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Eriez® Strengthens Presence in Indian Mining Market Through New Representation Agreement



November 18, 2023 - Eriez® has announced its new representative agreement with Somnium Management Consulting Pvt Ltd., based in Delhi, India. According to Subhasis Das, Eriez Regional Sales Director-North Africa, Middle East, and South Asia, this partnership is poised to enhance Eriez-India's ability to meet the distinct needs of the Indian mining and minerals market while simultaneously opening doors to new opportunities and market segments. 

Abhishek Shukla, a seasoned industry professional with nearly two decades of experience in the Indian mining sector, spearheads Somnium Management Consulting Pvt Ltd. Shukla, a distinguished alumnus in mineral processing from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT/ISM), has amassed extensive professional experience, including pivotal roles at prominent organizations such as Tata Steel, Metso Minerals, Ludowici/FLSmidth, and Derrick. Following his tenure at Derrick, Shukla assumed the position of Director at Somnium Management Consulting, with a dedicated focus on delivering comprehensive mineral processing solutions to an underserved market.  

Das says, “Abhishek’s extraordinary technical expertise, mining industry network, and strong reputation position him as a driving force for transformation in the Indian mining market. We firmly believe that his partnership will enable Eriez to enhance our customer focus on this crucial market sector.” 

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