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13 WorldWide Drilling Resource ® MAY 2020 New Approach to Well Drilling Market Epiroc announced a new strategy for sales and distribution of its well drilling products in the U.S. The products include drilling rigs for the water well and gas and oil industries, manufactured by Epiroc Drilling Solutions LLC. To become more effective and efficient in the well drilling business, the company is moving toward a dealer- and partner- based strategy over the course of 2020. One of Epiroc’s current partners in the well drilling market is Texas-based Venture Drilling Supply with operations in five states. “Venture is a great company and with this new strategy, we hope to leverage what makes them so special across the rest of the U.S.,” said Matthew Inge, Business Line Manager for Drilling Solutions in the USA. Epiroc is planning to develop relationships with qualified, strategic partners in the well drilling industry. Those partners will be responsible for capital equipment, parts, and service, as well as drill consumables within Epiroc’s portfolio of the water well, as well as gas and oil drilling products. WHO’S IN THE NEWS Boshart Industries announced Julie Storey will be pro- moted to the position of president. Julie has been with the company for 28 years, leading the sales and marketing department as senior vice president and member of the executive team for the past seven years. With her extensive knowledge of the industry, Boshart’s culture, and business processes, she is extremely well-equipped to lead the company into a successful 2020 and beyond. Breaking News Additional announcements from Boshart, Atlas Copco Power Technique, Messe München, and Sullair can be found by clicking on this box in our online issue: Send your Who’s in the News to: