ANI reported that Porbandar Gujarat based merchant metallurgical coke maker Simplex Coke & Refractory is expanding its footprints in India and aims to merge innovation and technology to get global recognition in the metallurgical coke industry. Simplex Coke & Refractory Founder Mr Vatsal Agarwaal said “We have tied up with 7 coke manufacturers to build a pan-India presence and aim to expand our operations and have a truly global presence. Our mission has been to see the country become independent from importing metallurgical coke from other nations. We want to put India on the world map of the Coke industry and thus have a long way to go.” Simplex Coke & Refractory is the major merchant producer and trader of met coke in North and Western India with a modest turnover of INR 4 crores that increased to INR 100 crores in a span of merely 4 years. Simplex Coke & Refractory, established in 2011, has a coke-manufacturing unit in Porbandar in Gujarat, with a pusher-type, fully mechanized plant.