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About Moody Direct Ltd

Moody Direct Directors

David Tomlinson, Ken Wild & Paul Moody

Originally part of the Moody Group, which was founded by Paul Moody in 1975, Moody Direct was formed in 1996. Based in Retford, Nottinghamshire, we are leading suppliers of process and packaging solutions to the dairy, food, beverage, brewery, ice cream, chemical and pharmaceutical industries with a large customer base in the UK, Ireland and around the world.

With a customer base ranging from small farmer producers to blue chip multi-national companies we provide a tailored service to all our customers with the purpose of reducing operating costs, increasing production and sustaining efficiency. Our extensive range of products and services provides our customers with a one stop shop for all their manufacturing needs.

We offer solutions through a variety of services and products:

Moody Spares & Service - BlueSpares & Service:
From a large stockholding based at our Retford Headquarters, we offer a complete range of spares and components from all the leading manufacturers at highly competitive prices. Our offering includes an extensive stock of OEM and generic spare parts. We offer next day delivery in
the UK on all stocked items if ordered before 4pm. We provide 24 hours, 7 days a week access to spare parts and service. Our highly skilled service team are committed to providing the best of services, both in planned preventative maintenance and emergency breakdowns, you can rest assured we will reduce downtime and increase performance of your plant and machinery. We support: heat exchangers, fillers, CIP systems, pumps, valves, routing systems, pasteurisers, separators and homogenisers.


Moody PHE - BluePlate Heat Exchangers: We supply, service, calibrate and integrity test a wide range of Plate Heat Exchangers. Based at our Retford Headquarters we have the UK’s most modern plate heat exchanger reconditioning centre where we can clean and test your heat exchangers. Using the Pastest2000 testing system we also provide integrity testing services. Visit our dedicated heat exchanger website for more information about our capabilities: www.moodyheatexchangers.com


Machining: We design and manufacture a wide range of generic components used within the Dairy, Food, Beverage, Brewery, Ice Cream, Chemical and Pharmaceutical industries. In addition Moody Machine offer a wide range of sub-contract CNC machining services to manufacturing markets. Organisations locally, nationally and internationally can benefit from our services.


Alfreds LogoAlfred and Co: A leading supplier of new and reconditioned equipment to the ice cream industry for over 70 years. Alfred’s have built an excellent reputation, and continue to be a leading supplier in the UK market. Alfred and Co can offer; new state-of-the-art equipment, project management services, reconditioned equipment, part exchange and spares & service.

Moody Projects - BlueProjects:
Offering full project lifecycle services including: Design, Supply, Installation, and Commissioning of Liquid Processing, Packaging and Food Conveyor Systems. We offer innovative, cost-effective solutions for liquid processing, conveyors and hygienic pipework installations.


Moody Equipment LogoEquipment: We provide state of the art, new and pre-owned equipment including: Homogenisers, Plate Heat Exchangers, Fillers, Pumps, Valves and Separators. Delivering the biggest brands in the industry at competitive prices.


Moody TestingTesting: Our testing capabilities include integrity testing, tank testing, instrument calibration, condition monitoring and holding time verification. These tests are available for a wide range of process equipment



We’re ISO 9001 : 2015 and safe contractor certified