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French flair for the South African woodworking industry

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First Cut distributes the products of global French timber industry specialist Forezienne MFLS in South Africa. Since 2000, Forezienne has been supplying First Cut with circular saw blades, chipper knives, and planer blades. The French manufacturer currently supplies the company with a range of circular saw blades – universal, scoring and panel blades. The latter are specifically aimed at the woodworking market. In addition, Forezienne supplies the timber/sawmilling sector with multi-ripping blades; as well as cross-cut and multi-gas ripping saws.

First Cut’s timber programme, which the company has been actively driving for the past 16 years, is very much focused in the timber growing and processing regions of South Africa: the Eastern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal and Mpumalanga.

Forezienne is a major player in the global timber market, with a 400-page annual catalogue of products.

The quality of Forezienne’s products also stands distributors such as First Cut and its local timber industry customers in good stead. Forezienne’s Forestill steel was specially developed to manufacture extremely high-quality band saw blades. Made from very pure ore, the manufacturing of these blades is done according to a very strict specifications and protocols: heat quality, hot then cold rolling, including multiple quenching and tempering.

As First Cut takes pride in being a supplier of world-class, premium products to its valued customer base, the synergy and successful twenty year-plus relationship with Forezienne is a reflection of the enduring nature of their shared dedication to product quality and customer service.

Contact First Cut, Tel 011 614-1112

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