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AquaJet Profiles was founded in 2001 to complement the services of associate company Rio-Carb and has rapidly progressed into a leader in quality and service for a broad base of customers and industries.

AquaJet Profiles has been at the forefront of AquaJet cutting in Africa as the first specialist service centre using this technology and making this service offering available to all industries. AquaJet Profiles has set the benchmark for Precision Water-Jet cutting and profiling in Africa. AquaJet Profiles (Gauteng) (Pty) Ltd is renowned for producing high quality components with super efficient service. AquaJet Profiles is the Trusted name.

Martin Maine

Founded Rio-Carb in 1982 after extensive experience in the Physical Metallurgy fields (Rio-Tinto), including conducting several overseas conferences and seminars. Twice President of the S.A. Institute of Welding.  Highly involved in welding aspects of all large projects in S.A. such as Sasol ll and lll, Koeberg Nuclear Station, Gariep Dam, Strategic Oil-Storage Projects, etc.  Martin with over 50 years experience in the manufacturing and engineering industry still very actively lends his experience where Nuclear and Aerospace is concerned.Martin and Jenny Maine founded AquaJet Profiles (Gauteng) (Pty) Ltd in 2001. 

Preeshan Naidoo

Managing Director
Joined the Rio-Carb group in 2004 who has the expertise in Business Administration with National Diploma’s in Business, Sales, and Marketing Management, backed by extensive experience in the Mining, Architectural, Automotive, Aerospace and Nuclear Industries where the manufacture and supply of flat part components are concerned.  Preeshan has a deft ability to identify economical and successful AquaJet cutting applications and prides himself in ‘paying attention to detail’. Preeshan together with our Dynamic Team have the experience and overall vision to quickly design for, and assist our customers with unique cost saving solutions.Call us now for a fully tailor-made service to suit your requirements.

Jenny Maine

Prime shareholder in AquaJet Profiles, Jenny is a “hands-on” person with her warm personality and extensive marketing background, adds much value to the service by interacting with clients and suppliers.  Jenny serves on both boards, Rio-Carb and AquaJet. She actively assures that customer services are of the highest standards as well as managing the Sales team. 

Colin Maine

From a Quantity Surveying and Engineering background, Colin has in-depth hands-on experience in Production and Fabrication, of Rio-Carb’s some 1000 projects per year.  As Operational Director of Rio-Carb he ensures that jobs and emergency breakdowns are promptly attended to, as well as attending to the Quality Control to ISO9001 standards.