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OGI Diamond Technology Company Opens Office in Africa

26 february 2009

OGI Systems Ltd., a leading company in technological solutions for the diamond industry, has announced the opening of a support and sales office in Africa, reported.
The new branch is part of OGI’s global expansion program. The company has trained professional staff to supply service and support to hundreds of the diamond technology company’s customers in Africa.
Despite the economic crisis, which has affected the global diamond industry, OGI decided to intensify its activities in Southern Africa in order to provide the company’s customers with optimal support and service, thus safeguarding OGI’s technological edge over competitors in the diamond industry.
OGI’s CEO Daniel Benjano stated that his goal is to develop and produce revolutionary technology for the betterment of the diamond industry. OGI announced its plans to launch revolutionary and exclusive new products in the near future, which it claims will bring about a transformation in the global diamond industry.