GFP Machines

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Over 450 Unique Pre-owned and New Woodwork Machines on the Floor and Ready to Go.

Simply the widest range of quality woodwork machinery in Africa. Our MASSIVE showroom has a machine for every woodwork application and for every size of customer. We specialize in pre-owned heavy duty machines.

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First in Africa For Quality Woodworking Machines

GFP Machines is the undoubted market leader in serviced and refurbished industrial woodwork machines. Our massive stock also includes a wide range of new machines. We believe in supplying machines we would use ourselves; heavy-duty, from reliable brands and able to produce a good quality carpentry product for many years to come.

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Worldwide Delivery

We can assist in arranging delivery of machines throughout South Africa, Sub Saharan Africa and further afield.

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Best Machine Brands

We specialize in selling pre-owned machines in all the most popular and trusted international brands, such as; Weinig, Wadkin, SCM, Fravol, Holzer, Heezeman, IWM, Boere and many, many more.

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Massive Range

GFP is the undisputed KING in machine stock and variety of options. Our ever growing stock includes over 450 unique and immediately available woodwork machines; all quality guaranteed and ready for production.

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Top Class Service

We pride ourselves on quality service, professionalism and giving valuable advice to our customers. We have been in the woodwork industry for years and gladly share our knowledge with our customers.

Need a Machine Quote?

Simply leave your details below and we will get back to you ASAP with a quote.

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Customers in Sub Saharan Africa

We regularly supply machinery throughout Sub-Saharan Africa, where our name is trusted, and our machines are known for their durability and suitability for the tough African work environment. Our customers are in Zambia, Zimbabwe, Namibia, Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique, Kenya, Somalia…

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At GFP Machines

Woodworking is in our DNA

Our founder and CEO, Gys Potgieter, has been a woodworker since the age of 14 years old, having since owned several wood product factories as well as creating high end artisinal wood creations –  few know woodworking and wood product manufacturing as well as he does. Gys and our professional sales team collectively have a massive wealth of experience and expertise in the field. We are always happy to chat over a cup of coffee and give production advice to our valued customer. With a long history in the woodworking industry, we know the right machine for the job, and crucially; the machines we sell are the ones we would use ourselves.

  • Credible and trusted woodworking machinery supplier.
  • Extensive knowledge on production and wood product manufacturing. Our advice and guidance are always free.
  • Supplier of top quality international machine brands. This includes major European, North American and Asian.
  • Personal and tailored service to our customers
  • Massive 3 000 m2 showroom stocked with a wide variety of wood working machines.
  • Specialising in machinery sales in Sub Saharan Africa.

new arrivals

We regularly update our stock with new woodwork machinery.  Be sure to keep an eye on our website as to ensure you do not miss out on excellent machine deals. New machine items are added on a near weekly basis.  So  we are sure to have the right machine for your specific woodworking needs. Visit our products page or view the new arrivals slider on the home page.

sell your machines

We buy quality second hand machines for cash. If you have machines that you wish to sell, then make contact with us. Purchases are always done in one full hassle-free payment.

Click on the button below and leave your machine details,  personal info, location and selling price. Remember that we would need photos of the machines!

Talk to us

If you need help or advice then please speak to one of our experienced team members. We have been in the industry for many years and will be happy to advise and help guide you in your woodworking production needs. 

Whether you are cutting up sleepers, or building kitchens, we have the expertise and the machines to help you do the job right.

What Makes GFP Different?

GFP Machines is not just another woodwork machine supplier. We do things differently – our machines are unmatched, our stock the largest in Africa, and our hearts are in the woodworking industry. We pride ourselves on what we do best; giving true quality machine along with top-notch personal service.

We invite our customers to visit our premises in Johannesburg, where our machines can be touched and inspected in person. For our foreign customers we will gladly arrange live machine demos online, thereby giving you the opportunity to see for yourself, to ask questions and tot view your machines  in action!

Join the GFP Machines family today. ♥️ 

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What our customers say

"I have been a customer of GFP Machines for many years and have several of their machines working on my floor. Gys and the team are always only a phone call away."
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John Stark
ABC Timbers

Conveniently Located In Johannesburg, South Africa

Collection from O.R. Tambo Airport

We will gladly arrange airport collection where needed. Our premises is about 35 to 45 minutes from the aiport when traffic is light.

About 15 minutes from Jorburg City Centre

We are only a short drive south of the Johannesburg city centre. Simply follow the M1 south.

About 1 Hour from Pretoria

When traffic is light we are a 1 hour drive from Pretoria. Please provide for extra time when travelling during high traffic hours.

Frequently Asked Questions:

Does GFP only sell used?

No, although we do pride ourselves on being the market reader in world class quality pre-owned machines, our range does still include a selection of new machines. Speak to us for more info.

Can GFP deliver outside South Africa?

Yes we can! We regularly assist in arranging machine deliveries across Africa and indeed throughout the world. We send machines to every corner of the globe; from Somalia to Brazil!

Can I get parts for my machines?

We stock a range of spare parts and consumables in house which we supply to our customers. Where specific machine parts are required on pre-owned machines, we will gladly assist our customers in sourcing parts required. 

Do machines include a quality guarantee?

Absolutely! All our machines, whether new or pre-owned, unless otherwise specified, all include a quality full money back guarantee. Our CEO, Gys Potgieter, gives his personal stamp of approval on every machine sold.

Can machines be installed at my premises?

Our technical team regularly travels across South Africa and across Africa to install machinery at our customers premises. We can also assist in initial set up and training on any machines purchased, as to ensure that our customers feel confident with their machines operating effectively in production. 

Do I receive after sales service?

Yes, in fact that a reader will be distracted by the readable content of a page when looking at its layout.

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