HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Master Rig International (MRI) continues its grows and expands its product offerings into electric, controls, and automation with the recent successful acquisition and transfer of all the intellectual property, drawings, designs, plans, process, data, technical information and know-how of the former IEC Systems, established in 1982.
The former President of IEC Systems, Mike Pilkinton, stated, “Master Rig International already has an outstanding reputation for 24/7 service and quality workmanship on the mechanical side of the energy industry. We are happy to have this opportunity to join them and continue providing support to all IEC Systems’ customers, who otherwise would have been left stranded on previously purchased equipment and software. I am proud to have the supporting staff of Engineering Manager Michael Hopkins, Business Development Manager Kyle Kirkpatrick, Purchasing and Inside Sales Representative Donald Atkinson, Electrical Service Manager Wess Jenkins, Project Managers Danny Kinzer, JR Green, Kenton Joyce, Roy Jenkins, and the supporting staff who bring over 300 years of IEC Systems manufacturing and technical experience.”
With the addition of over 40 team members, MRI will continue to support all current IEC Systems while moving forward with new innovative designs and manufactured products as IEC has done in the past. The purchase also made possible to provide the drilling contractors a single source for all Mechanical, Electrical, Automation, Controls, and Hydraulics needs in the field or at MRI’s facility in Houston, Texas.
The Electrical, Automation and Controls Division offers rig up services, worldwide in house and field technical support, VFD and SCR houses, drive and motor control systems, power distribution systems, independent top drive systems, automation and controls packages, I/O panels, and hydraulic systems.
About Master Rig International
Master Rig International (MRI) is a privately owned and operated API Q1 and ISO 9001 company founded in 2005 focusing on “redeeming customers time” by providing a single source for all Mechanical, Electrical, Automation, Controls, and Hydraulics needs in the field or at MRI’s facility on a 24/7/365 basis to the drilling contractors onshore and offshore worldwide.
MRI headquarters is located in Houston, TX on 15 acres with over 100,000 square feet and 450 tons of combined crane served shop. MRI has an in-depth service range including teardown, inspections, assessment service, refurbishment, repair of drilling equipment, top drive repair and testing, fabrication, media blast and coating, and on-site consultation to ensure the highest quality and most reliable product each and every time.