The ultimate projected capacity of Gearbox is to house a collection of machines for design and prototyping of all classes of materials, from metals to wood, plastics to electronics, concrete and ceramics, and more. The facilities are accessed by a wide variety of users including individual engineers and “makers”, SMEs and even established multinationals.
Gearbox offers Industrial 1 kW+, high-quality Laser and Plasma cutters, applicable to machinery manufacturing, engineering, wood-work & metal-work, using metal alloys such as carbon steel, stainless steel as well as materials such as wood.
We offer CNC milling, applicable to mold making, PCB through hole manufacturing, CNC routing and wood routing.
Our 3D printing is applicable to engineers/manufacturers looking for rapid prototyping of hard plastic molding, resin printing and Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM) in order to produce high resolution 3D models.
Our partner company, Gearbox-Europlacer is East & Central Africa’s only world class electronics manufacturer of SMT Printed Circuit Boards Assemblies (PCBA). Gearbox-Europlace keeps the entire electronic value chain in Kenya (solution design, manufacture, distribution, and product life cycle support)
We inspire and catalyze hardware innovation in Africa by being at the forefront of the Fourth Industrial Revolution in Africa
We provide access to world-class engineering methodologies and learning experiences to build our regional capability
We provide access to the world class tools and equipment that will utilize the acquired skill to transform innovative ideas into tangible solutions.