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The French Engineering Works, or FEW, is a manufacturer, exporter and importer of High Speed Steel cutting tools. The firm was founded in Johannesburg, South Africa, in 1918 by Herman Moser to manufacture rock drill spares for the mining industry in Johannesburg. [1]

The business diversified into manufacture of precision tools, and HSS cutting tools for the metal industry. Their product range includes taps, dies, bits, cutters, toolbits, and thread-rolling dies (flat and circular). [2][3]


  1. ^ "Cutting, Threading, Milling and Drilling Tools Distributor, FEW Tools Ltd". Retrieved 2017-08-31.
  2. ^ "FEW - South Africa". Retrieved 2017-08-31.
  3. ^ "French Engineering Works - EngNet". Retrieved 2017-08-31.