Welcome To SigmaTEK

SigmaTEK Systems provides robust CAD/CAM, Nesting, and Automation software solutions for every size business, from new job shops to established manufacturers.

Since our founding in 1993, we have been dedicated to research, development, and extensive support for our products, including SigmaNEST, SigmaTUBE, SigmaBEND, SimTrans, and SigmaMRP.

SigmaNEST leads the world in nesting systems for fabrication, providing unsurpassed material utilization, motion optimization, manpower efficiency, manufacturing automation, and data management.

Supported by an expert team of mathematicians and engineers, SigmaTEK reaches the globe from its headquarters in Cincinnati Ohio USA, with branches in Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, and South America.

Dedicated Engineers
Software Installations Worldwide
Global Offices

The SigmaTEK Mission

To lead the industry with powerful best-in-class products and excellent service

The SigmaTEK Promise

To deliver complete customer satisfaction

SigmaTEK Values

Fast, elegant innovation based on integrity, trust, cooperation, communication, and a passion for perfection

Meet Our Team

Ben TerreBlanche
Ben TerreBlanchePresident & Chief Executive Officer
Ben TerreBlanche founded SigmaTEK Systems, LLC, in 1993, in partnership with Pierre Slabber, his former engineering student at the University of Witwatersrand in his native South Africa. Ben and his family moved to the United States in 1996 to launch the SigmaNEST software product, a powerful CAD/CAM nesting solution that utilizes highly advanced algorithms to automate the nesting process and optimize material use, machine capabilities, and manufacturing processes. Today, SigmaNEST software is widely recognized as the leading nesting software for all major profile cutting machines.

Prior to founding SigmaTEK, Ben started MECAD Systems, an engineering software reselling company. Through this in-depth work with manufacturing software, Ben gained the experience he and his team needed to successfully launch SigmaTEK Systems in the US.

Ben graduated with a BS in Mechanical Engineering in Johannesburg, South Africa in 1979. He worked as a design engineer, manufacturing engineer, and CAD/CAM software applications engineer until 1984 when he was appointed Senior Lecturer at an Engineering School in SA. After completing his MBA at University of Witwatersrand, he spent a year with Engineering Mechanics Research Corporation in Troy, MI in 1986. Ben and his family reside in Cincinnati, Ohio.

John Reynolds
John ReynoldsVice President of Engineering

John graduated from Stellenbosch University with a bachelor’s degree in Electrical and Electronic Engineering.

John and his family relocated to the United States from South Africa in 1999, when John joined SigmaTEK Systems as a Software Developer. In 2008, John transitioned into a management role as the Development Manager, where he implemented strategic systems. In 2012 John was promoted to Vice President of Operations. Today John serves as the company’s Vice President of Engineering.

Chris Cooper
Chris CooperManaging Director, SigmaTEK Europe
Chris is responsible for overseeing the company’s direction and resources throughout Europe along with parts of Asia and Africa. This strategic role includes business development for fabricating manufacturers, OEMs, and other key business partners. Chris has more than twenty-seven years of industry experience and has been with SigmaTEK since 2009.
Joseph Keblesh
Joseph KebleshDirector of Business Development, General Manager SigmaTEK Asia
A twenty-five year industry veteran, Joe’s experience was built from the shop floor up. Introduced to fabrication as a grinder and machine operator, he later he became a cutting machine programmer shop foreman, and fabrication manager. Joe has been in manufacturing software sales since 1990. He joined SigmaTEK in 2009, now heads the SigmaTEK Asia office in Thailand, and is responsible for OEM partnerships, international business development, and complex corporate sales.
Jandre TerreBlanche
Jandre TerreBlancheDirector of Corporate Strategy

Jandre joined SigmaTEK after receiving a Mechanical Engineering degree from Cedarville University (Cedarville, OH). Over the years he progressed through technical and management positions with the company. From an international perspective Jandre was instrumental in the formation and management of the SigmaTEK Korean branch office.

Today, Jandre has assumed the role of Director of Corporate Strategy. He is responsible for guiding SigmaTEK’s growth strategy along with next generation products and services. In 2013, Jandre was recognized by the Society of Manufacturing Engineers in the inaugural “30 Under 30: Upcoming Leaders in Manufacturing” list of honorees. Jandre and his family reside in Cincinnati where he is currently pursuing an MBA degree.

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