Matthews has been working for Doubell Machines since 2006. He is married with four children, two sons and two daughters. His wife’s name is Nelisa and his children are Xolani (28), Nonkosi (26), Sisipho (8) and Sani (5). In the factory his role is welding. On the weekends he enjoys watching soccer and listening to jazz music.



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Wellington joined Doubell Machines in 2008. He is married to wife Rena and has four children, Princess (25), Itumeleng (21), Benett (17) and Anthony (13). In the factory his role is driving the forklift, drilling, grinding, cutting and other production duties. On the weekends in his spare time he enjoys painting. This talented artist has had his work exhibited at the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Art Museum as well as at well-known festivals such as the Grahamstown Arts Festival.


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Lawrence has enjoyed a long career with Doubell Machines. He first joined the company in 2003. He has two sons, Keanu (11) and Luchen (8). In his spare time he coaches rugby. His role in the factory is fitting and quality control.


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Elliot joined Doubell Machines in 2012. He is a family man, enjoying life outside of work with his wife Xolelwo and his son Kungawo (3). His job in the factory is grinding. In his spare time he is a pastor at the church ‘Highway to Heaven Ministry’.


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Married with three children, this family man started working at Doubell Machines in 2007. His wife’s name is sister Nomsa. He has two sons, Anele (17) and Mandla (34), and a daughter, Nosisi (21). He enjoys his job as plasma assistant in the factory. His favourite hobby is gardening.


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Cloud has been with Doubell Machines since 2008. His role in the factory is welding. He is married and has two children. His wife’s name is Sarudzai and his children are Cloud Junior and Kudakwashe. Originally from Zimbabwe, he enjoys listening to reggae music. His favourite musician is Winston Rodney.


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This father of three has enjoyed his job with Doubell Machines since 2006 when he joined the company. He has two daughters, Vuyokazi and Sisana, as well as a son, Asenathi. His wife’s name is Portia. In the factory his job is grinding, drilling, spraying and cutting. His hobbies include gardening and attending church.