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ChampionX and TRC Services, Inc. Announce Distribution Agreement

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, August 31, 2021 -- ChampionX Corporation ("ChampionX") and TRC Services, Inc. (“TRC”) announced today that a distribution agreement has been executed by ChampionX’s subsidiary and TRC for Norris and UPCO sucker rods and accessories. The two companies will collaborate to provide oil and gas producers in the Permian, Eagle Ford, and Mid-Continent basins with better rod asset management, efficient inspection processes, and quality rods for the life of a well.

“We are excited about this collaboration with TRC as they are the market leader in remanufacturing of sucker rods. TRC has a rich tradition and track record of success due to their focus on innovation, customer service, and technical expertise. We believe ChampionX sucker rods are the best in the industry, and we are happy to join with TRC to distribute our products on a largescale as part of their complete sucker rod program,” said Thomas Anderson, Vice President of Norris Rods and UPCO.

TRC President Eric Johnson stated, “We are excited for this agreement as ChampionX’s long-standing commitment to quality, technical expertise, and innovation is a great fit with the value proposition that our team brings to the market.”

The companies also will collaborate to bring their combined expertise to deliver new sucker rod solutions that meet the industry's emerging ESG needs and requirements.


About ChampionX

ChampionX is a global leader in chemistry solutions and highly engineered equipment and technologies that help companies drill for and produce oil and gas safely and efficiently around the world. ChampionX’s products provide efficient functioning throughout the lifecycle of a well with a focus on the production phase of wells. To learn more about ChampionX, visit our website at

Media Contact: John Breed


About TRC Services, Inc.

TRC focuses on the Circular Economy. Their proprietary processes are designed to remanufacture used steel and fiberglass sucker rods, and pumping units.  All remanufactured products have a warranty equal to or better than a new product. TRC services customers throughout the United States through four plants in Midland, TX, and plant in Oklahoma City, OK. To learn more about TRC Services, Inc., visit

Contact: Eric Johnson