WD Hearn opens CNC Technology Centre in Gauteng

WD Hearn Machine Tools recently hosted clients and suppliers at a grand opening event of its new purpose built CNC Technology Centre located in Bonaero Park, the new home for the company’s Gauteng branch.

On display was a Kitamura 5-axis machining centre, a Mitsubishi WEDM, Leadwell CNC lathes and machining centres, a Nikon portable arm for 3D metrology, Renishaw probing systems, Sisma laser welding and marking machines, and Starret video measuring equipment.

Below is a selection of visitors that attended the opening and exhibition.

For further details contact W.D. Hearn Machine Tools in Gauteng on TEL: 011 970 7005 or Marius Conradie on 083 285 1655, the head office on TEL: 021 534 5351 or visit www.wdhearn.co.za


Vikesh Harikaran (Siemens), Ray Cooper (WD Hearn), Zeki Aydan (Siemens) and Graeme Cooper (WD Hearn)


Graeme and Ray Cooper with Eric Change (President of Leadwell) and Rachel Shi (Leadwell Area Manager)


Hans-Jurgen Pelzers (Mitsubishi Electric EDM machinery), Charlie Endress (Endress Dies & Moulds) and Markus Funk (Universal Tool & Patternmakers)


Maurius Conradie (WD Hearn), Burrie Smit (BBQ Engineering) and Gavin Adams (Iscar South Africa)


Paul Castle and Michael Spaeth, both of Flow


Celebrating the first 5-axis Kitamura machine to be installed in South Africa at Hentiq 1536


Sakkie Coetzee (Extreme Machine Technologies), Eric Vermuelen (Master Machining), Wayne Mackinlay (WayMac Precision Engineering) and Andre Vermuelen (Master Machining)


Charles Parkin (Stillam), Brian Percival (Bell Equipment), Vincent Wills (Stillam), Myles Crosthwaite (WD Hearn) and Simon Griffiths (WD Hearn)