First Cut’s Bremsaw acquisition a springboard to the Mpumalanga sawmilling and timber industry

Mpumalanga, and its capital Mbombela, is the centre of South Africa’s sawmilling and timber industry. : First Cut-manufactured Predator narrow band saw blade supplied by the Mbombela branch. When the cutting equipment supplier and blade sharpener Bremsaw was up for sale, First Cut saw this as an ideal opportunity to further its presence in the Mpumalanga timber industry. Since the acquisition of Bremsaw, First Cut has been focusing on consolidation and ensuring that all business processes are properly streamlined. “Though the company is doing well, there is always potential for…

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Triple the value with three new blades from Julia – ‘cutting edge’ at its best!

The Italian company, Julia Utensili SPA, has, since its inception, been involved in manufacturing high-speed steel blading, explains First Cut Director Gary Willis. However, in terms of tungsten carbide tipped (TCT) blades, the company has now increased its range. While Julia has been producing TCT blades for cutting timber for many years, it has recently begun to develop and manufacture TCT blades for cutting steel. Recently, the company has invested substantially in machinery and developing products for this TCT blade market. Julia is Italy’s leading manufacturer of high-speed saw blading…

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