About Us

About Us

Machinery Central is owned and operated by machine tool industry veteran Denis Frankenberger, former owner of Advance Machinery based in Louisville, KY. With 50 years of industry experience, Frankenberger began his career in the machine tool industry in Louisville, KY in 1968 and proceeded to grow his company into one of the largest machine tool dealers in the U.S.

Advance was purchased by G.E. Capital in 1999 marking the only purchase of a machine tool distributor by a Fortune 100 company in the history of the industry.

Machinery Central is a unique firm offering the machining industry alternatives to expensive new machinery and we GUARANTEE all of our inventory to your satisfaction or a full money back return.    

Scott Fahl has been a Tool & Die Maker for over 32 years before joining Machinery-Central in November of 2020 in the sales department. His Tool & Die experience has enabled him to gain a vast knowledge of different kinds of CNC and manual machines being used in the industry today. Scott has been married to his wife, Joy, for over 27 years and has 2 daughters. Scott is also an Ordained Bishop in the Church of God and along with his wife Joy are the Senior Pastors of Mt. Washington Church of God in Mt. Washington, KY.

John Kempf worked for Advance Machinery Company Inc. for 18 years selling new and used Equipment in the Western region of Indiana. Worked for GE Capital in the same capacity until the company was sold. Currently working for Machinery Central buying and selling high-quality used machinery and machine tool accessories.