we operate from an ultra-modern, 50,000 sq. ft. office/warehouse facility, built new and completed in may 1998 in the baltimore metropolitan area. equipped with a 20-ton, 100-foot span overhead crane, 3 loading docks, 2 drive-in doors, and highly functional offices. …management brought to cole-tuve more than 50 years experience in marketing metalworking machinery, including starting a company more then 25 years ago that has become one of the most recognized and well respected importers and distributors of metal fabricating machinery in the u.s.; and it has established this company and is working with others to make it one of the foremost importers and distributors of moderately priced and affordable machines…over the years, our personnel has supplied and continues to supply machines from all over europe, from germany, portugal, sweden, spain, turkey, and italy, from prominent companies that have well-earned reputations for their progressive designs, manufacturing facilities and capabilities and the quality of their machines…we back up our machines with parts and service. we are so confident about their quality and durability that, while our normal guarantee is for six months, that guarantee can be extended to one year in some cases…we are always looking to increase our inventories to provide more in-stock choices and better deliveries to suit our customers' needs. we are constantly expanding our lines of machine types and sizes (and have just added shears, mechanical presses and more sizes of press brakes) to be able to better respond to inquiries and to supply more diverse machines…we know trucking companies that specialize in hauling machinery all over the country. they have the right equipment for it and do it at very competitive prices, and we will be glad to recommend them to you and to arrange transport…in addition, we have one of the friendliest and most personable salespersons in the industry (according to people who have been in contact with her). you should talk to her and enjoy what can sometimes otherwise be a difficult (if no unpleasant) task of trying to find the machine you want or need.