The team at SIMCO delivered a new, custom-built drilling rig to an engineering and consulting firm in Texas, one of more than a dozen SIMCO drilling rigs purchased to date. Intertek-PSI took possession of their new 2800 geotechnical/environmental drilling rig last week in Houston. Focusing on such services as geotechnical engineering, environmental consulting, and soil […]
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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
SIMCO Drilling Equipment Celebrates 50 Years of Manufacturing Excellence
This summer will mark 50 years since the first drilling rig rolled out of the SIMCO Drilling Equipment plant in Osceola, Iowa. Five decades in business is an impressive record on its own. But also maintaining outstanding quality and high service standards over the years is a real cause for celebration. SIMCO Drilling Equipment started […]
Delivering Quality and More with SIMCO Drilling Equipment, Inc.
When the drilling team at Ballard Water Well in Willis, Texas took possession of their new SIMCO 7000 water well drilling rig, they knew they were getting more than other manufacturers could offer. After months of research and discussion of options with the SIMCO sales team, they had the confidence that their new 7000 would […]
Gain Drilling Control and More with the SIMCO 7000 Floating Head
Water well drilling is as much an art as it is a science. Unlike the predetermined depth of geothermal drilling and the broad reach of blast-hole drilling, water well drilling requires a certain amount of hands-on skill, local knowledge and finesse to determine the correct depth. But that comes with its own challenges – from […]
2020 Groundwater Week Is Virtual – Meet The SIMCO Drilling Equipment Team Online!
The NGWA Groundwater Week tradeshow is an event that the SIMCO team looks forward to all year, and 2020 has been no different. But, with COVID safety restrictions in Las Vegas and across Nevada, organizers had to get creative to ensure they could still provide the same engagement and camaraderie to the groundwater and drilling […]
Market Special – SIMCO 2800 Drilling Rig Owners – ENTER TO WIN!
The 2800 model drill rig was added to the SIMCO product line back in 1976. With two versions available at that time, one for auger drilling and another for wet rotary drilling, they both came with some common features – an 11’ stroke mast for 10’ tools, variable speed drill operation, hydrostatic top drive, hydraulic […]
SIMCO SAFETY SERIES: Safety in SIMCO Rig Cargo Containment
It’s easy to fall into a rut and get out of the habit of checking the small safety details every day. Unfortunately, failing to check the load on your truck can cause a number of serious problems including property damage, severe injuries, or death. That’s why it’s important to perform a quick check of cargo […]
SIMCO PDQ Pipe Improves Drilling Efficiency
In rotary drilling, efficiency all comes back to moving the cuttings out of the hole efficiently. The more efficiently you can move the cuttings out of the hole, the more drilling progress your team can make in less time, whether for water well, geothermal, or geotechnical drilling. The US made SIMCO PDQ drill pipe outshines […]