Fiberod Acquired by John Crane

Fiberod is a Big Spring, Texas-based specialist in oil and gas lifting equipment that manufactures fiberglass sucker rods that are used to pump oil wells for big oil companies. FIBEROD® sucker rods (FSR) were developed to improve the operational characteristics of artificial lift rod pumping systems in crude oil production. FSR pumping systems have become an accepted ingredient in artificial lift design, and are used extensively throughout the range of crude oil production.

John Crane is a provider of engineered products and services including mechanical seals, couplings, hydro-dynamic bearings, seal support systems, filtration systems and artificial lift. The company services customers in the energy services sector including production, transmission and storage, refining, power generation, petrochemical, pulp and paper, and mining industries.

Smiths Group is a global technology company listed on the London Stock Exchange.  A world leader in the practical application of advanced technologies, Smiths Group delivers products and services for threat and contraband detection, medical devices, energy, communications and engineered components markets worldwide.  Their products and services are directed towards making the world safer, healthier and more productive.