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First Cut extends its range

Recently First Cut, South Africa’s foremost distributor and manufacturer of cutting consumables and importer of leading-edge capital equipment for steel processing concluded an agreement with leading German company Messer Cutting Systems, to take over the existing South African agency. Messer Cutting Systems has had a long history in South Africa, and much of its capital […]

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A cutting edge solution

At First Cut, customer service excellence is the underpinning operational ethos. As part of this, the company’s consumables division recently hosted a technical visit by Luca Dreossi, Sales and Technical Support: Julia Utensili S.p.A., one of First Cut’s European principals. (more…)

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60 years at the ‘cutting-edge’

This year First Cut, a leading South African manufacturer and distributor of a range of cutting consumables and distributor of capital equipment, is celebrating 60 years of supplying total cutting solutions to South African industry. The company’s substantial product range serves the cutting requirements of the fabrication, manufacturing, renewable energy, automotive, steel, tube and pipe, […]

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Sandy Boyd, Managing Director of the Spear & Jackson Tool Group

‘Cut out’ for success

In a fast-changing and technology-driven world, many people take comfort in returning to a well-recognised, established brand that promises consistent quality and reliability. In the cutting industry, both First Cut and Spear & Jackson represent those qualities, thanks to their mutual longevity in the business. (more…)

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James Neill

Businessman proved his mettle in the steel industry

Turning his back against a ‘safe’ career in accountancy, 31-year-old James Neill leapt into the risky world of business in 1889. Today First Cut is a product of his early success. (more…)

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Bystronic at the cutting edge of sheetmetal processing

Acknowledging the exacting requirements of the sheetmetal bending and processing industry, First Cut elected to partner with a superior manufacturer of capital equipment for this market.   As a reputed Southern African supplier of cutting consumables and capital equipment, First Cut has aligned itself with Swiss company Bystronic’s high-quality solutions for the economical processing of […]

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Refurbished SACMA cutting machine proves its mettle at Whirlpool

First Cut is well known in southern African as a distributor of high-quality international capital equipment and consumables that are built to stand the test of time and environment. Sourcing and nurturing relationships with its global suppliers, First Cut is in a position to offer the local market products that are engineered for durability. Italian […]

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