Mr. Martin Reeves

fontec-global LLC

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fontec-global LLC


Finding opportunities in a position where my experience and skills can help develop both a successful and sustainable business and at the same time mentor and impart these skills to the next generation of technologists and entrepreneurs.



Successful hands on Managing Director/Manager with a broad range of technical and commercial experience and expertise in the metallurgical, heat treatment and foundry industries over 5 decades and 6 continents building relationships with business colleagues worldwide over many years.


Strong communication, analytical and problem solving skills.

An emphasis on ethics and integrity and on mentoring, communication and team building.

Importance of taking the time to mentor the next generation of technologists.


Employment chronology

2020     present                                Unitherm Furnace LLC                                                 Business Development Manager

2018     present                                Unitherm Furnace LLC, USA                                      Senior advisor, business & infrastructure

2017     present                                Patina Solutions LLC, USA                                           Metallurgical subject expert

2016     2019                     Future Metals Technologies GmbH, Germany   Technical & Sales consultant

2015     present                fontec-global LLC, USA                                                 Owner – Consultant

2003     2015                     StrikoWestofen America, USA                                  Technical / Managing Director

2001     2003                     StrikoWestofen GmbH, Germany                            Sales Manager, Asia Pacific +

1988     2001                     Mineral-Loy CC, South Africa                                    Business Development Manager             

1983     1988                     Atlantis Diesel Engines (PTY) Ltd, S Africa         Chief Metallurgist

1967     1983                     Perkins Engines Co, UK                                                Apprentice, Metallurgist, Project Eng.

Professional & industry activities

  • Institute of Materials (UK) - Chairman SA branch – ‘90-‘91
  • SA Inst. of Foundrymen - National President  ‘93-’95
  • Organised first government sponsored National Pavilion at GIFA in 1994