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Oil & Gas Boom

As published in Today's Energy Solutions   |    October 2012


Directional oil well drilling sends one shop’s production of mud motors upward – due to the more than 20 components required – so utilization of the right multi-task machine tools help keep up with the demand.

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Shop Excels in Severe-Service Valve Manufacturing

As published in Energy Manufacturing   |    July 2012


During the recent Gulf of Mexico oil spill crisis, Cortec Fluid Control (Houma, LA), was called upon to quickly supply two of its severe-service, extreme-pressure valve assemblies. These were needed on the ship that was dispatched to drill a relief well that eased the flow of oil from the spilling well so that repairs could be made. Working around the clock, the shop manufactured the assembly and delivered it in just two days. Typically, such an assembly would take weeks to produce.

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Travels With Mazak

By Dixie Mill   |    June 2012


Dixie Mill and four customers visited Mazak Japan in May. It was a very productive and interesting week, touring four extraordinary manufacturing facilities and visiting some beautiful, historic tourist sites.

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Dixie Mill Wins Mazak Sales Award

By Dixie Mill   |    January 2012


Dixie Mill is honored to receive the Advantec award for the semester. This sales award is based on total sales vs. a sales quota.

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