This year marks a very special milestone for Akhurst Machinery. They are celebrating their 75th year in business! Started in 1938 by William (W.A.) Akhurst, Akhurst Machinery has grown to become one of North America’s largest independent equipment distributors. With five offices strategically located across Canada and with one in Washington State Akhurst is able to offer customers local expertise, service, and support. To this day, the company remains family owned with the 3rd and 4th generations currently employed in the company. Over the years, Akhurst has established itself as a leading distributor of high quality industrial equipment to the secondary wood industry, and grinding & sharpening industry. Akhurst Machinery group of companies also include the operations of Cantek America Inc. and Leadermac USA who distribute a wide range of woodworking machinery including moulders, solid wood, and panel processing equipment throughout the United States. “Akhurst is justifiably proud of its growth, our real success lies in the support of our many loyal customers and suppliers” says Ryan Akhurst, Marketing Manager. In conjunction with this special anniversary, Akhurst is pleased to announce the launch for their new website

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