Boart Longyear Group Ltd’s (ASX:BLY) manufacturing plant in Wroclaw, Poland has completed the facility’s largest order ever for twelve LF160 drill rigs and FREEDOM Loaders to be delivered to Mitchell Services Limited, an Australian customer.

Pat Nill, Boart Longyear’s Vice President of Global Products, said the achievement included the coordination of teams in Poland, Australia, Germany, and the US.

“We are very proud of what our Polish manufacturing team and local Australian teams have achieved, which required strong global coordination between the production, engineering, and R&D teams to meet our customer’s specifications. The multiple teams truly embodied our corporate value of teamwork,” Mr Nill said.

Focusing on the customer’s needs, Boart Longyear’s Adelaide-based sales team partnered with the Company’s R&D teams in the US, Germany, and Poland and Polish manufacturing team to offer a highly customised version of the LF 160.

The LF160 is a CE-certified surface coring drill rig. The FREEDOM loader is a hands-free rod loader increasing safety for drilling crews.Established in 1890, Boart Longyear is in its 132nd year as the world’s leading provider of drilling services, orebody-data-collection technology, and innovative, safe and productivity-driven drilling equipment. With its main focus in mining and exploration activities spanning a wide range of commodities, including copper, gold, nickel, zinc, uranium, and other metals and minerals, the company also holds a substantial presence in the energy, oil sands exploration, and environmental sectors.

The Global Drilling Services division operates for a diverse mining customer base with drilling methods including diamond coring exploration, reverse circulation, large diameter rotary, mine dewatering, water supply drilling, pump services, production, and sonic drilling services.