About the Ventura Hydraulics & Machine Works, Inc.
Ventura Hydraulic & Machine Works, Inc. is a modern manufacturing and fabrication facility of offshore hydraulic systems. We design and build rig gripping and skidding equipment. Our Series 400 Ratcheting Jacking Claw products are in use worldwide, in areas such as the Santa Barbara Channel and the North Sea. Our skidding equipment is capable of moving the drilling rig and the pipe rack in a combined move, with a dead weight of more than 500 tons. Since 1965 we have successfully serviced Mining, Offshore, Mobile, Construction, Refuse and Agricultural Equipment.
“... We are always apprehensive about using a new vendor or a new equipment design for such critical applications as spider buoy or mooring chain pull-in systems. I was pleasantly surprised at the smooth, effortless, quiet operation of the Ventura Hydraulic & Machine Works chain jack...”
Design Engineer IV, FMC Energy Systems,