Member News

January, 2017

01/05/2017

Unified Services of Texas, Inc. (UST) of Southlake, Texas, has acquired Kansas City, Missouri-based Schwob Energy Services Fuel Division. In the acquisition, UST retained all assets of Schwob’s fuel division and took control of all Schwob fuel operations on January 1, 2017.

Schwob Energy Services Fuel Division will continue to do business as a newly formed division of UST.

November, 2016

11/21/2016

PetroClear a manufacturer of fuel-dispensing filters, has introduced a new 40505W-AD 5-Micron Dispenser Filter engineered to help fuel-site operators protect sophisticated engine components.

11/18/2016

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has announced 55 routes across 35 states that will serve as the beginnings of a national network of alternative-fuel corridors. The network spans nearly 85,000 miles, although it will grow as more alternative-fueling sites are built to serve future electric, hydrogen, propane and natural-gas-powered vehicles.

11/18/2016

AXI International, a manufacturer of intelligent fuel management and fuel purification systems, has redesigned their TK-240 mobile fuel polishing system that reduces the amount of particulate, such as dirt, sludge and contamination.

11/16/2016

With strategic partner Enevo, Husky Corporation is entering the front line of digital solutions for remote tank monitoring by introducing the first systems built on 3G cellular technology for diesel and oil applications. According to a company release, the system is ideal for petroleum product distributors with multiple locations.

11/14/2016

Service station equipment manufacturer Universal Valve Co., recently announced the addition of two new sizes to their “shorty” offset adapter line. Universal recently released a new 4” and 5” offset adapter to their line of 1”, 1-1/2”, 2”, 2-1/2”, and 3” models. 

11/11/2016

Franklin Fueling Systems has announced the addition of two new Product Managers.

11/09/2016

Gilbarco Veeder-Root has announced the release of new Reinforced Lower Panel and Custom Lock options. With fuel theft at stores is a growing concern, some estimates as high as $1,500 annually per store, the new reinforced lower panel offers improved theft protection and is a direct replacement for the standard Encore lower panel.

11/08/2016

Gilbarco Veeder-Root, Xpedient LLC and P97 have partnered to enable the next advancement in Payment, Loyalty and Food Ordering from a mobile device. P97's PetroZone solution for Mobile Payment and Digital Offers has been tested and certified with the Gilbarco Passport Point of Sale.

11/04/2016

OPW, a Dover company and a provider of fluid handling solutions, is celebrating 20 years of manufacturing flexible fuel transfer pipe for the retail petroleum industry. OPW and Arkema teamed up in 2006 to create Pisces, that was released for commercial use in early 2007.

11/02/2016

Wayne Fueling Systems, a provider of fuel dispensing, payment, automation, and control technologies for retail and commercial fuel stations, has announced the general availability of the NAMOS POS system for fuel retailers processing EMV transactions through First Data’s network.

October, 2016

10/28/2016

Edinburg, Texas-based Petroleum Solutions, Inc. (PSI) has named Stan Pier as a new company trainer. Pier joins Certified Trainer, Chris Headrick, to expand PSI's Fuel Systems Technical Training Program to the DFW region.

10/27/2016

Spark Contractors has announced that they are now offering volumetric prover and calibration services (bulk, fuel truck, loading rack and hydrant). Spark offers Weights and Measures certified (NIST traceable) provers that are fully mobile and can provide calibration services anywhere in the world.

10/24/2016

Matrix Capital Markets Group, Inc. has announced that Robbie L. Radant has joined the firm as a Director in its Downstream Energy & Retail Group. Radant will head Matrix’s new Dallas office, originate new client assignments, and execute transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, capital raises, and corporate valuations.

10/20/2016

Wichita-based Liquidynamics, Inc. has unveiled a new website and online selection guide.

10/17/2016

P.D. McLaren Limited has appointed John Allen as President and CEO. The move was effective October 20th, 2016.

10/13/2016

Continental’s St. Marys, Ohio, plant, its North American manufacturing facility for engineered products, has received the Ambassador of Energy Efficiency award from Efficiency Smart, a Columbus-based company that assists companies with implementing energy-efficient products and services.

10/10/2016

As reported by Hybridcars.com, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is taking a different tactic to increasing ethanol blends available at fueling stations.

10/05/2016

Shaw Development LLC has announced that it has completed an asset purchase agreement for the products manufactured and distributed by Dixon Pumps, Inc. Shaw officials have met with the Dixon marketing, engineering, and operations teams recently to outline Shaw’s vision and strategy for the newly acquired group that will build upon the existing strengths of the technology they developed.

10/01/2016

Wayne Fueling Systems has entered into an agreement with Kroger for the EMV upgrade of 10,000 fuel dispensers in more than 2,100 sites across the U.S.

September, 2016

09/27/2016

Warburg Pincus, a global private equity firm focused on growth investing, today announced that funds ffiliated with the firm have agreed to acquire Ascentium Capital, the third largest private independent equipment finance company in the U.S. by origination volume, with assets over $1.1 billion.

09/23/2016

Franklin Fueling Systems has announced the launch of a new Incon brand digital inventory and leak detection probe. Built on Franklin's LL2 model probe platform, the new probes feature enhanced data communication capabilities and a new tank bottom mount design. Both of these new features allow for faster installation and setup.

09/19/2016

PetroClear, a manufacturer of fuel-dispensing filters, has introduced a new 51110A Spin-On Fuel Filter for use in high-flow fueling applications.

09/14/2016

OPW, a Dover company, has introduced a new FibreTite Multiport Containment System, the industry’s first all-composite, completely integrated multiple-port sump system. The one-of-a-kind FibreTite Multiport meets all California Air Resources Board (CARB) requirements and has been approved for Enhanced Vapor Recovery (EVR) operation.

09/12/2016

OPW has announced that fuel site operators can sign up for a free 60-day trial as part of the official release of OPW’s new Phoenix SQL Lite Fuel Management Software, a standalone application that significantly streamlines fuel inventory data management through an easy-to-use Windows-based interface.

09/06/2016

Wayne Fueling Systems has announced their new iX Pay T7 terminal is now available for fuel retailers.

August, 2016

08/15/2016

Guardian Fueling Technologies has announced the acquisition of MECO of North Florida, Inc. The combined entities will result in the region’s largest petroleum equipment company servicing the North Florida and South Georgia markets.

08/10/2016

Jones & Frank, a provider of fueling system solutions has announced that Keith Shadrick has been named Vice President, Supply Chain.

“I am excited about Keith joining the Jones & Frank team," Jim Bolch, CEO of Jones & Frank, said. "He is exceptionally well qualified to take on this challenge of driving our cost, quality and responsiveness to world class levels.”

08/08/2016

For the fifth consecutive year, DeanHouston, Inc., a Cincinnati-based business-to-business marketing communications firm, has earned a spot on the 2016 Inc. 5000 list, an exclusive ranking of the 5,000 fastest-growing, privately owned companies in the United States.

08/02/2016

Cree, Inc. has introduced a new CPY 13,000 lumen LED canopy luminaire, which delivers category-leading efficiency of up to 136 lumens per watt (LPW).

July, 2016

07/27/2016

Husky Corporation, with a nearly 70-year track record of growth, innovation and teamwork that has resulted in industry-leading capabilities from its Missouri-based manufacturing facilities, welcomed Missouri Senator Roy Blunt for what was billed as a ‘Meet and Greet’ event focused on job creation.

07/19/2016

RDM Industrial Electronics, Inc. has acquired assets of the 3MTM Wired Communication Systems Business. According to a company release, the acquisition includes all existing inventory for the Performance and Classic Series intercoms and their accessories.

07/12/2016

D&H United Fueling Solutions, known for fuel system installation, service and equipment distribution throughout Texas and the Southwest region of the US, and fuel analytics and field technologies company Leighton O’Brien, have announced an expansion of their strategic partnership where D&H United Fueling Solutions will acquire Leighton O’Brien’s existing Texas business and the State of Texas territory.

07/06/2016

Wayne Fueling Systems, a global provider of fuel dispensing, payment, automation, and control technologies for retail and commercial fuel stations, is supplying fuel dispensers to Gate Petroleum for the first time.

07/01/2016

Gilbarco Veeder-Root has introduced the HD Meter, a new fuel meter to accompany their Encore Series fuel dispensers. The HD Meter was designed to minimize drift while providing long term performance and minimal maintenance.

June, 2016

06/29/2016

OPW, a global leader in fluid-handling solutions,has announced that it has acquired Tokheim ProGauge, a provider of automatic tank gauge solutions, including a variety of tank probes, consoles, and related software and calibration services for service stations to measure and monitor fuel tank levels.

06/23/2016

Tompkins Industries, one of North America’s largest sources of hydraulic adapters and fluid power products, has agreed to distribute Continental hydraulic products.

06/15/2016

In response to continued growth throughout the industry, and to support fuel retailers and C-stores in achieving the forecourt EMV shift before the October, 2017, deadline, Patriot Capital has added three equipment financing experts to its national sales team.

06/10/2016

Seneca Companies has announced that Chris Cummings has been certified as a Gilbarco Veeder-Root Certified Trainer. Chris joins Certified Trainer, Kelly Miller, to expand Seneca’s Fuel Systems Technical Training Program.

“Chris’ knowledge of equipment and field experience over the last 14 years will be beneficial in training new technicians,” said Ed Rogers, Seneca Companies Corporate Service Manager.

06/08/2016

Wayne Fueling Systems, a provider of fuel dispensing, payment, automation, and control technologies, majority-owned by funds managed by Riverstone Holdings LLC, has announced that Dover Corporation has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the Wayne business.

06/02/2016

OPW, a fluid-handling business unit within Dover's Fluids segment, has acquired Fairbanks Environmental Ltd. in Skelmersdale, Lancashire, UK. Fairbanks is a provider of fuel management services to the retail and commercial fueling industry.

Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.

May, 2016

05/31/2016

Franklin Fueling Systems has announced the launch of FFS PRO: University. This new full-feature platform will serve as a training, certification, and resource tool for installation professionals.

Through the new online and live training and accreditation service, fuel system installers can get trained and certified in the safe installation and maintenance of all Franklin Fueling Systems’ products.

05/30/2016

Wayne Fueling Systems, a provider of fuel dispensing, payment, automation, and control technologies for retail and commercial fuel stations has announced a new component to their new Wayne Cloud solution offering, the ClearView solution.

05/26/2016

OPW, a Dover Company has announced that Nicole Baah has been selected as a local winner of the Dover Sons & Daughters Scholarship Program. Recipients of the award are children of Dover employees and who have demonstrated scholarly excellence and taken on leadership roles within the community.

05/24/2016

Washworld, Inc. has added a new member to their European Distributor Network. ELCA Holding UAB, has their head office based in Vilnius, Lithuania with additional branch offices and operating partners in several other European countries.

05/22/2016

Husky Corporation has introduced a new EZ Lever nozzle. The nozzle makes re-fueling vehicles easy by requiring approximately half the force to operate compared to standard fuel nozzle levers.

05/18/2016

Tony W. Honey, vice president sales for Modern Welding Company, Inc., Owensboro, Kentucky, has retired from the company, effective June 12, 2016. Honey began his 35-year career with Modern in its Orlando, Florida, subsidiary in 1981 and became Modern’s corporate governmental affairs representative in 1992.

05/18/2016

Cassie Mullen has joined the Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) as director of market development. Mullen will primarily focus on working with the supply chain to facilitate expansion of infrastructure capable of offering higher level ethanol blends to consumers.

05/16/2016

PumpTex Inc.,distributors and installers of retail petroleum equipment, has named Jay Ruth as its new Sales Manager.

In his new position, Ruth will manage the PumpTex network of sales reps in Texas and Louisiana. PumpTex, which has been focused exclusively in Texas will expand its efforts regionally along the Gulf Coast. Ruth will spearhead the drive.

05/03/2016

D&H United Fueling Solutions has announced the acquisition of DNL Petroleum Service and Maintenance, a fuel system service company based in Houston.

05/02/2016

Petroleum Solutions, Inc. (PSI), of Austin, Texas, has named Michael Jorgenson regional director in support of the company’s North Texas markets.

Jorgenson’s new role includes oversight, direct management and strategic planning for the Austin, Temple, Tyler and DFW markets.

April, 2016

04/28/2016

Scully Signal Company, a fluid handling products manufacturing company, has announced the appointment of Eric Kirleis as CEO.

04/27/2016

Hydrogen and Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) fuel Dispensers were on display at the Shell Eco-Marathon in Detroit, Michigan from April 22-24, 2016. The event featured a variety of hands on learning stations and activities, focusing on energy efficient and clean fuels technology.

04/26/2016

Matrix Capital Markets Group, Inc. has announced the expansion of their Downstream Energy & Retail Group.

04/21/2016

Wayne Fueling Systems, a provider of fuel dispensing, payment, automation, and control technologies for retail and commercial fuel stations has concluded their 2016 Technology Summit in Austin, Texas.

04/19/2016

Rittiner Equipment Company, Gretna, Louisiana, has hired Bobby Hemphill as its general manager. Hemphill was a regional account manager for Gilbarco for 18 years.

He will be responsible for sales and operations for the five Rittiner offices located along the Gulf Coast.

04/14/2016

Seneca Companies, headquartered in Des Moines, Iowa, has named Chris Haggard its new vice president of sales.

04/12/2016

CST Brands, Inc., a San Antonio-based Fortune 500 fuel and convenience retailer, has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell store operations in both the California and Wyoming markets to 7-Eleven, Inc. and its wholly-owned subsidiary, SEI Fuel Services, Inc. The transaction includes 76 stores in California and 3 stores in Wyoming.

04/07/2016

Franklin Fueling Systems has introduced a new DEF system, the DEF/AdBlue system.

04/04/2016

Harbor Petroleum of New England, Inc. has sold its contract dealer business to SEI Fuel Services, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of 7-Eleven, Inc. Harbor Petroleum, headquartered in Naugatuck, CT, owns and operates convenience stores and supplies fuels throughout Connecticut.

March, 2016

03/30/2016

Tanknology Inc. has announced that William (Bill) Logue was named Regional Vice President of the company’s Northeastern United States region.

Logue will oversee operations functions for the company in a region that covers the Eastern Seaboard from Maine to Virginia.

03/28/2016

Cree, Inc. has introduced a new 20,784 lumen CPY-20L LED canopy luminaire.

According to a company release, the new CPY-20L LED canopy luminaire serves as an upgrade solution, with a slim, low-profile design that can mount in virtually any canopy or soffit. The high-performing luminaire works as a one-to-one replacement of existing fixtures, or as an option for reducing the number of luminaires needed.

03/22/2016

Husky Corporation has introduced a new DEF EZ-Connect, a pre-assembled, fully tested hanging hardware solution that provides fuel marketers all the components needed to deliver DEF from new dispensers or to replace existing components.

03/16/2016

Hose Master has announced the launch of the new, redesigned version of its website, www.hosemaster.com. The site offers an engaging experience with a cleaner design, updated information, new blog and OEM pages.

Viewable on all devices, Hose Master's website offers a responsive design that provides easy viewing and navigation, offering information about Hose Master, its products, and resources.

03/11/2016

Know any deserving candidates?  The PEI Foundation scholarship is a great way to reward deserving dependents of PEI member company employees.  The $1,000 scholarship award process is administered by the PEI Foundation Board of Governors and the Scholarship Selection Committee who will also determine the number of scholarships to be awarded in any given year.  

03/08/2016

After 12 years working for Petroleum Parts, Inc. (PPI) and 46 years working in the petroleum equipment industry, Mike Panyard has retired. His retirement was effective January 31.

In addition to PPI, Panyard also worked with Tokheim Corp. In his retirement, Panyard plans to enjoy time with his wife, three children and four grandsons.

03/01/2016

Caliber Professional Sales Services has announced that Brad Hitesman is now a full partner with ownership stake of 50 percent of the company. According to a company release, Hitesman played an incremental role in the founding of Caliber, which was established in 2014.

February, 2016

02/22/2016

Civacon, part of OPW, has announced that Heil Trailer International recently unveiled a new truck and trailer at the Western Petroleum Marketers Association’s (WPMA) National Convention & Convenience Store Expo in Las Vegas. New new trailer featured Civacon's COPS (Cross-Over Prevention System).

02/16/2016

After one year of operating under the Continental umbrella, the United States-based home of ContiTech continues to grow and refine its businesses. “It has been an exciting first year filled with many of the elements inherent in a merger,” said Jim Hill, ContiTech NAFTA chief executive officer.

02/08/2016

Zeppini Ecoflex has unveiled a new version of its flexible connectors used in the installation of hydraulic lines.

January, 2016

01/28/2016

The U.S. convenience store count increased to 154,195 stores as of December 31, 2015, a 0.9 percent increase (1,401 stores) from the year prior, according to the 2016 NACS/Nielsen Convenience Industry Store Count.

01/25/2016

Wayne Fueling Systems, a provider of fuel dispensing, payment, automation and control technologies for retail and commercial fuel stations, has been certified by First Data to accept EMV credit and debit card transactions. 

First Data is at the forefront of EMV expertise and readiness as the company has been producing EMV-enabled cards and processing EMV transactions for years.

01/13/2016

Northwest Pump & Equipment has appointed Vice President of Sales, Mark Mathews, as the new President of the company. Mathews, who marked his 40th year with the company in 2015, has led the Sales team during the most prosperous years in Northwest Pump’s history.

01/11/2016

Franklin Fueling Systems has named HTI Collin & Schulten KG. as a fully authorized distributor for Western Germany.

According to a company release, HTI Collin & Schulten KG will distribute the entire piping and containment range, including UPP semi-rigid piping and Gemini connections.

01/11/2016

Piusi USA has announced the addition of two new sales representative agencies, RJ Sales and Caliber Professional Sales, to provide additional sales and support to the Southeastern United States.

01/07/2016

ContiTech has announced a $7.2 million expansion of its industrial hose plant in Mount Pleasant, Iowa, responding to the increasing demand for industrial hoses in the NAFTA region.

01/06/2016

OPW has announced that the Dover Corporation has completed the acquisition of Tokheim Group S.A.S.'s dispenser and systems businesses and they are now part of OPW.

01/04/2016

Petroleum Marketing Equipment (PME), a dba of ACT Equipment Sales, Inc., has announced the opening of a new branch in Tempe, Arizona.

The branch is the first for PME outside of California, and its’ second branch opening in the last 9 months. PME now has 5 locations and more than 50,000-SF of office and warehouse space. The site in Tempe is 5,600-SF and is located at 7307 S. Harl Ave.

01/01/2016

Tanknology Inc. has named retail petroleum industry veteran Ted Abeyta as Vice President of the company’s Western Division.

In this role, Abeyta will oversee operations and business development for the western portion of the United States including the states of Washington, Oregon, Idaho, California, Nevada, New Mexico, Colorado, Wyoming, Montana, Alaska and Hawaii.

December, 2015

12/16/2015

Alta East, Inc., a fuels distribution business based in New York, has been sold to a wholly owned subsidiary of Sunoco LP. Alta owns or leases 30 convenience stores and supplies fuel to other dealer owned and operated stores in the New York City metropolitan area. Alta distributes about 55 million gallons of Sunoco, Mobil, Valero and unbranded motor fuel annually. 

12/15/2015

Wayne Fueling Systems, a provider of fuel dispensing, payment, automation, and control technologies for retail and commercial fuel stations, has reached an agreement to acquire Simmons Sirvey, a provider of real-time Fuel Management Services (FMS) and traditional Statistical Inventory Reconciliation (SIR) in the retail fueling industry.

12/15/2015

Blackmer has added the NPH and XH Series Sliding Vane Pump models to its NP and X Series product families.

12/09/2015

Piusi USA, a manufacturer of Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) equipment, has unveiled their newest solution for mini-bulk DEF dispensing and management.

12/08/2015

Gilbarco Veeder-Root has been certified by First Data to accept EMV transactions on their Passport POS, the first petroleum retail POS to execute live transactions on both debit and credit EMV chip cards.

"Gilbarco is excited to continue our legacy of first to market EMV technology," said Kevin Bailey, Gilbarco Director, North America Point of Sale.

12/07/2015

Wayne Fueling Systems, a provider of fuel dispensing, payment, automation, and control technologies for retail and commercial fuel stations, has reached an agreement with Vianet Group plc, a provider of real-time monitoring systems, data management services and data for the leisure and vending sectors, to acquire their fuel management subsidiary.

12/07/2015

Morrison has announced the completion of an independent third party evaluation of their liquid level sensors. According to a company release, the 924 Adjustable Sensors, 924LS Liquid Sensor and 925 Multi-level Sensors were all evaluated with the 918AC System Interface and the 918S/D/Q Tank Alarms.

November, 2015

11/24/2015

Rittiner Equipment Company Inc (Rittiner) has acquired the business assets of Lassco LLC in Lake Charles, Louisiana.  Rittiner now has offices with service and construction personnel in Mobile, AL, New Orleans (Harvey), Baton Rouge (Denham Springs), Lafayette (Scott) and Lake Charles, LA.

11/13/2015

Blackmer, a Dover company and a global manufacturer of positive displacement and centrifugal pumps and reciprocating compressor technologies, has unveiled a new triple-seal LB943 Oil-Free Reciprocating Gas Compressor line. Featuring innovative sealing technology, LB943 Series compressors are designed specifically for LPG and anhydrous ammonia applications that require maximum leakage control. 

11/11/2015

Wayne Fueling Systems, a provider of fuel dispensing, payment, automation, and control technologies for retail and commercial fuel stations, has announced the introduction of a new technology that will provide EMV-compliance for outdoor fueling dispensers.   

11/09/2015

OPW, a Dover Company and manufacturer of fluid handling equipment, has introduced the Aqueous Ethanol Float (AEF) Sensor for detection of water in fuel storage tanks. 

