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As UK partners for Europe’s leading manufacturers, Compact and Bale provide a comprehensive and full range of innovative compactors, cardboard balers, shredders, wheelie bin compactors and liquid draining machines to some of Britain’s biggest businesses.

Our compactor solutions include a range of market first innovations that don’t just provide significant direct environmental and financial benefit but also save on labour with our ‘Automate to Save’ range.

Sold in over 53 countries around the world, our compactors and balers are of the highest quality and with their reduced lifetime cost, provide the greatest return on investment.

Our focus on waste solutions separates us from the majority of the market as we combine specialist waste handling equipment with low cost, reliable waste collection services. We save customers hundreds of thousands of pounds every year through quality products such as our range of waste compactors.

Our customers see significant recovery of recyclable materials which improves environmental performance and as we provide both fully managed and tailored services our customers see savings across the board.

We have been diverting waste from landfill for 18 years. Most of our customers also divert their waste from incineration where feasible.

As waste automation specialists, we ask these questions:

Automation significantly reduces waste handling, freeing up time for profitable work. This typically saves 1000s of hours each year, helping businesses to be lean and efficient which is vital in today’s world.

Compact & Bale Ltd are an award winning company that supplies 100s of machines and collects 1000s of tonnes of material for recycling and recovery each year. Our clients include leading retail, manufacturing, warehouse and distribution businesses together with local authorities, hospitals, shopping centres, garden centres and recyclers. Established in the year 2000, we are ISO9001, ISO14001, CHAS, Safe Contractor and Altius accredited.

Through our partnerships with Europe’s leading manufacturers of intelligent compaction equipment, we supply automated waste handling systems that free up staff and cut handling, costs, labour and carbon footprint.

Mission “Helping you do what you do, better!” To change our clients’ view of waste, helping them treat it as a commodity to be conserved and valued.

Vision To be the UK’s leading supplier of intelligent compaction equipment and services.

Values Honesty, trust and integrity. We will always do the right thing for our clients, our staff, our partners, our planet and our children.

Meet The Team

Val Bryan

Service Engineer

With experience as a qualified mechanic and engineer, Val joined the Compact & Bale Servicing Department in 2015 as a Service Engineer.

Val is the smiling face you see on site when he comes to service, repair or install your machines!

Sonny Burnett

Assistant Service Engineer

Sonny joined Compact & Bale in February 2022 with previous experience in the painting and spraying industry.

 He joined the Servicing Department, focusing on refurbishments, and is training to become a Service Engineer.

Steve Burnett

Chairman - The "Original" Baler Man

After selling print finishing equipment, materials handling systems, then balers in the UK for over 12 years, Steve started Compact & Bale in July 2000 and has never looked back!

With nearly 30 years of experience, he continues to lead C&B from the front as Chairman. Recently Steve has got back in the Sales chair too!

Laura Fuery

Commercial Manager

With 15 years office experience, Laura joined the Compact & Bale team as a Collections Executive in early 2018 and she is now working as the Commercial Manager. 

Laura also oversees the Collections Department and works alongside the Servicing Team whilst assisting with Accounts.

Rich Hardcastle

Assistant Service Engineer

Rich joined Compact & Bale in November 2020, with previous experience in sales and as a data engineer. 

He now works as part of the Servicing Department focusing on refurbishments. You can see Rich’s expertise in the high standards of our refurbs!

Nick Jewitt

Managing Director

After 35 years working in Facilities Management, Nick joined the Compact & Bale team in 2015.

After a highly successful year as General Manager, Nick was invited to join the board becoming Managing Director in October 2016.

Hannah Jones

Systems and Compliance Coordinator

A recent graduate, Hannah joined the team in September 2021. With a BSc in Psychology, Hannah is responsible for ensuring all systems and data are updated and conform to standards.

Mick Lowe

Service Engineer

After a career working in engineering installation and maintenance both in the UK and overseas, Mick joined the Compact & Bale Servicing Department in 2017 as a Service Engineer. 

Mick is hydraulically and pneumatically trained to an advanced level. You will find him on site, servicing, repairing or installing your machines!

Cassidy Nicholas

Social Media and Sales Coordinator

A recent graduate, Cassidy joined the team in May 2020. With a BA in Film, Radio and TV, Cassidy looks after our Supplies Department and is responsible for our Social Media pages, whilst also assisting with sales enquiries.

Andy Swindell

Head of Technical Services

After a varied career in engineering, Andy joined Compact & Bale as a Service Engineer in 2008 and became Head of Technical Services in April 2015.

Andy is a qualified electrician, and the longest serving employee at Compact & Bale!