About UME

Universal Metalworking Equipment portrays the familiar globe surrounded by the big "U" to symbolize the corporate mission of universal dedication and excellence in today's global environment. If you're looking for a particular machine, or want to sell one... Universal Metalworking Equipment is here to serve you.

We buy, sell, rent, lease, and appraise new and used metalworking machinery. As one of the largest dealers in the U.S., our stock is updated constantly. Our computerized locating and listing services will help you find the machinery you need.

We maintain an AMEA (Association of Machinery and Equipment Appraisers) certified on-staff appraiser to assess the value of equipment. Professional sales and service experts are close at hand to insure that you're 100% satisfied. We can even prepare a video that allows you to inspect the machinery without leaving your office.

If we don't have the machine you need, we can quickly inquire to the dealers all across the nation with the help of computerized locating services. In addition, floor personnel are available to assist in finding replacement and spare parts for your current machinery, including hard-to-find parts and manuals. We pledge to shape our available inventory as the market so demands through continued market awareness and understanding of technological advances.

We also buy surplus machinery including all types of CNC and manual machine tools, production machinery, presses, brakes, and shears. Universal Metalworking Equipment engages in the purchase of complete plants the world over for the purposes of auction and liquidation.

With over 35,000 square feet of warehouse space, serviced by up to 20 ton overhead bridge cranes, no tool or machine is too large to handle. We also assist in facilitating plant liquidations, as well as offering a brokerage service. We maintain our own internet connection for search, E-mail and advertisement. 

We are located in Houston, Texas, with easy access to your shipping needs. As we have a long history of export business, we are able to facilitate your export needs as well. We can and will provide the type of service your company would expect given our 50+ years of doing things right.

Contact us today.