11/04/2015

Wayne Fueling Systems, has announced that they will be celebrating their 125th anniversary by hosting a Technology Summit from April 4 - 7, 2016 in Austin, Texas. The event will provide end-customers with information on retail fuel technological advances on multiple fronts, from eco-fuel and regulation-compliant pay-at-the-pump security to multimedia marketing and groundbreaking site control systems.

11/04/2015

Franklin Fueling Systems has announced the launch of a full German language option for the company’s EMEA website at www.franklinfueling.com/emea/de, where German users will see products that relate to them and their market; like Franklin’s EN Standard pipe products or 50Hz submersible pump products.

11/03/2015

Cree, Inc. has introduced new KR8 and LR6 LED downlights, designed to deliver better lighting performance and value for new and existing commercial spaces. The new KR8 downlight expands the KR Series by adding Cree’s first eight-inch downlight, and features Cree WaveMax Technology and Cree TrueWhite Technology.  

11/02/2015

ANGI Energy Systems, LLC, a subsidiary of Gilbarco Veeder-Root, has announced that within the company's commercial fuel customer base, multiple retail fuel providers are slated to open public fast-fill compressed natural gas (CNG) stations in late 2015.

October, 2015

10/28/2015

Douglass Distributing and Patriot Capital have announced a partnership that will offer the Douglass Distributing dealer network priority access to Patriot’s heralded “Easy EMV” program.  

10/28/2015

Morrison Bros. has announced the introduction of the new 9095X series overfill prevention valve. The official unveiling of the product took place at the 2015 PEI Convention at the NACS Show in Las Vegas. 

The 9095X is a top-fill overfill prevention valve designed to prevent overfilling storage tanks by providing a positive shut-off during a pressurized fill.

10/26/2015

Matrix Capital Markets Group, Inc. has announced the successful sale of Tedeschi Food Shops, Inc., Biscayne Petroleum, LLC and Everglades Petroleum, LLC to 7-Eleven, Inc. and its wholly owned subsidiary, SEI Fuel Services, Inc. 

10/22/2015

OPW has awarded Michael Zubel of Houston-based Landmark Industries with its newly created OPW Collaborative Product Improvement Award. This award recognizes OPW distributors and customers that demonstrate a level of collaborative partnership deemed to significantly exceed typical standards and results in a product improvement beneficial to the industry. 

10/21/2015

Leighton O’Brien, a petroleum technology company, has launched a new wetstock management solution, Wetstock Live.

10/20/2015

Dover Corp. will acquire the fuel dispenser and systems businesses of Tokheim Group S.A.S. in a $465 million deal expected to close in early 2016. Dover plans to fold the dispenser and systems businesses into its OPW business unit.

Tokheim is not selling its sales and service divisions; instead, they will become part of a standalone company.

10/16/2015

STICO Mutual Insurance Company, RRG announced today that Colin Donovan has assumed the role of President and Chief Executive Officer.  Colin Donovan has been involved with STICO Mutual since 1998 in a variety of capacities, most recently as its Vice President of Operations.

10/14/2015

With the increased public spotlight on the security vulnerabilities of petroleum retailers, and on the heels of published research on cyberexploits by security firms  Trend Micro, Rapid7, and Trustwave, Titan Cloud Software has formed a partnership with cybersecurity experts, Magnus Cloud LLC. 

10/12/2015

Crompco, LLC, a provider of Underground Storage Tank (UST) compliance testing services, advanced meter calibrations and associated information management systems, has acquired Quality Nozzle Company of Bethel, Conn. 

10/08/2015

Due to high demand and an already fully booked forecourt equipment Hall 3, organisers of UNITI expo 2016, which will take place from 14 to 16 of June 2016 in Stuttgart, Germany have announced the addition of a new hall. The new hall will be available for exhibitors from the areas of forecourt equipment, fuel logistics and alternative fuels. The booth allocation will start at the beginning of October.

10/06/2015

The California Air Resources Board (ARB), the agency responsible for air quality and climate protection in the state, has certified that Husky Corporation’s EagleFlex Low Perm Conventional Hose Assembly meets the state’s strict low permeation standards for gasoline fueling hose.

10/01/2015

Oil and Lube businesses that need real-time information about their on-site storage tanks now have a better way to improve operations. The CTS Sonic Tank Monitor system tracks liquid levels and uses local wireless technology to monitor the information.

September, 2015

09/30/2015

Clay & Bailey Manufacturing recently has launched a new website, www.claybailey.com, with enhanced functionality for better user experience and e-commerce capabilities. 

09/25/2015

ContiTech, a manufacturer and distributor of rubber products for a variety of applications, has introduced a new marketing campaign, called Ability, for a variety of services and product lines for North America.

09/23/2015

Civacon has announced the release of CivaStar, a new overfill prevention probe. 

CivaStar's design, construction and LED visual verification safeguards against costly overfills. By including an LED-lit tip at the end of each probe, technicians can quickly verify the active status of the probes and the  surrounding wires. 

09/18/2015

The British Embassy has awarded Petrotec the ‘Business Internationalization Award’ at a recent event at the British Embassy’s Garden Dinner. The British Embassy - UK Trade & Investment, which promotes a yearly celebration of the Portuguese investment successes, thanked all those who have chosen the UK as a key market in its international expansion strategies.

09/17/2015

Matrix Capital Markets Group, Inc. has announced the successful sale of Tedeschi Food Shops, Inc. and related real estate entities to 7-Eleven, Inc.

09/15/2015

Franklin Fueling has announced the launch of the new FFS Pro: Site Builder. FFS Pro, according to a company release, is the industry’s most powerful quoting tool. Built by Franklin’s design optimization engineers, the mobile-ready platform was built by incorporating years of petroleum equipment design expertise and experience.

09/14/2015

G&M Oil Co., Inc. has partnered with Gilbarco Veeder-Root for an extensive EMV-certified technology upgrade at 120 locations across Southern California.  G&M will install Gilbarco's Passport point-of-sale and media at the pump offering, Applause TV with VNET.

09/08/2015

Group S.A.S. in a $465 million deal expected to close in early 2016. Dover plans to fold the dispenser and systems businesses into its OPW business unit. Tokheim is not selling its sales and service divisions; instead, they will become part of a standalone company.

09/04/2015

Due to high demand and an already fully booked forecourt equipment Hall 3, organisers of UNITI expo 2016, which will take place from 14 to 16 of June 2016 in Stuttgart, Germany have announced the addition of a new hall. The new hall will be available for exhibitors from the areas of forecourt equipment, fuel logistics and alternative fuels. The booth allocation will start at the beginning of October.

August, 2015

08/31/2015

Blackmer, a Dover company and a global manufacturer of positive displacement and centrifugal pumps and reciprocating compressor technologies, has unveiled a new triple-seal LB943 Oil-Free Reciprocating Gas Compressor line. Featuring innovative sealing technology, LB943 Series compressors are designed specifically for LPG and anhydrous ammonia applications that require maximum leakage control. 

08/19/2015

Huddle House, Inc., the family restaurant franchise, has named Ascentium Capital as a finance partner to provide finance structures to their franchisees. 

08/12/2015

Cree, Inc. has introduced new KR8 and LR6 LED downlights, designed to deliver better lighting performance and value for new and existing commercial spaces. The new KR8 downlight expands the KR Series by adding Cree’s first eight-inch downlight, and features Cree WaveMax Technology and Cree TrueWhite Technology. 

08/09/2015

The Media, Pa.-based Wawa is back on top of the convenience store race.

The convenience store chain earned a "composite loyalty score" of 68 percent, according to a study of 7,000 consumers by Market Force Information, edging out other convenience stores across the United States.

08/06/2015

BSM Technologies Inc., a provider of remote monitoring, fleet management, and fleet diagnostics systems, and Webtech Wireless Inc., a provider of GPS fleet management solutions, are pleased to announce that BSM and Webtech have entered into an agreement that will combine the companies. BSM is the parent company of JMM Global, a PEI Member company. 

08/05/2015

Through its ongoing campaign to support the charitable work of organizations serving local residents, PDQ Manufacturing, Inc., a manufacturer of in-bay automatic vehicle wash systems, has made a $5,000 donation to the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Wisconsin.

08/04/2015

NACS has announced that extensive training programs for convenience store employees are now available through a new online platform, NACS e-Learning, powered by Ready Training Online (RTO).

08/03/2015

Phillips 66 is rolling out a new national image programs at several hundred gas stations that include the new Phillips 66 “shield” and 76 “wave” designs.

July, 2015

07/28/2015

Franklin Fueling Systems has announced that their Defender Series Overfill Prevention Valves (OPVs) are now available to order in all models. 

07/27/2015

Centeron, a wireless tank monitoring system, has unviled its latest product, the Centeron Encompass – a new wireless tank management system. 

07/23/2015

Hernon Manufacturing, Inc., a manufacturer of adhesives and sealants has promoted two internal candidates and added three new employees to newly created positions.

07/21/2015

Zeppini Ecoflex, a leader in environmental protection equipment for service stations, has announced that it is preparing the lauch its new Test Measure Tool for dispensers. The equipment, with 20 liter capacity, allows users to test the amount of fuel dispensed, avoiding problems with fines and legal inspections.

07/20/2015

Jones & Frank, a distributor, installer and servicer of fueling equipment, has announced that Jim Bolch has been named Chief Executive Officer and will join the Board of Directors. Bolch will be based in Raleigh.

07/15/2015

Wayne Fueling Systems, a global provider of fuel dispensing, payment, automation, and control technologies for retail and commercial fuel stations, and its local partner Titan Oil & Gas Sdn. Bhd., have completed a significant project for customer Petronas Dagangan Berhad (PDB).

07/13/2015

Franklin Fueling Systems has announced the launch of new pre-packaged dispenser sumps. This service offers a custom, complete ordering solution for under-dispenser containment systems with a single part number.

The system includes customizable options for sumps, stabilizer bar kits, pipe size and brand, entry boots, test boots, shear valves, flexible connectors, and in-line tees or elbow fittings, 

07/09/2015

Franklin Fueling Systems (FFS) has announced the promotion of John Adrian to the position of VP Sales-Americas.

Adrian has a total of 27 years of experience in the retail petroleum industry. Over the last 8 years, John has led the market growth for FFS in the Western Region, as well as leading and developing the Western Region sales team.

07/06/2015

Dale Dean, chief executive officer of  DeanHouston, Inc., a business-to-business integrated marketing communications firm, has been named a CEO of the Year finalist in the inaugural C-Suite Awards that honor top executives in Greater Cincinnati whose skills and leadership have helped shape the success of their companies and served the community.

June, 2015

06/29/2015

Ascentium Capital, a provider of equipment financing across the United States, has announced its support of Wayne Fueling Systems, a global provider of fuel dispensing, payment, automation, and control technologies for retail and commercial fuel stations, through its customized finance program. 

06/24/2015

Fuel purifier manufacturer RCI Technologies has announced the appointment of Flagship Engineering Limited as its exclusive distributor in Nigeria and 14 other African countries.

06/22/2015

Hewitt, a manufacturer of aviation fueling products, hoses, and accessories, has announced that they now offers Eagle over-the-wing fueling nozzles for small and medium size business aircraft as well as helicopters.

06/16/2015

Westmor Industries, a supplier of fueling equipment and related services, has appointed Milt Swenson to a role in bobtail vessel sales within the manufacturer’s truck and trailer division.

06/04/2015

Showa Kiki Kogyo, a Japanese supplier and manufacturer of equipment for service stations, has obtained accreditation from the Japan Association for Safety of Hazardous Materials to use the Statistical Inventory Reconciliation Analysis (SIRA) solution developed by Leighton O’Brien as a continuous leak detection method for UST and underground piping in Japan. 

06/03/2015

Champlain Oil has announced they will deploy Gilbarco Veeder-Root’s suite of products at their locations across the Northeast U.S. to address both indoor and forecourt EMV requirements proactively. 

06/02/2015

Coxreels has introduced a new universal bracket with various payout angles for the 1600 Series. The Coxreels 1600 Series features a versatile symmetric reel design with an array of components and configurations, including the Universal Bracket Kit, which provides a reeling platform for any application.

06/02/2015

Matrix Capital Markets Group, Inc. has announce the addition of John D. Ellison, CFA, Associate to the Media & Communications Group and John C. Duni, CPA, Senior Analyst to the Downstream Energy & Retail Group.  In addition, Stephen C. Lynch, CFA, CPA has been promoted to Senior Associate in Matrix's Downstream Energy & Retail Group.

06/01/2015

Franklin Fueling Systems has announced that their Healy and EBW brand nozzles received the new UL 2586 listing safety standard, effective May 1, 2015.

May, 2015

05/29/2015

Beginning June 1, 2015, chemical manufacturers, importers, distributors and employers are required to provide a common approach to classifying chemicals and communicating hazard information on labels and safety data sheets. 

05/22/2015

Kuriyama Holdings has announced the acquisition of the Tipsa Group of companies. Tipsa Group has manufacturing operations in Spain and Argentina with sales, marketing and warehousing operations in the United States and Australia. 

This acquisition establishes a European and South American presence for Kuriyama Holdings. The deal closed on May 20, 2015.

05/21/2015

Acterra Group, based in Marion, Iowa, and J8 Equipment of Denver, Colorado, have merged operations. 

J8 Equipment will be a subsidiary member of the Acterra Group and retain the J8 name for the near future. J8’s former owners, Fred Seymour and Tom Green, will stay on with the company in their current roles while J8’s corporate offices were transferred to Acterra’s offices in Iowa.

05/18/2015

Morris, Minn.-based Westmor Industries, a supplier of fueling equipment and services, has re-launched its new and used stock inventory website. The re-lauch and redesign was done to make product browsing easier for individuals and companies researching bobtails, refined fuel trucks, lube vans and transport trailers. Users can visit www.westmor-ind.com/stock to interact with the new webpages.

05/13/2015

Wayne Fueling Systems, a global provider of fuel dispensing, payment, automation, and control technologies for retail and commercial fuel stations, has announced a partnership with Ascentium Capital to offer C-store and fuel retail customers equipment finance options for Wayne products, technologies, services and set-up costs.  

05/04/2015

On May 18, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker presented Hernon Manufacturing, Inc. with the “E” Award for Exports at a ceremony in Washington, DC. The President’s “E” Award is the highest recognition any U.S. entity can receive for making a significant contribution to the expansion of U.S. exports.

05/01/2015

Wayne Fueling Systems, a provider of fuel dispensing, payment, automation, and control technologies for retail and commercial fuel stations, displayed the full "family" of Helix dispensers family for the first time in Turkey at the Petroleum Istanbul 2015 Show in Instanbul Turkey. The show was held April 2-5.

05/01/2015

Ken Turcotte has joined SouthEastern Petroleum Systems’ (SEPS) sales force as the director of business development and key accounts.  

05/01/2015

Ace Tank & Fueling Equipment, LLC, a North American provider of aboveground and belowground tank equipment solutions, has announced the introduction of the FuelSafe Day Tanks. 

April, 2015

04/30/2015

Husky Corporation has announced that Husky fuel nozzle valves for dispensing ethanol blended gasolines, diesel, and bio-diesel fuels meet enhanced Underwriters Laboratories (UL) safety standards that took effect April 30, 2015. The stringent new standards have been in the works for many years, primarily to ensure fuel nozzle valves can safely dispense enhanced ethanol and bio-diesel blended fuels.

04/28/2015

OPW has announced that as part of its growth strategy and One OPW initiative, it has consolidated its OPW KPS, OPW Fibrelite and OPW Fluid Transfer Group Europe management teams to create a single business unit, named OPW EMEA. The combined company will offer one of the broadest product portfolios focused on the safe and efficient handling of fuels and critical fluids in EMEA.

04/23/2015

Helped by low fuel prices, the U.S. convenience store industry had record in-store sales of $214.9 billion in 2014, higher than overall industry sales in 1998, according to figures released recently by NACS. Overall industry sales for 2014 reached $697.5 billion.

04/15/2015

Universal Valve Co., a service station equipment manufacturer, has announced the expansion of National Account Marketing Inc.’s sales territory to include the state of Wisconsin.

04/09/2015

Matrix Capital Markets Group, Inc. has announced the sale of 19 Little Stores brand c-stores of Best Oil Company to TravelCenters of America LLC and the sale of Best Oil Company’s wholesale fuel supply business and transportation division to NuWay Cooperative, a Minnesota Cooperative based in Trimont, Minn. 

March, 2015

03/30/2015

RDM Industrial Electronics, Inc has opened a new branch in Sanford, Fla. The North Carolina-based company also has a branch in Lakewood, Colo. 

The company was founded in 1988 by brothers Rick, Doug and Mike Long. The electronics, tank monitor, printer and car wash remanufacturer employs 70 and works out of a 35,000 SF facility.

03/25/2015

OPW, a Dover Company and manufacturer of fluid-handling solutions, has announced that it has become the first manufacturer to receive the new, stringent UL 2586 Listing on all conventional fueling nozzles and limited vapor recovery nozzles, including the 11A, 11B, 7H, 7HB and 12VW Series nozzles.  

03/25/2015

Franklin Fueling Systems has released a new option for submersible turbine pumps (STPs). The option, Advanced Protection, is now available on FE Petro brand alcohol-gas compatible STPs. Advanced Protection defends STPs from accelerated corrosion.

03/20/2015

Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) distributor Brenntag has announced that the addition of its latest storage tank in Lancaster, TX, brought the company's total North American DEF storage capacity to over 1 million gallons.

03/12/2015

Discover DEF has reported that the network of bulk Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) truck stop locations in North America reached 1,935 locations in January 2015, which represents a 55 percent increase year-on-year in 2015. The network increased in both the U.S. and Canada, with DEF-equipped locations present in 47 states and 9 provinces respectively.

03/09/2015

R&D Marketing, Inc., a manufacturers’ representative company with more than 20 years of experience representing petroleum industry manufacturers, has announced that Christopher Stuart has joined the company as a Sales Representative.

03/05/2015

OPW, a Dover Company and manufacturer of fluid-handling solutions, has announced that it has entered into a partnership with Titan Cloud Software to deploy a cloud-based fuel management software platform that is compatible with tank gauges from every major ATG manufacturer.

03/05/2015

Franklin Fueling Systems has announced the completion of KIWA Netherlands EN Pipe certification.

KIWA certification is a prerequisite to installing pipework systems in the Dutch market. It comprises an audit of the company's manufacturing operations and quality systems, together with a series of demanding product tests.

03/04/2015

OPW, a Dover Company and manufacturer of fluid-handling solutions, hasannounced the launch of a new website at www.opwglobal.com. The redesigned, mobile device enabled website combines OPW product lines, brands and regions into one portal that features improved search functionality and intuitive navigation. 

03/04/2015

Oklahoma’s newest CNG station is now open for business. A grand opening ceremony was recently held at a new quick-fill station in Grove, Okla. about 70 miles northeast of Tulsa. The station, at 573 W. Third St., was built by Tulsa Gas Technologies (TGT) and is owned and operated by Blue Energy Fuels. 

February, 2015

02/25/2015

Wayne Fueling Systems, a provider of fuel dispensing, payment, automation, and control technologies for retail and commercial fuel stations, has announced the availability of its next-generation cloud-based technology with the Wayne Fusion site automation system.  This updated system features a new hardware design with increased performance.

02/19/2015

The network of bulk Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) truck stop locations in North America reached 1,935 locations in January 2015, Discover DEF has reported. The figure represents a 55 percent increase since 2014. The network increased in both the U.S. and Canada, with DEF-equipped locations present in 47 states and 9 provinces, respectively.

02/18/2015

Mexico's national regulatory committee (COMARNAT) has approved a proposed update to the country's emissions legislation, NOM-044-SEMARNAT-20061 by Mexico's Secretariat of Environment and Natural Resources (SEMARNAT), Discover DEF has reported.  

02/16/2015

Hernon Manufacturing, a maker of adhesive and sealing technologies, has announced the closing on a construction loan for a new building expansion. Construction of the new manufacturing space will begin in the Spring of 2015.

02/13/2015

Vapor Systems Technologies, Inc. (VST) has two new products. The Enviro-Loc Eco Diesel Nozzle is a unique, UL Listed auto diesel nozzle that incorporates a patented, dripless and interlock technology aimed at offering station owners the opportunity for a cleaner forecourt with fewer spills and a safer refueling experience for their customers.

02/10/2015

Matrix Capital Markets Group, Inc. has announced the successful sale of Mutual Oil Co., Inc.’s branded, contract dealer business, comprised of over 150 dealer supply contracts, structured agreements and transportation fleet.  

02/09/2015

Blackmer, a manufacturer of positive displacement and centrifugal pumps, and reciprocating compressor technologies, has announced the integration of Ebsray products into its stable of Autogas-equipment solutions for use in the North and South American Autogas/LPG markets. 

Ebsray was acquired by Blackmer’s parent company, PSG, in May of 2013.

02/06/2015

Warren Rogers Associates, a company that offers continuous and precision fuel monitoring for the retail fuel industry, has announced that it will implement  a new graphic identity this year, beginning with the creation of a new company logo. 

02/05/2015

Robert (Bob) E. Dee, Jr. has been appointed president of Crompco, LLC, a provider of regulatory compliance testing solutions for underground storage tank systems, fuel dispenser metering and information management solutions for the petroleum and convenience store industry.

02/03/2015

SignResource has announced that Logan Graves has been named the company's West Coast Petroleum Manager. Graves will be team with Jeff Ogle, Director of Petroleum Sales, and together they will service Shell and Exxon/Mobil customers in the region.

Graves comes to SignResource with over 25 years of experience in the petroleum market, both in operations and sales.  

January, 2015

01/23/2015

Held for the first time in the summer of 2014, the UNITI Expo established itself as a leading trade European tradeshow for the retail petroleum industry. Now the organisers are planning to further refine the trade fair's  formula for the next UNITI expo, scheduled to take place on June 14-16, 2016  in Stuttgart, and tailor it even better to the needs of its target audience.

