About us

About us


Emprada Mines and Minerals is a company that particularly deals in providing API Grade Barite Powder and Barite Ore. Incorporated in 2014 (Incorporated in) with Head Quarters in Austin, TX, and Production Plant in Andhra Pradesh, India with over 50 fulltime resources, we have made Substantial Development in the exports of Barite starting with 7000 MT in 2015 to about 300,000 MT in 2020.

Mr. Vikram Akepati

A Leader with a holistic vision

Mr. Vikram Akepati, President and CEO at Emprada Mines and Minerals, being a qualified Engineer passed out of USNW Australia and having worked in Fortune 50 companies in the USA for over 15 years in decision making roles, have gained the expertise to handle the clients effectively.
Though, everyone sources Barite from the same mine; the clear differentiators are the processes, quality aspects and rigorous testing. Further, seamless integration of different departments such as operations, logistics, port cargo handling, and export management gave them the edge over others to provide real-time data and on-time delivery to the end customers. He brought in the technology to the age-old existing process to improve product and process efficiency.


Emprada’s vision is to become a market leader and provide exceptional quality Barite Mineral to current and prospective customers by capitalizing into our mutual commitments, loyalty and respect for each other.


The focus is firmly upon Business Development, Innovation, and providing support for each new emerging international opportunity. We believe in working with we suppliers and customers on an open, honest, and transparent basis which helps to build mutual trust and long term relationships.

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