About UCPE

Sanderson Weatherall acquires the Business and Assets of UCPE

Sanderson Weatherall have recently strengthened their machinery and business assets offering with
the acquisition of UCPE, a firm specialising in the sale of used cereal processing equipment.
The acquisition sees David Whyte, founder of UCPE, join Sanderson Weatherall as a consultant.
David has spent his entire working life in the milling related sector having commenced his career at E
H Bentall in the 1960’s and then co-founded GAME (Grain and Milling Equipment) in 1986 before
setting up UCPE in 1998.
Head of SW’s machinery and business assets team, Neil Simpson commented, “This is a strategic
partnership for Sanderson Weatherall and it makes sense for us to go down this road, bearing in
mind our combined knowledge and experience in the process plant and milling related sector. We
welcome David to SW to be working alongside partners Roy Tubman and Stephen Jepson and the
team and have no doubt his vast expertise and contact base will enhance our offering to this
David Whyte, Roy Tubman, and Stephen Jepson have combined experience of nearly 130 years in
the disposition and appraisal of plant and equipment in this sector.
SW will continue with online machinery auctions and all types of professional valuation work within
the machinery and business assets space. In May 2023 we held our first successful collective auction. UCPE sells used equipment for processing and handling malt, grains, seeds, animal feed and
supplements, flour milling, pet food, greencrops, straw, animal bedding, waste recycling, wood
chip/shavings, biomass, fertilisers etc.
Energy Crisis – we will be offering machines capable of processing biomass pellets for fuel together
with furnaces that burn, coal, wood chip, wood pellets or sawdust together and gasifiers that
produce heat and gas from waste, wet wood chip and bark.
To find out more about us please get in touch with us below

David Whyte contact details 07703 170937 dwhyte@ucpe.com

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David Whyte

Founder / Manager

dwhyte@ucpe.com +44 (0)7703 170937

Stephen Jepson


+44(0)7801 904456

Roy Tubman


+44(0)7801 081963

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