Leader in Mineral and Mining Equipment for Over 110 years.
9205 Avionics Drive
Fort Wayne, IN 46809 USA
Toll-free 800.926.6453
Tel 260.747.2700

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The Deister Team

While the Sherman Group provides the over-all management of the company, the other members of the Deister Concentrator team include:

John Christophersen, our International Sales Manager, brings over 35 years’ of experience with Deister Concentrator, and is well known and highly respected in the mineral and mining industries. He brings extensive knowledge with concentrating tables, heavy media cyclones, classifying cyclones, column flotation, heated screening and hydraulic classifiers. John is a graduate of Michigan Technological University, Bachelor of Science – Metallurgical Engineer – Mineral Dressing Option.

Laércio Albuquerque joined the Deister Concentrator team in 2016 as Director of Business Development. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mining Engineering from the Universidade Federal de Permanbuco, Brazil, and a Master of Science degree in Mining and Earth System Engineering from the Colorado School of Mines. Laércio is experienced in equipment sales and strategic development, equipment start-ups, and working in plant operations and minerals processing.

Jennifer Davis, Controller, has been with Deister Concentrator since 2010. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Indiana University.

Josh Nordman, Plant Supervisor, has been with Deister Concentrator since 2007. He holds an Associate Degree in Computer and Electronics Engineering Technology from Indiana Institute of Technology.

Brad Smolek has been with the Sherman Group companies for over ten years. He brings 25 years in the metals industry functioning as Operations Manager, Special Projects Supervisor, and Consultant.