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MachMan (Pty) Ltd is an energetic and vibrant engineering enterprise that is primarily a machine manufacturing and maintenance provider, specializing in maintenance programs as well as offering specialised engineering services in machine repairs, precision engineering, sales and commissioning.

One of its main strengths lies in semi-automated and automated packaging machinery and being skilled and equipped to service the food and allied industries.

The business was established in November 2011 starting operations with little seed capital operating from a small 60m2 factory. The company was officially registered by January 2012 and currently operates out of a ±400 sq. meter factory located in Lansdowne, Cape Town. MachMan is presently owned by Wesley Puccini (founder) and Theunis de Jong employing 9 fulltime workers.

Present clients include RCL Foods, Amaro Foods, Takealot, Pesto Princess, Spice Mecca, Rhodes Food Group, Nulaid, Catwalk Cosmetics, Crown National, Marcel’s Frozen Yogurt, NoMU, Cape Herb and Spice and large retail suppliers, amongst others.

Apart from the day to day running of MachMan by the two owner-directors, the business consists of Ivan Michaels as the Business Development Manager with many years of technical experience; Rudi Solomons as the Business Support Manager and acting Operations Manager while Roger Kannemeyer is a highly experienced artisan controlling the Workshop. In addition, there is an administrator and 3 technicians. Future objectives are to expand the customer base and geographical footprint in Gauteng and Africa.

The business was established in November 2011 starting operations with little seed capital operating from a small 60m2 factory. The company was officially registered by January 2012 and currently operates out of a ±400 sq. meter factory located in Lansdowne, Cape Town. MachMan is presently owned by Wesley Puccini (founder) and Theunis de Jong employing 9 fulltime workers.

Present clients include RCL Foods, Amaro Foods, Takealot, Pesto Princess, Spice Mecca, Rhodes Food Group, Nulaid, Catwalk Cosmetics, Crown National, Marcel’s Frozen Yogurt, NoMU, Cape Herb and Spice and large retail suppliers, amongst others.

Apart from the day to day running of MachMan by the two owner-directors, the business consists of Ivan Michaels as the Business Development Manager with many years of technical experience; Rudi Solomons as the Business Support Manager and acting Operations Manager while Roger Kannemeyer is a highly experienced artisan controlling the Workshop. In addition, there is an administrator and 3 technicians. Future objectives are to expand the customer base and geographical footprint in Gauteng and Africa.

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Why Do People Buy MachMan?

MachMan’s business ethic is based on honest, individual service. We thrive on realistic challenges and goals. MachMan has built strong relationships with reputable national companies as a result.

  • Service
  • Reputation
  • Value
  • Quality
  • Credibility
  • Honest

MachMan Heart Values

MachMan would welcome the opportunity to be of service, provide comprehensive engineering solutions, and to build a mutually beneficial relationship with your company.

  • Honest – build open and honest relationships with communication
  • Excellence –  do more with less and be customer-driven
  • Accountability – embrace and drive change
  • Respect – be passionate and determined
  • Teamwork – build a positive team spirit and pursue growth and learning

We keep good Company

Meet Our Team

Founder & Director

Wesley Puccini

Founder director of MachMan Pty Ltd in 2012. Extensive industry related experience in semi-automated & automated machinery including design, manufacturing, maintenance, installation & commissioning as well as project management.
Director

Theunis de Jong

Experience gained in HR, finance management, marketing and business management during employment in corporate. Self employed since 1996. Business ventures included hospitality, retail, education, property and engineering.
Development Manager

Ivan Michaels

Qualified in 2003
Experience in machine design, manufacture, fault finding, assembling, wiring, and operation
Experience in fitting and turning and part manufacture
Turner trade tested ( 15 yrs qualified)
– All round machinist – experienced on the lathe, milling machine, drilling etc
– Experience in scheduled machine servicing
– Responsible for annual machine shut downs
– running operations for the company
– Responsible for sales Customer liaisons
– Experienced in machine installations and training
Business Support Manager

Rudi Solomons

Rudi joined MachMan in 2017. Rudi believes that the strength of any successful business is its people.
He dedicates himself to building strong and fruitful working relationships with all stake holders through
excellent communication. After more than a decade’s work experience, Rudi mastered the key principles
and outputs of the administrative process, which he now manages with dedication and pride. Holding a
ND in Office Management and a Post Graduate in Business Administration alongside his 12 years’
experience across several disciplines, he is equipped to effectively manage the administrative process of
MachMan. He is furthermore responsible for functions such as Debtors, HR, Bookkeeping, Facilities,
Health & Safety and likes to get involved with the management of projects.
Debtors

Louise Khan

Louise recently joined Machman after restructuring of the Admin Department.

