Distributor agreement between Robit and BIA
By Andy Brown15 December 2020
Drilling company Robit Group and BIA Group have signed an exclusive distributor agreement covering 17 African countries.
Belgium-based BIA will represent Robit and distribute Robit products in West and Central Africa, in Senegal, Mali, Burkina Faso, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Zambia, Mauritania, Guinea Conakry, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Togo, Benin, Niger, Chad, Cameroon, Central African Republic, and Republic of Congo.
BIA sells and services a wide ranage of construction, demolition, recycling and power generation equipment in the Benelux and in Africa. It represents brands including Bomag, Cummins, Himoinsa, Komatsu, Tecnogen and Ausa.
Tommi Lehtonen, CEO of Robit Group, “We are excited to start this partnership to serve our African drilling consumables customers. Combination of BIA’s strong presence and experienced team together with Robit’s high performance drilling consumables and technical support will offer African customers a strong solution for their drilling consumables needs.”
Robit sells drilling consumables for applications in mining, construction and contracting, tunnelling and well drilling. The company’s offering is divided into two product and service ranges: Top Hammer and Down-the-Hole.
Vincent Bia, CEO of BIA Group, “Through this new partnership BIA will strengthen its presence in the mining, quarry and construction sectors. BIA’s exposure and knowledge in African market as well as Robit’s wide offering and quality products create an excellent opportunity for both companies to strive for being a major player in the market.”
BIA has expertise in the mining, construction, transport and energy sectors. It has a direct presence in more than 20 countries across Europe and Africa.