01/22/2015

Matrix Capital Markets Group, Inc. has closed on the sale of the assets of Mid-Atlantic Petroleum Properties, LLC to Petroleum Marketing Group, Inc.  Headquartered in Germantown, Md., Mid-Atlantic Petroleum Properties has been an owner and operator of petroleum marketing and convenience retailing businesses in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area.   

01/21/2015

Great Plains Industries (GPI), headquartered in Wichita, Kan., has released a  corporate video to be used in its retail, commercial and industrial sectors in support of its three brands: GPI The Proven Choice, GPRO and FLOMEC. The video can be found on GPI’s YouTube channel.

01/19/2015

Morrison Bros. Co. has announced that they have received the UL 2583 listing on all of their Fig. 244 Series Emergency Vents. This listing includes all sizes and options for the vent. 

01/15/2015

Husky has recently announced that the company's polymer automatic shut-off Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) nozzle has received a UL listing. 

01/13/2015

Wayne Fueling Systems, a provider of fuel dispensing, payment, automation, and control technologies for retail and commercial fuel stations and Gas Station TV (GSTV), an “at the pump” video network, has announced the availability of the inOvationTV media platform at no charge to gas retailers that purchase new Wayne Ovation fuel dispensers.

01/07/2015

Great Plains Industries, Inc. (GPI) has announced its co-title sponsorship of the Crossland Motorsports/PBRmx racing team. With MotoSport.com as the title sponsor and Honda providing factory support, the official name for the team will be MotoSport.com/GPI/Honda racing. The racing season kicks off Jan. 3, 2015 in Anaheim, CA.

01/02/2015

As of Jan. 1, 2015, there is a change to what covered employers are required to report to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Employers are now be required to report all work-related fatalities within 8 hours and all in-patient hospitalizations, amputations and losses of an eye within 24 hours of finding out about the incident.

December, 2014

12/22/2014

BJM Pumps has honored Laurie Auger, Customer Service & Order Department Manager, for 15 years of service to the company. According to a company release, Auger's "continued commitment, professionalism and unending dedication to the team exemplifies our greater commitment to our distributors.

12/16/2014

Franklin Fueling Systems has announced the launch of a new Healy brand low permeation vapor recovery hose. The hose is designed specifically for the California market which, under CARB, maintains stringent permeation requirements of less than 10 grams/mˆ2/day.

12/12/2014

LSI Industries Inc. has named John Bagwell as president of its Technology Division. 

12/04/2014

Cim-Tek has announced the unveiling of their patent-pending Multi-Fuel Monitor Filter. According to a company release, the newly designed filter's exclusive design detects phase separation in ethanol blends and water in straight gasoline, adding flexibility to inventory.

12/03/2014

Automotive shops and others who save money by recycling waste oil to generate heat now have a way to save time as well. The new BJE Kaltey Commander Tank Controller is a completely automated system to make sure waste oil furnaces, waste oil boilers and used oil recycling centers that generate free heat from used oil products operate smoothly.
 

12/02/2014

BJM Pumps announces the release of the new patent pending SKG Series submersible pumps, designed and engineered for solids handling. The robust construction and newly designed Dual Shredding System offer solids handling technology in two, three and five horsepower submersible pumps.

12/01/2014

Wayne Fueling Systems, a provider of fuel dispensing, payment, automation, and control technologies for retail and commercial fuel stations, has announced that they were selected as the single supplier by SOCAR CNG (CNG subsidiary of the State Oil Company of the Azerbaijan Republic) for their CNG dispensers, Wayne Fusion site automation server, and AVI solution for the first public transport CNG fueling station in

November, 2014

11/26/2014

PDQ Manufacturing, Inc., a manufacturer of in-bay automatic vehicle wash systems, is pleased to announce the availability of the Access AMTT N Series Entry Station Retrofit Kit, which has been designed to be a direct replacement for the Ryko AMTT Entry Station system.

11/25/2014

OPW, a Dover Company and manufacturer of fluid-handling solutions, has announced that Bid Specifications for the FSC3000 Fuel Site Controller, Petro Vend 100 Fuel Control System, SiteSentinel Integra 100 tank gauge and the SiteSentinel Integra 500 tank gauge are available for downloading from their website.

11/20/2014

Hernon Manufacturing, Inc., a manufacturer of adhesives, sealants and dispensing equipment has announced a new distributor, Amazon Hose and Rubber, a Florida-based company.
 

11/19/2014

OPW, a manufacturer of fluid-handling solutions, and Tanknology, a storage tank testing, compliance and inspection services, have announced that OPW’s Asia Pacific Business Unit, OPW China, has formalized a strategic alliance agreement with Austin-based Tanknology, Inc. in China.

11/18/2014

Modern Welding Company, Inc. has announced a sales representative agreement with the TR2 Corporation of Wayne, New Jersey. TR2’s area of influence will be the Northeastern U.S. and encompass Modern’s fuel related products.

11/14/2014

Tanknology Inc. has announced today that the company has created a new operating unit focused on Aboveground Storage Tank (AST) Inspections and Assessments; Underground Storage Tank (UST) Monthly/Periodic Inspections and Operator Training; and Compliance Management Services.

11/12/2014

LSI Industries Inc. has named Dennis W. Wells as its new Chief Executive Officer and President.

Wells has over 30 years’ experience in lighting, graphics and lighting controls.  Prior to joining LSI he was COO, Glantz Dynamic Solutions and previous employers include Fulham, Inc., Acuity Brands Lighting, and Schneider Electric.

11/11/2014

The board of directors of Franklin Electric Co., Inc. has elected Jennifer Sherman to be a director of the company effective January 1.

11/05/2014

P.D. McLaren has named John Allen as both partner and vice president of sales and marketing.

Allen joined the company in August 1997 and moved from Montreal to Toronto to take over the Eastern Canada Operations.

11/03/2014

Attendance for the 2014 NACS Show increased 6.1 percent to reach 23,624 attendees, with 9,176 classified as buyers. Both totals, which include PEI buyer registration, are the second-highest figures ever recorded for the NACS Show. Attendees from 60 countries were at the NACS Show, with total international attendance reaching 2,465 delegates.

October, 2014

10/27/2014

The Renewable Fuels Association (RFA) has announced the launch of a new mobile app titled “RFA Advocacy.” The app is free and available to download on all iPhones and Android-powered smartphones.

10/21/2014

Ken Brown, sales coordinator at RC Ford Assocaites, has retired after 40 years in the industry. Brown began his career as a sales associate with Fashion Inc. in Kansas City in 1974. He took the job of sales coordinator with RC Ford Associates in 1988, taking responsibility for purchasing, scheduling shipments and installation of canopies and lights.

Angie Colon replaced Brown at RC Ford Associates.

10/14/2014

In an agreement announced today, Air1 by Yara, the global leader in diesel exhaust fluid production, moved forward with its North America infrastructure plans. Yara has signed a contract to purchase DEF mini-bulk storage and dispensing systems from Blue1USA. Blue1USA will be producing the initial 100 system order in their North Little Rock, AR facility beginning next week.

10/13/2014

Now it is easier to remove fuel filters from the dispenser with Central Illinois Manufacturing Company’s (Cim-Tek® Filtration) new product, the EZ-Grip Filter Cup.  The EZ-Grip Filter Cup’s innovative design insures a better grip on the filter, helps to avoid getting fuel directly on hands/skin, spills in sump or dispenser and it catches more fuel…No More Mess!

10/13/2014

Veyance Technologies has released a hose specially made for use with the industry standard Diesel Exhaust Fluid, or DEF.

Starting this January, new EPA standards mandated that diesel vehicles with engines greater than three liters manufactured after Jan. 1, 2010, use exhaust systems that reduce levels of nitrogen oxide discharged into the atmosphere.

10/10/2014

Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores has awarded Gilbarco Veeder-Root a three-year contract to supply Gilbarco forecourt equipment, including Gilbarco fuel dispensers, Veeder-Root tank monitoring systems and Red Jacket submersible turbine pumps. 

10/08/2014

PDQ Manufacturing, Inc., a manufacturer of in-bay automatic vehicle wash systems, has announced the appointment of Advanced Car Wash Systems as a new distributor serving the Tennessee market.

August, 2014

08/12/2014

OPW has announced that it will acquire all outstanding shares of Austrialia-based Liquip International. Headquartered in Smithfield, Liquip is a  designer and manufacturer of bulk liquid handling and storage solutions in the petroleum, aviation and chemical markets. 

08/12/2014

Syn-Tech Systems has been named by the Greater Tallahassee, Florida Chamber of Commerce as the 2014 Technology & Innovation Business of the Year. The award was announced on Tuesday, June 3, 2014 at the University Center Club in Tallahassee.

08/07/2014

Franklin Fueling Systems has named Balaji Swaminathan as the company marketing director. Swaminathan will lead Franklin’s team of product managers in managing their respective product lines, as well as developing and implementing strategies to grow sales and market share.

July, 2014

07/31/2014

Matrix Capital Markets Group, Inc. has announced that John J. Underwood was been promoted to Director in the Energy & Multi-Site Retail Industry Group.

07/28/2014

Freedom Electronics, LLC has announced that Matt Jenkins has been named as the company’s Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Based in the Atlanta suburb of Kennesaw, Freedom Electronics is a rebuilder of electronic components for the petroleum and c-store industry.

Jenkins will report to Rod Smith, President of Freedom Electronics.

07/17/2014

Davisware has announced that they will be sponsoring six riders in this year’s seven-day Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa (RAGRAI).

07/17/2014

OPW has announced the release of its new CNG Type 2 Fueling System.

The OPW CNG Type 2 Fueling System incorporates OPW’s Type 2 Nozzle with a 3-Way Valve for time-fill or fast-fill service in commercial and industrial CNG fueling applications.

07/15/2014

OPW has announced the release of its new 68EZR Reconnectable Breakaway Valve.

07/15/2014

Officials at HBD Industries, Inc. have announced that Eric Fitzpatrick has been named the new Director of Sales and Marketing for HBD/Thermoid, Inc. HBD/Thermoid, Inc. is a subsidiary of HBD Industries, Inc., a supplier of industrial products in North America. HBD/Thermoid, Inc.

07/15/2014

Blue1USA, an integrated manufacturer of DEF storage systems and dispensers, has expanded their comprehensive DEF mini-bulk solutions with the introduction of new 3,400 and 5,000 gallon systems.

“We developed these new products in response to industry trends and customer demand,” said Dave Polak, Blue1USA CEO, “and we’re getting a high level of interest in them.”

07/09/2014

OPW has announced the promotion of Josh Vander Hey to Western Regional Sales Manager for its Retail Fueling business unit.

07/07/2014

Trak Engineering, Inc. has awarded the TOP Engineering Award to Stuart Johnson for his contribution to Trak’s newest product the Automated Above Ground Storage Tank Monitoring System.  
 

07/01/2014

Tank and fuel management company Leighton O’Brien has announced a partnership with Service Station Systems Inc., a fueling equipment installation, maintenance and compliance testing provider, to offer EPA-certified  tank and line testing services to SSS’s clients in California.
 

June, 2014

06/25/2014

Fort Wayne, Indiana-based Tuthill Corporation/Fill-Rite has appointed Merthan Enterprises, Woodbury, Minnesota, to represent the company in Missouri and Kansas. 

In addition, Merthan will continue to represent Tuthill products in Wisconsin, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa and Nebraska.

06/18/2014

Ametek Process Instruments has released a Western Research® Model 9900, an advanced UV gas analyzer suitable for single or multi-component quantitative measurements. Free from H2O or CO2 interference, this gas analyzer measures UV-absorbable gas phase species with maximum accuracy and precision. 

06/12/2014

Leotek, a manufacturer of LED traffic signals, street lighting and area lighting has appointed Chris Nye as General Manager. Nye will be responsible for their business in the western hemisphere and will be located in their San Jose, CA facility. He will report directly to David Yeh, Company President based in Lung-Tan, Taiwan.

06/06/2014

Gilbarco, Inc.  has signed a definitive purchase agreement to acquire ANGI Energy Systems, LLC, pending final closure of the deal. 

Located in Janesville, WI, ANGI is a designer and assembler of compressed natural gas (CNG) systems for vehicle fueling.

06/05/2014

Triangle MicroSystems, a leader in fuel pump controls since 1979, has announced the appointment of Tommy Goodson as its new president.

May, 2014

05/02/2014

Wayne has announced that Australian fuel operators have a new option when purchasing forecourt solutions. By appointing petroleum storage and dispenser service provider Petrol Services Australia (PSA) as a Wayne distributor, Wayne has established a local presence and distributor network through which it will be able to offer a full forecourt solution in 2014 throughout Australia.
 

05/01/2014

OPW has formed a new business unit called OPW Electronic Systems. The new business unit is comprised of OPW Fuel Management Systems and PDQ Manufacturing, Inc. This move is part of a broader Dover initiative to enhance customer value across its portfolio by leveraging synergies between its many operating companies.

April, 2014

04/29/2014

OPW has unveiled a new Fibrelite GRP above ground fill sump range. The new GRP above ground fill sump range – including model S22SH-2/AGF – is the result of collaboration with a global oil company and has been specifically designed to replace existing concrete sumps and connect to existing underground piping.

04/28/2014

In March, Grammer Industries, a carrier of anhydrous ammonia (NH3), propane and hazardous materials, unveiled a new Wounded Warrior Project-themed transport trailer. The trailer is a lynchpin in Grammer’s new fund-raising initiative that is designed to raise monies for United States service personnel who have been injured in the Afghan and Iraqi conflicts.

04/25/2014

Petroleum Equipment Service of New Hampshire has acquired the assets of Industrial Petroleum Supply of Hackensack, New Jersey.

04/24/2014

Steve Moule has been named President of Gilbarco North America. Moule reports to Martin Gafinowitz, Danaher Senior Vice President and Group Executive for Gilbarco Veeder-Root.

04/04/2014

Loxahatchee Electronics Corp. West Palm Beach, Florida, Has been awarded a patent for its fuel dispenser security system by the United States Patent and Trademark Office. 

"This unique technology reduces the risk of credit card skimmer installation and fuel theft, by de-activating a breached dispenser in a way that is safe for the equipment," said Company CEO John Garrity.

04/03/2014

OPW has announced that it has expanded its product offering of CARB/EVR approved Phase 1 Vapor Recovery E85 Underground Storage Tank (UST) equipment. These products – which have received Phase 1 Enhanced Vapor Recovery (EVR) System certification from the California Air Resource Board (CARB) for use with E85. 

04/02/2014

Power Integrity Corporation, a designer and manufacturer of electrical distribution equipment, low voltage disconnects, and electrical control panels for the petroleum industry, has announced the addition of John Spears as a Manufacturer’s Representative. 

04/01/2014

UL, the global independent agency that tests, inspects, and validates products for safety, recently certified the Husky Corporation VIII Heavy Duty Diesel Automatic Nozzle, 5812 Safe-T-Brake, and 4860 swivel for use with biodiesel fuel blends.

March, 2014

03/31/2014

FRAM Filtration and its PetroClear brand of fuel-dispensing filters has announced that it has begun the process of identifying quality petroleum equipment distributors and OEM dispenser manufacturers to represent the brand’s new international markets. 

February, 2014

02/24/2014

OPW has announced that it will consolidate OPW Fueling Components EMEA and KPS into a single Business Unit to better serve customers in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. The newly combined company will be called OPW EMEA and will represent all retail fueling, tank gauges, KPS, and Fibrelite product lines.

The new OPW EMEA will be headquartered in Kungsör, Sweden at the KPS facility.

02/21/2014

Denmark-based Eltomatic A/S was recently aquired by Scancon A/S, a Danish manufacturer of optical encoders. Eltomatic will operate as a separate division of Scancon and will continue to provide a line of encoders and totalizers.

Scancon has named Michael Tingleff as head of the Eltomatic division. Tingleff has an electrical engineering background and has both design and business development experience.

02/21/2014

In late January the Zeppini Group unveiled a new website.

The new site includes a detailed description of the companies that comprise the Zeppini Group, as well as their policies and philosophies of work. In addition, the site includes a news section, which concentrates on  recent happenings of the company.

02/21/2014

OPW has announced that its FSC3000 Fuel Site Controller is now certified to authorize payments through the Buypass network from First Data for the following end-user fueling cards: Visa, Visa Fleet, MasterCard, MasterCard Fleet, Voyager, Wright Express, American Express, Sinclair, Discover, Diners Club and JCB.

02/21/2014

Franklin Fueling Systems, a manufacturer of petroleum equipment, has announced that they have achieved their third-party certificate of compliance towards the new EN14125:2013 standard for the UPP brand pipework system.

02/21/2014

Cree, Inc. has announced that it has expanded its outdoor lighting portfolio with the new XSP Series Area LED luminaire and the XSPW Wall Pack LED luminaire. Leveraging the innovations from the Cree XSP Series LED street light, the Cree XSP Series Area LED luminaire and the XSPW Wall Pack LED luminaire provide performance at an affordable price.
 

02/21/2014

Husky recently launched a mobile-responsive website, www.husky.com, which makes the company’s entire 375-page website for fuel nozzles and accessories, BJE Oil and Lube Products and Hewitt Aviation Fueling products readable on any-sized smart phone or tablet.
 

02/21/2014

Petroleum equipment distributor, ANS Distributing has announced that John Nesbit has joined the company as the VP Sales and Marketing. 

02/03/2014

PDQ Manufacturing, Inc., a manufacturer of in-bay automatic vehicle wash systems, was a recent stop on Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker’s Blueprint For Prosperity Tour. Walker visited PDQ after announcing the state’s $911 million surplus and the intention to direct some of those funds to train skilled workers in manufacturing jobs at facilities like PDQ.

02/03/2014

Blackmer, a manufacturer of positive displacement and centrifugal pumps, and reciprocating compressor technologies, has announced the launch of a new website that focuses on TX Series Sliding Vane Pumps.

02/03/2014

On January 1, Beneficial Systems officially changed ownership, when the company was purchased by Melissa D.S. Rogers and Ron Sledd, Jr.  According to a company release, the company was purcahsed from  H.R. and Frances Sledd, who owned the company for  28 years. 

January, 2014

01/22/2014

OPW, a Dover Company and a manufacturer of fluid handling solutions, has promoted Brent Roth to Midwest District Sales Manager for OPW Retail Fueling. Roth will report to Scott Heim, Eastern Regional Sales Manager – OPW Retail Fueling.

01/22/2014

Brenntag North America, Inc., a distributor of diesel exhaust fluid, has added Jason Thatcher to the DEF management team as DEF Logistics and Customer Support Manager. 

Thatcher has more than 10 years experience working with Brenntag’s various operations departments, and his most recent role as a was as a District Operations Manager for Brenntag Pacific.

01/13/2014

Gilbarco Veeder-Root has announced that it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Outcast Media, a growing "at the pump" video network.  Outcast will operate as the media business unit of Gilbarco.

01/08/2014

The Automatic Refueling System (ARS) being developed by Husky Corporation and Sweden’s Fuelmatics Systems AB is featured in the January 8th Bloomberg Businessweek magazine “Innovation” section.

01/01/2014

Husky Corporation, which recently added BJE tank monitoring systems and Hewitt aviation products to its fuel nozzle and accessory business, has named Doug Payne as its new Manager of Independent Channels. In this newly created position, Payne will identify market growth opportunities for the company’s product line in the Automotive, Internet, Agriculture, Catalog, and Commercial channels of distribution.

December, 2013

12/20/2013

Guardian Fueling Technologies, Inc. has named David McMichael as Director of Services for the organization.

McMichael, formerly with Gilbarco Veeder-Root as a National Account Project Manager, has been with GFT for 5 years as Branch Manager for the Orlando regional office. 

12/18/2013

PDQ Manufacturing, Inc., a manufacturer of in-bay automatic vehicle wash systems, has named Tony Smith as the company as Vice President of Sales – Auto Dealer Sector. In this role, Smith will be responsible for growing sales efforts in the automotive dealer market. He will report to Gerry Hanrahan, Senior Vice President of Sales for PDQ.

12/11/2013

Following its recent acquisition of Australia-based Trimec Industries, Great Plains Industries, Inc. in Wichita, Kan., has announced consolidation of its customer segments into new market “sectors” that will help the company align its product and brand portfolios going. 
 

November, 2013

11/25/2013

Franklin Fueling Systems has introduced a new FE Petro brand Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) Pump Motor Assembly (PMA). The new 1.5 horsepower DEF PMA product offering is available in a single and three phase model and is constructed of stainless steel. 

11/25/2013

Freedom Electronics has announced the addition of Mike Vegeais as Western Region Sales Manager. Vegeais has more than 30-years' experience within the PEI industry, including sales management positions with Gilbarco and PSI in Texas. 

11/25/2013

Universal Valve Co., a service station equipment manufacturer, recently announced the appointment of Frontier Sales of Utah, as their exclusive sales representative for the western territories of the United States. 

11/13/2013

Husky Corporation has enhanced its web site with easy access to information about the company’s fuel nozzles and accessories, including those of recently acquired BJE Oil and Lube Products and Hewitt Aviation Fueling Products. 
  

October, 2013

10/29/2013

Westmor Industries, a manufacturer of petroleum and liquid-handling parts and equipment, has launched a new website. The site includes extensive product information to help customers understand Westmor’s products and services. The website can b found at www.westmor-ind.com.

10/22/2013

LSI Industries has introduced a number of high performance LED interior lighting fixtures to further expand its family of LED products.

10/22/2013

Leotek Electronics USA Corp. has expanded their United States headquarters and manufacturing operations. To meet the demands of increased growth, Leotek has relocated to a substantially larger 77,000 square foot facility located in San Jose, Cali.

10/16/2013

Leighton O’Brien has formed a partnership with Seneca Companies, a petroleum construction, service and equipment distributor operating throughout the Midwest, Southern and Mountain regions in the US.
 

