Robit Group and BIA Group have signed an exclusive distributor agreement. BIA will represent Robit and distribute all Robit products in 17 countries across West and Central Africa — 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.

Robit said the partnership with BIA was developed to ensure highest possible services levels for drillers in West and Middle African countries. ”The 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 Group CEO Tommi Lehtonen said.   

“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,” said Vincent Bia, CEO of BIA Group

Robit sells drilling consumables, including top hammer and down-the-hole hammer bits. BIA distibutes equipment, services and technologies to customers in more than 20 countries across Europe and Africa.