Boron Expert

Jento Panjikaran

Jento Panjikaran

Industrial Sales Manager and National Distribution


With almost 10 years of experience with Rio Tinto, Jento manages U.S. Borax’s industrial sales for our North American distributors. In addition, he oversees the commercial planning for:

  • North America
  • South America
  • Europe
  • India
  • Middle East
  • Africa

He is an expert analyst with a deep understanding of borate industry trends and business needs. Fluent in English, Hindi, Marathi, and Malayalam, Jento received a bachelor of commerce from Christ College in India, and an MBA with a concentration in finance and international business from Oklahoma City University.

Closer to Home: Borate Distributors Simplify the Supply Chain

:: Thursday, September 10, 2020 :: Posted By Jento Panjikaran
Closer to Home: Borate Distributors Simplify the Supply Chain
U.S. Borax is a trusted supplier to manufacturing and industrial customers around the world. Through our distributors, customers can source the products and quantities they need—and simplify the supply chain for just-in-time operations.

U.S. Borax, part of Rio Tinto, is a global leader in the supply and science of borates—naturally-occurring minerals containing boron and other elements. We are 1,000 people serving 650 customers with more than 1,800 delivery locations globally. We supply around 30% of the world’s need for refined borates from our world-class mine in Boron, California, about 100 miles northeast of Los Angeles.  Learn more about Rio Tinto.

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