Published by AMTEC on 10th Jan 2019


Henry Tomlinson, Rugeley with his Dowdeswell Plough from Ellis Machinery

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LOCATION: Cleat Hill Farm, Staffordshire, UK

CUSTOMER: Henry Tomlinson

SERVICE: Part-Exchange – Dowdeswell Plough

1 minute read | 10 January 2019

Customer Profile

Henry is a farmer, agricultural engineer, historical farm machinery workshop owner, welding extraordinaire owner, ploughing enthusiast, and seasonal contractor ploughing over 400 acres in the expansion of oats and maize crops.


  • Overcome a current problem to cleanly bury oat roots.
  • A plough to handle most soil types, turning over at a pull rate of 5.5mph.
  • Part-exchanging a plough Henry bought from AMTEC 15 years earlier.


  • Our sales team have a generational background in farming, allowing customers to talk plainly about their arable problems and goals.
  • This trade deal was completed start-to-end over the phone with neither party seeing the used machinery they were part-exchanging – a testament of the honesty and trust that is mutually beneficial when using AMTEC as your machinery supplier.


“The deal was done on trust. I know from experience that what AMTEC says the machine is, and how it will perform, is the right information. I have never had to worry about having to inspect my second-hand purchases from them closely, as what they say is what you get ….and I earn my living from that reputation."

Our customer-centric approach is at the core of everything we do, ensuring all the farmers that choose us as their equipment partner save time and money while making the best decisions for their needs. Contact us today to discover the ways we can help.

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