10/16/2013

Husky Corporation revealed a compact nozzle for use in Automatic Refueling Systems (ARS) during the 2013 PEI Convention at the NACS Show in Atlanta. Husky collaborated with Stockholm, Sweden based Fuelmatics Systems AB to develop the technology for drive-through fueling systems.

10/16/2013

Veeder-Root introduced their latest platform for fuel site management and control, the Insite360 Fuel, at the NACS/PEI Show in Atlanta. The Insite360 Fuel allows retailers, fuel distributors and commercial fueling operators to monitor, configure, and control all of their fuel management assets across their entire network of sites from one customizable dashboard.

10/16/2013

Veeder--Root has introduced a new Red Jacket DEF Pump. The Red Jacket DEF Pump is designed to deliver the highest flow and maximum performance for sites that dispense Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF). 

10/16/2013

OPW, an operating unit within Dover Corporation’s Energy segment, has completed two acquisitions.

10/07/2013

Vapor Systems Technologies, Inc. (VST) has introduced a new line of UL Listed gasoline dispensing equipment, including nozzles, hoses and safety breakaways.

10/07/2013

OPW has introduced a contactless keyfob authorization option for the Petro Vend 100 Fuel Control System (PV100). With contactless RFID technology becoming an increasingly common method for driver identification, the new addition to the PV100’s available feature set is designed to provide users with a cost effective, durable and secure way to add proximity HID keyfob functionality to fuel sites.

10/07/2013

Gilbarco Veeder-Root has launched "Play at the Pump" in partnership with Linq3, that allows consumers to purchase lottery tickets from the dispenser.
 

10/07/2013

OPW, has named Ed Kammerer to Director of Product Management – Retail Fueling, Keith Moye as Vice President of Global Marketing, and Parrish Evans has been named the Director of Sales for the Retail Fueling Business Unit.

Kammerer and Evans will report directly to Mike McCann, VP and General Manager – OPW Retail Fueling, while Moye will report directly to OPW president, David Crouse.

10/07/2013

Gilbarco Veeder-Root has introduced a new Encore compressed natural gas (CNG) dispenser.

“The Encore CNG dispenser's flexibility, efficiency and fill rate make it the first CNG dispenser of its kind,”  said Travis Bouck, vice president of marketing, North America, for Gilbarco Veeder-Root.

10/07/2013

Zeppini Group, the holding company of Hydro Z and Zeppini Ecoflex, has announced the acquisition of Unikap. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
 
Through the acquisition, Zeppini Ecoflex will now offer a modular solution widely used in construction for installation in service stations. 

10/07/2013

Westmor Industries, LLC has named Jason Soulon as a new territory manager in the Southwest for the Truck Division. In his 15 years of experience, Jason has developed expertise in refined fuel truck and bobtail design, payload analysis and refurbishing tanks.

Jason is currently the acting Vice President of the International Association of Young Gassers.

September, 2013

09/20/2013

OPW, has named Ed Kammerer to Director of Product Management – Retail Fueling. Kammerer will report directly to Mike McCann, VP and General Manager – OPW Retail Fueling.

09/20/2013

Great Plains Industries, Inc. (GPI) of Wichita, Kansas has acquired privately-held Trimec  Industries headquartered in Sydney, Australia. The acquisition further diversifies the companies’ flowmeter product lines and strengthens their presence and opportunities in international markets.

09/20/2013

Chesapeake Energy has withdrawn most of its initiatives to help build a natural gas vehicle (NGV) fueling infrastructure - folding Peake Fuel Solutions, selling its investment in Clean Energy Fuels Corp. and eliminating its compressed natural gas (CNG) marketing development group.

09/12/2013

FRAM Filtration and its PetroClear brand of fuel-dispensing filters has announced the creation and launch of a new Micron Rating Regulation by State Guide on its www.petroclear.com website. The purpose of the Micron Rating Regulation by State Guide is to provide the most up-to-date state-by-state information regarding regulations on micron ratings for fuel-dispensing filters.

09/11/2013

Universal Valve Co., a service station equipment manufacturer, has announced the promotion of Peter Mascis to the position of National Sales Manager.  He will be responsible for the development of existing and new sales in the Global marketplace.

09/11/2013

Zeppini Ecoflex, an environmental protection equipment manufacturer, has launched a new model of Oil and Water Separator, the Super Flow, a compact system with ample treatment capacity.

The Super Flow has the capacity to treat 12,000 liters of wastewater per hour and is designed to ensure the integrity of the equipment and to allow easy installation, either aboveground or belowground.

09/04/2013

FRAM Filtration has announced that its PetroClear brand of fuel-dispensing filters has released its updated marketing materials in Spanish.

09/04/2013

Wayne, A GE Business and a global manufacturer of fuel dispensers and forecourt technologies, has announced that it has migrated its cloud-based application services to the GE Commercial Cloud hosting facility, improving the process communications, infrastructure scalability, and data security of Wayne products.  

09/04/2013

Franklin Fueling Systems (FFS), a manufacturer of fueling systems, has named two new Territory Managers in North America.

Alex Tsamis, new Territory Manager for West-Canada, brings over 20 years of petroleum equipment sales experience to both FFS and our distribution. Alex lives in Vancouver, BC and is responsible for sales for the Provinces of Manitoba and west. 

09/04/2013

Brenntag, a distributor of Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF), has strengthened their North American DEF infrastructure by adding 10 dedicated DEF tankers and installing 15 additional bulk Diesel Exhaust Fluid storage tanks.  

August, 2013

08/20/2013

Blackmer, a manufacturer of positive displacement and centrifugal pumps has released a new product video highlighting its HXL Series Sliding Vane Pumps. This latest video, which is the first video from Pump Solutions Group (PSG) specifically developed for the Russian market, can be found on Blackmer’s YouTube channel, www.youtube.com/BlackmerGlobal.

08/08/2013

OPW has announced the release of its new online proposal generator tool called SiteGenie. Available on its website at www.opwglobal.com, OPW’s SiteGenie Proposal Generator is an interactive sales tool developed to streamline and simplify the process of developing OPW fuel control systems and tank gauges proposals for customer bids.

July, 2013

07/25/2013

Quick Fuel, a division of Jacobus Energy, one of the largest petroleum marketers in the United States, has purchased SPATCO DEF Dispensing Systems to be used in their automated fueling stations located on the eastern coast of the United States.
 

07/12/2013

Service station equipment manufacturer, Universal Valve Co., has released a new line of carbon and stainless steel island forms. Universal’s island forms are designed to protect equipment including dispensers, ATM’s and air machines.
    

07/08/2013

A new version of Husky Corporation’s patent-pending magnetic fueling breakaway device is now available. MagBreak CK 1” for high flow rate applications will separate at less than 225 pounds pull force following an accidental fuel hose separation. MagBreak CK and the MagBreak ¾” model restore fuel dispensing operations quickly by making it very easy to reconnect fuel hoses.

07/08/2013

Tank and fuel management company Leighton O’Brien has announced a partnership with ECL Group, a supplier to the petroleum industry offering maintenance and installation of fuel systems and associated specialty services across Australia.
 
ECL Group is the 35th Licensed Service Provider (LSP) to join Leighton O’Brien’s global network.
 

07/08/2013

Source North America Corporation, the largest fueling equipment distributor in North America, has acquired the business operations and selected assets of California-based Commercial Petroleum Equipment (CPE) – a distributor of petroleum fueling and marketing equipment. Effective July 1, 2013, all CPE facilities will transition to Source branded facilities.

June, 2013

06/18/2013

Tanknology Inc., an underground storage tank (UST) environmental compliance services company, has announced a new partnership that provides financing options for Tanknology compliance projects. Patriot Capital Corp., a petroleum industry leader in financing retail and commercial petroleum equipment, will provide financing options to customers for Tanknology compliance equipment projects.  

06/17/2013

Air Products, a producer of hydrogen fueling technology, has announced the introduction of an advanced consumer-friendly retail hydrogen fuel dispenser.

06/17/2013

OPW, a Dover Company, has announced that its OPW EMEA Czech Republic manufacturing operation has received OHSAS 18001:2007 Certificate of Approval by Lloyd’s Register Quality Assurance Limited.

06/17/2013

OPW, a global manufacturer of integrated fluid handling solutions, has combined its Above Ground and Below Ground Business Units. The new business unit will be known as OPW Retail Fueling. 

06/10/2013

Brenntag North America, Inc., a distributor of Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF), has announced the addition of Mark Bell and Dean Mullin as DEF Account Managers to support their continued growth in the DEF marketplace.

06/05/2013

Fuel purifier manufacturer RCI Technologies has announced the offering of a new basic-level line Automatic Fuel Recirculating Systems (FRS).

The basic-level system cleans and circulates stored fuel on a preprogrammed schedule, it is PLC-controlled, and it has a key switch and a 24-hour, 7-day programmable clock.The system consists of an RCI fuel purifier, continuous-duty motor and a fuel pump. 

06/05/2013

FRAM Filtration has announced that its PetroClear brand of filters is rolling out a new marketing campaign that includes a new logo, updated website, packaging and sales tools. The new marketing materials reflect the rebranding to PetroClear by FRAM Filtration.

06/04/2013

PDQ Manufacturing, Inc., a manufacturer of in-bay automatic vehicle wash systems, has announced the appointment of C K Enterprises, Inc. as a distributor of all PDQ vehicle-wash product lines for the markets of Eastern Kansas and Western Missouri.

May, 2013

05/20/2013

Washworld, Inc. has announced a new international distributor. The recent announcement states that Washwell Forecourt Services, based in Cork will represent the company in Ireland.

05/20/2013

Brenntag, a chemical distributor, has signed a purchase agreement to acquire the distribution business of Blue Sky Environment Pty Ltd (Blue Sky) headquartered in Brisbane, Australia. Blue Sky is active as a distributor of AdBlue with a national storage and dispensing network across Australia.

05/15/2013

Veeder-Root has announced that it is offering 0% financing with free installation for upgrades to the TLS-450 tank monitoring system through a new partnership with Patriot Capital Corporation.

05/10/2013

Westmor Industries, a manufacturer of petroleum and liquid-handling parts and equipment, has launched a blog, named “Route 72.” The blog will be an outlet for the company to share commentary from the industries Westmor serve, news on the products they launch and expert insights into more efficient fuel-handling operations.

05/07/2013

Ryko Solutions, Inc., the largest provider of managed car wash systems in North America, has entered into a purchase agreement to acquire MacNeil Wash Systems, Ltd. of Barrie, Ontario, Canada, a supplier to the tunnel car wash segment of the industry.  Details of the transaction, which closed April 1, were not disclosed.

05/06/2013

Tanknology Inc. has announced today the signing of a new international licensee in The Netherlands. 

05/06/2013

Zeppini Ecoflex LED has introduced a new model, the ZPL-400. Prelaunched in 2012, ZPL-400 is equivalent to 400W of a conventional lighting, and is already on sale.  

According to a company release, the Zeppini Ecoflex ZPL-400 reduces lighting expensese up to 70 percent, compared to conventional lighting fixtures.

05/06/2013

Ontrak Software has introduced a new "core module" for Ontrak Software (www.ontrak.com). The module, according to the company, assists in solving problems associated with the return of cores to manufacturers and remanufacturers. 

05/02/2013

Tanknology Inc. has announced today the signing of a new international licensee in The Netherlands. 

April, 2013

04/17/2013

Salt Lake City-based Blu Transfuels LLC has selected Bennett Pump Company as their preferred Liquefied and Compressed Natural Gas dispenser supplier.
 
“We chose Bennett because they offer a fully integrated OEM factory built dispenser solution for LNG and CNG” said Merritt Norton, CEO of Transfuels LLC.  “The Bennett Dispensers have a modern look with great quality and excellent service.”

04/01/2013

OPW Fueling Components, A Dover Company and manufacturer of commercial and retail petroleum equipment, has named Matt Lauber as Project Manager; Erik Shelton as Director, Global Business Development – Clean Energy; and Douglas Olenick as Product Manager for its Aboveground Products Business Unit. 

04/01/2013

Tanknology Inc., of Austin, TX,  has introduced TankCam, a remote video system that gives operators a clear and thorough look inside their USTs.

According to Allen Porter, President and CEO of Tanknology, this quick and economical look can save operators a substantial amount of money compared to the alternatives.

March, 2013

03/25/2013

Petroleum Solutions, Inc. (PSI) sponsored a CNG Workshop on Feb. 28th, in partnership with the University of Texas Pan American’s Office for Sustainability. The “Driving Fleet Sustainability with Alternative Fuels” workshop was attended by over 70 professionals from across the Rio Grande Valley, representing an array of the school districts, city public works, fleet operators and facility managers. 

03/20/2013

Gilbarco Veeder-Root has announced the formation of a new retail solutions team to help customers efficiently navigate the industry's retail technology challenges.

03/19/2013

Brenntag, a global chemical distributor, has agreed to acquire the assets of Lubrication Services, LLC (LSi), one of North America’s leading multi-regional distributors of lubricants and chemicals.

February, 2013

02/22/2013

OPW Fueling Components has announced that its 66CLP Phase II Enhanced Vapor Recovery Reconnectable Balance Breakaway has received certification from the California Air Resources Board (CARB). The OPW 66CLP is now the ONLY reconnectable balance breakaway that is CARB-Certified and is also approved for VST Phase II Enhanced Vapor Recovery Systems.

02/22/2013

OPW Fuel Management Systems, part of OPW Fueling Components, has announced that their new Petro Vend 100 (PV100) Fuel Control System is now available. OPW originally debuted the PV100 at the 2012 NACS Show in Las Vegas.

02/14/2013

Vapor Systems Technologies, Inc.

02/13/2013

Service station equipment manufacturer Universal Valve Co. has named Martin C. Pettesch as President.  Pettesch has been with Universal for over 25 years and has served as design engineer, operations manager, manager of engineering, vice president of engineering and executive vice president. 

02/13/2013

Red Leonard Associates, a Cincinnati-based Manufacturer Rep. Agency founded in 1973 has announced that the company is now representing Fiber Glass Systems (NOV), Red Jacket, Emco Wheaton Retail and Petroleum Containment, Inc in their sales territories.

Red Leonard Associates represents manufactures throughout the Northeast and Midwest United States and Canada.

02/12/2013

PetroClear, a fuel-dispensing filter manufacturer and part of FRAM Filtration, has announced the appointment of John Foley to the position of Business Director of Industrial Filtration and Director of International Business Development. Foley will report to John Casanova, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for FRAM Filtration.

02/12/2013

Gilbarco Veeder-Root has announced that it is working with PayPal on digital payment solution to be offered to Gilbarco customers worldwide. The initial effort will launch the PayPal payment capability to retailers with Passport point-of-sale. 

Future developments will bring PayPal solutions to Gilbarco’s line of media and merchandising applications.

02/10/2013

Zeppini Ecoflex has begun to sell internationally its line of stainless steel products, according to a company release. The line was launched in 2012 at ExpoPostos e Conveniência.

The products are compatible with biofuels such as ethanol and biodiesel, as well as diesel and DEF. The new stainless steel line includes line filters, transition fittings, fill caps, flexible connectors and check valves.

02/09/2013

Brenntag North America has added six DEF tankers to its delivery fleet in the United States. The new dedicated vehicles are based at terminal locations in Kansas City, Memphis, Orlando,  Portland (Ore.), Salt Lake City and St Louis.

02/08/2013

Tank and fuel management company Leighton O’Brien has announced a partnership with Tatsuno India Private Limited, a subsidiary of one of the world’s largest manufacturers of petroleum equipment and systems to provide tank and fuel management services to Tatsuno customers in India.

02/07/2013

The number of North American truck stops offering bulk DEF at the pump is expected to reach the 1,000 location mark in early 2013, according to DEF Tracker.

January, 2013

01/25/2013

Gilbarco Inc. and Tronitec, Inc. have announced the settlement of litigation that has been pending between them in U.S. District Court in Greensboro, North Carolina. The lawsuit, filed by Gilbarco on May 6, 2011, alleged that Tronitec had infringed Gilbarco’s copyright in certain software programs used in fuel dispensers manufactured and sold by Gilbarco.  

01/24/2013

Cincinnati-based LSI Industries has announced the addition of five new LED lights for a variety of interior applications. The new models include: ASC Ascent Recessed Direct/Indirect Ambient Lighting; PEC Peak Efficiency Recessed Direct/Indirect Ambient Lighting; EG3 Enclosed & Gasketed Vaportight Lighting; Duetto Accent Lighting; and MWW Micro Wall Wash Lighting. 

01/23/2013

Tanknology Inc., an underground storage tank (UST) environmental compliance services company, has named Mansfield Energy/Fuel Systems and Services as their Master Alliance Partner-of-the-Year for 2012.

The award was presented on Friday, Jan. 18 to Mansfield executives Paul Martin, Manager of Fuel Systems & Services and Chet Davis, Vice President of Energy Systems Solutions, Mansfield Energy Corp.

01/23/2013

Veeder-Root has announced a strategic channel partnership with Red Leonard Associates, Inc., to represent the Red Jacket brand in the midwestern and northeastern United States, and Canada.

01/16/2013

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia has preserved an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) ruling that permits the sale of E15.

01/03/2013

Reading, PA-based Hafer Petroleum Equipment has announced that long time service technician John Christman has been promoted to the position of Service Manager.

Shelby Strauss has also been promoted to the position of Director of Training and Assistant Service Manager.

01/03/2013

Jones & Frank has acquired the assets of Reliable Oil Equipment, a distributor and service provider headquartered in Dayton, Ohio on December 21, 2012.

The addition of Reliable Oil Equipment to Jones & Frank will create a combined organization with 22 branch offices, 3 distribution centers and personnel in 20 states. Jones & Frank will now employ more than 175 certified technicians. 

December, 2012

12/06/2012

Tanknology Inc., an Underground Storage Tank (UST) environmental compliance services company, has announced that three new companies have the joined the ranks of Tanknology’s Master Alliance Partner program, the highest level in its reseller partner network. The new partners include Southern Pump & Tank Co. (SPATCO), Double Check Co. Inc., and The Hill Co.

12/03/2012

OPW Fueling Components announced today that long time OPW veteran Jim Walton, Vice President, Regulatory Affairs will retire at the end of the year. 

12/02/2012

Newberry Tanks & Equipment, LLC, and Faith Tank & Manufacturing have announced a strategic alignment of their organizations.  

October, 2012

10/29/2012

Westmor Industries, LLC has acquired Determan Brownie, Inc., a privately held company headquartered in Minneapolis, Min. The new division of Westmor Industries will be known as Westmor Fluid Solutions, LLC and will maintain a manufacturing and service facility in Northwest Minneapolis.

10/29/2012

Headquartered in Knoxville, Tenn. since its founding in 1945, RBM Co. is celebrating 67 years in business.

"I wasn’t even born when my dad started this business,” said Doug Bruce, current RBM president and son of founder Albert Bruce, “RBM has been a part of me for my whole life.”

10/22/2012

According to a company release, Modern Welding Company, Inc. has added John W. Campbell to its corporate sales staff. 

Campbell will serve as the company's business development director.

10/22/2012

Leighton O’Brien has announced the appointment of Jeff Davis as Vice President of US Sales to spearhead its US operations and Licensed Service Provider (LSP) network.

10/19/2012

Leighton O’Brien has announced a partnership with storage tank contractor and environmental services providers D&H Petroleum and United Pump Supply to provide EPA-certified tank and fuel management services to D&H/United customers throughout Texas and New Mexico. 

10/16/2012

Clay & Bailey Manufacturing Company began its celebration of 100 years in business by unveiling a new logo and slogan at the PEI Convention at the NACS Show, which was held Oct. 7-10, 2012, in Las Vegas. 

The new slogan “A Century’s Worth of Innovation” highlights how Clay & Bailey has remained a leader in the petroleum industry through constant innovation. 

10/15/2012

Gasboy has introduced Topkat Plus, a factory dispenser-mounted, Web-based fleet management system. 

“Topkat Plus provides an intelligent fleet and fuel management system in a turnkey package,” said Chris Kastner, vice president of Gasboy’s Commercial Business Unit. “The remote, Web-based interface offers oversight and control, tracking fuel from any location.”

10/12/2012

Gilbarco Veeder-Root is pioneering a new way to drive customers from the fuel island to the c-store, with a solution that enables them to purchase in-store merchandise during the fueling process. The technology aims to increase in-store traffic and sales, while decreasing transaction costs.

10/11/2012

PetroClear, a leading brand of petroleum-dispensing filters, has launched new social media pages. PetroClear’s social media presence has been designed to create an online community where employees, channel partners, installers and end-users can connect and network.

10/10/2012

OPW Fueling Components EMEA, a business unit of OPW Fueling Components Group, a Dover Company, has announced the establishment of a Technical University dedicated to its Avance by OPW family of fueling nozzles, breakaways and hoses.

10/09/2012

Mascott Equipment Company has opened a branch office in Alaska, located at 5610 Silverado Way #A8 in Anchorage. Guy Rehm will serve as the branch service manager.  

10/08/2012

Veeder-Root, a provider of automatic tank gauging solutions, has announced an expanded suite of ATG Remote Data Management tools enabling retail petroleum site owners to monitor and manage an unlimited number of sites remotely. 

10/01/2012

OPW Fueling Components EMEA, a global business unit of OPW Fueling Components Group, has announced that the first fueling nozzles, breakaways and hoses off its Avance product family have come off the production line at its European manufacturing facility in Prague, Czech Republic. OPW also has an Avance production facility in the United States. 

September, 2012

09/13/2012

Franklin Fueling Systems' UPP Pipework System has received German DIBt approval. The approval was received after meeting strict demands of the DIBt approval process which involves achieving several qualifications. As part of the approval process, UPP non-conductive pipework was certified to be safe in respect to static risk by the German PTB approval agency.

09/12/2012

Source North America Corporation, a fueling equipment distributor, has become the newest reseller of NCR’s Radiant solutions for the petroleum and convenience store market. 