Prior to joining MachMan, Louise gained valuable experience as Personal Assistant to directors and executive managers for many years. Administratively, she worked as a Debtors & Creditors Clerk, Administration & Membership Clerk, Payroll Administrator and Receptionist.

Technician

Chad

Started technical career in the automotive industry.
Joined MachMan in 2012
Spent 2 years in machine workshop
Trained by Fitter & Turner and technician
Moved to machine maintenance on mostly packaging machines.
Valued all rounder in the MachMan team.
Specialises in high volume FFS machines.
Fitter & Technician

Roger Kannemeyer

Qualified trade tested turner mechanical
Machine building
Working with different machines & materials
High pressure work
Business Owner/ Machine shop
3 Years @ Machman – 02/03/2018
Welder & Assistant Technician

Roderick Mhuka

9 Years welding experience
Welder
6 Years @ Machman
Millwright Apprentice

Reid Schoeman

2 Years Experience (1 at MachMan)

2 Years experience in fabrication and mechanical
Millwright apprentice
Studied at CPUT, mechanical engineering S1
Currently studying mechanical and electrical at Northlink College

Check out our Partners

“IMC has been closely involved with Machman for over 6 years. From the start of business it was evident that this was going to be a relationship and not just business. We now regard Machman to be of the most professional and easy to deal with company that we have had the pleasure to do business with. We are extremely fortunate to have forged a relationship with Machman and believe that any company dealing with them will feel the same connection as we have had over the years.”

Michael Murphy (Owner and Chairman)

The missing piece business coaching are proud partners of MachMan. We have partnered with them for over a year. MachMan are a really dynamic, customer focussed, forward thinking organisation. Unrivalled food packaging solutions that are backed up by an excellent team, culture and DNA. We are proud of our association.

Ian Mizon

We are greatly privileged to work with Machman. With their amazing skills and talent, you may think they are more machine than man, but be assured that they have hearts of gold. Thank you for trusting Elementary Bookkeeping with the most instrumental part of your business. From a finance perspective, clients can rest assured that, not only are their processes and procedures actioned using best practice methods, but they also take special care in looking after their employees

Rayghana Daniels

As a Service Provider to MachMan, we interact with them regularly, and WE LOVE MachMan. It is a great forward-thinking company with an awesome future who genuinely care about the development of their employees. In our professional opinion, that makes them the preferred employer for any job seeker in their industry. They are a fun-loving bunch of characters that really, genuinely love each other (mostly) and work well with each other. They operate as a well-oiled “familia” unit and have a laser sharp focus on customer satisfaction and innovation.

Chanelle de Kock and Ruzinha Shah

“IMC has been closely involved with Machman for over 6 years. From the start of business it was evident that this was going to be a relationship and not just business. We now regard Machman to be of the most professional and easy to deal with company that we have had the pleasure to do business with. We are extremely fortunate to have forged a relationship with Machman and believe that any company dealing with them will feel the same connection as we have had over the years.”

Michael Murphy (Owner and Chairman)

The missing piece business coaching are proud partners of MachMan. We have partnered with them for over a year. MachMan are a really dynamic, customer focussed, forward thinking organisation. Unrivalled food packaging solutions that are backed up by an excellent team, culture and DNA. We are proud of our association.

Ian Mizon

We are greatly privileged to work with Machman. With their amazing skills and talent, you may think they are more machine than man, but be assured that they have hearts of gold. Thank you for trusting Elementary Bookkeeping with the most instrumental part of your business. From a finance perspective, clients can rest assured that, not only are their processes and procedures actioned using best practice methods, but they also take special care in looking after their employees

Rayghana Daniels

As a Service Provider to MachMan, we interact with them regularly, and WE LOVE MachMan. It is a great forward-thinking company with an awesome future who genuinely care about the development of their employees. In our professional opinion, that makes them the preferred employer for any job seeker in their industry. They are a fun-loving bunch of characters that really, genuinely love each other (mostly) and work well with each other. They operate as a well-oiled “familia” unit and have a laser sharp focus on customer satisfaction and innovation.

Chanelle de Kock and Ruzinha Shah

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