Blade Runner Ltd is Ireland’s largest suppliers of machine blades and regrinding. We are exclusive distributors in Ireland for Swemko, IKS Klingelnberg, Wolstenholme Machine Knives and Jewel Blade products.
We offer an extensive regrinding and machine knife sharpening service for circular, straight machine knives and mincer blades in a range of material including tungsten carbide, high carbon high chrome, and high speed steel. Blade Runner has some of the best machine knife sharpening equipment used today in the industry, and prides itself on its expertise in this field.
Blade Runner is a regrinder and supplier of industrial blades for the food and print industries in Ireland and Northern Ireland. We have a 2000 sq foot factory with 3 industry specific Gockel grinding machines, and one Delta surface grinder. Blade sharpening is our core business and our grinding operators have been trained both in Ireland and abroad to the highest standards. We resharpen shear blades, machine knives,
bowl choppers, mincer plates, and circular dish knives.
Food: Blade Runner has approximately 200 customers in this sector of which 190 are in the Republic of Ireland and 10 in the North of Ireland. Blade Runner supplies food packaging and food processing blades to some of Ireland’s best known food producers. We are the lead blade supplier into Mondelez (Cadburys), C&D Foods, Country Crest, Nature’s Best, Butlers Chocolates, Dawn Farm Foods, Dawn Pork & Bacon and Avondale Foods (NI) Evron Foods (NI) and Kerry Group Coleraine (NI). Other customers include Brennan’s Bread, Irish Breeze,
Goodfish, Green Isle and Shalvey Poultry.
Print: Blade Runner has approximately 700 customers in this area and we supply and sharpen guillotine blades, and a range of bindery blades together with consumables items, meaning that we satisfy every requirement that a bindery needs to run smoothly and efficiently. Some of our key accounts in the print industry are The Irish Times, The Essentra Group, Hasbro (Cartamundi) Meadwestvaco (Westrock) Colorman, Cashin Print, Walsh Colour Print and The Turner Group. Blade Runner are supported in Ireland by some of the worlds leading suppliers to the print industry ie, IKS Klingelnberg, Swemko Knife, Matrix Engineering.
Engineering: Blade Runner employs 2 engineers, 1 mechanical and 1 electrical. They operate exclusively in the print industry at present and there is potential for Blade Runner to expand its engineering services into the food industry in the future.
Having an engineering division closes the loop in our offering to print customers, in that we can now supply a new blade, resharpen that blade and service the machine it goes into.
Unique Features we offer
Blade Runner is the largest regrinder and resharpener of blades in Ireland. What makes Blade Runner unique is our range of regrinding equipment, the skill levels of our regrinding staff and our customer driven philosophy. We can offer our customers a range of services based on our ability to provide a “one stop shop” in terms of resharpening, engineering, and problem solving.