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Fordia Sets Ground in South Africa


Dollard-des-Ormeaux, August 7, 2012

It is with great pride that we would like to announce the opening of a new Fordia office in South Africa. Indeed, Fordia’s management team investigated the market and concluded that a new office would be profitable for clients. The proximity and knowledge of the soon-to-be team will better our customer service and expand our reach to the whole African continent.

To lead and manage this new office, Fordia has the pleasure to introduce to you a true expert : Mr Andre van Wyk. Andre brings with him over 38 years of various experiences in the drilling industry, from former driller to additives representative, co-owner of his own drilling supply equipment company as well as technical manager in the industry. Andre comes with an extensive know-how, that will allow him to give useful advices and great tips.

To contact André van-Wyk directly, dial 083 375 3419 or email him at

Should you have any questions on the new Fordia office or if you would like to meet with André, please do not hesitate to contact him.


Poster Mappemonde Fordia


Fordia offers comprehensive drilling solutions with its complete line of diamond tools, equipment and accessories designed for the mineral exploration and geotechnical industries. The company is a world leader in its field and offers high quality products that meet the specific needs of drilling companies while providing outstanding customer service and technical support.

Fordia has a culture of continuous improvement based on a series of core values including respect, communication, innovation, teamwork, excellence and responsible wealth creation.

Fordia has employees in Canada and around the world. The company has offices on every continent and distributors in as many as 25 countries. For more information about the company, visit our NEW website


Hélène Coulombe
Sales Director
Tel. : 514 336-9211