We're packed with baling ideas

We're packed with baling ideas


At HDM, we believe that a better-shaped bale can make all the difference to your recycling output. The more square the bale is, the more space you save and the more you can send to the four corners of the world. So we dedicate our lives to enhancing your recycling process and maximising container space.

With years of experience in designing, manufacturing and servicing baling equipment we put more into it, so you get more out of it, taking the time to listen to what you need and focusing on the micro detail to create reliable, bespoke, energy efficient baling solutions. And because all our machinery is designed, manufactured and serviced right here in the UK, you can rely on HDM to ensure your bales are better packed and prepared ready do some good in the world.


At HDM, our Rochdale premises house a skilled team of welders and engineers dedicated to developing and manufacturing our balers. We take pride in our experienced outworkers who swiftly attend breakdowns, ensuring minimal disruption and providing efficient solutions.

Furthermore, we offer regular servicing for your existing machines. Our expert technical team excels in crafting equipment tailored to meet your specific requirements.

Meet Our Team

Director – Andrew Dell

Director – Andrew Dell


With over three decades of experience in the industry, Andrew has built up a wide knowledge in baling machinery, covering everything from its manufacturing process to on-site repairs.

Director – David Howarth

Director – David Howarth


David plied his trade on the shopfloor as an electrician and over the last 28 years has delivered many projects with great success. His work ethic, design and build capability is second to none.

Director – Trevor McGlynn

Director – Trevor McGlynn


Trevor has a wealth of experience stretching over 30 years, working up through the shopfloor to designing, where he draws on his vast knowledge to provide solutions to customer issues.

Hugh O'Gorman

Hugh O'Gorman


Hugh has continually evolved throughout his career in engineering, serving his time from a welder and fitter to hydraulics engineer, later using his experience to become a designer and draughtsman using the latest solid woks software. Without doubt the complete package with a wealth of engineering experience to call upon.

Dorian Nuttall

Dorian Nuttall


Dorian has spent many years working as a fitter before using his talent for organisation which lead him to become works manager. His history of working in the manufacturing industry is immeasurable in helping the day-to-day running of our shop floor production. From hands-on assistance to customer facing, he is the person to rely on to get the job done.

Stephanie Masters

Stephanie Masters


Stephanie is at the nerve centre of our team using her considerable business administration experience to professionally co-ordinate our day-to-day business processes. From initial contact to delivery and service, Stephanie can be relied upon to make your enquiry become a reality.

I just wanted to say a big thank you to you, and the Team, for the recent relocation of our Shredder/Baler into our new premises. Your guys made, what appeared to be a very technical project, look very easy and everything was done in a very smooth and controlled manner - and within the timeframe you advised. Great job.

Nick Wright Commercial Director at McCarthy's Removals & Storage Ltd & McCarthy’s Safe-Shred Ltd

We have used HDM for a number of years for a variety of projects.  Always excellent quality of work and reaction times for anything time critical.

Mike Whelan Director at M W Insulation Ltd

We are a company in Padiham, Burnley called Borcan Ltd and we process aluminium UBCS.  HDM Engineering service and maintain our baler for us, we highly recommend Dave and his staff for the professional way they sort out any problems we may have quickly and efficiently.  We wouldn't use anyone else.

Mark Borkin Director at Borcan Ltd

We contacted HDM Engineering Services Ltd for some service and repair work in our recycling plant. They responded quickly and did a great job. We now use them on bespoke projects which they design, build and install. The complete package professionally delivered.

Lee Warhurst Operations Supervisor at Saica Natur UK Ltd

We have worked with HDM for a number of years, and I suspect we have used them for almost every service they offer, new equipment, be that balers or conveyors, purchase of refurbished equipment, design and build of new bespoke equipment and off course on site servicing and maintenance.  In every aspect they have always provided a friendly and professional service and are always happy to talk through a problem and offer advice as to the best solution.  I only wish they made and repaired fork lifts and lorries aswell!

Ross Barry MD at LMB Textiles Ltd

HDM have installed and maintained conveyors and machinery for us for over 20 years. They are always available to speak to and help with any issues that arise.  Highly recommend them to anyone looking for the best kit and advice on the market.

Owen Ritchie Managing Director at Clyde Recycling Ltd

We have worked with HDM engineering for many years, and can’t speak highly enough of their products, service and dedication. Their expertise and commitment to their customers is exceptional and we know we are always able to rely on their services. The staff's approachability and helpfulness, coupled with seamless communication, make them a standout choice in the industry. We recommend HDM for their reliability and top-notch engineering solutions.

Ahmed Suleman Director at Savanna Rags International Ltd

I would like to express how pleased we are with the work Matt and Rick both carried out, they are a credit to your company, the way they work with the customer and listen to their needs is the best I have worked with.

Michael Connors Manager at Vanden Recycling

We are very pleased with all the work you have carried out. Everything you agreed has been done and delivered on time to a really good standard. The men you sent were first class and worked at a high professional standard. On a scale of 10 you scored 11!

Michael Haley Manager at H S Wood (Textiles) Limited

Oxfam Wastesaver have relied on HDM's services for a number of years and have found the company to provide both a strong service model and high levels of innovation in development of integrated sorting solutions. They really came into their own after a catastrophic fire where they helped enable very fast disaster recovery through the provision of conveyoring and balers. We look forward to building on our strong relationship with the set up and improvements of our new textiles sorting facility.

Lorraine Needham-Reid Manager at Oxfam

We asked HDM to make a feeding system that would maximise our shredders potential. We now have exactly what we wanted. Productivity has increased 100%. This system is a must for any company looking to increase its shredding capacity at a sensible price.

Ken Higgins Director at Trafford Services Ltd

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