VBR Celebrates Grand Opening of Broussard Facility

Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Variable Bore Rams, Inc. (VBR), one of the largest original equipment manufacturer (OEM) ram providers in the world, will celebrate the grand opening of their Broussard office with an open house from 2 -8 p.m. on Oct. 25. 


The open house will showcase the 26,654-square-foot shop and warehouse; 3,000-square-foot climate controlled elastomer storage room; and the 7,671-square-foot office where all administrative and operational duties will be performed. Scheduled in conjunction with Louisiana Gulf Coast Oil Expo (LAGCOE), the open house will feature facility tours, live music, food and drinks. The new centralized location of the facility in Broussard, Louisiana’s oilfield corridor, will allow for easier access to clients and space for equipment with room for inventory expansion. With their clients in mind, VBR has also added more maintenance equipment to their facility – allowing for additional customer service options. Clients will be served locally and internationally from this facility.  “We opened our doors more than 30 years ago and have since become one of the largest OEM ram providers in the world; our inventory is our pride and joy and now we have the facility to match it,” said Vice President of Sales, Kenny Lee. Variable Bore Rams, Inc. provides support for blow-out 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 is capable of providing services worldwide; 24 hours a day, seven days a week, at a moment’s notice. For more information visit www.vbri.com.

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