Permalink to Decades of SIMCO Quality & Service Help Family Build for Next Generation

Decades of SIMCO Quality & Service Help Family Build for Next Generation

Deep in the sandhills of northwestern Nebraska you’ll find a SIMCO 2800 water well drilling rig churning away, producing upwards of 120 wells a year. That rig, along with a SIMCO 7000, belongs to Lanny Forster and his son, Austin, of Forster Well Drilling, Inc. out of Gordon, Nebraska. For over three decades, the Forster […]

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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 […]

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SIMCO Hydraulic Off-Hole Locking Feature Innovates Drilling Industry

When SIMCO developed the 2800 and the 5000 water well model drill rigs more than 40 years ago, they also developed a safer and more efficient process to add on and remove the drill rods from the tool string. Today, the innovative off-hole locking system comes as a standard feature on most of the drilling […]

Permalink to SIMCO Quality and Reliability Featured in Industry Magazines

SIMCO Quality and Reliability Featured in Industry Magazines

From the Water Well Journal and National Driller Magazine to WorldWide Drilling Resource, the drilling industry looks to respected publications to learn about the most innovative and reliable drilling systems. SIMCO Drilling Equipment, Inc. is proud to have been featured on multiple covers over the past years. For more than a decade SIMCO Drilling Rigs […]

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SIMCO Rig Training In Times of Social Distancing

While the world continues to adapt to a new normal during the COVID-19 pandemic, SIMCO Drilling Equipment, INC is doing their part. Rig manufacturing continues with necessary precautions for health and safety, and the sales team has adapted their Rig-Up process for these changing times. Cities, states, and counties still need to work at maintaining […]

Permalink to Versatility, Performance, & Craftsmanship Keep SIMCO Drills Top of the Industry

Versatility, Performance, & Craftsmanship Keep SIMCO Drills Top of the Industry

Nearly 50 years ago, SIMCO Drilling Equipment, Inc. produced their first all-hydraulic top head drive system—and a better way to produce an auger-drilled hole faster and more efficiently. Today’s SIMCO is still innovating and producing some of the most reliable and versatile drilling rigs in the industry. The skid-mounted 2400SK was one of only a […]

Permalink to Award-Winning Driller Retires But His SIMCO 2800 Is Still On the Job

Award-Winning Driller Retires But His SIMCO 2800 Is Still On the Job

SIMCO is known for rugged, reliable, long-lasting drilling equipment, and there is no better example than the same SIMCO 2800 water well drilling rig being used over a forty-year water well drilling career. Curtis King, CWD/PI, was the recipient of the NGWA Special Recognition Award and the Life Member award in January. King purchased his […]

Permalink to PDC Bit Pairs with SIMCO 2800 for Cost-Effective Water Well Drilling

PDC Bit Pairs with SIMCO 2800 for Cost-Effective Water Well Drilling

Polycrystalline diamond compact (PDC) bits are designed for water well drilling in rough conditions because it chews through most types of rock. These bits are long-lasting and should easily be able to give a drilling operation thousands of feet of hole. Pairing this bit with either the SIMCO 2800 drilling rig or 2400 wet rotary […]

Permalink to You Can Depend on the Performance of the Centerline Monopump

You Can Depend on the Performance of the Centerline Monopump

One of the top questions we get in the sales department is, “What is the capacity of that drill rig?” Ultimately, the answer is when you reach the depth where you can’t pull up the drill string, you’ve reached the rig’s capacity. But when you look at capabilities realistically on a job site, you’ve reached […]

Permalink to The SIMCO 2800 PTO Water Well Drilling Rig Wins Where Big Rigs Can’t

The SIMCO 2800 PTO Water Well Drilling Rig Wins Where Big Rigs Can’t

When size and power matter, the 2800 PTO Drilling Rig from SIMCO Drilling Equipment, Inc. is the choice professionals have made for over 30 years. Able to get into work spaces bigger rigs can’t, the nimble 2800 PTO provides big rig power in a unique, compact package. See the SIMCO 2800 PTO In Action Below: […]

Permalink to Drilling Rig Feature: Look at the 2-Phase Jib on the SIMCO 7000

Drilling Rig Feature: Look at the 2-Phase Jib on the SIMCO 7000

Safety and efficiency are the name of the game at SIMCO Drilling Equipment, Inc. That’s why our on-site engineers are always working to create the best drilling rig features – whether for water well drilling, geothermal drilling or geotechnical drilling. One of the most impressive features SIMCO offers is the 2-phase, hydraulic, swinging jib winch […]

Permalink to The SIMCO Trailers – True Drilling Rig Platforms

The SIMCO Trailers – True Drilling Rig Platforms

SIMCO Drilling Equipment, Inc. is always working hard to meet the needs of our customers and our custom trailers are just one more example of our commitment to drilling excellence. A trailer’s job is more than just a way to move the rig safely from place to place. The compact 3700 trailer is designed to […]