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Thinking and Hiring Outside the Box Makes Our Business Better

Posted on July 24, 2017 by Bobby Mason

Companies everywhere are learning the value of a diverse workforce, there’s another aspect of diversity that’s less discussed but vital to business success: diversity of thought.

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Topics: Company News

Grant Todd Named VP for Well Optix

Posted on July 21, 2017 by Miller Coop

Grant Todd has been appointed Vice President for Well Optix, a company known industry wide for its cloud-based SCADA solution for remote monitoring, historical data acquisition, and control of artificial lift systems and other applications.

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Topics: Company News

SPOC Featured in COMPRESSORtech2

Posted on July 14, 2017 by Miller Coop

In recognition of growing environmental challenges, in some states and in other parts of the world, vapor recovery is becoming mandatory. To prevent light hydrocarbon vapor emissions – and realize cost savings – smart companies are installing vapor recovery units (VRUs) near storage tanks.

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Topics: Automation, Oil and Gas Industry, Company News, Compression, Vapor Recovery

SPOC's Secret Sauce to Success

Posted on June 14, 2017 by Bobby Mason

I’ve been thinking lately about the erosion of relationships in our society. In an instant we can “friend/unfriend,” “follow/unfollow,” and seek the anonymity of texts over face-to-face interactions. We have shorter attention spans and a microwave mentality in our expectations of results—not only in personal relationship but in business as well.

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Topics: Company News, Pricing

Cable Machine Automation Cuts Production Time

Posted on May 01, 2017 by SPOC Automation

For several years, SPOC has made use of a machine to cut control wire. Since we build all our products to order, high-volume throughout has resulted in efficiency gains, enabling us to deliver drives faster than anyone else in industry. With this machine we’ve been able to control length, cut straight, and reduce wiring errors and potential arc hazards.

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Topics: SPOC, Company News

SPOC Automation Announces New OEM Sales Manager

Posted on March 09, 2017 by Miller Coop

SPOC Automation is pleased to welcome Rich Vigil, who has joined the SPOC team as OEM Sales Manager responsible for overseeing and orchestrating OEM sales operations.

Rich Vigil, OEM Sales Manager

Based in Houston, Vigil will take the lead in developing and implementing a sustainable sales growth strategy designed to proactively serve the needs of OEM customers while driving overall sales performance.

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SPOC Automation Hires Lynnmarie Flowers as Marketing and Technical Communication Specialist

Posted on February 27, 2017 by Miller Coop

SPOC Automation welcomes Lynnmarie Flowers to the team as Marketing and Technical Communication Specialist, charged with developing new technical and marketing documents, training materials and manuals, and public relations communications.

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SPOC Automation Presents at DUG Eagle Ford

Posted on September 13, 2016 by Miller Coop

The DUG Eagle Ford Technology Showcase gives leading companies the opportunity to bring the latest solutions in oil and gas to the exhibit floor. This year, SPOC Automation’s Texas Regional Sales Manager, Bryan Lile, displayed how to save energy using a variable frequency drive on a beam pump.

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SPOC Automation Presents at DUG Rockies

Posted on March 15, 2016 by Miller Coop

The DUG Rockies Technology Showcase gives leading companies the opportunity to bring the latest solutions in oil and gas to the exhibit floor. This year, SPOC Automation’s Rocky Mountain Regional Sales Manager, John Smith, displayed how to save energy using a variable frequency drive on a beam pump.

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Topics: Company News

SPOC featured in Yellowhammer News

Posted on January 03, 2016 by Drew Franklin

ALABAMA OIL BOOM: How a small town company is revolutionizing the global oil & gas industry

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TRUSSVILLE, AL- SPOC Automation, a company located in a quiet Birmingham suburb of about 20,000 people, is the largest artificial lift control manufacturer in all of North America. “Artificial lift” is the process used to increase the flow of liquids coming out of a well, or, as SPOC Automation describes it, “technology that allows users to get more product out of the ground.”

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THE MORE WE KNOW, THE MORE OUR CUSTOMERS PROFIT

Change in the oil and gas industry is as constant as the sun rising in the east. Every year, we learn new techniques for lifting product from the ground more efficiently and for lower cost. At SPOC Automation, we are passionate about sharing our insights, our hard-earned lessons with our channel partners and our customers. Here, we'll discuss new innovations in lifting technology and all of its many applications.

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