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We celebrate Alan’s 10 year anniversary!

At Venturetech’s monthly luncheon we celebrated Sr. Designer Alan Shem’s 10 years service. Venturetech employees receive a trophy and $1000 for each five years. Thanks to Alan for all his hard work, dedication, and friendship.

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It’s Radio Time!

Larry was interviewed on Buzz Radio recently because he is an example of doing what you love and aging well. He said he doesn’t particularly love the title, “I’m not dead yet”…  

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Congratulations Joey!

Venturetech is proud to announce Joey Brown’s promotion to Plant Superintendent! Joey has been doing a great job as Fab Shop Foreman and has been with Venturetech for 7 years. Thanks for doing such a good job, Joey, and keep up the good work!

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There is a Birthday in the house!

  Employee birthdays are always celebrated by singing happy birthday and flying a balloon over their workplace. This started years 15 years ago because Larry was on a plane beside a man who runs a factory in Mexico. He shared that his company does this and this little ceremony is extremely well received. So as…

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New Venturetechnet.com Website Launched!

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We’re glad to bring our website up to date with new exciting features and products! – Power swivel tilt feature for worker safety plus time and money savings – patented. – 10,000 psi washpipe assembly – Unique, long wear life, and patented! – Top Drives – 150 and 250 ton – 20 patents related to…

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JIM STRICKLAND IS 86 TODAY!

Here’s our engineering department lined up to celebrate machine designer Jim Strickland turning 86 years old! I hired him when he was 70 and couldn’t get a job, then he worked for us 17 more years!  By 2015 he had 68 years of experience in engineering departments! After Jim had been working about 45 years,…

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MERRY CHRISTMAS FROM VENTURETECH!

Today, we celebrated the Holidays at our December luncheon, which was provided by Morgan Performance. We also held a raffle for employees. We wish you all a happy holiday season.

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NEVER FORGET THE TRAGEDY OF 9/11

Venturetech honors the memory of so many Americans, that needlessly lost their lives on Septerber 11, 2001. We graciously thank all of the first responders, troops, veterans, and civilians who put so much on the line to help the injured, infirmed, and mourning. NEVER FORGET!

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THE VENTURETECH TOP DRIVE PROTOTYPE IS DRILLING!

We have been working on our XK-250 TD top drive prototype for five years, and today it started drilling for the first time! Very exciting event for this small business that started in Larry Keast’s garage almost 35 years ago. We expect the company to double in size once this machine starts selling.

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