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SIMCO Sees Opportunities in Midst of Manufacturing Supply Shortages

The manufacturing world is still reeling from the aftereffects of the COVID pandemic, and those supporting water well and geothermal well drilling operations around the world are no exceptions. Interruptions to steel and microchip supplies have slowed vehicle production to less than a crawl, but SIMCO Drilling Equipment, Inc. is focused on the light at […]

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Sales Professionals: Join the SIMCO Sales Team TODAY!

Do you have Ag or mechanical experience? Are you looking for a new, challenging career opportunity? You may be the perfect fit for a sales position with our team! SIMCO Drilling Equipment in Osceola, Iowa builds all-hydraulic drilling rigs and is looking to fill the position of an Equipment Sales person. The right candidate is someone […]

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SIMCO 2800 Rig Training Just One Perk of Purchase

Purchasing a drilling rig from SIMCO comes with so much more than a top-notch piece of equipment. The SIMCO team knows that safety is of the utmost importance, which is why they offer rig training with each purchase. Recent delivery of a new SIMCO 2800 water well drilling rig to a customer in Ohio included […]

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SIMCO Safety Series: Watch for Wire Rope Wear Signs

The drilling industry uses wire ropes for a variety of applications. Whether being used to hoist down-hole tools or to lift loads, wire rope is popular on many drilling sites for its strength and resistance to heat and other environmental damage. The strength of wire rope comes from the unique, layered construction. Wires are twisted […]

Permalink to SIMCO’s Richard Clarke Retires After 35-Years of Drilling Rig Sales & Marketing

SIMCO’s Richard Clarke Retires After 35-Years of Drilling Rig Sales & Marketing

SIMCO Drilling Equipment bids farewell to longtime Director of Sales and Marketing, Richard Clarke, retiring at the end of May after 35 years of service with the company. Richard graduated from Drake University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BSBA) degree in Marketing and Production Management. For ten years, he worked for several […]

Permalink to Annual Tour Brings Senator Grassley to SIMCO Drilling Equipment, Inc.

Annual Tour Brings Senator Grassley to SIMCO Drilling Equipment, Inc.

Iowa’s Senior Senator, Chuck Grassley, took time out of his busy schedule in Washington DC to visit the team from SIMCO Drilling Equipment in Osceola, Iowa. As part of his annual 99 County Tour, a tradition of his 41 years in office, Grassley and his team stopped in Clarke County, where SIMCO resides, to tour […]

Permalink to SIMCO’s Diversity Offers Advantages for Geotechnical Drilling Operations

SIMCO’s Diversity Offers Advantages for Geotechnical Drilling Operations

SIMCO Drilling Equipment has long been a leader in the design and engineering of state-of-the-art geotechnical drilling rigs and equipment. From the popular 2400 SK-1 drill, to the maneuverable and rugged 2800, all the way to the powerhouse 7000 model, SIMCO offers options and advantages that can tackle nearly any geotechnical drilling job their customers […]

Permalink to SIMCO Safety Series: Navigating Severe Weather Dangers

SIMCO Safety Series: Navigating Severe Weather Dangers

Every year, crews all over the country are faced with severe weather conditions such as tornadoes, flash floods, and lightning. Tornadoes, alone, are responsible for taking the lives of roughly 100 people each year. Of course, weather severity varies according to the seasons and location of the drilling site, but spring and summer are typically […]

Permalink to SIMCO 2400-SK-1 – An Evolution of Superior Drilling Rig Engineering

SIMCO 2400-SK-1 – An Evolution of Superior Drilling Rig Engineering

The SIMCO 2400-SK1 has been one of the most popular and versatile drilling rigs in the SIMCO line since early in their 50-year history. Introduced in 1971 shortly after the company opened for business, this tough auger rig was touted as a simple to operate, economical to own, compact and well-engineered piece of equipment. As […]

Permalink to SIMCO Safety Series: Tire Inspections Keep You in Control and Accident-Free

SIMCO Safety Series: Tire Inspections Keep You in Control and Accident-Free

You may not think about your tires often, but they are essential to the safe operation of every drill rig and support vehicle in your fleet. Minor damage can quickly transition to a major flaw that leads to an accident. But there are steps you can take to mitigate the risk and keep your drill […]

Permalink to SIMCO 2800 Water Well Drilling Rig – Drill Rig Packages To Suit Your Operation

SIMCO 2800 Water Well Drilling Rig – Drill Rig Packages To Suit Your Operation

Thanks to Mother Nature, no two drill holes are the same. That means each water well drilling operation is different. That’s why the package options for the SIMCO 2800 Water Well Drilling Rig vary from rig to rig and from customer to customer. With extensive options, the team at SIMCO can create a rig that […]

Permalink to Get Power Where You Need It with SIMCO’s 2800 Variable Speed Drill Head

Get Power Where You Need It with SIMCO’s 2800 Variable Speed Drill Head

Versatility and reliability are essential when it comes to drilling, and SIMCO’s 2800 drilling rig has been held as the standard in the drilling industry for years. Rugged and compact, this tough geotechnical drilling rig’s variable speed drill head is just one of the superstar components of the 2800. It gives you torque when you […]