Goodwin Barsby
Founded 1871
Founder(s) Samuel Goodwin
William Barsby
Headquarters , England
Products Crushers and screens

Goodwin Barsby are a Leicestershire based manufacturer of Crushers and screens. The company was started in 1871 as an Iron foundry by Samuel Goodwin and William Barsby.[1]


  • 1871 - Company founded by Samuel Goodwin and William Barsby.
  • 1890s - Started manufacturing Crushers for the local Iron industry in Leicestershire.
  • 19? Taken over by Leyland & then grouped in the 'Special products' division with Aveling Barford after Leyland's reorganisation in the 1970's to form British Leyland Motor Corporation.
  • 1982 - Management Buy Out (MBO) by D.I. Sydenham, D. Auty, M. Mills
  • 1989 - Taken over by Boliden-Allis of Sweden
  • 199? - Boliden-Allis taken over by Svedala of Norway
  • 2001 - Acquired by Metso during Nordberg / Svedala Merger.[2]
  • 2006 - GB Acquired by CMS Cepcor (European supplier of crusher & screen in plant spare parts owned by D.I. Sydenham) - from Metso.[3] CMS was formerly Crusher Manganese Steel Ltd. before acquiring Cepcor from the South African OZZ Group in 2005.
  • 2006 - GB relaunches the popular single Jaw toggle crusher.

Product rangeEdit


Goodwin Barsby crusher - IMG 0473
Goodwin Barsby crusher - IMG 0474
  • Single Jaw toggle
  • Double jaw toggle
  • Gtanulators


  • sizer screens

Historic product linesEdit


Gudwin Barsby Jaw crusher on trailer at Holcote 08 - IMG 0330

A Goodwin Barsby Jaw crusher mounted on a trailer with feed hopper and output elevator added. used for demonstrations at Holcot Steam Rally

A number of older Goodwin Barsby crushers can be seen at some of the steam rallies in the working area.Often these are driven by a Traction engine or an early tractor like a Field Marshall with a heavy fly wheel suited to belt drive. Some smaller examples are driven by Stationary Engines.

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