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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 […]

Permalink to Used Drill Rig Trade-Ins Lead to Upgrade Opportunities

Used Drill Rig Trade-Ins Lead to Upgrade Opportunities

Every season is the “busy” season at SIMCO Drilling Equipment, Inc., but Spring is always exciting. The service department is inspecting and repairing our high-demand used drilling rigs, making sure they’re in top condition before they find new homes. Used drilling equipment never stays in the shop for long, so now is the time to […]

Permalink to SIMCO’S QUALITY AND SERVICE FORGE LONG-TERM RELATIONSHIPS

SIMCO’S QUALITY AND SERVICE FORGE LONG-TERM RELATIONSHIPS

In an industry full of multi-generational companies, it’s important to build lasting connections. Not only does it promote the customer’s return business, but it also provides the customer with someone who knows their company and is committed to their success. SIMCO Drilling Equipment is proud of their reputation for quality and reliability that has brought […]

Permalink to SIMCO SAFETY SERIES: GOOD SHOPKEEPING IS JUST GOOD BUSINESS

SIMCO SAFETY SERIES: GOOD SHOPKEEPING IS JUST GOOD BUSINESS

The drilling profession comes with its fair share of dangerous situations and potential for injuries on the job site. But what about in common work areas? When your shop is cluttered, it becomes a minefield of potential accidents and leads customers to wonder how you’ll treat their property. Keeping a tidy work space – be […]

Permalink to THE SHOWS MUST GO ON: SIMCO TRADE SHOW SCHEDULE 2021

THE SHOWS MUST GO ON: SIMCO TRADE SHOW SCHEDULE 2021

After an unusual year of social distancing and virtual meetings, 2021 looks to be a promising change. The sales team at SIMCO Drilling Equipment thrives on meeting customers and exchanging ideas about the engineering process and manufacturing quality that has kept them industry favorites for more than 50 years. Are you looking for your opportunity […]