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The History and Makings of The SydCo System, Inc.

The SydCo System (SydCo), formerly Star Rotating Heads (inception in early 1980s), was incorporated with the state of Oklahoma in March of 1990. SydCo’s main equipment rental office is located just off I-40 at the Foss, OK, exit in western OK. The SydCo head was the brain child of three friends in the fabrication field: W.A. Haynes, Mike Bearden and Don Gonzales. The three friends got together and decided they could build a better RCD…and that they did. With over 30 years of experience under our belt, SydCo is one of the best Rotating Control Heads on the market today.

Don Gonzales entered the rotating head business with the desire to offer the oilfield a great piece of equipment at a reasonable price. However, Don’s health eventually failed him and he had to hand his business to others in the field; sadly, Don passed away in October of 2000. Eventually, his wife, Sydney, took over the operations of the company, which has brought it to its present day status. Sydney, current CEO and President of the company, works on the company, while her son, Tyler Whitehead, Vice-President works in the company. Tyler’s ethics, fire & passion, college degrees and other business experiences bring new life, skills & ideas to the company.

SydCo rents & services rotating heads in the oilfield in many states including Oklahoma, Texas, Kansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Colorado, Pennsylvania, Michigan, Arkansas & Utah. SydCo has always given excellent 24/7 customer service. Along with that excellent service comes the meticulously hand fabricated and fitted outer bowls. SydCo custom fits each piece of equipment to our customer’s specifications to ensure excellent quality and optimal safety.

SydCo uses many features to ensure safe service to its customers by:

  • Properly training all employees
  • The Distribution of Employee Safety Manuals
  • Safety testing of employees on a regular basis
  • Regular employee safety meetings with emergency training
  • SydCo prides itself in a low employee injury record
  • On staff nursing call center in case of emergency
  • Regular equipment examination
  • Daily inspection of rolling stock – vehicles, trailers, winches, etc.

SydCo carries & keeps the maximum, up-to-date amount of insurance required by well sites to protect our company, our employees and our customers.

SydCo is Heads Above the Rest!