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Think of us as your ram rental superstore. Our elastomer inventory is stored in a modern, climate controlled 3,000-square-foot facility. We’ve grown into a 26,654-square-foot warehouse/shop that holds our blowout preventer ram stock of more than 1,300 in different types and sizes. Our team can meet and exceed your ram rental needs for any location at a moment’s notice.

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Variable Bore Rams Inc. Supports South Louisiana Flood Victims

BROUSSARD, La. (Sept. 12, 2016) – Variable Bore Rams Inc. is lending support to communities in the southern Louisiana disaster zone in the wake of recent flooding.President of VBR, Hines M. “Chip” Marshall Jr. said, “I am truly blessed to have everyone at VBR and the people of Louisiana in my life. I love southern Louisiana, and find the people in this region to be so gentle, loving and loyal to the core.When I moved here, straight out of Texas A&M, everyone welcomed me with open arms.”

After seeing the devastation the flooding has caused, Chip and VBR employees were compelled to do something. The team distributed gift cards directly to families affected by the worst U.S. natural disaster since Hurricane Sandy in 2012, in an effort to help communities rebuild.

VBR was founded in Lafayette, La., in 1980 and is now headquartered in Broussard, La. With strong roots in the heart of southern Louisiana, the company employs multiple personnel from the surrounding area, and regularly hosts local appreciation events to strengthen the company’s ties with customers, vendors and the neighboring communities.

Chip continued, “I have grown to deeply appreciate the people and culture that surround and support our employees in southern Louisiana, and I owe so much to so many.”

Variable Bore Rams Inc. Hosts Customer Appreciation Crawfish Boil

BROUSSARD, La. (Aug. 20, 2015) – Variable Bore Rams Inc. celebrated its customers by hosting a Customer Appreciation Crawfish Boil at the Broussard headquarters facility.All VBR customers were invited to attend the event which included a crawfish boil, refreshments, live music and a fireworks show. VBR employees and staff used this opportunity to express gratitude and to connect with customers and community members in attendance.

“This marks the 35thyear that Variable Bore Rams has provided the quality services and equipment that keeps our customers operating in a safe and productive environment,” said Hines M. “Chip” Marshall Jr., president of Variable Bore Rams Inc. “This is just a small gesture to show our customers our appreciation for their continued support.”

Variable Bore Rams Inc.-Sponsored Car to Race in 2015 Indianapolis 500

LAFAYETTE, La. (May 22, 2015) – Variable Bore Rams, Inc. (VBR), one of the largest original equipment manufacturer (OEM) ram and BOP component providers in the world, will be the primary sponsor for the No. 4 Variable Bore Rams – KV Racing Technology car in the 2015 Indianapolis 500 to be held at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

“It is fantastic to again partner with KV Racing Technology for the 99th Indy 500,” said Hines M. “Chip” Marshall Jr., president of Variable Bore Rams, Inc. “We sponsored the No. 4 car in the Indy Grand Prix of Louisiana earlier this year, and I am looking forward to seeing how the team fares in the upcoming race on Sunday. Our commitment to providing quality products and services combined with the passion KV Racing Technology has for competing, creates a powerful force on the racetrack.”

Variable Bore Rams sponsored the No. 4 Variable Bore Rams – KV Racing Technology Chevrolet/Dallara/Firestone car in the first ever Indy Grand Prix of Louisiana which took place earlier this racing season and the No. 11 KV Racing Technology—SH Racing car that won the 2013 Indianapolis 500.

The 99th Indianapolis 500 will take place on Sunday, May 24, 2015. The driver of the No. 4 car, Stefano Coletti, is one of 3 drivers under the KV Racing Technology umbrella.

Variable Bore Rams, Inc. Celebrates 35 Years of Service

LAFAYETTE, La. (April 16, 2015) – Variable Bore Rams, Inc. (VBR), one of the largest original equipment manufacturer (OEM) ram and BOP component providers in the world, is celebrating its 35th year of providing exceptional support and service to blowout preventer operators.

The company, founded in Lafayette, Louisiana, has grown from offering a single variable bore ram model to hosting one of the largest inventories of OEM blowout preventer rams and elastomers in the world.

