.Welcome to the World of LEFORT

LEFORT, a family-owned and operated company, was founded by Nestor Lefort in 1947 as a small workshop which specialized in manufacturing hydraulic balers. Today, thanks to the passion, dedication and the finest craftsmanship, LEFORT has more than 3,500 units currently in operation and is recognized world wide as a leader in the scrap metal recycling industry for manufacturing superior equipment and providing superior after-sales support.

The LEFORT Group is proud to be ISO 9001 certified and manufactures more than 70% of its own parts in-house including all hydraulic cylinders. Due to continuous investment in developing a state-of-the-art factory and facilities we are able to offer our machines and support our customers on an international scale, with representation in more than 30 countries around the world.

LEFORT America, a division of the Gosselies company, was founded in 2014, affirming LEFORT’s dedication to the United States and Canadian scrap recycling and demolition markets. LEFORT offers the widest range of shears and balers and is continuously adapting its product line to accommodate market demands and desires. Our highly skilled engineers are committed to delivering world-class machines, allowing for us to meet our customers’ high expectations. Each LEFORT product is a synthesis of technological knowledge and experience built up over 70 years.

With the largest product line available on the market, LEFORT can accommodate any operation from the small family owned businesses to the largest scrap yard facilities, with an industry-leading product that will help bring success and growth to their business.

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