• The Hardband-It™ by Rankin® Automation 

    The Hardband-It is Rankin® Automation's new, less expensive, more cost effective hardbander for the drilling industry.  It costs far less than traditional, full-size hardbanding systems, and produces the same high quality, repeatable welds.  The compact, lightweight design saves time and money by reducing the movement of heavy drill pipe, and the Hardband-It can be transported in the back of a pickup truck to any job site.  Read more...


    Broco Rankin Acquires Chamberlain Security

    ONTARIO, CA (February 26, 2018) - Broco Rankin is pleased to announce the acquisition of long-time client Chamberlain Security, effective December 31, 2017.  Founded in the early 1970's, Chamberlain Security is a manufacturer of high security components designed to protect the contents of safes, filing cabinets and ATMs, including GSA-rated and UL® tested TL-15 and TL-30 safes. 

    "Chamberlain Security has been a customer of our PMA (Protective Metal Alloys) division for over 20 years," said Richard Ferry, president of Broco Rankin.  "It seemed only natural when the opportunity arose that we should bring Chamberlain Security into the Broco Rankin family of companies."  Read more...   


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  • Broco® Underwater's patented products and proprietary formulas make underwater cutting and welding jobs safer, faster and more economical. Broco® sets the world standard in underwater welding, exothermic cutting products and customer service.

  • Since the 1980s, Broco has been supplying exothermic cutting torch systems to the U.S. Army for rescue, repair and recovery. With advancements and diversification over the years, Broco Military & Tactical now provides rescue, repair, and breaching/forced entry products to the U.S. Army and its Special Forces, combat engineers and armor units, the U.S. Marine Corp, the U.S. Navy, and military and law enforcement tactical teams around the world, including organizations in the Americas, Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Pacific Rim.

  • Broco® Industrial cutting products include Exothermic Torch Systems and cutting rods. Broco® systems are designed for rugged use in adverse environments, as well as everyday industrial jobs. Broco exothermic cutting products are used by professionals around the world to cut, pierce, and gouge almost any material.

  • Rankin® Automation develops, manufactures, and distributes automated hardfacing systems that provide extraordinary efficiency in making uniform tungsten carbide deposits for extreme wear resistance and hardfacing applications. The Rankin Automation line includes welding automation machines ranging from portable to heavy duty, as well as single weld head to multiple weld head systems for automated application of hardfacing. Rankin Automation also offers the capabilities to manufacture custom welding machines. Products are made in the U.S.A.

  • If you're in the drilling industry, you need to know Rankin. With decades of experience in the petrochemical field, Rankin experts design, formulate, and manufacture hardfacing wires specially designed to improve downhole performance. Let us work with you to extend downhole operating time, and combat wear and abrasion -- saving maintenance and service time, and preventing critical wear.

  • The Protective Metal Alloys™ division of Rankin Industries™ produces a range of specialty alloy and wear-resistant products including hardfacing alloys, and a selection of specialty brazing preforms, and build-up and overlay products, and dental alloys. The division serves a wide range of industries, from petrochemical and power generation to tool & die, rubber, mining and many more, with more than 275 products and industrial alloys from aluminum to zirconium.

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