About ZXP Technologies


ZXP Technologies provides contract blending and packaging services for premium, mineral oil based and synthetic lubricants, brake fluid, gear oil, power steering fluid, hydraulic fluids, marine oils and industrial lubricant products.


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We are all “STARS”, which encompasses our core values of Safety, Teamwork, Accountability, Results, and Service.

We are committed to creating a workplace focused on the health and well-being of the employees, the environment, our customers, and the communities where we do business.

We depend on each other to get the job done, and others can count on us. We work together in a respectful, diverse, and inclusive environment, to meet the needs of our customers and to help our Company win.

We set challenging goals and hold each other accountable for achieving them. We honor our commitments to each other, our customers, and stakeholders. We act with integrity and take ownership/responsibility for our actions.

We understand what success looks like for ZXP, our teams, and for ourselves and strive to find innovative solutions to get there.

We are committed to delivering value-added solutions with a high standard of workmanship and professionalism for our customers, both internal and external.

Safety – We are committed to the Safety of our Employees and our work.


Jason Sanchez – Chief Executive Officer – Mr. Sanchez brings years of progressive leadership experience in the chemical industry, most recently as the Global VP – Lubricants at Valtris Specialty Chemicals. He will oversee setting the strategic vision and implementing growth programs to drive ZXP’s potential to be the industry leader in contract blending and packaging services. He holds a PhD in Materials Chemistry from University of California, San Diego.

Steve McLaughlin – Chief Operating Officer is responsible for the daily operations of ZXP. His prior experience spans 20 years with BP in numerous roles including: Global Supply Chain – Global Manufacturing Excellence Director where he led the global manufacturing network of 23 plants through the principals of Lean Manufacturing with a focus on Loss Analysis and Loss Elimination, Global Supply Chain – Americas Regional Manufacturing Director where he was responsible for a manufacturing network of up to 11 Manufacturing & Distribution Sites across the Americas (USA, Canada, Brazil), the Regional Engineering Team, Regional Manufacturing Excellence Team, Regional 3rd Party Manufacturing Team, and Regional Quality Control Team and other roles.

Julio Calzada – Chief Financial Officer. Mr. Calzada is responsible for executing the financial strategy of ZXP. Additionally, Mr. Calzada is responsible for the Client Experience group including sales operations, onboarding new business, and account management. Prior to ZXP, Julio was Director of Corporate Development and Strategy at CST Industries. He previously served as Director of Corporate Development and Strategy at Liqui-Box in Richmond, VA.; an Investment Associate for The Sterling Group, a private equity firm in Houston, TX; and an Investment Banking Analyst in Morgan Stanley’s Global Services group. He holds a B.B.A. in Accounting from Texas A&M University and a MBA from Harvard Business School.

Danny Kenyon – Commercial Vice President,  Mr. Kenyon oversees sales, marketing, and account management activities.  Mr. Kenyon brings years of commercial leadership in chemicals and plastics distribution.  Previously he was a Product Line Management Director at Nexeo Plastics and also spent extensive time at Univar Solutions, leading North American sales teams in their chemicals Contract Packaging business.  He holds a B.S. in Management from the Georgia Institute of Technology.

Patric Elders – Executive Vice President, Operational Excellence. Mr. Elders oversees product design, raw material purchasing, quality control and systems, health and safety and environmental compliance. Mr. Elders, formerly of Pennzoil and Warren Unilube, has over 30 years of experience in manufacturing, quality control, ISO systems, sales, and marketing.

Michael Standley – VP, Information Technology. Mr. Standley oversees ZXP’s IT Operations & Infrastructure. Mr. Standley has over 20 years’ experience in IT Systems management and consulting, including Data Center architecture, Network & Sercurity Operation Center design and implementation, State and Federal IT compliance consulting and Network/Server architecture.


Our Highlands Texas plant serves as the corporate office and is located 20 miles east of downtown Houston. The Highlands facility includes the following features:

  • 42 acres with 8 acres for additional development.
  • A total of 450,000 sq. ft. in covered facilities.
  • Over 400,000 sq. ft. in warehousing.
  • Over 85,000 sq. ft. in offsite warehousing.
  • 21 truck loading docks.
  • 4 additional truck loading docks (Q2 2020).
  • 20 bulk truck unloading spots.
  • 17 additional bulk truck storage spots.
  • Union Pacific rail spur.
  • 28 Current Rail Spots.
  • 6 boxcar loading and unloading spots.
  • 65 Additional Rail Spots Expansion (Q2 2020).
  • 44 Additional Rail Spots Future Expansion.
  • Inbound and Outbound Truck Scales.
Blending & Bulk Shipping

  • 209 blending and storage tanks with over 8.5M gallons of capacity
  • Packaged Case Capacity 2.5 million Per Month
  • Railcars
  • Bulk Trucks
  • Flexibags/Containers
  • IBC

8 Automated Lines – Small Pack

Plastic & Metal Containers

  • 2 1/2 Gallon
  • 5 Quart
  • Gallons
  • Quarts & Liters
  • Pints & Smaller

7 Automated Lines – Large Pack

Plastic & Metal Containers

  • Totes
  • Drums
  • Kegs
  • Pails
  • Bag in the Box/Eco Box