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17/1/2018 600 UK appoint new North of England sales manager

600 UK are delighted to announce the new appointment of Chris Smith as new area sales manager for the North of England from 2 January 2018, selling both Colchester and Harrison lathe ranges and Clausing Mills, Drills, Saws and Grinders.

Chris was apprentice trained in mechanical engineering at TS Harrison & Sons before moving into a wide variety of machine tool sales roles over the last 30 years. Chris lives in Dewsbury with his wife and they have 3 grown up daughters and 5 grandchildren.

When not selling machine tools, Chris’ main passions are rugby league and football. Chris has been involved for many years with his local rugby team, Shawcross Sharks as a player, coach and more recently, club chairman.

Paul Rushworth, 600 UK sales director said “Chris’ wealth of experience in the machine tool industry and vast knowledge of Colchester and Harrison lathes further enhances our continued commitment to expanding our extensive UK sales, applications and service network of direct and distribution selling on our Colchester, Harrison and Clausing products.”

You can contact Chris directly on 07983 484286 or email

For further information, contact:

Paul Rushworth, Sales Director - 600 UK
Philip Cullen, 600 Group Marketing Manager

Tel: +44 (0) 1924 415000



TEL: +44 (0) 1924 415 000

To make a general enquiry about our company, you can either send your enquiry to the following address or complete the form below:


600 UK, Union Street, Heckmondwike, West Yorkshire, WF16 0HL, United Kingdom