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SMITHCO ENGINEERING INC.

FALL 2015
THE PIPELINE & ENERGY EXPO

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Tulsa, Okla.

"We've created
something where
everyone is proud
to have the Smithco
badge on their shirt."
// SCOTT EDWARDS, VICE PRESIDENT AND GENERAL
MANAGER

Smithco manufactures and supports heat exchangers for the refining and processing industries..

Heating Things Up
Smithco stands above its competitors with quality
products for the refining and processing industries.

[ BY ALAN DORICH ]

Smithco Engineering Inc.'s employees do their jobs every day with pride
in their work, Vice President and General Manager Scott Edwards says. "The
team members at Smithco are excited
to be part of it," he says. "We've created
something where everyone is proud to
have the Smithco badge on their shirt."
Tulsa, Okla.-based Smithco designs,
manufactures and supports custom-built, air-cooled heat exchangers
for the refining and processing industries. Founder Orville Smith started
the company out of his garage in 1952.

"The money to build the first cooler
came from Mrs. Smith's sugar jar,"
Edwards says.
Orville Smith's nephew, Roy Smith,
bought the company in 1979. Twenty-eight years later, the Smith family
sold it to Hudson Products Corp., a
leader in the air cooler and axial fans
market, Edwards says.
Today, Smithco is a leader in its market segment, Edwards says. "We're the
strongest company technically out of
all our direct competitors," he declares.
"We have the best automated front-end
designed system in the industry."

PROFILE

Smithco Engineering Inc. www.smithco-eng.com | Headquarters: Tulsa, Okla. | Specialty: Heat exchangers

The company also has substantial
engineering expertise, which partially comes from Hudson. "Drawing on
those resources gives us a competitive
advantage and resources that our competition doesn't have," he states.
This allows Smithco to focus on
serving customers that expect products to meet industry standards as well
as quick turnarounds on designs and
product deliveries. The company manages this through its "flow business"
model, Edwards says.
"We have a very automated system
that initially designs the coolers, and
we give the customer a rapid turnaround with the drawings and design
information," he says. "It's a quick
process, from beginning to end."

KNOCKOUT WORK
Smithco's largest customer segment is
gas processing, where its products are
used with fracking and drilling systems to help separate liquids. "Along
with the natural gas coming out of the
ground, there are additional valuable
hydrocarbons," he says.
"Those hydrocarbons are typically
ethane, methane and propane," he
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