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.