09/12/2012

Brenntag, a distributor of Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF), continues to expand their North American DEF infrastructure by installing bulk Diesel Exhaust Fluid tanks at six additional facilities. The facilities are lcoated in Phoenix, AZ, Los Angeles, CA, Indianapolis, IN, Portland, OR, Dallas, TX and San Antonio, TX.

09/10/2012

Algae-X International (AXI), a Florida-based manufacturer of diesel fuel quality optimization technology, has announced the release of the SMART FPS Compact Fuel Polishing System. 

09/10/2012

Guardian Fueling Technologies has hired Patrick Eakins as the Southwest Florida Regional Business Manager. 

Eakins has been in the industry for 25 years, most recently as the Vice President of his family’s jobber business, Edison Oil Company. Eakins will be based at the Ft. Myers office of Guardian Fueling Technologies.

09/10/2012

OPW Fueling Components EMEA, a global business unit of OPW Fueling Components Group, a Dover Company, has reached an exclusive long-term sales and marketing agreement with Veyance Technologies, the manufacturer of Goodyear Industrial Hose, to act as the sole sales and marketing channel for Veyance Technolgies petroleum dispensing hoses and other related products used in commercial and retail fueling markets.

09/05/2012

OPW Fueling Components EMEA, a global business unit of OPW Fueling Components Group, a Dover Company, has signed a new global licensing agreement with Petroman in which OPW will produce and market all components of the Total Vapor Solution (TVS) vapor-recovery system under the OPW brand.

09/05/2012

Blackmer, a manufacturer of positive displacement and centrifugal pump, and reciprocating compressor technologies, has announced that the company has received UL Listing approval for their BV¾ and BV1 Bypass Valves.

August, 2012

08/29/2012

Hernon Manufacturing, a producer of adhesives, sealants and dispensing equipment, has received the honor of being named one of the 50 Florida Companies to Watch in 2012.

The Florida Companies to Watch list attracted more than 400 nominees, and 104 companies were selected as finalists. Hernon Manufacturing was named to the list, along with 49 other finalists. 

08/28/2012

Gamajet Cleaning Systems has been acquired by Alfa Laval and a new company, Alfa Laval Tank Equipment, Inc. has been created. The new company will operate as Gamajet Cleaning Systems and will remain in Exton, Pennsylvania. Gamajet's longtime President, Robert Delaney, has been appointed President of the new company.

08/28/2012

The introduction of a new line of illuminated valances has been announced by Couch & Philippi, and Kraido, a design firm headquartered in San Francisco. The companies partnered to design and manufacture valances that are unique to the c-store industry. 

08/27/2012

OPW Fueling Components EMEA has announced the hiring of Fred Hess to the position of Director of Sales and Marketing OPW EMEA. Hess comes to OPW after spending the past 21 years at Franklin Fueling Systems GmbH in Wittlich, Germany, the last 11 of which he served as Franklin Fueling’s Director and Vice President of EMEA.

08/24/2012

DEF equipment manufacturer, Blue1USA, has unveiled  a new line of  DEF mini-bulk storage and dispensing systems for use in warm weather states.

08/24/2012

OPW Fueling Components, a Dover Company and manufacturer of commercial and retail petroleum equipment, has announced the appointment of Lewis Bell to the position of Director of Training. 

In this position, Lewis will report directly to Keith Moye, OPW’s Vice President of Sales and Marketing.

08/24/2012

Algae-X International (AXI), a Florida-based manufacturer of diesel fuel quality optimization technology, has released the TK 240-XT Portable Fuel Tank Cleaning and Fuel Transfer System. 

08/14/2012

Kevin Hughes has joined Veeder-Root as vice president of marketing. In this role, Kevin will drive global marketing strategy and product management across all product lines, including Vapor Recovery solutions.

08/02/2012

Pine Run Construction is now certified to install compressed natural gas (CNG) vehicle fueling facilities. The Doylestown, PA petroleum industry contractor achieved certification from the Natural Gas Vehicle Institute (NGVI). 

08/01/2012

Wayne has introduced the Wayne Helix fuel dispenser line.  

The Helix dispenser line is a global platform on which all future Wayne dispenser models will be based. Three Helix fuel-dispenser models are available: the Helix 2000, the Helix 4000 and the Helix 5000.  Wayne plans introduce the C-style Helix model, Helix 6000, in 2013.

July, 2012

07/24/2012

Gilbarco Veeder-Root has introduced the E25 Field Retrofit Kits for the entire line of Encore dispensers. 

07/24/2012

Brenntag North America, Inc., a chemical distributor supplying Diesel Exhaust Fluid, has appointed Larry Walderbach to the position of DEF Area Sales Representative covering the Great Lakes region.

Walderbach will transition from his current role as Chemical Sales Representative for Brenntag Great Lakes, to the Brenntag DEF organization. 

07/19/2012

Washworld, Inc. has announced the addition of Galloway Chemical Div., O’Hanrahan Consultants, Inc. to its Distributor Network. Located in Largo, Florida, the company will be selling and servicing Washworld systems throughout Florida. 

07/18/2012

Nupigeco has announced the renewal of DiBt Approval for the years 2012 - 2017 for the full range of Smartflex system. This certification represents the evolution of the previous certification obtained in 2002 and includes the Smartflex range of pipes and fittings from DN 50 to DN 110. 

07/18/2012

PDQ Manufacturing, Inc., a manufacturer of in-bay automatic vehicle wash systems, has appointed Mid-Florida Car Wash Equipment & Supply (MFCWES) as a PDQ distributor serving the Central and Northeast Florida market. Headquartered in Apopka, FL. MFCWES does business in 40 counties from Glades County to Jefferson County, which borders Georgia. 

07/10/2012

Oilco has released a new High Pressure “HP” Series line of swivel joints. The “HP” Series is based on the original Oilco 90 Series platform with increased packing seal chambers and expanded dimensional characteristics. The units are engineered to support testing pressure limits above 3000 psi and have been specifically designed for prover equipment in the petroleum industry.

07/10/2012

Davis Airtech has received National Council on Weights & Measures (NCWM) approval for their NP Series meters to be used in ethanol dispensers. These remanufactured meters are NTEP (National Type Evaluation Program) certified for dispensing high ethanol blends up to E85.

June, 2012

06/28/2012

Design firm Stantec has signed a letter of intent to acquire Calgary-based Cimarron Engineering Ltd., a 290-person engineering consulting company specializing in the development, design, installation, and integrity maintenance of oil and gas pipeline systems and station facilities.

06/20/2012

Gilbarco Veeder-Root, Shell Oil Products US, and Motiva Enterprises LLC (Shell) have signed an agreement to allow Gilbarco to provide an exclusive Passport Service Offering (PSO) Plus Service to thousands of Shell-branded stations in the U.S. utilizing Passport systems. 

06/20/2012

Titan Management Group has announced that the National Institute for Storage Tank Management (NISTM) has endorsed its Class C Operator training and AB&C tracking solution. 

This solution was previously adopted by the Florida Petroleum Marketers Association (FPMA), as well as petroleum retailers and national fleet operators.

06/14/2012

Acterra Group, Inc. has named Ed Beinborn the General Manager of their Kieler, Wisconsin office. Beinborn has over 30 years of experience in the petroleum equipment and oil industry in Wisconsin.

06/13/2012

Tanknology Inc. has named Tottal Inspecciones Perú S.A.C. of Lima - Peru has as an International Licensee of the company.

06/13/2012

OPW Fueling Components has launched a new OPW Mobile website. iPhone and Android phones will automatically be redirected to the mobile site when visiting www.opwglobal.com. The site can also be accessed by going to www.opwglobal.com/mobile.

06/13/2012

OPW Fuel Management Systems, part of OPW Fueling Components, has launched a new online “How To” Video Library for use by anyone that has purchased its Fuel Control and Tank Gauge software packages. 

06/13/2012

Travis Bouck has joined Gilbarco Veeder-Root as Vice President of Marketing, North America. In this position, Bouck will lead the Greensboro-based marketing team in positioning and product strategy, business development as well as new product introduction. 

May, 2012

05/31/2012

PDQ Manufacturing, Inc., a manufacturer of in-bay automatic vehicle wash systems, has launched the car wash industry’s first online training certification program. Officially known as the “PDQ University Certification Program,” it has been designed to certify and standardize service technician’s knowledge of all PDQ car wash product lines and accessories. 

05/31/2012

West End Supply of CT, Inc. has hired Marc Laverdiere as an outside sales representative for the Northeast region. Laverdiere has more than 30 years of experience in project estimating and petroleum equipment distribution. Through branches in New York and New Jersey, Laverdiere will support the entire Northeast region.

05/29/2012

UST environmental compliance services company Tanknology Inc., has named J.R. Roberts as the company’s Sales Manager for the Southwest Region.

Roberts has over 30 years of experience in all facets of storage tank management including petroleum equipment sales, repair, facility management, assessments, and compliance.

05/18/2012

Seneca Companies has recently announced the territory expansion of their petroleum services division into Grand Island, Nebraska with additional coverage in the Omaha and Lincoln areas. With the expansion, the company now boasts 30 regional office locations and remote technician territories.

05/15/2012

Veeder-Root has acquired the assets of Catlow Inc., based in Tipp City, Ohio. Catlow is a  manufacturer of petroleum dispensing equipment serving the global market with a broad range of nozzles, swivels, breakaways and other hanging hardware.

05/04/2012

Gilbarco Veeder-Root has unveiled the Encore Multi-Hose Hybrid Blender, model NJ4, the latest addition to the Encore Flex Fuel product line. The NJ4 is the only dispenser that has a separate hose for mid-level ethanol, reducing the risk of mis-fueling and helping retailers meet regulatory requirements. 

05/04/2012

PDQ Manufacturing, Inc., a manufacturer of in-bay automatic vehicle wash systems, has officially unveiled the latest addition to its ProTouch family of friction in-bay automatic vehicle washes — the ProTouch ICON.

April, 2012

04/30/2012

Petrotec, a manufacturer of equipment and systems for the retail oil market, has introduced its first electric vehicle charging station. 

04/30/2012

Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) distributor, Brenntag North America, Inc., has named Bret Happel as the division’s DEF Business Director. In his new position, Happel will lead Brenntag’s DEF business in both the U.S. and Canada.

04/30/2012

Exton, Pennsylvania-based Gamajet Cleaning Systems has launched a re-designed Web site, which went live, Friday April 20th.

04/06/2012

Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) equipment manufacturer, Blue1USA, has announced an agreement with its sister company, EZ Fuel & Tank Solutions, to provide government fleet agencies the ability to purchase DEF storage and dispensing equipment through the EZ Fuel GSA Contract.

04/04/2012

Houston based Landmark Industries has selected Gilbarco Veeder-Root’s Applause TV with Outcast as the exclusive digital forecourt media solution for 300 company operated and dealer sites. The addition of Landmark’s sites will increase the Applause TV network in Texas by 300 percent while reaching more than 5 million viewers in that state alone.

04/04/2012

Madison, Wisconsin-based Franklin Fueling Systems has launched Gemini, a series of fittings for secondary contained pipe systems.

Gemini differs from other fittings by splitting the secondary fitting into two pieces, which enables the installer to slide the secondary fitting away so that the primary joint can be fully welded, pressure-tested and inspected before welding secondary fittings. 

04/02/2012

Tanknology Inc., an underground storage tank (UST) environmental compliance services company based in Austin, Texas, has announced the promotion of Ignacio Allende. Allende will serve as the company’s Vice President of International Operations and Intellectual Property.

March, 2012

03/22/2012

LSI Industries Inc. has announced the acquisition of the Virticus Corporation, located in Beaverton, Oregon. The purchase will allow LSI to now offer automated network control systems and software for the management of indoor and outdoor lighting and lighting systems.

03/13/2012

Franklin Fueling Systems has formed a new relationship with Shell International Petroleum Company Limited that establishes Franklin Fueling Systems as a one-stop-shop for Shell global Retail fuel system needs.

03/13/2012

OPW Fueling Components has named Brandon Grote as District Manager. Grote will report directly to Ed Kammerer, OPW Western Regional Sales Manager.

03/13/2012

Source North America Corporation, the largest fueling equipment distributor in North America, has announced the addition of a new division to its company, the Solutions Design Group. The newly formed Source Solutions Design Group will support customers and sales staff on fueling systems, piping layout and design, compliance and regulatory issues.

03/07/2012

Penske Truck Leasing has awarded Gilbarco Inc. a contract to install Gasboy Atlas Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) dispensers at more than 200 sites across the country. Based in Reading, PA, Penske Truck Leasing provides transportation and logistics solutions, with more than 1,000 locations and 200,000 vehicles worldwide.

03/07/2012

Madison, Wisconsin-based Franklin Fueling Systems has introduced the ‘Launch Pad’, a new launch point for Franklin Fueling Systems Apps which are designed specifically to give a hands-on look at its latest products. 

February, 2012

02/29/2012

JMM Management Group has announced a partnership with Providence, Rhode Island-based Warren Equities, Inc., to enhance inventory compliance procedures for over 400 Warren Equities-controlled fueling facilities in the Northeastern United States.  

The partnership will use Illinois-based environmental firm JMM’s software application, the Application Portal for Environmental Compliance (APEC).

02/28/2012

D&H/United Pump Supply has announced a new partnership with Paragon Solutions. 

Paragon Solutions, a design firm located in Fort Worth, Texas, will team with D&H/United Pump Supply to take customers "from concept to completion" with full store design capabilities, project planning and management, image and graphic designs, full interior and exterior equipment lines. 

02/28/2012

Leighton O’Brien has added fourteen companies to their list of licensed service providers for tank and fuel management service providers. The fourteen double the number of existing service providers already operating as part of the Leighton O’Brien portfolio. The providers are located in the U.S., Asia and Australia and New Zealand. 

02/21/2012

Tanknology Inc. and Berkley Environmental, a division of Berkley Specialty Underwriting Managers LLC, have announced today a collaboration in the environmental liability insurance market .

In the new program, Tanknology will offer compliance testing and related services at exclusive discounted rates to current and prospective Berkley clients.

02/16/2012

Several of the product families belonging to Leotek Electronics USA Corp. have been listed on the DesignLights Consortium’s (DLC) Qualified Products List. The DLC, a collaboration of utility companies and regional energy efficiency organizations, attempts to raise awareness of the benefits of efficient lighting in commercial buildings. 

02/16/2012

Brenntag North America has announced that its fourth bulk rail transfer DEF terminal in Canada  is now fully operational. The facility is located in in Leduc, Alberta. 

02/13/2012

Elizabeth, New Jersey-based Universal Valve Co. is commemorating its 80th anniversary in 2012.

The company was founded in 1932 by Joseph V. Milo and August Milo when they originated the union check valve. 

02/08/2012

ALGAE-X International (AXI), a manufacturer of diesel fuel quality optimization systems and equipment, has premiered the TSC 7000 Controller for SMART Fuel Polishing Systems at the 2012 Miami International Boat Show. 

02/07/2012

Spartaburg, South Carolina-based Oilmen’s Equipment Corp, the parent company of Oilmen’s Truck Tanks, recently celebrated its 60th anniversary with an open house at their corporate headquarters. Oilmen’s invited customers, vendors, and community members to join its employees for a southern-style BBQ lunch and tour of their 80,000-SF facility.

02/07/2012

Delta Sonic has deployed Warren Rogers Associates’ (WRA’s) Fuel Management system across all of their sites in New York, Illinois, and Pennsylvania.

02/07/2012

OPW Fueling Components, A Dover Company, has named Steve Stewart as OPW Canada Sales Manager and Ed Kammerer as Western Regional Sales Manager. Both men will assume their new responsibilities immediately and will report to Keith Moye, OPW Vice President, Sales & Marketing.

January, 2012

01/26/2012

Fort Wayne, Indiana-based Tuthill Transfer Systems has unviled a new line of Fill-Rite branded fuel transfer nozzles. The first release of the series is the Ultra High Flow 1” Automatic Nozzle that is capable of flowing at over 30 gallons per minute with a pressure rating of 20 PSI. 

01/26/2012

Seneca Companies, a provider of petroleum construction, service and equipment distribution throughout the Midwest, has announced the territory expansion of petroleum service capabilities into Oklahoma City, OK. Last July, the company acquired service provider, Mid-South Petroleum, LLC of Tulsa.

01/25/2012

Petroleum Parts Inc has hired Bradley Minor as a senior account manager. Minor, previously President of B&D sales, brings over 22 years of experience in designing, specifying, installing and marketing petroleum equipment at both new and existing sites. 

01/13/2012

Algae-X International (AXI), manufacturers of diesel fuel quality optimization equipment, is expanding their Fort Myers headquarters. AXI is more than doubling its production, assembly and office space in the Billy Creek Industrial Park, adjacent to I-75.
 

01/13/2012

Seneca Companies, a provider for general contracting and aviation fueling projects, has announced that it has been awarded $6.5M contract with the Metropolitan Airports Commission.

01/09/2012

Clay & Bailey Manufacturing Company has named Trengove Marketing of El Dorado Hills, CA, as it’s representative in Oregon, Washington and British Columbia. 

01/06/2012

Northwest Pump & Equipment will open 16th branch on February 1. The branch, to be located in Boise, Idaho will offer petroleum equipment and parts as well as industrial pumps and compressors. With locations in 8 western states, the new branch marks the company’s first location in Idaho.

01/05/2012

S. Bravo Systems, Inc., a business specializing in secondary containment systems for the petroleum industry, has received national certification as a Women’s Business Enterprise by the WBEC-West a regional certifying partner of the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC).

01/05/2012

Husky Corporation has acquired the assets of Hewitt from GT Sales and Manufacturing of Wichita, KS. Husky Corporation is a manufacturer of petroleum dispensing and tank level monitoring products. 

Hewitt, also branded Hewitt USA, is a North American manufacturer of aircraft, curb, and farm refueling hose. 

December, 2011

12/13/2011

Hockman-Lewis Limited has hired J. Matthew Davis as Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Davis has 15 years experience in sales working with  the Rotary Lift Company, a division of the Dover Corporation.

12/09/2011

S. Bravo Systems, Inc., a business specializing in secondary containment systems for the petroleum industry has received national certification as a Women’s Business Enterprise by the WBENC-West, a regional certifying partner of the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC).

12/07/2011

Innospec Specialty Chemicals, an international specialty chemical company based in Cheshire, England, have announced an agreement that will enable Crompco, a Pennsylvania-based company, to become the exclusive distributor of Innospec's Fuel Specialties 6000 product, a chemical additive, throughout the eastern United States.

12/05/2011

Brenntag, a global chemical distributor, has completed the acquisition of Multisol Group Limited, the holding company of the Multisol Group. With this step Brenntag expands its product portfolio into lubricant additives and base oils. Multisol is a specialist in the distribution of specialty chemicals in Europe and Africa working together with some of the world’s largest producers.

November, 2011

11/30/2011

Outcast, a fueling television network, and Gilbarco Veeder-Root, a provider of fueling technology, have announced a new marketing campaign with Cricket Communications, Inc., a provider of wireless services.  The campaign will direct consumers at the gas pump to the nearest location where Cricket products are sold and will run at the pump on Gilbarco’s Applause TV and Outcast’s installations in the top 67 DMAs

11/30/2011

Flex-ing has announced the move of Jason Brown from Inside Sales Manager/Retail Fueling Products to Flex-ing’s new MRP (Materials Requirements Planning) team.  In this position, Brown will utilize his market knowledge to implement efficient use of FLEX-ING’s MRP system.  Chris Gaines has replaced Brown as the contact for inside sales.

11/21/2011

The Southern Co., Inc., Memphis, TN., recently celebrated 40 years as a Goodyear Engineer Products distributor.

Tim Kennedy, Technical Manager for Goodyear Engineered Products from Veyance Technologies, presented Eric M. Scott, President and C.E.O. of The Southern Co., with a plaque to honor the occcasion.

11/14/2011

Tyree Holdings, Corp., an Amincor company and one of the largest petroleum and environmental remediation service companies in the U.S., has announced a contractual deal with Getty Petroleum Marketing for additional remediation services valued at approximately $6.2 million dollars.

11/10/2011

Micah J. Nelson joins Bravo as Product Manager of their FRP Fitting and Retrofit Product Divisions. Nelson will report to Vice President and Senior Engineer Don Mukai. In this role, Nelson will be responsible for the continued improvement and expansion of existing FRP fitting product lines. This includes product design, testing and the development of installation techniques.

11/07/2011

Ascentium Capital LLC, Kingwood, Texas has announced the merger of American Equipment Finance and the appointment of Richard A.

11/01/2011

The Missouri Labor Department’s On-Site Safety and Health Consultation Program has announced that Husky Corporation, headquartered in Pacific, MO, is now a member of the Missouri’s Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP) for its workplace safety record. There are a total of 36 SHARP businesses in the state Missouri. 

October, 2011

10/31/2011

Flex-ing has named Eastern States Associates, Inc. as the exclusive Flex-ing sales representative group for the northeastern portion of the United States including: Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island and Vermont. Eastern States Associates Inc.

10/21/2011

Blue1USA, has received formal UL and CSA certification for both their DEF Mini-bulk Systems and Tote Cabinets. Every unit will now be affixed with permanent identifying numbers, UL-508A and CSA C22.2 No. 14-10, the electrical standards for Industrial Control Equipment in the United States and Canada.  

10/10/2011

Morris, Minnesota-based, Westmor Industries has announced a new affiliation with tank builder Trans-Tech Industries of Brewer, Maine. Trans-Tech joins Westmor as a subsidiary of Superior Industries, LLC, also headquartered in Morris, Minnesota.

10/03/2011

Gilbarco has introduced a new Encore 700 S fuel dispenser line. The line was introduced at the 2011 NACS Show held at McCormick Place in Chicago. The dispenser’s integrated pay-at-the-pump platform is EMV and Payment Card Industry Unattended Payment Terminal certified and offers a multimedia platform, enhanced security and mobile payment ready technology.

