Q&A with Brian Johnson – The Saw Centre

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TM Machinery talks to Brian Johnson, Woodworking Machinery Sales Manager at The Saw Centre, now exclusive Striebig agents in Scotland for TM Machinery.

Tell me about your business and what you do.

“The Saw Centre was first established as a saw blade sharpening business over 60 years ago. It has steadily expanded into the supply and service of machinery in the woodworking, UPVC, aluminium and steel industries and is now the largest supplier of UPVC and aluminium machinery in Scotland. Working with joiners, shopfitters, furniture manufacturers and builders, we pride ourselves on being a one stop shop for all your manufacturing requirements.”

 As TM Machinery’s exclusive agent for Scotland, what will your responsibilities be and what products will you be selling? 

“As the exclusive Striebig dealer for the north, we will be working closely with TM Machinery to offer businesses in Scotland the complete Striebig range of vertical panel saws. Working alongside TM Machinery and the saw manufacturer, we will continue to promote the Striebig brand in Scotland and educate new and existing customers to the benefits of the Swiss saw range.”

Will you be in charge of maintenance and aftercare for Striebig saws in Scotland? 

“TM Machinery prides itself on its aftercare service and we are equally as passionate about our customers ongoing experience. Our new partnership with TM Machinery means The Saw Centre will offer Striebig machinery sales, aftercare and specialist engineering support. We also have six highly qualified engineers who will manage the installation and maintenance of the Striebig vertical panel saws. Five sales vans also cover the central belt and Aberdeen, which means you can rely on us to offer fast delivery on parts and spares.”

How did your relationship with TM materialise and what made you want to be an exclusive agent for the north? 

“TM Machinery and Striebig have solid reputations in the manufacturing sector and we’ve been aware of their offering for many years. When approached by TM Machinery with a view to selling their range of Striebig wall saws in Scotland, it was an easy decision. Widely referred to as the Rolls Royce of vertical panel saws, it was recognised that we would be adding a high quality machine to our portfolio. We’re delighted to be associated with such reputable names.”

In a few short words, why should a potential customers want to work with you when sourcing a new saw? 

“With over 60 years of experience working across various industries that require wood, plastic and composite panel processing services, we are a great fit for TM Machinery and Striebig’s vertical panel saw range. We offer a complete solution for those looking to buy a vertical panel saw. Our dedicated team will support you from start to finish by helping to specify the right machine for your requirements, installing the machine to work around you and by offering a sound aftersales service from our TSC technicians.”

For more information on the complete woodworking machinery range offered by TM Machinery Sales Ltd. and its servicing division, TM Services & Spares Ltd., call us on 0116 271 7155 or email sales@tmservices.co.uk. For all Scottish enquires please contact The Saw Centre on 0141 429 4444 or visit www.thesawcentre.co.uk.

Issued by Catherine Earle, CSJ Public Relations. Tel: 07701 037 351. Email: catherine@csj-pr.co.uk