Vin Mart Group of Companies is a leading player in commodities export and trading of general merchandise goods. Incorporated in 1997 in Tanzania as Vin Mart Ltd., the group has grown beyond its early objective of supplying essential commodities to key nations across the African continent like D. R. Congo, Zambia, Malawi, Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda & Burundi. After establishing a strong distribution network, the company went on to add a host of other products to its roster – including fast moving consumer goods(FMCG),consumer durables, electronics and luxurious goods. In 1999,the group extended its domain to North America by establishing its offices in Toronto, Canada and also at Brazil, South America. Soon afterwards in 2000, the Group trained its sights on China, following the dramatic rise of the nation as a world source for cost-effective products. Vin Mart established its roots in China by putting up a trading house in the world renowned Guangzhou District. With the strategic intention of consolidating its position in African countries and reaching out to emerging markets of the Middle East, the Group opened its Sourcing Centers in Dubai,U.A.E. in the year 2001. Today both the China & Dubai operations serve as the most crucial sourcing centers for a vast range of products that the Group deals including the Group’s own brands under the label “VIN KING” ,”VINIC”, “VIN CARE”, “VIN LITE”, “VIN”, “VIN-CHEM”,”LOGIN”.
Societe Miniere du Katanga (SOMIKA sprl) The Somika Group is a top-ranking minerals-to-metals company having cobalt / copper processing plant in Lubumbashi, D R Congo since 2000. One of the most professionally-managed big private limited companies of DRC, SOMIKA has strategic control over and has acquired various ore bodies, polygones and mines having rich reserves of cobalt and copper. SOMIKA has also acquired large areas for mining research for cobalt, copper, tin and tantalum.
Main Features of the Company :
- Core activities comprise mining,up gradation and processing of cobalt, copper and other minerals available in D R Congo region.
- The company is known as a trendsetter in mining for its elaborate facilities for physical up gradation, weighment and ultramodern analytical procedures.
- In a short span of just 6 months, the Somika Group has emerged a leading player-fulfilling all supply contracts to China and India.