 

September, 2011

09/29/2011

Tanknology Inc., an underground storage tank environmental compliance services company, and TankLink, a division of Telular Corp., has announced that the two companies have formed an alliance in which Tanknology will perform nationwide installation and related field support services for TankLink’s wireless tank level monitoring systems.

09/29/2011

Convenience store cashiers may not remember their customers by name or recall their favorite soft drinks, but fuel dispensers soon will — thanks to the enhancements by Gilbarco Veeder-Root. 

 

09/26/2011

Tyree Holdings Corp., a petroleum and environmental remediation service company, has announced the appointment of Daryl Angell as Chief Financial Officer and Scott Newman as Corporate Controller.

09/19/2011

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources has contracted with the Acterra Group to construct the Desjardins Renewable Energy Project in Appanoose County, Iowa. The projects consist of the construction of solar photovoltaic arrays and small wind turbine at the Honey Creek Resort State Park and solar photovoltaic arrays at the Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center & E.B Lyons Interpretive Center.

09/19/2011

Pacific Convenience & Fuels, LLC will install Gilbarco Applause TV with Outcast as the standard digital forecourt marketing solution for its new locations. The company already has systems installed at some California and Colorado locations and is in the process of installing Applause TV at the highly visible Denver International Airport location. 

09/19/2011

PDQ Manufacturing, Inc., a manufacturer of touch-free vehicle wash systems, recently made a donation to the Twin Towers Orphan Fund (TTOF). Founded on September 11, 2001, the mission of the TTOF is to help mitigate the damage caused by the terrorist acts of September 11 by ensuring the children of the victims have as normal a life as possible.

09/19/2011

Gilbarco has expanded its Encore line of flexible fuel dispensers with new models that are compatible with fuels containing up to 25 percent ethanol and new ethanol blender configurations. All standard flow Encore S dispensers are now available with hydraulic components that are compatible with E25. 

09/19/2011

Power Integrity Corporation, based in Greensboro, NC, has appointed Converse Interest LLC, as a manufacturer's representative for the Rocky Mountain Territory.  Converse’s territory will include Colorado, Utah, Idaho, Wyoming and Montana.
 

09/19/2011

Charlotte, NC-based SouthEastern Petroleum Systems has hired Jon Collins to enhance its customer service operation. Jon will be responsible for supporting SouthEastern’s field sales department as an inside contact, readily available to respond to customer and vendor needs. 

Jon earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. 

09/14/2011

OPW Fueling Components, a Dover Company, has reached a long-term, private label distribution agreement with FAFNIR, GmbH to distribute FAFNIR’s VAPORIX Vapour Recovery Performance Monitoring system as part of its new ATEX and TUV Certified Next Generation CVS2 Central Vacuum Stage II Vapor Recovery System.

09/09/2011

Minneapolis-based Determan Fluid Solutions is going green with new environmentally friendly initiatives including reusing fuels, recycling metal and the use of energy efficient lighting.

The company's Environmental Services Team works together to remove hazardous waste from the environment by recycling petroleum based fuels that are no longer fit for use.

09/08/2011

Gregory Dubas started Pine Run Construction 25 years ago, following a stint as a field engineer and engineering manager for Mobil Oil Corp. 

09/08/2011

OPW Fueling Components, a commercial and retail fueling equipment manufacturer, has named Phil Carlin as head of OPW Latin America. Carlin will do this in addition to his current role as General Manager of OPW’s Fuel Management Systems business unit based in Hodgkins, IL. 

09/08/2011

Tanknology Inc., an Underground Storage Tank (UST) environmental compliance services company, has hired Cord Lomauro as sales manager for the company’s Southeast Region.

Based in Tanknology’s Atlanta-area office, Lomauro will oversee customer relationships in the southeastern US, from North Carolina south to Florida and west to Louisiana. 

August, 2011

08/16/2011

Gamajet Cleaning Systems has unveiled the Intrepid tank rinsing machine. 

The Intrepid offers tank rinsing with 80 percent less water than the standard spray ball at the same pressure and can rinse a 500 gallon in 4 minutes with only 15 gallons per minute. 

08/16/2011

Charlotte-based Jones & Frank has hired George Wright to their Charlotte office as Installation Manager. Wright brings 20 years of installation experience to the Jones & Frank team. 

“With the addition of George Wright, we continue to grow our capacity and support services in the Charlotte region” states Jones & Frank CEO Sterling Baker. 

08/08/2011

ALGAE-X International has launched a new catalogue of programmable automated fuel filtration and tank cleaning systems.

The 32-page catalogue showcases AXI’s product lines: STS Automated Filtration Systems; SMART FPS Fuel Polishing Systems; MTC Mobile Tank Cleaning Systems; LG-X In-Line Fuel Conditioners, and AFC-705 Fuel Catalyst.

 

08/08/2011

Blodgett, MO-based, Inc. Tank Tech has acquired Bridgeport Chemical.

08/02/2011

Fuel dispenser maker Dresser Wayne has changed its name to Wayne, a GE Energy Business, following its acquisition by General Electric Co.

In February, GE closed the deal to buy Dresser Inc.— Dresser Wayne's parent company — for about $3 billion. As part of GE Energy, Wayne will continue business as usual. The company maintains clients in more than 145 countries.

July, 2011

07/21/2011

Jones & Frank has hired Norman Davis as branch manager of the company's Charlotte, North Carolina office. Davis is a petroleum industry veteran with over 25 years experience in various roles including executive level operations, service and sales. He resides in Kannapolis, NC with his wife.

07/18/2011

Des Moines-based Seneca Companies has acquired petroleum service provider, MidSouth Petroleum, LLC of Tulsa. 

07/05/2011

National Oilwell Varco Inc. will buy fiberglass pipe provider Ameron International  for $772 million to expand into the seawater-handling business as global offshore exploration booms.

Under the deal, announced by the companies on Tuesday, July 5, Ameron shareholders will receive $85 cash per share, a premium of 28 percent to the stock's previous close of $66.27.

07/01/2011

PDQ Manufacturing, Inc., a manufacturer of in-bay automatic vehicle wash systems, has appointed Kubat Equipment as distributor serving the Colorado and Wyoming markets. 

June, 2011

06/29/2011

West End Supply, Inc. has announced the opening of a new location, 211 Evans Way, Unit 1, in Branchburg, NJ. 

The branch will be staffed by Brett Omelianuk and Brian Moog. In addition to the Branchburg location, West End Supply has branches in Lindenhurst, NY and Milford, CT. The new location will service the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast regions of the United States.

06/28/2011

Jasun Harmon has been named construction manager of the Schertz, TX. office of D&H/United Pump. In the position, Harmon is responsible for providing construction leadership, project management and developing project budgets.

06/28/2011

Meeting at their annual conference in St. Louis, MO, The National Sheriff’s Association board has approved the endorsement of the Flint Loc Pump Alarm System. 

06/14/2011

OPW Fuel Management Systems, a designer and manufacturer of tank gauges and automated fuel control systems, has introduced the Phoenix SQL Fuel Management Software. A browser-based program, Phoenix SQL operates over a server and the content is delivered to users via their browser.

06/14/2011

Franklin Equipment Services has opened a new location in Milford, CT. 

The opening of the office comes with the hiring of two employees: Robert Thompson and Mac McKiernan, who bring a combined 30 years of experience to Franklin Equipment. 

The office will cover all New England states for Franklin Equipment.

06/08/2011

Mark Maybee became President of Veeder-Root on June 1, 2011.

06/08/2011

Dresser Wayne, a manufacturer of fuel dispensers and technologies, has acquired the assets of 4tech AS, a fuel tank measurement system company headquartered just outside Oslo, Norway. The acquisition adds 4tech’s full suite of automatic tank gauging (ATG) products to Dresser Wayne’s portfolio.

06/06/2011

Conroe, Texas-based Containment Solutions (CSI) has become the first bulk storage tank provider recognized by Terra Environmental Technologies (TET). 

Containment Solutions contracted with an internationally accredited lab to complete thorough testing of their fiberglass reinforced plastic (FRP) tank for compatibility with Urea Diesel Exhaust Fluid (AUS 32).

May, 2011

05/31/2011

Transmission Engineering Company (TECO) has announced that Cheryl Breck has joined the company as an Inside Sales representative for the Powertrain Components Group.  Cheryl is a 15-year marine industry veteran.  

05/19/2011

Shields, Harper & Company is now providing financing for its fueling, dispenser, and POS products through American Equipment Finance LLC.  This partnership allows the Shields team, the largest volume Dresser Wayne sales force in the country, to offer creative financing and leasing options to both retailers and jobbers, in order to meet their capital purchasing needs.

05/18/2011

LSI Industries has introduced the new Crossover Gold (CRS) LED canopy lighting series. Since introducing the Crossover LED canopy fixture in 2008, LSI has continued to develop its Crossover LED technology, resulting in the new Crossover Gold.
  

05/12/2011

OPW Fuel Management Systems, part of OPW Fueling Components and a designer and manufacturer of tank gauges and automated fuel-control systems, is celebrating 50 years in the fuel controls industry. Founded in 1961, Petro Vend led was acquired by OPW Fueling Components in 1988.

05/10/2011

Gilbarco Veeder-Root has announced that information about abducted children can now be distributed through the gas pumps they place at gas stations around the country. 

05/09/2011

OPW Fuel Management Systems has named Joe Dowling as Engineering Manager, Product Development. In this position, Dowling will be responsible for coordinating resources for new product development, and will report to Tony Mills, Director, Engineering & Product Development.

April, 2011

04/05/2011

Raleigh, North Carolina-based Jones & Frank has acquired the assets of Smith & LaMountain and Petroleum Solutions, Inc., both located near Springfield, Massachusetts.

04/05/2011

OPW has named Ann Miller Vice President of Human Resources.  

Miller will have global responsibility for OPW’s Human Resources initiatives and will report directly to OPW president, David Crouse. 

March, 2011

03/21/2011

The Gorman-Rupp Company, a manufacturer of pumps and pumping related equipment, has announced that its Mansfield Division; Mansfield, Ohio has achieved certification to ISO 14001:2004: for its Environmental Management System.  

03/18/2011

Accent Environmental Services, Inc., with corporate offices in Pollok, TX, is now a distributor for the Gilbarco Veeder-Root line of automatic tank gauges.  

As a result, Accent, one of the largest service providers for vapor monitoring and analysis in the southern United States, plans to hire more than 20 UST supervisors, technicians in 2011.

03/10/2011

Tanknology Inc., an Underground Storage Tank environmental compliance services company, and Simmons Corp. a supplier of fuel inventory and tank compliance monitoring systems, have announced that the two companies have entered into a partnership agreement in which Tanknology will install Simmons’ Tank Manager for Windows UST Automatic Tank Gauge systems throughout the United States.

03/10/2011

Petrotec, has launched the IFSF Plug-in. A software tool able to transform any POS system into an IFSF certified system.

The IFSF Plug-in uses state-of-the-art technology and is backed by Petrotec’s
recognized experience in the sector.

03/10/2011

Universal Valve Co. has released new Replacement Compressor Kit for air towers, part number 1975-COMP-TKIT. Universal’s replacement compressor kit is designed to install into air towers where a Thomas compressor was originally installed.

February, 2011

02/25/2011

Franklin Fueling Systems has introduced a natural, clear EVOH resin lined UPP EN14125 Standard Pipe. The latest revolution in fuel piping features a clear inner lining made of natural and un-pigmented EVOH resin; a feature which allowed UPP EN14125 Standard Pipe to achieve a unique Class T1 EN temperature rating.

02/25/2011

Dresser Wayne, a manufacturer of vehicle energy-dispensing technologies, has been named supplier of outdoor payment solution to Topaz Energy Limited, one of Ireland's leading energy and forecourt retailers. Dresser Wayne's iX Pay Secure Payment solution will be installed in dispensers across its service stations and unmanned fueling sites in Ireland starting this year.

02/25/2011

Tanknology Inc. has also announced that Eaton Sales & Service LLC, has joined with Tanknology as a Master Alliance Partner. 

02/25/2011

Convenience store technology provider Gilbarco Veeder-Root has joined kiosk software developer Xpedient LLC to introduce new foodservice ordering solutions.
 

02/10/2011

Gilbarco has unveiled North America’s first fuel dispenser designed to offer Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) and Diesel at the same fueling position. 

The Gilbarco Encore S DEF + 1 dispenser debuted at the National Association of Truck Stop Operators (NATSO) Show, February 17-21, Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort, Lake Buena Vista, FL.

January, 2011

01/27/2011

Petroleum Solutions, Inc. (PSI) has added two new members to the PSI Team.  

01/26/2011

California-based manufacturer RCI Technologies’ fuel purifiers have been recertified by the Green Clean Institute, an independent third-party organization that reviews, researches and certifies various industrial services for their green credibility.

01/26/2011

D&H Petroleum and Environmental and United Pump Supply has announced the promotion of Mike Teaff to Corporate Sales Manager. Teaff has worked as a Sales Representative within the company for 10 years.
            

01/26/2011

Jones & Frank has added Peter Meyer as Vice President-Services. Most recently, Meyer was Senior VP of Facilities for Fas Mart & Shore Stop Convenience Stores in Richmond, VA.

01/17/2011

PDQ Manufacturing, Inc., a manufacturer of in-bay automatic vehicle wash systems, has named Sky Blue Industries as distributor serving the Rocky Mountain region, which includes Utah and eastern Idaho, and has named Idaho Petroleum Equipment as a new distributor serving the Western Idaho region.

01/10/2011

American Equipment Finance (AEF) has named Anita Baron as VP Business Development. In her new role, Baron will be responsible for business development across several targeted industries. 

01/06/2011

After months of testing, Dresser Wayne, a manufacturer of fuel dispensers and technologies, has announced that it will upgrade dispenser production by using Cim-Tek "Absolute-Rated" Microglass dispenser filters.  

December, 2010

12/23/2010

OpenRoom Events’ first pan-African event for the downstream market, PetroForum Africa, has come about at the request of several fuel retailers across the region.

12/21/2010

Central Illinois Manufacturing Company (Cim-Tek Filtration) of Bement, IL has appointed Rice-Christ, Inc. to represent the company in Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana and Arkansas. Rice-Christ, Inc. is a manufacturer’s representative and has served the petroleum marketing industry more than forty years.

Based in Houston, Rice-Christ, Inc. also has offices in Dallas and New Orleans.

12/20/2010

Established in 1945, RBM Company has seen the petroleum and lubrication industry change dramatically in the past 65 years. The company has embraced these changes and has strived to provide first class products and service to end users in the marketplace. 

Doug Bruce has worked at RBM for more than 40 years and has served as President since 1984. 

12/16/2010

OPW Fueling Components has launched its own YouTube channel. The channel, which can be found at www.youtube.com/opwglobal, was designed to be a repository for an array of videos and animations focused on the company and its products. 

12/16/2010

JMM Management Group, an underground storage tank (UST) operational compliance management provider, has announced a partnership with TelaPoint, Inc. to provide environmental compliance management and fuel risk mitigation services.

12/16/2010

PDQ Manufacturing, Inc., a manufacturer of touch free vehicle wash systems, has reached a marketing and distribution agreement with Autoequip Lavaggi S.p.A. of Vesime, Italy, a designer and builder of automobile and industrial vehicle-washing systems since 1963.

The agreement allows Autoequip Lavaggi to market, distribute and service PDQ touch free cleaning systems in the Italian market. 

12/02/2010

Austin, Texas-based Tanknology Inc., an underground storage tank environmental compliance services company, and Mansfield Oil Company, a supplier and distributor of fuel products, have announced a partnership bringing Tanknology’s compliance services to Mansfield customers throughout the United States.

November, 2010

11/08/2010

PDQ Manufacturing, Inc., a manufacturer of touch-free vehicle wash systems, has  announced  its support for the annual Grace For Vets Free Car Wash Program, which was designed to honor veterans and military personnel with a free car wash on Veterans Day, Nov. 11. 

11/08/2010

Seneca Companies, an Iowa-based petroleum construction, service and equipment distribution company, has been awarded a  contract for a $4.5 million-dollar fuel farm project at the Quad-City International Airport.

11/08/2010

OPW Fuel Management Systems, part of OPW Fueling Components, has launched a new website dedicated to its PetroLink Fuel Control System. The site is located at www.opwpetrolink.com.

October, 2010

10/17/2010

Containment Solutions (CSI) has unveiled the first fiberglass underground bulk storage tank available for Urea DEF. CSI completed independent testing on the product, verifying that the quality of the Urea DEF was not compromised by exposure to the tank laminate. 

10/15/2010

Husky Corporation has received ATEX certification for their range of petrol nozzles for both conventional and Stage II Vapor Recovery equipment.

10/11/2010

OPW Fuel Management Systems, part of OPW Fueling Components, has introduced its latest fuel-control system, the PetroLink Fuel Control System. PetroLink is a wireless system that monitors fleet vehicle I.D., mileage and other fueling information through the use of RFID technology.

10/11/2010

The Payment Card Industry Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) has validated the Gasboy’s CFN III site controller/point of sale system Version 3.6 as compliant with the Payment Application Data Security Standard (PA-DSS). The system will soon be included on the PCI SSC’s List of Validated Payment Applications.

10/11/2010

Westmor Industries, a manufacturer of petroleum and liquid handling equipment, recently completed engineering and production work on the company’s largest capacity LP Bobtail. The new unit will be put to work by FCA Co-op, a propane distributor with several locations throughout Southern Minnesota.

10/11/2010

Gilbarco Veeder-Root has shipped 100,000 FlexPay Encrypting PIN Pads, the company has announced.  Since launching the first PCI-certified solution for fuel dispensers in 2008, Gilbarco’s modular PIN-pad and card reader solutions have enabled retailers to meet PCI requirements and protect against credit and debit card fraud. 

10/06/2010

Dresser, Inc., a leading global energy infrastructure company majority-owned by funds managed by Riverstone Holdings LLC and First Reserve Corporation, today announced that an agreement has been reached for Dresser, Inc. to be acquired by GE for $3 Billion.

10/05/2010

Husky Corporation has announced the asset acquisition of BJ Enterprises of Waynesboro, VA. Husky Corporation is a manufacturer of petroleum dispensing products. BJ Enterprises is a North American manufacturer of tank gauges, tank monitors, and filter crushers with a focus on the quick lube industry. 

10/01/2010

Spatco DEF is now offering Weights and Measures approved meters and registers on its commercial dispensing buildings, pedestal dispensers, and portable dispensing and transfer systems.  

10/01/2010

OPW, a Dover Company, has named Dave Lyons to the newly formed position of Vice President of Business Development.  Lyons joined OPW in 2005 as Chief Financial Officer for the company’s OPW Fuel Management Systems business unit. 

September, 2010

09/29/2010

OPW Fueling Components EMEA (formerly OPW Fueling Components Europe) was honored with an Innovation Award at the Energies Expo 2010, which was held from Sept. 22-24 in Paris, France. This biennial show is sponsored by the Federation Francaise des Combustibles, Carburants & Chauffage (FF3C), also known as the French Federation of Fuel, Fuels and Heating.

09/28/2010

Sunshine Gasoline Distributors, Inc. of Doral, Fla. is rolling out Gilbarco Encore S dispensers, Passport point of sale systems and Veeder-Root TLS-450 tank gauges at 100 sites. 

09/09/2010

Mississauga, Ontario-based National Energy Equipment Inc. has purchased the assets of John Reid & Sons, Quebec.

09/08/2010

Franklin Fueling Systems, a manufacturerer and supplier of petroleum equipment, has announced that it has completed the acquisition of all of the outstanding shares of PetroTechnik Limited for cash.

August, 2010

08/26/2010

A global agreement has been reached between Purpora Engineering and Alert Technologies allowing Purpora exclusive rights to bring Alert Technologies’ tank and line test system to the marketplace.  

Alert Technologies' tank and line test system is EPA Certified, alcohol compatible and allows the tank tests to be run on nearly any level of ullage and fluid level.  

08/23/2010

PDQ Manufacturing, Inc., a manufacturer of touch-free vehicle wash systems, has announced the appointment of Sun Country Car Wash Systems, Inc., as distributor serving the Southwest region. The region includes Arizona, New Mexico, West Texas, the Texas Panhandle, southern Colorado and western Oklahoma. 

08/23/2010

Gilbarco Veeder-Root will be hosting free Passport point of sale system training and also demonstrating remote diagnostics and help desk at the NACS Show, October 6-8 in Atlanta.
 

08/20/2010

OPW Fueling Components EMEA has announced that its Total Vapour Solution (TVS) vapour-recovery system has been chosen as one of 25 products to be included in the Automechanika “Green Directory.” 

 

This guide lists the top sustainable products and services on display at Automechanika in Frankfurt 2010, the world’s largest trade fair for the automotive industry.

 

08/12/2010

Franklin Fueling Systems has unveiled the latest advancement to its T5 Series Fuel Management System with the introduction of a new thermal printer; now the standard printer option on all T5 Series tank gauges. The new thermal printer option replaces the previous ink-ribbon printer option and provides several new convenient features.

08/03/2010

Des-Moines based Seneca Companies has recently been granted a Safety Award from the Iowa-Illinois Safety Council for outstanding achievement in accident prevention during the 2009 calendar year.

08/03/2010

Gilbarco Veeder-Root has added a new Atlas DEF dispenser to its Gasboy dispenser product line. The unit is designed specifically for commercial and fleet operators with vehicles that require Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) and allows fleet operators can integrate control and management of DEF into their existing reporting and management infrastructure. 

July, 2010

07/26/2010

Jones & Frank has announced that the company has completed the relocation of their corporate office from Norfolk, VA to a new facility in Raleigh, NC.

The move, according to a company release, follows a significant investment by BB&T Capital Partners located in Winston-Salem, NC in December. 

