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Fernite of Sheffield merges with Kennedy Grinding

Exciting News: Fernite merges with Kennedy Grinding

We’re delighted to bring you some exciting news: Fernite of Sheffield Ltd and Kennedy Grinding Ltd have completed a transaction to merge our operations.


This is a game-changing combination which creates a supplier with the scale, geographic reach, and capabilities of the leading machine

knife manufacturer and service organisation in the UK. Going forward, you will receive even more value from our products. 


  • We now combine the UK’s best regrinding service with the best ISO9001 registered machine knife manufacturer
  • You will benefit from a friendly, reliable nationwide regrind service to look after your knives and blades
  • As your blades reach the end of their life you have direct access to an extensive range, from a high-quality UK manufacturer, for the best timely and hassle-free replacements.
  • If you have a difficult application where cutting is a process constraint, use our innovative blade development service to extend performance, deliver cost savings, and unlock capacity for your business.
  • Tap into our industry-leading technology and R&D team to bring you more innovations in manufacturing technology, products, and systems.

As well as the regrind service, we also manufacture a wide range of the highest quality machine knives, guillotine blades, granulator blades, shredder blocks, the Blackfriars range of granulator machines and the BSS Spring Steel Strip distribution company.


We’re looking forward to an exciting 2023, if you’d like to find out more about how we can help your business, please get in touch.


We wish all our customers, both existing and new a very Happy Christmas and a Prosperous New Year.


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Peter Davies