EDGE Innovate


With over 25 years’ experience in designing and manufacturing; EDGE Innovate has quickly become a global leader in the design and distribution of a range of equipment used in the recycling, materials handling and quarry industries. With a central ethos of “Innovation at Work” EDGE Innovate have consistently challenged the boundaries of design and manufacturing to produce hard working, quality machinery that bring real operational benefits to our customers right across the world. Our products are built with one common central design principle; to minimise operational costs whilst improving production efficiency.

Established in 2008, EDGE Innovate has quickly gained a foothold into the competitive material handling and recycling equipment manufacturing sectors through implementing an aggressive product development programme, creating an ever increasing annual turnover and employing over 170 people directly. EDGE Innovate’s equipment can be seen working in over 52 different countries in a wide range of different industries with the brand being supported via a 50 plus strong distributor network.

Our Material Handling and Recycling Range of products can be seen working in quarries, mines, port terminals and municipal refuse facilities throughout the globe. Our reliable, durable and cost saving product portfolio of mobile stockpilers, tracked stackers, tracked and mobile feeders, trommels, slow-speed waste shredders, picking stations, material classifiers, roll-sizers and truck off-loaders allow our customers to shred, screen, separate, stockpile and size a vast array of materials.



Establishment of KMC Engineering


Purchase of industrial site to house new production facility and HQ

March 2003

Completion and commencement of operations at the Farlough site, complete with a purpose built manufacturing facility and head quarters

May 2005

Expansion and modernisation of manufacturing headquarters from 40,000ft² to 150,000ft²

January 2008

Creation of a new company and the formation of the EDGE Brand

June 2008

Formation of the EDGE in-house “Design Academy”

January 2009

Started production of the MS-Series

February 2009

First export to USA

2009 April 2009

Creation of USA Dealer and Service network

September 2009

Creation of the Australian Dealer and Service network

April 2010

Started production of the popular  TS-Series

September 2010

Started production of the EDGE Slow speed shredder, the Slayer Series

December 2011

EDGE Innovate and KMC Engineering surpass 1000 units sales

January 2012

Started production of the TR622 trommel series

June 2013

Modernisation of paint shop facilities

July 2013

Strong employment growth and expansion of sales into 5 continents

October 2013

Large investment into Aftersales support service

December 2014

Purchase of additional 15 acres of industrial land to facilitate further expansion

January 2015

Started production of the TR516 Trommel series

January 2015

Celebrated 25 years in business with a global distributor open day attended by our partners from over 20 different countries

November 2015

EDGE Innovate named “Best Export Business” for the mid-ulster region, the home of crushing and screening technology

February 2016

Started production of the MC1400 material classifier

June 2016

Launch of FreeFlow 186 at Hillhead Exhibition

April 2017

EDGE Manging Director Darragh Cullen shortlisted for EY Entrepreneur of the Year

June 2017

EDGE Innovate claim 'Exporter Award' at prestigious Made in the UK Awards

November 2017

FreeFlow 186 wins the “Waste Equipment Innovation” of the Year award from Sustainable Ireland

March 2018

EDGE Innovate picks up Deloitte 'Best Managed Company' Award

April 2019

EDGE Innovate is honoured with a Queen’s Award for Enterprise for International Trade

March 2020

EDGE Innovate launch two new high capacity waste shredders - VS420 and HS750 at CONEXPO in Las Vegas

May 2020

EDGE Innovate release new track radial stockpiler – the EDGE TSR80

January 2021

Launch of new SM186, a versatile wheeled mounted screener

February 2021

EDGE'S new 37,500ft2 factory began operating with the new facility housing a new stores area, a state-of-the-art paint shop and blasting facility

July 2021

The New EDGE TRT620R, was launched into the market, a trommel offering superior screening

August 2021

EDGE Innovate moved to a four day working week with no loss of pay for all production workers, the first manufacturing company in the region to do so

September 2021

EDGE Innovate announced as one of Ireland’s Best Managed Companies 2021 by Deloitte, achieving Gold Standard

November 2021

Winner of Manufacturer of the Year 2021 at the Mid Ulster Business Excellence Awards.

January 2022

Launch of the TRM831, EDGE's largest mobile trommel to date, at America’s leading compost conference COMPOST 2022.

March 2022

The EDGE FTS Radial organic feeder stacker launched, setting new standards in the turning, blending and stockpiling of organic material.

April 2022

EDGE Innovate was honoured with a prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise, for the second time, having won our first Queen’s Award in 2019. EDGE has been recognised for its excellence in International Trade.

May 2022

Winners of the Manufacturing Excellence Award Large Company at the inaugural Business Eye Family Business Awards.

May 2022

EDGE made it onto the 2022 Belfast Telegraph Top 100 Companies in Northern Ireland for the first time!

July 2022

Launch of the new VS420E Hybrid from EDGE Innovate offering significantly reduced CO2 production, reduced operating costs, reduced servicing and a higher percentage uptime for its operator.

May 2023

EDGE wins 'Excellence in Exporting' Award at the Belfast Telegraph Business Awards

June 2023

EDGE Innovate named in the top 100 Companies in Northern Ireland for 2023, announced by the Belfast Telegraph in partnership with Grant Thornton

September 2023

The Deloitte Best Managed Companies Awards programme, names EDGE as one of Ireland’s Best Managed companies for the sixth year running, requalifying as a Gold holder of this prestigious award.

November 2023

We are the proud winners of the "𝐌𝐚𝐧𝐮𝐟𝐚𝐜𝐭𝐮𝐫𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐁𝐮𝐬𝐢𝐧𝐞𝐬𝐬 𝐨𝐟 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐘𝐞𝐚𝐫" award at the Ulster Mail Business Excellence Awards 2023!

November 2023

EDGE were awarded "Technology of the Year" at the MEWAR 2023 awards in Dubai! Our electric-powered, twin-shaft, high-torque waste shredder caught the judging panel's attention, earning the top spot in the "Technology of the Year" category.