07/21/2010

OPW Fueling Components has announced that its Aboveground Storage Tank (AST) system has been certified by the California Air Resources Board (CARB). The new CARB AST Enhanced Vapor Recovery (EVR) regulation establishes limitations for hazardous air pollutants emitted from ASTs used at Gasoline Dispensing Facilities.

 

07/09/2010

S&W Services of East Syracuse New York has acquired the assets of Okar Equipment Company of Rochester New York, an accredited company in the petroleum equipment and services industry.

With over 45 years of combined service, this acquisition will add 10 employees to the S&W workforce and increase its market in Western NY.

07/09/2010

Austin, Texas-based Tanknology Inc. has announced a new licensee in Turkey that has recently completed certification training and has begun providing the company’s underground storage tank (UST), line and leak detector testing services throughout the country. Istanbul-based Interpet is a 20-year-old petroleum equipment distribution and services company, with an extensive presence across Turkey. 

07/09/2010

Love’s Travel Stops has begun installing Blue1USA Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) storage and dispensing systems at their fuel islands across the country.

07/01/2010

Growth Energy, the coalition of U.S. ethanol supporters, lauded the findings of a new study by the USDA’s Office of Energy Policy and New Uses in the Office of the Chief Economist, which shows a substantial net energy gain in ethanol production.
 

07/01/2010

OPW Fueling Components has announced that it has received Underwriters Laboratories (UL) Listing for its 21Ge Series Nozzles, ethanol swivels, breakaways and its 10 Plus Emergency Shut-Off Valve for use in applications containing ethanol concentrations up to 85 percent.

The third-party listing was received after the company’s products passed a rigorous testing process by UL.  

07/01/2010

Blue1USA and Carboline Coatings Co. have announced that their epoxy liner product for carbon steel storage tanks is compatible with Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF), this according to a recent independent third party testing group. The results of the independent study, according to the company, meet ISO 22241-1 standards. 

07/01/2010

Blackmer, a manufacturer of rotary vane, centrifugal and peristaltic (hose) pump and reciprocating gas compressor technologies, has announced that it has upgraded the 2.5-inch and 3-inch models of its NP Series Sliding Vane Pumps with optional Electric Heating. 

June, 2010

06/30/2010

Austin, Texas-based Tanknology Inc., an Underground Storage Tank (UST) environmental compliance services company, has announced the appointment of Brad Walls as the company’s new Director of Sales; Non-Retail Fuels.

06/30/2010

WindPartners Finance has announced that Acterra Group, Inc. has joined the company’s Alliance Partner program. 

06/30/2010

CleanFUEL USA, an alternative fuel dispensing equipment and engine technology company, has added a new propane fuel dispensing product to its infrastructure equipment line. 

 

06/21/2010

Oroville, California-based Blueline Technologies, established in 2002 to provide secondary containment fittings and sump repair solutions, has appointed Paul Reber as Business Development Manager-National Sales Manager.  Based in Phoenix, Arizona, Reber will be directly responsible for accounts in Southern California, Arizona, New Mexico, Utah, and Colorado.

06/16/2010

California-based fuel purifier manufacturer RCI Technologies has introduced a range of fuel solidification products which fall in line with RCI’s green-certified products. The products, according to a company release convert hazardous hydrocarbon waste by-products into an inert, non-hazardous material safe for conventional waste disposal.

06/10/2010

Growth Energy has joined forces with Thorntons Inc., an independent gasoline and convenience-chain retailer, to establish 20 new E85 stations throughout five states. Growth Energy will provide funds to support the installation of new equipment to dispense high level blends of ethanol.

06/10/2010

Growth Energy and Veyance Technologies, a manufacturer of liquid fuel dispenser hoses, have announced that certification has been given to the Veyance Flexsteel Futura liquid fuel dispenser hose for use with mid- and high-level blends of ethanol.

06/09/2010

Old Dominion Truck Leasing has purchased custom designed and built Spatco DEF Dispensing Trolleys and Transfer Systems to fill their SCR-equipped trucks that are scheduled for delivery in June.  
 

06/09/2010

Bennett Pump Company has announced the release of a new Pacific Dispenser 6-inch Riser. The riser is designed for use when mounting the dispensers at grade level and brings the functional controls of the dispenser to an optimal height while remaining ADA compliant.

May, 2010

05/28/2010

OPW Fueling Components EMEA, formerly known as OPW Fueling Components Europe, has announced it has achieved ISO 14001:2004 certification for its manufacturing plant in the Czech Republic, while also having its ISO 9001:2008 certificate renewed.

05/28/2010

LSI Industries, the maker of the Scottsdale canopy lighting family, has introduced the Crossover Generation 3 line. 

05/27/2010

Veyance Technologies has released a hose specially made for use with the industry standard Diesel Exhaust Fluid, or DEF.

Starting this January, new EPA standards mandated that diesel vehicles with engines greater than three liters manufactured after Jan. 1, 2010, use exhaust systems that reduce levels of nitrogen oxide discharged into the atmosphere.

05/26/2010

OPW Fueling Components is proud to announce that on Wednesday, May 19, it was the recipient of three awards at the annual Safety Banquet sponsored by the Greater Hamilton (OH) Safety Council. Most notably, OPW was presented with the 2009 President’s Award.

05/26/2010

Universal Valve Co. has announced the release of a new Field Replaceable Spill Container, model number FR-. Universal’s field replaceable spill container is designed with the ability to upgrade containers as industry, local and state regulations change.

05/24/2010

Houston-based PWM Electronic Price Signs has relocated to a new 24,000 square-foot facility in Houston, Texas. The new location will serve as the new home of PWM North America's corporate offices, service division, and warehouse operations.

The move comes as a result of expansion in all areas of the company, said Dr. Max Krawinkel, CEO of PWM. 

05/19/2010

To some people, SKS, Inc., Escondido, CA, is one of the last of a vanishing breed. The company is a bulk lubes and fuels distributor; operator of commercial fueling stations in the Pacific Pride network; and an installer and servicer of fuel equipment for end-users. Simply put, there are not too many firms that offer their clients a list of services that varied anymore.

05/17/2010

Blackmer, a leader in sliding vane, centrifugal and peristaltic (hose) pump and reciprocating gas compressor technologies, continues to dedicate itself to creating the most energy-efficient, environmentally friendly and bottom-line beneficial technologies for use in manufacturing operations throughout the world.

05/14/2010

The Rubber Manufacturers Association (RMA) has awarded HBD/Thermoid, Inc. three RMA Safety and Health Improvement Program (SHIP) Awards. The RMA SHIP Awards Program recognizes and acknowledges rubber product manufacturers for achieving significant enhancements in worker health and workplace safety. 

HBD/Thermoid, Inc. is a subsidiary of HBD Industries, Inc. 

05/14/2010

Blackmer has continued its involvement with the campaign to raise breast-cancer awareness by supplying two Model TLGLF4A Sliding Vane Pumps for use on a pair of pink LPG transport trailers that were commissioned by Grammer Industries, Grammer, IN, and built by Mississippi Tank Company, Hattiesburg, MS.

05/10/2010

Jones & Frank has named Scott Jones as Service Director. Jones will also remain Executive Vice President of the Company.

Jones has over 20 years of experience in the industry in all facets of the business.

05/10/2010

OPW Fueling Components has announced that the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has approved the OPW 21Gv ORVR Nozzle for use at existing Stage II Vapor Recovery installations. 
    

05/07/2010

Pilot Travel Centers, LLC has purchased an additional 24 DEF Dispensing Systems from manufacturer Spatco DEF Corporation. 

 

The additional locations are  scheduled for installation by early Q4 2010. This will give Pilot nearly 75 truck stops with DEF available for bulk retail dispensing, using Spatco DEF Dispensing Equipment.   

05/06/2010

Raleigh, North Carolina-based Triangle MicroSystems now offers the VRR product system for upgrading Gilbarco, Bennett, Tokheim mechanical pumps and non-modular dispensers to full electronic operation that interface with Verifone, Passport, and TMS controls. Features include electronic calibration, remote pricing, full reporting, optional RF communications, and a 2 year warranty.

05/04/2010

The recent acquisition of state of the art pipe bending equipment will serve as the cornerstone to Flex-ing’s new Rhino line of u-shaped pipe guards and bollards, expanding Flex-ing’s line of products.

05/04/2010

Gilbarco Veeder-Root will be hosting free Passport point of sale system training and also demonstrating remote diagnostics and help desk at NACStech May 5 – 7 in New Orleans, bringing key benefits of the system to the show floor.  NACStech is sponsored by the National Association of Convenience Stores.

05/03/2010

Des Moines-based Seneca Companies has acquired petroleum service provider, Littlejohn’s Equipment of Denver to combine considerable years of industry experience with complementary petroleum industry solutions.

05/03/2010

Lenoblgaz OAO, St. Petersburg, Russia, is the main supplier of LPG and natural gas to nearly 1,000 commercial customers and more than 540,000 residences in the country’s sprawling Northwestern District.The company’s customer base is supplied by a product-pipeline network that totals 4,436 km (2,757 miles) and includes six pump-station branches.

05/03/2010

OPW Fuel Management Systems, a business unit of OPW Fueling Components, has scheduled its next onsite product-training seminar for May 18-20 in the Orlando, FL, area. The three-day seminar will be held at the Holiday Inn Express, 3484 Polynesian Isle Blvd., Kissimmee, FL 34747.

April, 2010

04/30/2010

OPW Engineered Systems, a manufacturer of loading and unloading systems for hazardous materials, and a division of OPW Fluid Transfer Group, has announced that it will exhibit in Booth 233 at the International Liquid Terminal Association’s 30th Annual International Operating Conference & Trade Show, which will be held from May 24-26 at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, TX.

04/26/2010

Tyree Corporation, a petroleum and environmental remediation service company, has been named by Gulf Oil, L.P. as a Preferred Maintenance Equipment Vendor.

The deal, currently in effect, extends to Gulf service stations throughout the mid-Atlantic and Northeast, while increasing the number of potential Tyree-serviced Gulf petroleum stations to 1,400.

04/16/2010

Krueger Sentry Gauge now offers a product with a glass calibration and aluminum locking ring. 

The upgraded external gauge components will help to minimize the chances that our normal plastic gauge components will melt during a fire and allow the fire access to the tank. Customers already using a gauge can purchase a kit to easily replace the exposed plastic components on top of each tank.

04/16/2010

Champion Laboratories, Inc., a manufacturer of filtration-product technology, has announced that John Casanova has joined its team as Vice President of Sales and Marketing. In this role, Casanova will spearhead Champion Laboratories’ initiatives to enhance sales growth and increase brand awareness for the company’s filtration products. 

04/16/2010

Andrew Robinson, director of point of sale marketing at Gilbarco Veeder-Root, will speak at the 73rd annual conference of the National Petroleum Energy Credit Association (NPECA) April 20 at the InterContinental New Orleans Hotel in New Orleans.  

04/09/2010

Gilbarco Veeder-Root has upgraded the warranty on its standard fuel dispensers to cover use of ethanol content up to E15. Gilbarco is the first supplier in the industry to announce this change for fuel dispensers that are under warranty in the field. These dispensers are currently Underwriters Laboratories (UL) approved for ethanol up to E10 under the UL 87 standard. 

04/09/2010

Champion Laboratories, Inc., a filtration-product technology company, has been listed at No. 11 in Quality Magazine’s 2010 “Leadership 100” list. This list honors the companies that have encouraged their employees to take an active role in ensuring quality, while using and integrating employee ideas and opinions in the production process. 

March, 2010

03/23/2010

OPW Fuel Management Systems, part of OPW Fueling Components and a designer and manufacturer of tank gauges and automated fuel-control systems, has announced that it has redesigned the setup and configuration control, user access and data access for its FSC3000 Fuel Site Controller product to be compliant with Visa U.S.A.

03/18/2010

Gilbarco Veeder-Root has released the newest Ethanol dispenser in the Encore S fuel dispenser product line. The model NJ2 flexible fuel dispenser is a multi-hose blender that offers four fuel products at the same fueling position: Regular Unleaded, Premium Unleaded, Mid-level Ethanol blend and E85.

03/16/2010

RDM Industrial Electronics Inc., of Nebo, NC, and Lakewood, CO, has purchased the assets of Nationwide Petroleum Rebuilders of Tuscon, AZ.  

03/14/2010

CF Industries Holdings, Inc. and Terra Industries Inc. have entered into a definitive merger agreement to combine the two companies. The transaction has a total value of just over $4.7 billion. The previously announced Terra merger Yara International ASA has been terminated. Yara, the world's largest fertilizer company, had offered $4.1 billion.

 

03/12/2010

Gilbarco Inc. has completed the acquisition of the Petroleum Dispensing Pump (PDP) business unit of Larsen & Toubro Limited (L&T). 

03/12/2010

OPW Fueling Components has opened a new facility in Chennai, India. The state-of-the-art manufacturing facility will manufacture 11A, 11B, 7H and 7HB series fueling nozzles for the India market. OPW will also manufacture its CleanEnergy CNG Receptacles out of this facility.  

03/09/2010

Zeppini and Ecoflex, both manufacturers of petroleum station equipment, have announced the creation of a joint venture which consolidates the operations for the local and international markets.

As a result of the joint venture, the new brand “Zeppini Ecoflex” was created, with a new visual identity and a single line with a full range of environmental products.

03/09/2010

Grand Rapids, Michingan-based Blackmer, a rotary vane pump and reciprocating compressor manufacturer, has announced that due to high customer demand, the company will reintroduce its Model SGLD4B 4-inch Sliding Vane Specialty Gas pump. The SGLD4B pumps have been designed for the liquid transfer and recirculation of refrigerants and other liquefied gases. 

03/08/2010

Universal Valve Co. has just announced the release of its new Field Replaceable Spill Container, model number FR-. Universal’s field replaceable spill container is designed with the ability to upgrade containers as industry, local and state regulations change.

03/02/2010

San Dimas, California-based Fuel purifier manufacturer RCI Technologies is now offering three models of its Remote Pumping Unit Fuel Recirculating System. 

The FRS 660-RPU-UL is designed to automatically circulate and clean stored fuel, utilizing the customer’s existing pump, on a preprogrammed schedule. The RPU is now available in three flow rates (in gallons per minute): 7 gpm, 40 gpm and 90 gpm.

03/02/2010

Ross Sorrentino has accepted the position of OEM Sales Manager for Total Control Systems.  

In his new position, Sorrentino's responsibilities will include the aviation, refined fuel and DEF tank truck market throughout North America. Sorrentino has 42 years of experience working with flow measurement in the tank truck industry.

February, 2010

02/25/2010

Austin, Texas-based Tanknology Inc. has announced that Ecología y Petróleo (EPSA) of Tampico, Tamaulipas, Mexico has become an International Licensee of the company.

02/19/2010

PDQ Manufacturing, Inc., a manufacturer of touch-free vehicle wash systems, has announced that Gerry Hanrahan has joined the company as its new Senior Vice President of Sales. In this role, Hanrahan will report directly to PDQ President Mike Savignac.

02/19/2010

Following the "single sump hole" Kwik fit and K2 double sided entry fitting designs and patents, Blueline Technologies has announced the arrival of a new single sided version of the patented fittings, the K1. 

02/19/2010

Austin, Texas-based Tanknology Inc., an underground storage tank (UST) environmental compliance services company, has introduced an online training and management system for Class C operators. The new system enables fueling facility operators to train all of their Class C operators, in accordance with new regulatory requirements and keep track of them all with administrative tools.

02/10/2010

Aucterus, LLC, a provider of Nitrogen Oxide reduction solutions, has announced the appointment of Tom Katchmark as Regional Sales Director for the Eastern United States.
 

02/08/2010

Grand Rapids, Michigan-based Blackmer, a manufacturer of positive displacement pumps and an operating company within Dover Corporation’s Pump Solutions Group, has announces its TXD Series of sliding vane pumps are now able to transfer multiple products such as fuel oil, diesel, kerosene, gasoline, avgas, jet fuel, biofuels, ethanol, petrochemicals, light lube oils and solvents. 

02/08/2010

Franklin Fueling Systems introduced the Defender Series spill container. 

The Defender Series spill container was engineered and designed with multiple monitoring methods as well as the ability to be easily upgraded from a single wall container to a double wall container in the field without having to break concrete. 

02/08/2010

John G. “JD” Damrath, III, PE has joined JGD Associates, Inc. in the position of Engineering Manager.

02/08/2010

Universal Valve Co. recently announced Hockman-Lewis Limited, based in West Orange, NJ, to be the company’s Representative of the Year for 2009. The award was presented to Hockman-Lewis Limited for their outstanding sales performance throughout the year of 2009.

January, 2010

01/20/2010

San Dimas, Califonia-based manufacturer RCI Technologies has introduced the Automatic Chemical Injection System, which  adds biocides and other chemical additives to stored fuel. 

Equipped on RCI’s fuel recirculating systems, the Automatic Chemical Injection System makes it possible to safely and easily inject chemicals directly into the fuel stream prior to it entering the fuel tank. 

01/18/2010

Conroe, Texas-based Containment Solutions (CSI) has announced the launch of the new corporate website www.containmentsolutions.com. This 24 month project utilized best practices market research and direct customer involvement to design and develop a user friendly atmosphere for web visitors. 
    

01/12/2010

Franklin Fueling Systems has announced that its submersible turbine pumps (STPs) are now UL listed for use in applications containing ethanol concentrations up to 85 percent.

December, 2009

12/15/2009

Universal Valve Co. has announced the release of its model number 1984-BC, bollard covers. Bollard covers enhance and protect the appearance of bumper post steel bollards in all indoor and outdoor applications. 

12/14/2009

The Acterra Group, Inc. has named Jerry Schueller General Manager of our Kieler, Wisconsin office effective January 4th.

12/07/2009

Mike Schulte becomes President of Gilbarco North America on December 1. He reports to Martin Gafinowitz, Danaher Group Executive and President Gilbarco Veeder-Root. Schulte was most recently President of Hennessy Industries. 

12/07/2009

Tanknology Inc., a provider of UST compliance solutions, has announced today that the company’s third-party certification of its VacuTect UST testing system has been updated to include the ability to test empty tanks. 

12/07/2009

Dover Fluid Management, a segment within Dover Corporation, announced today that it has named Dean E. Douglas to the position of President of Pump Solutions Group (PSG). In this position, Douglas will report to Soma Somasundaram, Executive Vice President of Dover Fluid Management. PSG is compromised of six of the world’s leading pump manufacturers: Blackmer, Wilden, Almatec, Mouvex, Neptune and Griswold.

November, 2009

11/25/2009

West Chiles is painfully aware that cancer in all of its insidious forms has touched nearly everyone in this country in one way or another. But for him, his family and their friends, that touch was becoming just a little too familiar.

11/25/2009

Jones & Frank Corp. is expanding its reach northward with the opening of a new branch serving Philadelphia and southern New Jersey. The company was recently awarded the primary marketing area by Gilbarco/Veeder-Root which fueled this expansion. 

11/17/2009

Gilbarco Inc. has signed a definitive purchase agreement to acquire the Petroleum Dispensing Pump division of India Larsen & Toubro Limited.  Located in Mumbai, L&T is one of the leading industrial conglomerates in India.  The PDP division manufactures, sells, integrates and services petroleum dispensers, LPG equipment, and automation systems solutions.  

11/16/2009

On October 29, 2009, after six months of research and development, the Department of Agriculture Weights and Measures certified Oilmen’s Truck Tanks’ proprietary DEF pumping system. The approval process involved pumping over 300,000 gallons of DEF through Oilmen’s system and road testing the unit.

11/09/2009

Franklin Fueling Systems has introduced its latest innovation for the Fuel Management Systems product line - the new S940 Sensor Alarm Console. This newest addition to the product offering provides yet another cost effective solution which allows customers to accurately and effectively implement overfill protection and sensor leak detection.

 

October, 2009

10/26/2009

PDQ Manufacturing, Inc., the world’s largest manufacturer of touch-free vehicle wash systems, is very proud to announce its newest LaserWash In-Bay Automatic Vehicle Wash System.

10/13/2009

Costco Wholesale Corporation of Issaquah, Washington is deploying Gilbarco Veeder-Root’s Fuel Management Services (FMS) at all their locations in the U.S. and Canada. Costco operates 406 locations in 40 U.S. states and 77 locations in nine Canadian provinces. 

10/12/2009

Universal Valve Co. recently announced the release of its model number 1994-2844, Curb Sign.  The Curb Sign is the newest addition to Universal’s extensive signage line used by service stations, c-stores, banks, and other retail establishments. 

10/12/2009

Sheetz has been testing Gilbarco’s Wisdom Intelligent Device Management (IDM) system at multiple sites since May. Pending sustained favorable results seen in the preliminary tests, Sheetz anticipates rolling the solution to all 360 sites across their enterprise. 

10/07/2009

Kwik Trip, Inc. of La Crosse, Wisconsin will be upgrading their fuel dispensers with FlexPay Encrypting PIN Pad  retrofits for Payment Card Industry compliance made by Greensboro, North Carolina-based Gilbarco. The program begins this month with 1,157 dispensers at 164 locations in the first phase.

10/05/2009

Bennett Pump Company, Spring Lake Michigan and Tyree Company, Farmingdale New York, announced a distribution agreement today. The agreement is designed to have Tyree sell and service the entire Bennett Pump line of retail, commercial and DEF dispensing equipment including the new PCI certified Pacific dispenser in the northeast US region.

September, 2009

09/28/2009

PCL has introduced a comprehensive range of Push-in Fittings and Accessories to complement its pneumatic products and solutions. 

09/25/2009

PDQ Manufacturing, Inc., the world’s largest manufacturer of touch-free vehicle wash systems, has appointed Hoffman Services, as an additional non-exclusive distributor serving the Northeast Illinois market. Based in Wheeling, IL, Hoffman Services will distribute and service PDQ’s LaserWash and Tandem® RiteTouch in-bay automatic vehicle wash systems.

