Eriez® Empowers Growth in South Africa with Appointment of Morake Hlahane as Flotation Sales Manager


 Eriez® announces the appointment of Morake Hlahane as Eriez-South Africa Flotation Sales Manager. In this pivotal role, Hlahane will spearhead the expansion of Eriez’ Flotation aftermarket and service business across South Africa, reinforcing the company’s footprint in the country and catalyzing growth.  

Hlahane boasts nearly 15 years of hands-on experience in mineral processing operations and metallurgical projects, serving most recently as a metallurgical manager at Kropz Elandsfontein. Eric Wasmund, Vice President-Flotation, says, “Morake brings a wealth of industry insights and a proven track record of driving tangible outcomes.” 

According to Wasmund, Hlahane is poised to not only elevate Eriez’ service quality but also to foster stronger, more enduring relationships with customers throughout South Africa. He adds, “In an industry where innovation and customer-centric solutions are paramount, Morake’s background and holistic understanding of the mineral processing landscape will be invaluable.” 

Hlahane holds a master’s degree in extraction metallurgy engineering, a master’s degree in business administration, and a Bachelor of Technology in chemical engineering. 

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Established in 1942, Eriez is a global leader in separation technologies. Our commitment to innovation has positioned us as a driving market force in several key technology areas, including magnetic separation, flotation, metal detection, and material handling equipment. The company’s 900+ employees are dedicated to providing trusted technical solutions to the mining, food, recycling, packaging, aggregate, and other processing industries. Headquartered in Erie, Pennsylvania, USA, Eriez designs, manufactures, and markets on six continents through 12 wholly owned international subsidiaries and an extensive sales representative network. For more information, visit


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