Mid-Western LLC Honored as International Leader in Drilling Equipment

Mid-Western LLC, MWDrill

For over 65 years of being an international leader in manufacturing quality pneumatic and hydraulic drilling equipment for mining and minerals, and for recently opening their world headquarters in Wentzville, Mo., Mid-Western LLC has received the Business Spotlight Award for December from the Economic Development Roundtable of St. Charles County.

With company roots dating back to the 1940s in Joplin, Mo., Mid-Western LLC have earned a solid reputation as an American manufacturer of high-powered, pneumatic and hydraulic drills and replacement parts. The company’s products are extensively used on mining operations in North and South America, South Africa, Australia, Europe, and Russia. One of their newest products is a compact hydraulic rotary drilling rig capable of drilling up to 300’ deep from a minimal footprint. With almost 20 employees at their new Wentzville headquarters, the company expects to nearly double in the next few years.

Staff of Mid-Western LLC Accepts Award

The Jackleg Drills and hydraulic rotary drills built by Mid-Western LLC are world-renowned and industry standards across the globe,” said Scott J. Drachnik, senior vice president of business development and marketing for the Economic Development Center (EDC) of St. Charles County. “Thanks to their new investment in Wentzville, and their exciting growth plans, Mid-Western is poised for new levels of success for years to come.”

Each month a different business in St. Charles County is selected for the Business Spotlight Award by the Economic Development Roundtable (EDR) based on criteria such as entrepreneurial success, economic impact, job growth, and civic involvement. The EDR is a standing committee of the Economic Development Center (EDC) of St. Charles County with the local cities, St. Charles County Government, and the St. Charles County Department of Workforce Development.

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For more information about Mid-Western LLC, please visit or call 1-800-693-7455.  For more information about the EDC’s Economic Development Roundtable, call 636-441-6880 or visit