09/23/2009

SPATCO DEF announced today a strategic partnership with Daimler Trucks North America to manufacture and distribute patent-pending Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) Dispensing Systems to over 800 Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) dealers throughout the United States and Canada.  
 

09/17/2009

PDQ Manufacturing, Inc., the world’s largest manufacturer of touch-free vehicle wash systems, has announced that it will be hosting the car wash industry’s first-ever LIVE Internet product launch. The event will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 23, at 12 p.m. CDT and will announce the availability of PDQ’s latest offering in its line of LaserWash In-Bay Automatic Wash Systems.

09/16/2009

OPW Fueling Components, the company that is leading the way in fueling innovation, is proud to announce the launch of its new Web site located at www.OPWGlobal.com. The newly designed site combines the Web sites of OPW Fueling Components, OPW Fueling Containment Systems and OPW Fuel Management Systems into one comprehensive portal. 

09/16/2009

Blackmer, the global leader in positive displacement rotary vane pumps, peristaltic (hose) pumps and reciprocating-gas compressor technologies, has produced a new Corporate Brochure. This 16-page document has been designed to give readers a comprehensive overview of Blackmer’s target markets, industry-leading products, technologies it has on offer, and position within in the Pump Solutions Group (PSG).

09/15/2009

Amongst the world’s “brightest minds and hottest” products being showcased at this year’s SEMA is international tyre inflation expert PCL, in the South Hall, Lower Level booth #48045.

As the automotive industry’s most advanced handheld and mobile nitrogen inflation equipment specialist, PCL is set to deal yet another winning deck for the US market.

09/14/2009

Austin, TX-based Tanknology Inc., the world’s largest Underground Storage Tank (UST) environmental compliance services company, today announced CarterEnergy Corporation has selected the company as a Preferred Vendor for UST Compliance Services.

09/14/2009

Jones & Frank Corp. has opened a central Virginia office with a new facility located in Richmond, VA, offering support for local service and sales staff. President Sterling Baker noted “Central Virginia continues to be a robust business center and this facility expansion will allow us to better serve our many customers in the region with quicker response times and more resources.

09/10/2009

Mouvex, a leading manufacturer of pumps, compressors and hydraulic coolers, and an operating company within Dover Corporation’s Pump Solutions Group (PSG), announced today that Danco Equipment, Inc., Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, is now Mouvex’s Master Stocking Distributor and Approved Repair Facility for Mouvex transport products in Canada. 

09/10/2009

Mouvex, a leading manufacturer of pumps, compressors and hydraulic coolers, and an operating company within Dover Corporation’s Pump Solutions Group (PSG), has announced that Werts Welding & Tank Service, Inc., Wood River, IL, has been named its new Master Stocking Distributor and Approved Repair Facility for Mouvex transport products in the United States, including the Enterprise line of compressors and Hydri

09/10/2009

D&H/United has named Donna Stratton Branch Manager of the Midland/Odessa D&H branch office. 

Stratton has been with D&H since 1991, beginning as a receptionist. She has also served as Construction Clerk, and in 1993 became Construction Administrator for the El Paso Branch. In 1997, Donna was promoted to Office Administrator and moved to the Midland/Odessa operation.

09/10/2009

Pilot Travel Centers, LLC has signed a contract to purchase DEF Dispensing Systems from Charlotte, North Carolina-based manufacturer SPATCO DEF Corporation.  Equipment has already been installed in Charlotte and Portland, with additional locations scheduled for installation over the next several months.

09/10/2009

U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today awarded $12.9 million in two stimulus grants to CleanFUEL USA, a leader in propane engine technology and alternative fuel infrastructure solutions. The funds will be used to establish more than 100 state-of-the-art liquid propane (Autogas) refueling stations in major U.S. cities in coordination with CleanFUEL USA partners, including ConocoPhillips.

09/02/2009

PDQ Manufacturing, Inc., the world’s largest manufacturer of touch-free vehicle wash systems, has appointed FASTECH, as an additional non-exclusive distributor serving the Southern California market. Based in Buena Park, FASTECH will distribute and service PDQ’s LaserWash and Tandem RiteTouch in-bay automatic vehicle wash systems, with the capability to also distribute its ACCESS® payment equipment.

09/02/2009

Gilbarco Veeder-Root has shipped its first Encore® S Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) dispensers for North America. DEF will be required for many heavy transport trucks equipped with Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) technology to reduce emissions beginning in January 2010. Knoxville, Tenn.-based Pilot Travel Centers announced last month their rollout of the new Gilbarco Encore S DEF dispensers at 100 locations.

09/01/2009

The Military & Marine Group within Blackmer®, the leading global provider of rotary vane pump and reciprocating compressor technologies for the transfer of liquids and gases, recently received the Defense Supply Center, Columbus (OH) Recognition for Excellence Bronze Award for 2008. The award goes to DSCC suppliers that meet the tenets of the DSCC’s Automatic Best-Value System.

August, 2009

08/24/2009

D&H/United has solidified a deal to represent UPP Systems in Texas and New Mexico.

08/20/2009

Harry Deng has been named the General Manager of PSG/DFM (Pump Solutions Group/Dover Fluid Management) China. Deng joins the company after serving as Plant Manager for the past seven years at Metso Automation of Shanghai, China, an internationally known Finnish valve manufacturer. 

08/18/2009

OPW Fuel Management Systems, a business unit of OPW Fueling Components, has scheduled its next onsite product-training seminar for Sept. 15-17 in Atlanta, GA. The three-day seminar will be held at The Wingate Inn, 2762 Cobb Parkway SE, Atlanta, GA, 30339.

08/18/2009

Universal Valve Co. recently announced the release of its model number 1983-, Pipe Guards and model number 1984-, bollards.  Pipe guards and bollards are designed to protect property and expensive dispensers from traffic collisions.

08/05/2009

RCI Technologies has redesigned its Web site with a fresher, more modern look as well as improved navigation and features for customers in the market for RCI’s diesel fuel purification products.

08/04/2009

Kansas City-based Civacon, a manufacturer of tank-truck components and systems, has announced the availability of a newly designed Pressure Vacuum Vent that is more durable, allowing it to withstand extreme shocks and vibrations that are often experienced in the field.

08/03/2009

OPW Fueling Components, a Dover Company and the global leader in commercial and retail fueling equipment, has just released an installation video for its revolutionary OPW 71SO CARB/EVR Certified Vapor-Tight Overfill Prevention Valve. The purpose of the video is to familiarize customers with the proper procedures for assembling and installing the OPW 71SO valve. 

July, 2009

07/31/2009

Power Integrity Corporation has announced the launch of the Dispenser Wiring DisconnectTM Solution, (DDSTM), a product that addresses a critical problem of compliance, safety, and liability in the petroleum fueling market.  

07/31/2009

OPW Fueling Components, a Dover Company and the global leader in commercial and retail fueling equipment, is proud to announce that the Georgia Environmental Protection Division (EPD) and Maine Department of Environmental Protection, Bureau of Air Quality have each approved the OPW 21Gv ORVR Nozzle for use at existing Stage II Vapor Recovery installations in those states.

07/29/2009

Tanknology Inc., the world’s largest Underground Storage Tank environmental compliance services company, today announced that it has joined forces with Gulf Oil, L.P. as a member of Gulf’s Preferred Vendor Program.

 

07/23/2009

LSI Industries Inc. has completed the acquisition of AdL Technology and related companies. AdL Technology was privately owned and based in Columbus, Ohio. 

07/20/2009

Two of the most dominant players in the country’s Underground Storage Tank (UST) services market are joining forces in a strategic alliance to provide petroleum operators throughout the Mid‐Atlantic and Northeastern US with turn-key UST compliance, repair and maintenance and construction solutions.

07/20/2009

Washworld has added Epic Car Wash Supply Ltd., of Richmond, BC, to its distributor network. Epic will sell and serve the Washworld wash systems to customers in British Columbia, Canada. 

07/20/2009

Linter North America, a subsidary of Linter Investments of Spain, one of the Moratiel Group of companies, has acquired Balcrank, announced today by Alberto G. Moratiel, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the group. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

07/13/2009

Des Moines based Seneca Companies, known for petroleum construction, service and equipment distribution throughout the Midwest, has recently announced the hire of two new salespeople to serve customers in Missouri, Kansas and Illinois.

07/10/2009

Mike Chumley has been promoted to Vice President Business Development for D&H Petroleum & Environmental/United Pump Supply.

Since April of 1997 Mike has held several positions within United Pump Supply and has assisted in many of the company's operational transitions. Chumley has also been involved with the development and implementation of the company operational procedures. 

07/09/2009

Sherman, Texas-based Flex-ing has announced that company president, Mark Cherry, has acquired an equity position in the company. 

07/07/2009

Grand Rapids, Michigan-based Blackmer, a manufacturer of  positive displacement rotary vane pump and compressor technologies, has announced that the Piston Air Valve used on its TX/TXD Series of sliding vane pumps is now available in a 3-inch configuration.

07/07/2009

Raleigh, North Carolina-based Jones & Frank Corp. has received the Distributor of the Year award from Gilbarco/Veeder Root for the Southern Region - 2008. 

07/03/2009

PCL has cemented its relationship with concrete giant Lafarge by providing one of its UK operations with a high pressure tyre inflation unit for its garage.

Whitwell Quarry in Worksop, which manufactures Ready Mix and Crushed Rock, was in need of a high performance, heavy duty replacement for its original kit, which was broken.

June, 2009

06/24/2009

PCL is helping shower Pump specialist Salamander Pumps improve production with the small but speedy ACCURA Compact.

Sunderland-based Salamander provides products for showers, bathrooms and whole house, in domestic and small, commercial, gravity-fed plumbing systems.

06/24/2009

Blackmer has continued its involvement with the campaign to raise breast cancer awareness by donating a transport pump for use on a pink breast cancer awareness fuel oil truck. Owned and operated by Patten Oil Co., Inc., Rutland, VT, the truck, which went into service in early May, is part of Patten Oil’s “Fueling a Cure Program.” Patten Oil has teamed with the Vermont/New Hampshire Affiliate of the Susan G.

06/24/2009

Tanknology Inc. has announced  a new licensee in South Africa has joined its international network. Tanknology SA (Pty) Ltd, is a new company, formed by Maintenance Technologies Solutions (Pty) Ltd (MTS), specifically to provide underground storage tank and line testing services, utilizing Tanknology’s proprietary systems. 

06/23/2009

Jones & Frank Corp is pleased to announce Tom Pera – Vice President of Business Development for the company, has taken on the additional role of Retail Sales Management for their retail field sales force. Pera, in addition to his current duties, will focus on strategic products and services for the retail environment as well as overall sales growth for the company. 

06/22/2009

Orlando-based Acts Construction,Inc. celebrated 20 years in business on May 19,2009. Acts, founded by Lynn and Mary Croswell in 1989, has continued to thrive and obtain it's market share in Central Florida. 

06/22/2009

Champion Laboratories has announced the retirement of Al Henager after 29 1/2 years with the company effective June 30th.  Al has held various positions with Champion over this time with the past 12 years as the Director of Sales for the PetroClear Filtration Division. 

06/15/2009

Universal Valve Co. has recently announced the release of their new CD catalog along with the release of their 2009 print catalog. Both the CD and print catalogs feature over 90 products from Universal Valve who has been a leader in service station equipment for over 75 years.

06/08/2009

Junge Control, Inc. is celebrating its 30th year in the automated blending systems industry. Throughout these 30 years, Junge Control has continuously invented new products and updated their existing products. In 1984, the Chem Way System was invented and changed the way the agriculture industry measured bulk chemicals.  

06/04/2009

Northwest Pump & Equipment is opening its 15th branch, offering petroleum equipment sales and service in Tucson, Arizona.  With locations in 7 western states, the new branch (1991 E Ajo Way, Suite 147, Tucson, AZ  85713) marks the company’s 2nd location in Arizona.

06/03/2009

PDQ Manufacturing, Inc., the world’s largest manufacturer of touch-free vehicle wash systems, has appointed Nationwide Wash Systems, Inc., as an additional non-exclusive distributor serving the Minnesota market. Based in Eden Prairie, MN, Nationwide will distribute and service PDQ’s LaserWash® and Tandem® RiteTouch in-bay automatic vehicle wash systems and ACCESS® payment equipment.

06/02/2009

Earlier this year, environmental engineering firm Jacques Whitford joined Stantec. The move added Jacques Whitford’s fuel system engineering practice to Stantec’s 10,000-person organization, which operates out of more than 130 offices throughout North America.
 

06/02/2009

Mason, Ohio-based OPW Fluid Transfer Group has made several strategic organizational changes in an effort to align the company's resources. In doing so, the company has streamlined its four business units and eight global operations into two global business units.

06/02/2009

Vertical Market Software’s next generation business management software Ventus has been released to petroleum equipment distributors and service companies.  

06/02/2009

Bennett Pump, Spring Lake Michigan, will introduce the industry’s most complete line of DEF dispensers and suction pumps at the upcoming NATSO/PEI conference. Models include the 100, 200, 300 and 400 Series. These models are targeted for both commercial fleet applications and retail locations and truck stops.

06/01/2009

Earlier this year, environmental engineering firm Jacques Whitford joined Stantec. The move added Jacques Whitford’s fuel system engineering practice to Stantec’s 10,000-person organization, which operates out of more than 130 offices throughout North America.
 

May, 2009

05/26/2009

Petroleum Training Solutions has announced another on-line training course for underground storage tank systems, this time for Class C operators.

The course, called Fueling Station Safety is designed specifically for convenience store employees but is suited for anyone who may response to an alarm or spill incident at a UST with fueling dispensers.

05/21/2009

Total Control Systems has introduced a new 682 piston flow meter in 304 stainless steel for the precise, economical and dependable measurement of Diesel Exhaust Fluid. 

This proven meter design will maintain a 0.1% linear accuracy over a 250:1 turndown, a 0.2 to 50 GPM flow range. The meter is NTEP approved for the custody transfer of DEF and is backed by a 10 year warranty. 

05/21/2009

Progressive, a leading manufacturer of fuel control devices, has recently introduced the Omega USI. The Omega supports Gilbarco's PAM 1000 protocol and allows POS systems such as Ruby to run all major dispensers — even mechanical.  PI DBoxes are used in conjunction with the Omega to ensure compatibility with as many as three different dispenser brands at the same site.

05/21/2009

PCL has introduced an extensive range of fluid power products to complement and complete its world-leading range of pneumatic accessories.

Designed and manufactured in the UK and Europe to exacting standards, products are suitable for most fluid power applications, in engineering and manufacturing environments where compressed air is used as a power source. 

05/20/2009

Dale White, a 45-year petroleum industry veteran, retired on July 31 after two years with D&H Petroleum & Environmental.

05/20/2009

Tait Environmental Services, Inc. recently expanded its environmental services capabilities by opening offices in Las Vegas, Nevada and Atlanta, Georgia. In addition, TAIT has recently expanded its presence in Colorado, Texas and Sacramento to meet the demand for compliance services presented by upcoming state and federal environmental regulations.

05/20/2009

Tait Environmental Services, Inc. recently promoted Gary Baker to National Sales Manager. Baker has been with the TAIT team since 2007 and works from the Anaheim, California office.

05/20/2009

Des-Moines based Seneca Companies has recently been granted a Safety Award from the Iowa-Illinois Safety Council for outstanding achievement in accident prevention during the 2008 calendar year.

05/20/2009

Houston-based Nupi Americas, the USA sister company of NUPIGECO, recently inaugurated its Smartflex, Oiltech and HDPE pipe production line. 

05/20/2009

Morrison Bros. Co. has added a new size to its line of AST spill containers. The 5 gallon spill container joins 3.5, 7.5 and 15 gallon versions.

05/19/2009

Giant Eagle, Inc. has purchased and installed 25 of Wheaton, Illinois-based ARID Technologies' Permeator Gasoline Vapor Containment Systems for its GetGo retail petroleum locations in the Pittsburgh and Cleveland metropolitan areas.

05/14/2009

Morrison Bros. Co., a leading manufacturer of petroleum marketing equipment, has announced the release of the Fig. 1018 Electronic AST Gauge & Overfill Alarm.

05/12/2009

The SPINX Company, Inc., of Greenville, S.C. has completed a rollout of the Gilbarco Passport point of sale system to 28 locations in North and South Carolina.

April, 2009

04/29/2009

RCI Technologies welcomes its newest authorized international distributors of RCI’s diesel fuel purification products. A total of seven distributors have been added in South America, Central America and Asia.

04/27/2009

OPW Fueling Components, a Dover Company (NYSE: DOV) and the global leader in commercial and retail fueling equipment, announced today the introduction of its innovative 21Gv ORVR Nozzle.  The 21Gv ORVR Nozzle is designed to make ORVR compliance easy and affordable for marketers by eliminating the need for proprietary ORVR vapor recovery equipment, significantly reducing their overall equipment, installation a

04/20/2009

PetroClear, a division of Champion Laboratories, Inc., and the world’s leading manufacturer of fuel-dispensing filters, began shipping its new color-coded fuel-dispenser filters to its distributors for dispersal among end-users throughout the country.

04/15/2009

PDQ Manufacturing, Inc., the world’s largest manufacturer of touch-free vehicle wash systems, has appointed Nationwide Wash Systems, Inc., as an additional non-exclusive distributor serving the Minnesota market. Based in Eden Prairie, MN, Nationwide will distribute and service PDQ’s LaserWash® and Tandem® RiteTouch in-bay automatic vehicle wash systems and ACCESS® payment equipment.

04/02/2009

According to the California Air Resources Board (CARB) approximately 11,800 gasoline dispensing facilities in the State of California were required to upgrade their station’s equipment to comply with Phase II Enhanced Vapor Recovery (EVR) upgrade standards by April 1, 2009.

March, 2009

03/26/2009

Morrison Bros. Co., a leading manufacturer of petroleum marketing equipment, has announced the release of the Fig. 1018 Electronic AST Gauge & Overfill Alarm.

03/25/2009

Franklin Fueling Systems constantly looks for ways to protect the environment while keeping our customers’ costs in mind. The FFS Conduit Entry Frame, for the Wayne Ovation Dispenser, minimizes potential environmental leaks with a closed and slightly angled design; any leaks or spills will be kept inside the enclosure and diverted to the bottom of the sump for sensor detection.

03/19/2009

Vapor Systems Technologies, Inc. announces that Erin Faesslerhas joined the VST team as a Product Manager. Erin’s responsibilities will includeproduct andproject management duties both domestically and internationally.Her experience and successes will bebeneficial as VST continues itsexpansion of products and solutions in the petroleum vapor recovery
industry.

03/13/2009

PDQ Manufacturing, Inc., the world’s largest manufacturer of touch-free vehicle wash systems, has appointed Fuel Pros, Inc., as a non-exclusive distributor serving the Southern California market.

03/09/2009

Eastern States Associates, Inc. (ESA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Pat Hough to the ESA Sales Team. Pat brings 30 years of strong experience in the Petroleum Industry with the last 18 years working for Highland Tank.
 
This key addition will strengthen our position and sales efforts in our southern territories while continuing our efforts to gain market share.
 

February, 2009

02/26/2009

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Kevin J. O'Hearn to the position of Gulf Coast Sales Manager.

02/26/2009

Computrol Fuel Systems Inc. has just unveiled its new generation of “pay at the pump” fuel control system; the ci-80. This new system is the first Computrol product to accept and authorize credit cards in real time.

02/26/2009

Looking for ways to ensure its status as the world’s second-largest exporter of liquefied petroleum gas, the government of the North African nation of Algeria determined in 2007 that an upgrade to the gas compressor technology at its 20 LPG distribution terminals was in order.

02/23/2009

Blackmer, a global leader in pump and compressor technologies and a Pump Solutions Group (PSG™) company, has announced the promotion of Jim Pope to the position of Director of Finance. Mr. Pope joined Blackmer 17 years ago and in his time at the company he has contributed to a number of important initiatives within the business. In his new role, Mr.

02/05/2009

Grand Rapids, MI – Blackmer, a global leader in pump and compressor technologies and a Pump Solutions Group (PSG™) company, has announced the promotion of Tom Madden to the position of Managing Director. Mr. Madden joined Blackmer more than 30 years ago as a member of its manufacturing management team. By 1997, he had progressed to the position of Chief Financial Officer. Mr.

January, 2009

01/30/2009
Dresser Waukesha, a leading manufacturer of spark-ignited, gaseous-fueled engines, is partnering with its sister company, Dresser Wayne, an innovator of retail fuel dispensers and technologies, to supply engines that will drive compressors in CNG (compressed natural gas) filling stations in Thailand.
 
01/28/2009

Blackmer, a global leader in pump and compressor technologies, has announced that its line of BV2 Bypass Valves for use in the LPG industry is now available with optional flange styles and sizes.

01/20/2009
Dresser Wayne, a global innovator of retail fuel dispensers and technologies, announces that Susser Holdings Corporation (NYSE: SUSS) will standardize on Xflo™ fuel meters in Ovation® dispensers at new Stripes LLC convenience store and retail fuel locations.
01/19/2009

Gilbarco recently achieved a milestone in advanced meter technology.  The shipment of the 100,000th Ecometer was celebrated at Gilbarco’s Greensboro N.C. manufacturing facility.

01/07/2009

RDM Industrial Electronics, Inc. is expanding again. The company began a building program in early January, adding more offices and warehouse space.

December, 2008

12/01/2008
We are pleased to announce the appointment of H. Ron Raleigh to the position of Eastern Division Sales Manager, effective December 1st.
 

November, 2008

11/14/2008

Veeder-Root is pleased to launch the new TLS-450 Automatic Tank Gauge. The TLS-450 provides gas station owners with automated compliance management to maximize station uptime, avoid fines and reduce costs. 

October, 2008