PENTA Engineering Corporation is a Multi-Disciplinary Engineering & Consultancy Company Head Quartered in St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.A. and specialized in cement and other mineral processing industries serving its clients globally with over 100 professionals working in various disciplines since 1986. Our comprehensive range of services provides innovative, effective and cost-efficient solutions to our client's technical and project management needs.

PENTA India Technical Consultants Pvt. Ltd. (PENTA) a fully owned subsidiary of PENTA Engineering Corporation started its operation in Mumbai, India in 2007 to strategically serve the Cement industry in Asia, Africa and countries around Persian Gulf.

PENTA is fully networked with headquarters through IT systems providing full access to global database. The team in PENTA consists of highly qualified personnel having wide experience with OEMs for cement industry. Along with PENTA's global experience PENTA forms a very strong team in providing our customers with advantage of high quality of consultancy and engineering services at lower costs.

We are amongst the few engineering consultancy companies providing total engineering solutions in all disciplines for complete project implementation under one roof. The organization is led by professional consulting engineers having rich experience in the fields of engineering and project implementation of various projects across the globe. Experience of senior management is complemented by young leaders well-versed with the latest technologies and trends.


  • PENTA brings in exceptional value to the clients with
    • Low Project Cost &
    • Optimum Project Schedule.
  • Full Service Engineering Company
    • Expertise in all disciplines with more than 25 years experience with core focus in the cement industry.
  • In-depth process knowledge
    • Complete in-house simulation capabilities and on field auditing instruments.
  • Owner's Engineer
    • Expertise in integrating different systems for optimum economy and providing unbiased equipment selection.
  • Experienced key personnel from OEM
    • Experience working with major cement industry equipment suppliers.
  • Customized design solutions
    • Special expertise in developing cost saving measures and experience in "unconventional" solutions.
  • References
    • Exhaustive client list with many repeat orders.
  • Continuous Improvement in PENTA's Delivery time and Costs
    • Access to Organized global data base with strong IT network.
    • Error proofing with Strict quality and document control.

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Board of Directors

Francisco Benavides and Mr Subhash Mohan, both founder Directors of PENTA Engineering Corporation, St.Louis, Missouri, USA

Mr. Francisco Benavides

Executive Director of PEC and PENTA India Cement & Minerals Pvt Ltd.

Under his inspired guidance, of over 25 years, PENTA has grown to become one of the known engineering consultants in the Cement Industry in India and abroad.

Prior to heading the special Consulting Group of PENTA Engineering Corporation , St,Louis, Missouri, USA, he held the following positions with PENTA: Chief Executive Officer of the Corporation, President of PENTA Industrial Corporation, Chief Operating Officer, Chief Mechanical Engineer.

Mr. Benavides holds an MBA from Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL; a BS in Civil Engineering from Missouri University of Science & Technology, Rolla, MO, and has completed Graduate Studies in Engineering Management and Environmental Engineering at Missouri University of Science & Technology.

Mr. Subhash Mohan

Chairman of the Board, PENTA Engineering Corporation, St.Louis,
Missouri USA

Mr Mohan is actively involved in strategic planning, business development and growth of the company as part of the Executive Management Team.

A civil engineering graduate of London University in England and worked in the United Kingdom where he was a Chartered Engineer. Subhash has been in the United States since 1976 and is a registered Professional Engineer in Missouri.

Our Mission & Vision


To provide our clients operational excellence with proven systems and procedures through as highly qualified professional staff, offering excellence in business management and technical services, through innovation and integrity. To offer our employees a great place to work through mentoring, continuing education, recognition and whenever possible promoting from within.


To cover all regions of the world providing uniform high quality project management, engineering, procurement and construction management services. To allow our customers, whenever they seek to refurbish or build new plants to have a specialize engineering company to deal with all the project details, allowing them to focus on the productivity of their existing facilities. An engineering company that commits to excellence in the industries we choose to serve.

THE MISSION IS TO PROVIDE A QUALITY PRODUCT - We work as a team to fulfill our mission!

Quality Assurance

PENTA India follows global standards for design of equipment. All relevant design codes are available with our engineers and designers. PENTA's first line of quality is always the person who creates the deliverable. PENTA India endeavors to get the best design for the clients with minimum number of revisions. PENTA India also has a system of document control to ensure that any revisions are updated.

PENTA has its own international standards for preparation and review of drawings. For review of OEM's design, checklists are available for all major equipment to ensure "right the first time" approach. PENTA has a data bank of plants in India as well as in US for plant & equipment selection, process parameters etc. The same will be referred for each project to select the best equipment.

At site, PENTA's engineers follow a set norms for quality control of civil construction & equipment erection to get the best from contractors.