Company History

Leda History

June 1992

Bruce Evans began trading as Leda Machinery Pty Ltd


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


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


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


South Eastern Machinery in Dandenong started trading as Leda Machinery Victoria


Leda Machinery Head Office moved to larger showroom & warehouse


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


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