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E M I H A M I LT O N M A C H I N E / VA LT E K I N D U S T R I E S THE MARCELLUS SHALE SUMMER 2012 Deep Mission For Hamilton Machine/ValTek Industries, an outreach project to Africa is just as important as expanding the company’s operations. Hamilton Machine/ValTek Industries specializes in well fracturing machine products for oil and gas OEMs.. • Odessa, Tex. “If we don’t customize what we are doing, we will fossilize.” // JAY WHITLOW, executive director [ BY JIM HARRIS ] A manufacturing company known for producing high-quality well fracturing products for more than 30 years is entering a new phase of its operations. Hamilton Machine, an Odessa, TexasPROFILE Hamilton Machine/ValTek Industries. | HQ: Odessa, Texas Employees: 60 | Specialty: Well fracturing machine products based machine shop founded in 1979, established the ValTek Industries brand in 2010 to market its products beyond its longstanding customer base of OEMs in the oil and gas industry. “As the oil and gas industry has grown we’ve wanted to shift from being known just as a machine shop to being known as a major brand, and are taking our products directly to the end-user,” Executive Director Jay Whitlow says. Hamilton Machine/ValTek produces fluid ends, valves, seats, pump extendables, valve pullers and other well fracturing machine parts at its 100,000square-foot manufacturing facility in Odessa. The company says it regularly invests in improving the manufacturing operation, including a recent $1.5 million robotic equipment upgrade to its machine shop. The equipment upgrade will allow the company to more efficiently produce fluid ends, which the company says are 140

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Energy & Mining International - Summer 2012
Wind Financing
Latin American Energy
Mining Developments
Wabash Mfg. Inc.
Mega Precious Metals
Iron Ore Company of Canada
Rainy River Resources Ltd.
Canada Energy
Gear Energy
Manitok Energy Inc.
Chieftain Metals
IC Potash
Nyrstar Langlois Mine
Phoenix Technology Services Inc.
Waycon Manufacturing Ltd.
Tuscany International Drilling
Latin America Focus
Canacol Energy
Orosur Mining
Lithium One Inc.
Cabo Drilling (Panama) Corp.
Continental Gold Ltd.
Guyana Oil Co. Ltd.
Batero Gold Corp.
The Williston Basin
Primary Petroleum
Sanjel Corp.
Summit Energy Services
Kengor Metals LLC
Stone Energy
Holloway Pipe
McFarren Group – Appalachian Transload Services
Trumbull Corp.
De-Cal Mechanical
Buck’s Fabricating
ITI Trailers & Truck Bodies
Hamilton Machine/ ValTek Industries
Rodenberg Diversified LLC
Mazzella Lifting Technologies
Independence Excavating
Magna-Solutions LLC
Blackhawk Specialty Tools LLC
MinExpo 2012
Rail-Veyor Technologies
STW Technic
RAM Enterprise
Miner Elastomer Products Corp.
McElroy Manufacturing
REICHdrill Inc.
Gunnebo Johnson Corp.
The Timken Co.
K/M Specialty Pumps & Systems Inc.
Schroeder Industries
The Reinforced Earth Co.
Geoprobe Systems®
Sumitomo Pogo Mine LLC – Pogo Mine
Power Service Inc.
National Pump Co.
Peak Oilfield Service Co.
TonaTec Exploration
Xtreme Oil & Gas Inc.
White Tiger Gold
TransAtlantic Petroleum Ltd.
Lydford Mining Co.
MFM Industries Inc.
Crescent Companies
Tri State Tank
Aquila Resources
Armstrong Coal
EnerJex Resources Inc.
Sanchez Energy Corp.
Chatham Steel Corp.
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