Fred Zellars

Director of Sales & Marketing

In addition to being the Director of Sales and Marketing for WestCoast BOP, Mr. Zellars also oversees the WestCoast BOP operations in Odessa, Tx.; opened in April 2009, plus the overall production of the WestCoast BOP product line.

Prior to joining WestCoast BOP, Mr. Zellars worked 29 years for KBII Industries in Odessa, Tx. which was the makeup of MELCO Blowout Preventer Specialties, Burnsco BOP Repair & Service, Townsend Int’l BOPs, Allbright Machine, BOP Machine and Hi-Tech Machine & Repair.

KBII Industries manufactured; under API-16A, complete annular and ram type blowout preventers for land based drilling as well as the production of all expendables for all the major OEM annular and ram type preventers. KBII Industries also manufactured accumulators and had an API-16A machine shop for blowout preventer repair. Mr. Zellars served as Vice-President of Operations for KBII Industries as well as GM for MELCO Blowout Preventer Specialties. While at KBII Industries, Mr. Zellars oversaw production of the complete MELCO product line both rubber molding and metal machining as well as production and purchasing of some of the other divisions product lines. Mr. Zellars has experience in new product development, product marketing, rubber molding, machining, quality programs, inventory control, purchasing, advertising and sales both domestically and international.

Mr. Zellars received his Associates of Science degree from Odessa Jr. College in 1980.