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SWECO Celebrates 100 Years

May 25, 2017

SWECO, a business unit of M-I LLC, is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year. SWECO was founded in 1917 as the Southwestern Engineering Co., and has been responding to market needs with engineering innovation ever since.

Over the past century, SWECO has grown from a small ore milling and mining equipment company with a two-room office, to a world leader in separation technology with nine manufacturing facilities and over 100 service offices surrounding the globe. Incorporated in 1934, SWECO patented the design of the first vibratory separator in 1942 and has continuously improved and expanded upon it to meet the demands of a diverse customer base.

Today, SWECO offers a full line of separation, sizing, and milling equipment, including the Vibro-Energy round separator, rectangular separators, GyraMax gyratory sifter, and decanting centrifuges, as well as grinding and finishing mills and a complete line of aftermarket parts and screens.

“SWECO is proud to celebrate 100 years in business serving our customers with separation equipment and process solutions,” said Tom Bowen, SWECO’s VP of sales and marketing. “We’ve come a long way from our first round separator patent in 1942 and now offer a wide range of separation equipment from 800-sq-ft gyratory sifters to specialty pharmaceutical machinery. SWECO’s strong commitment to service our customers has never changed. We look forward to the next 100 years striving to find the best possible separation solutions with a goal to exceed our customers’ expectations.”    

As a business unit of M-I LLC, SWECO has the ability and strength of a global corporation to take care of its customers anywhere in the world.  Its sales force is one of the largest in the industry with representative offices in practically every major city across the globe.
       
SWECO serves the chemical, food, mineral, pharmaceutical, paper, plastic, and many other industries.

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