Central c.n.c. Machinery Ltd., formerly Central Woodworking Machinery Co. Ltd., was
founded in 1962, and originally supplied a wide range of new and second hand traditional
In 1994, Central introduced the Elu CNC860 c.n.c. Router to their range, and sold
a large number of these entry level c.n.c. machines for many different applications.
Central continue to service and support this machine, which is no longer in production.
Following the success of the Elu machine, Central began importing a range of larger,
flat bed c.n.c. routers, and began production of their own range of heavy duty c.n.c.
routers in 1999.
Today, the Elu machine has evolved into the Trend CNC Smart machine, which Central
continue to supply, and Central are now the UK agent for the Victor range of c.n.c.
Routers, offering a wide range of models and exceptional value for money. Although
the company name has changed to reflect the nature of the business, Central still
supply a wide range of tooling and accessories for both c.n.c. routers and traditional
woodworking machines, as well as new woodworking machinery.
Still a family business, Stuart Merewood, managing director of Central c.n.c. Machinery
Ltd., is the son of Jack Merewood, one of the founders of Central Woodworking Machinery
In 2004, Central moved into new premises, with a modern, purpose-built demonstration
area for c.n.c. routers and Delcam software.