First Cut enters metal shaping and cutting market

First Cut enters metal shaping and cutting market after being appointed Litz Hitech Machines agents for South Africa

Machining centres, lathes/turning centres, drilling and tapping equipment now part of their portfolio.

After building its history and reputation on a solid base of manufacture and distribution of cutting consumables and capital equipment, First Cut (Pty) Ltd has evolved into a company that now offers a total solution and focused range of products designed around providing cutting solutions for various industries – the most important being steel, timber, meat and the DIY trade.

First Cut is now a well known distributor of international capital equipment and supports a range of machinery from entry level bandsaw and circular saw machines, state-of-the-art laser cutting machines, and CNC controlled drilling and cutting lines to support the general engineering and structural steel sectors.


Some of the international manufacturers that First Cut represents in South Africa include Bystronic, Voortman, Everising and CMM; all experts in their relative fields.

Metal shaping and cutting
First Cut has now been appointed to represent Litz Hitech Machines in South Africa. Established in 1987 Litz is located in the Jiaxing economic development zone in Taiwan. However it was only in 1994 that the company first started manufacturing metal shaping and cutting machines.

The company now manufactures a broad range of machines in various sizes and specifications. These include CNC lathes (vertical/horizontal), CNC turning and milling centres, CNC drilling and tapping machines, CNC machining centres – both vertical and horizontal including 5-axis and ultrasonic machines.


“With our appointment as the Litz Hitech distributor we are now able to enter a market that compliments our fully comprehensive solution for structural steel and plate manipulation. Many of our customers have machining capabilities as well as forming capabilities. We are now able to offer them quality equipment in this field and service the 100 odd Litz Hitech machines that are already operating in South Africa,” said First Cut’s MD Andrew Poole.

For more information contact First Cut (Pty) Ltd on TEL: 011 614 1112, email: or visit the website on