgebanding machines, CNC routers, etc

2007

South Eastern Machinery in Dandenong started trading as Leda Machinery Victoria

2009

Leda Machinery Head Office moved to larger showroom & warehouse

2010's

Premier agents secured in all Eastern States

Austwood Machinery and KLM Machinery : Leda Machinery NSW
Darcy Glister Agencies : Leda Machinery QLD
Ron Mack - Representing Leda Machinery in WA

January 2019

Passing the Baton

After 60 years in the Woodworking machinery business Bruce Evans sold LEDA to 3 senior and long -term LEDA people ensuring a seamless transition thanks to their experience, knowledge and commitment to the principals that LEDA was built on.
The emphasis remains on improving and delivering real world value to LEDA customers with the friendly ‘Australian owned and operated’ style that has always been the cornerstone of LEDA Machinery.

New owners :
Colin Clisby. 17 years with LEDA. National Sales Manager. Adelaide based
Andrew Masters. 17 years with LEDA. General Manager. Adelaide based
Peter Schilling. 25 years with LEDA . Director. Melbourne based

Current

Continued growth driven by

- Dedicated Customer Service
- Best Value for Money Equipment
- Huge Stocks Ensuring Availability
- Over 1100 shipping containers of machinery supplied to satisfied customers Australia Wide