Harris Sawing Equipment 2
With a loan of EUR 61,000 Harris Sawing Equipment will be able to further improve their machinery and hire more people.
Harris Sawing equipment has origins that date back to 1934 when the company started out as a humble saw repair shop. Since then it has evolved into an internationally recognised and exported saw manufacturer. Their product offerings include hot saws, food grade saws, and many more. The current director, Michael Harris joined the company in 2002 after completing his mechanical engineering degree at the University of Johannesburg. The company currently employs 15 full-time employees.
Harris sawing equipment found themselves in need of some critical machinery such as a new furnace and a new polishing machine. With all their reserves being devoted to buying raw materials they did not have the capacity to obtain these assets.
|Company name||Harris Sawing Equipment 2|
|Sector||Manufacturing / Production|
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- With this investment 2 jobs are created
- With this investment 10 people are reached