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About Sheffield
Machine Knife

Sheffield Machine Knife Co Ltd is an old Sheffield Company with the skull and crossed bones as its registered trademark.

This has been registered as an exclusive mark since 1862. The 1953 Register of Trade Marks of Trade Marks of the Cutlers’ Company shows the trademark was registered for the following:

  • Steel
  • Machinery and Parts thereof
  • Agricultural and Horticultural Machinery and parts thereof
  • Cutlery and Edge Tools
  • Metal goods not included in other classes and
  • Goods of precious metals and imitations thereof.

The original company was incorporated in 1921 and dissolved in 2002, having been dormant for many years. Edward Turner and Son Ltd registered Sheffield Machine Knife Ltd on 24th April 2008 in order to preserve and use this historical name for the manufacture of “machine knives made in Sheffield” for as John Ruskin’s says “In Cutlers Iron Works we have in Sheffield the best of its kind done by English hands, unsurpassable when the workman chooses to do all he knows by that of any nation” (1867 and still true to-day).


Sheffield Machine Knife has huge experience manufacturing for a wide
range of users in the following industries:

Food Processing

  • Bakery
  • Dairy
  • Confectionery
  • Meat


  • Flow wrap
  • Tray sealers
  • Vertical form fill
  • Case sealers

Safety Knives

  • Auto retracting
  • Metal detectable
  • Carton openers


  • Pelletizers
  • Granulators
  • Extruders

Recycling & Waste Management

  • Shredders
  • Wood chippers
  • Shear blades


  • Circular slitting blades
  • Crush cutters
  • Dish knives

Machine Knives

Sheffield Machine Knife has huge experience manufacturing a variety of knives.


Industrial Blades & Safety Knives

Sheffield Machine Knife offers a wide range of safety knives to suit every warehouse, factory, plant and office.

 Pack Expo Philadelphia 18 - 20 March 2024

Pack Expo Philadelphia 18 - 20 March 2024

Sheffield Machine Knife will be exhibiting their range of machine knives to support the food processing and packaging companies at Pack Expo East at the Philadelphia Convention Centre 18 - 20th March ..

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FPSA  Process Expo 23-25 Oct 2023

FPSA Process Expo 23-25 Oct 2023

Sheffeild Machien knife are exhibitting at FPSA Process Expo in Chicago 23-25 Oct 2023..

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 Pack Expo Las Vegas 11- 13 September 2023

Pack Expo Las Vegas 11- 13 September 2023

Sheffield Machine Knife are delighted to be exhibiting at the PMMI Pack Expo in Las Vegas 11 - 13 September 2023  ..

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 EastPack NYC - 13-15 June 2023

EastPack NYC - 13-15 June 2023

Sporting a suitable anti-particle face mask, Sheffield Machine Knife  are braving the smog to return to the Jacob Javits Convention Centre  ..

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Contact us

Sheffield Machine Knife can be contacted as follows:

USA Address
Sheffield Machine Knife
1005 N. Commons Drive

USA Phone
+1 (630) 870-4798

USA Sales Manager Email
Click here to email Mark Risden

UK Address
Sheffield Machine Knife
Carwood Road Factory
70a Carwood Road
S4 7SD

UK Phone
+44 (0) 114 243 2313

UK Fax
+44 (0) 114 242 4361

UK Email
Click here to email Sales

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