W.D. Hearn Machine Tools was founded in 1937. We have built a strong reputation throughout the South African engineering sector by placing emphasis on finding solutions to our customers needs by offering the best precision equipment available, and by providing the best after sales support in South Africa. In 1987 we sold our first Leadwell CNC machining centre and have since installed over 1100 CNC machines country wide.

W.D. Hearn has carefully chosen hi-tech suppliers from Europe, America, Taiwan and Japan to cover virtually all machine shop and production requirements. We are continually evolving our product line to match the lightning fast evolution of technology in todays competitive world. We have a carefully trained & dedicated admin staff handling the import & export of machines, accessories and spares from our global suppliers and the distribution of these parts, as quickly and effectively as possible around the country to our branch offices.

We have a strong stock holding of CNC machines, CNC accessories, CNC tooling, conventional machines and related equipment at all our showrooms around the country, for quotations or simple advice don't hesitate to contact one of our sales engineers in your areas.

Cape Town Head Office

All operations are managed from here | 1200m2 of floor space

Communication link to all WD Hearn’s international principles.
Sales and marketing support to other branches in South Africa.
Spindle Refurbishment centre.
Sales team offers outstanding product knowledge and machining advice.
Supply, installation and support of a huge variety of CNC configurations.
For customers requiring temporary capacity WD Hearn runs a loan machines project.

Johannesburg Technology Center

Joburg's sales and service office | 700m2 State of the art high-tech facility

Drive motor and electronic testing facility.
Large machine type experts.
Large spare parts stock.
The Johannesburg multi-purpose CNC Technology Center was launched in 2016.
A showroom to display products and perform demos/simulations.
To function as our Johannesburg sales and service office.
To host special events, exhibitions, and presentations.
A training facility offering courses in CNC programming.
New machine training for WD Hearn service engineers.
A motor and drive service center, including a test bench for motor repair.


220m2 Sales and service facility

Edgecam/Sinutrain Cad Cam training facility.
IMM group specialists.
PLC Experts.
Stockholding of CNC machining and turning centres.
Second-hand division.

Port Elizabeth

800m2 Sales and service facility

Special purpose fixturing design.
GSK Specialists.
CNC Machine Service experts.
Stock holding spares.
CNC retrofit services.
Centrally located.

About Company

Our clients range from FTSE companies, to large organisations and some small local businesses who are striving to expand.

To see a detailed list of our works and the progress please see our project page.

Cape Town Office

25 Mail Street, Western Province Park, Epping, Cape Town, 7460
+27 21 534 5351
FAX: +27 21 534 3374

Johannesburg Office

Corner of Atlas and Templehof South Road, Bonaero Park, Johannesburg
+27 11 970 7005
FAX: +27 86 678 9360