Serving Global Mining, Energy & Drilling Industries Since 1960

For over 60 years, Di-Corp has been proud to support mining, energy and drilling companies across the world with our superior drilling supplies, tooling, fluids, and expertise.


The History of Di-Corp


Hollimex Products Co.,

The company that would eventually become Di-Corp, entered the oilwell drilling market in 1960 by becoming a reseller and distributor of chemical products for use as binding, thickening and stabilizing agents for muds in oil drilling operations.


Hollimex Products Co.,

Expanded into the mineral processing industry by providing specialized chemicals that improved the effectiveness of froth flotation.


Hollimex acquires Canamara Supply Ltd.,

Canada’s largest chemical distributor for oil and gas well drilling, cementing, and well stimulation. This effectively launched Di-Corp into the wholesale drilling fluid market serving all of Western Canada.


Canamara Supply Ltd.

Merges with United Mud Supply Ltd.


Canamara-United Supply

Purchased the wholesale business of Wyo-Ben Inc, establishing Canamara-United as the largest wholesaler of drilling fluids in Canada.


The Cementing & Stimulation division

Was created to provide a full range of cementing products to service the cementing industry in Canada, including cement, cement additives, acidizing additives, accelerators, alkalinity controllers, defoamers and more.


Diversity Technologies (Di-Corp)

Was established as the holding company for the four companies:

  • Canamara-United Supply-drilling fluids and cementing
  • Hollimex Products-drilling fluids, mining and food ingredients
  • Canamara Equipment-testing equipment for drilling fluids
  • Pallets Unlimited-pallet production and repairs


A new industry diversification began in the form of Canamara Specialty Drilling Systems (Canamara SDS).

This division supplied the small bore drilling industries in Western Canada focusing on water well, diamond core drilling, HDD, seismic, and geotechnical drilling.


Canamara Specialty Drilling Systems (Canamara SDS)

Was renamed The Drilling Depot.

Di-Corp acquired Westcoast Drilling Supplies (WDS) of Delta, BC.

WDS supplied minerals exploration drillers with both fluids and drill steel such as rods, casing, tooling and bits.


The Drilling Depot

Continued to grow by acquisition and organically. It purchased R&R Drilling Supplies of Moncton, NB.


Gemini Machining & Consultants of Nisku, AB

Was acquired by Di-Corp with the intention of producing some of the WDS product line in-house.


By 2007, WDS

Grew rapidly to become one of Di-Corp’s largest divisions.

The Drilling Depot – Calgary

Was established. Di-Corp added Drillwell Enterprises of Barrie, ON to the fold, becoming The Drilling Depot – Ontario


Di-Corp acquired Jentech Drilling Supply,

An American drilling supply company with a strong reputation for supplying superior drilling products to the mining and mineral exploration industries.

Di-Corp acquired Gemini Divestiture,

Di-Corp underwent a major rebrand,

Combining all separately named divisions under the global brand of Di-Corp.


Di-Corp began building Frac Sand Transloading sites in Grande Prairie, AB.

Di-Corp acquired Drillers Edge Inc.,

Known for its superior drill rods with exceptional reliability and long-lasting performance.

Di-Corp and Drillers Edge

Undergo a strategic merger to increase growth in the international exploration market.


Di-Corp opened its second Sand Transloading Site in Rocky Mountain House, AB.


Di-Corp expanded its international footprint

With the opening of a 10,000 sq. ft facility in Hermosillo, Mexico to serve the Latin American marketplace.


Di-Corp expanded international sales into 10 countries.


Di-Corp brought on a major expansion of drill rod production at its North Bay, ON

Plant to satisfy growing demand and increased mineral exploration activity worldwide.

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