Zk3 Industries provides comprehensive chemical and engineering services to industrial and municipal clients throughout North America. The expertise of our environmental team is complemented by a wealth of practical experience and knowledge in the industrial dewatering industry. The combination of product, engineering, and specialty equipment allows Zk3 to provide cost effective strategies for our customers. Our constant vigilance to ensure that our customers have the best product for their ever changing needs helps us to provide the best customer experience and service in the industry.


Zack Kagels


Growing up in Houston around the industry, Zack shares a unique approach and vision to create the best product and services possible. Having an adventurous experience in the oil field for over a decade, which includes managing teams overseas, Zack developed a major passion for Wastewater and Environmental Services. 

When he's not problem solving, Zack's interests include auto racing, music and time with family and friends.

Bruce Meyers

Vice President of Operations

Bruce is a Project Engineering Professional with extensive Management and Design experience in the Mechanical Manufacturing arena. He's been responsible for many successful projects over his career and isn't slowing down. 

Whether he is designing specialty equipment or managing everyday operations, he delivers the best product in the industry.

Outside of this business,

Bruce holds passions for cars, golf, mountain biking and rock concerts. His favorite band is The Ramones.

Russell Kagels

Vice President of Business Development

Rusty has 35 years of experience in environmental and industrial services. His long history in the industry allows him to provide proven, practical, and economic solutions to our clients. His wheelhouse is solving complex issues with innovative ideas - understanding that these ideas must allow them to be executed in the field.  


His interest away from work include:

Family time, “piddling” in his shop, golf, and his 1966 Nova.

Robin Baughman

Executive Assistant

Robin is an Executive Assistant with 10 years in the Safety and Chemical Industry. She organizes and coordinate's office administration and procedures for organizational effectiveness, efficiency and safety. She is also responsible for exceptional customer service and supporting our entire team.


In her free time, she enjoys playing with her dogs, Crossfit and offshore fishing.

Brendan Reed

Creative Director

No stranger to design and marketing, Brendan works closely with product development. He is responsible for the development and maintenance of ZK3 Industries' web content, digital marketing materials. Those include our website, blog, social media groups, and branding. Brendan obtained his BFA of Arts/Marketing in 2013 and hasn't slowed down since. 

After hours, you can often find him Illustrating in all mediums. He also indulges in many different types of music and cinema, but most importantly spending time with his lovely wife Kayla. 

Kevin Kneupper

Laboratory Manager

Born and raised in League City, TX, Kevin is a 2014 Clear Creek High graduate and attended the University of Houston for 4 years studying Construction Management.

He has 5 years of experience in the construction materials and geotechnical field both in the lab and in the field.

He enjoys the problem-solving aspects of lab work, but also the hands-on approach of field work.


Outside of managing the lab, or out in the field expanding his areas of expertise in wastewater and dewatering. Kevin loves to golf, fish and hunt.

Emily Kagels

Vice President of Information and Technology

With a background in Management Consulting and Organizational Digital Transformation, Emily brings 10+ years of strategic technology experience to Zk3 Industries. As a founding member of the team, Emily works daily to support the growth and scale-ability of the company using bleeding edge technologies.

She also manages the Consulting side of the business, helping to grow Zk3's Environmental, Industrial, and Project Leadership offerings.

Outside this business, Emily is an avid animal lover and runner.

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