Numa, a drilling technology provider, announced the addition of Mike Epley as regional manager. Epley is based in Austin, Texas, and will be responsible for new business development west of the Mississippi River. The position will require him to travel throughout the region to grow new direct and dealer sales of Numa’s DTH hammers and bits.

“Mike is a great addition to our team, and his deep experience shows Numa’s commitment to, and ongoing investment in, supporting drillers with a complete solution of people, products and technology,” says Numa Vice President of Sales, Neal Kuszewski.

“Numa has a long history of being an innovator and leading provider of DTH products. I am very excited to join Numa and be able to offer customers a superior solution for their drilling needs,” says Epley.

Epley comes to Numa with 29 years of experience in the drilling industry. For the past five years, he was one of the top salespeople for a leading rig manufacturer, where he was responsible for selling drill rigs and consumables to water well, quarry, mining and oil/gas customers. Prior to that, he worked for a drilling supply company in the southwest selling DTH products and rigs. Before that, he worked for 19 years at Epley Enterprises and held many roles including in purchasing, production control, sales and upper management.

Numa provides drilling technologies with over 100 DTH hammer and bit products, serving 11 different industries. Their products are capable of drilling vertical, horizontal, and reverse circulation holes from 3½ to 50½ inches in diameter in hard rock and unconsolidated formations. With customers located in 105+ countries, they’ve built their customer-centric reputation on providing the highest value in products, performance and personal service available in the rock drilling industry. To learn more, go to