VBR’s 26,654 square foot state-of-the-art warehouse facility, recently constructed in Broussard, Louisiana, houses more than 1,600 different types and sizes of blowout preventer ram type products. All VBR equipment is maintained to meet OEM, API, NTL and BOERME requirements and is stored in temperature and humidity controlled facilities to ensure product reliability.

“What started, back in 1980, as a small company focused on accommodating rigs with specific blowout preventer requirements has expanded to include both domestic and international energy markets,” said Hines M. “Chip” Marshall Jr., president of Variable Bore Rams, Inc. “For the past 35 years our team at VBR has been proud to offer quality services and equipment at a moment’s notice in an effort to keep our customers operating in a safe and productive environment, and I look forward to continuing to provide customers with this same service for years to come.”

VBR has distribution centers in Louisiana, Texas and the United Kingdom.

Variable Bore Rams Inc. Sponsors KV Racing Technology at First Indy Grand Prix of Louisiana

LAFAYETTE, La. (April 8, 2015) – Variable Bore Rams, Inc. (VBR), one of the largest original equipment manufacturer (OEM) ram and BOP component providers in the world, announced that it will be the primary sponsor for the No. 4 Variable Bore Rams – KV Racing Technology Chevrolet/Dallara/Firestone car driven by Stefano Coletti in the first ever Indy Grand Prix of Louisiana to be held in New Orleans on April 10-12, 2015.

This is not the first IndyCar VBR has sponsored. In 2013, Variable Bore Rams sponsored the No. 11 KV Racing Technology car that won the Indianapolis 500 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

“At VBR, we have a real passion for becoming the leading global provider of quality ram and BOP components to operators, and the KV Racing Technology team has that same passion for becoming the best of the best,” said Hines M. “Chip” Marshall Jr., president of Variable Bore Rams, Inc. “We are looking forward to seeing the VBR logo on the track this weekend and hope that by sponsoring this car and combining our passion for excellence with theirs, we can come out on top as the winning team.”

The three-day event will feature 22 IndyCars and will take place at the newly remodeled NOLA Motorsports Park facility featuring a 2.74 mile, 13-turn track suitable for the Verizon IndyCar Series and Mazda Road to Indy Series. The driver of the No. 4 car, Stefano Coletti, is one of two drivers for the KV Racing Technology team.

Variable Bore Rams, Inc. Opens Second Distribution Center in Texas

LAFAYETTE, La. (July 29, 2014) – Variable Bore Rams, Inc. (VBR), one of the largest original equipment manufacturer (OEM) ram providers in the world, has expanded with a new distribution center in Midland, Texas, President Hines M. “Chip” Marshall Jr. announced.

The new facility will improve response time in New Mexico, Oklahoma and West Texas by up to seven hours and make inventory rotation into and out of VBR’s headquarters easier. Available inventory will include approximately 100 sets of various dressed rams and 200 sets of spare elastomers.

“This is the second facility in Texas we have opened in the last two years as a result of the increasing demand,” said Marshall. “We look forward to handling the high volume of work in this area at an even more accelerated pace with this new facility.”

VBR has identified at least 300 rigs in West Texas that would benefit from the new distribution center’s expansive ram inventory and quick response time.

Variable Bore Rams, Inc. provides support for blowout prevention operators worldwide and offers a wide variety of variable bore ram products. Stocking the latest in equipment and providing the most recent product upgrades, engineering updates and technical bulletins, VBR provides services worldwide, 24 hours a day, seven days a week and at a moment’s notice.

Rams with Attitude From VBR

Variable Bore Rams, Inc. (VBR) provides operators;drilling contractors; oilfield service companies; and drilling, workover and completion businesses — domestic and international — with the highest quality OEM rams and elastomers in the industry.

As an exclusive OEM rental provider, with a new modern facility and climate-controlled elastomer storage warehouse,VBR offers customers the largest ram inventory — including Cameron, Hydril and NOV (Shaffer) varieties — that meets and exceeds OEM, API, NTL and BOERME requirements.

Safety, quality, availability…VBR is the Global Choice for Ram Rentals.