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PEI BOARD ELECTIONS COMPLETED: DUBAS ELECTED
The runoff election for the final position on the PEI Board of Directors
has been completed. Gregory E. Dubas, Pine Run Construction Corp.,
Doylestown, Pennsylvania, was elected to represent the Service &
Construction Division on the board.
D&H AND UNITED PUMP SUPPLY SELL TO D&H UNITED
FUELING SOLUTIONS, INC.
D&H and United Pump Supply have sold to D&H United Fueling
Solutions, Inc., headquartered in Schertz, Texas. John Farrell will continue
with the company and has been named chief operating officer. The same team
of managers will manage the companyís seven branch offices and warehouse
locations across Texas and New Mexico. Bo Sasnett, a 30-year veteran of the
industry, has joined the company as chief executive officer. The company
executives partnered with Third Century Investment Associates, an
Atlanta-based private equity firm, to provide the company with the resources
to grow and better serve its customers.
BSM AND WEBTECH WIRELESS ANNOUNCE PLAN TO MERGE
On July 30, BSM Technologies and Webtech Wireless announced plans to
merge. BSM is the parent company of PEI member JMM Global. The merged
company will be headquartered in Toronto, Ontario, and will operate under
the name BSM Technologies. JMM will continue to operate from its current
location in Elgin, Illinois. Operationally and personnel-wise, JMM will
remain the same.
PROMOTIONS AND APPOINTMENTS
ANGI Energy Systems, Janesville, Wisconsin, has hired Jason Lund
to serve as president of the company. Lund succeeds John Grimmer, who served
as ANGIís CEO since 2005 when the business was privately owned and then
transitioned as president when ANGI was acquired by Gilbarco Veeder-Root in
June 2014. Lund joins ANGI with more than five years experience in various
commercial leadership roles and more than 10 years of experience at
Danaher. Most recently he worked in the water quality industry, serving as
business unit manager for Hatchís Environmental Test Systems business.
Tait Environmental Services, Inc., Santa Ana, California, has
appointed James Streitz as its chief operating officer. Streitz held a
similar role with the company from 1994 to 2004. He served as chief
financial officer at Tait since 2004. Streitz is now responsible for helping
Taitís clients comply with the new federal EPA regulations.
Franklin Fueling Systems, Madison, Wisconsin, has promoted three
executives: John Adrian to vice president, sales Americas; Matthew
Schuessler to west region manager; and Andrew Knapp to director of marketing
CONVENIENCE STORES CHANGE HANDS
Brookshire Brothers, Lufkin, Texas, has sold 26 of its Polk Pick-It-Up
convenience stores to Partners Investors C-stores, Ltd.
Travel Centers of America, Westlake, Ohio, has acquired 34
Thoroughbred Energy-branded convenience stores from Traxx Cos.,
Lexington, Kentucky. The portfolio of assets includes 32 company-operated
convenience stores, two dealer-operated convenience stores and their related
fuel supply contracts, and wholesale fuel supply contracts for another 11
dealer locations. The sites will be rebranded as Minit Mart convenience
Alon Brands, Dallas, Texas, has acquired 14 convenience stores in
Albuquerque, New Mexico, from Roberts Oil Company. The facilities
immediately were converted to 7-Eleven stores.
Bob and Marci Randle have retired from Advantage Earth Products (AEP),
Jacksonville, Florida. Both played integral roles in the formation of AEP in
2011. They have passed the reins over to their partner, George Boyazis, who
is now the sole owner of the company. The Randles plan to stay in Florida.
Tank manufacturer. Western Global, 290 Quarry Road, Milford, Connecticut
06460, has applied for manufacturer division membership. Danielle Bonilla is
marketing associate for the firm, which was established in 1962. The company
manufactures and supplies tanks and equipment for industrial liquid
handling. The equipment made by Western Global is sold through distributors.
Sponsored for PEI membership by Brian Travis, GasStaSup, Lynchburg,
Chile consulting and support group. Ingenieria y Proyectos W3G S.p.A.,
Av. El Bosque Norte 033 of 43, Los Condes, Chile, has applied for affiliate
division membership. Andres Magini is a director for the firm, which was
established in 2013. The company supports investors and service station
owners with projects to build new stations or to rebuild existing sites.
Sponsored for PEI membership by Dan Quagliato, Petrorep, Jackson, New
Colombia equipment importer. COOPAFA, CL. 29c #55-25, Medelin,
Antioquia, Colombia 2770, has applied for affiliate division membership.
Juan Fiallo is the import manager of the firm, which was established in
1992. The company imports and distributes equipment and provides service to
gasoline stations. Sponsored for PEI membership by Thor Scordelis, Leotek,
San Jose, California.
Maryland inspection and consulting company. DRDarragh, LLC, 7308
Talbot Run Road, Mt. Airy, Maryland 21771, has applied for affiliate
division membership. Daniel R. Darragh is president of the firm, which was
established in 2014. The company consults on engineering and environmental
projects. Sponsored for PEI membership by Sam Estill, ClnFuelsMD, Annapolis,
Peru project consulting firm. Begas Ingenieros S.A.C., Montecarlo
Street 167, San Miguel, Lima, Peru, has applied for affiliate division
membership. Enrique Benavides Lopez is manager of the firm, which was
established in 2008. The company develops and implements projects in the
hydrocarbon industry. Sponsored for PEI membership by F. Scott Jackson,
Blackmer, Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Puerto Rico consulting engineer. Colon Pratts & Assoc., C.S.P.,
Betances Street #17, San Sebastian, Puerto Rico 00685, has applied for
affiliate division membership. Abdel Colon Detres is the official contact
for the company, which was established in 1970. The company provides
consulting engineering services and environmental consulting. Sponsored for
PEI membership by Michael Pizarro, PizarroMtn, Bayamon, Puerto Rico.
Kansas payment solutions company. CardConnect-KC Division, 7300
College Boulevard, Suite 600, Overland Park, Kansas 66210, has applied for
affiliate division membership. Shaila Miller is associate development
director for the firm, which was established in 2002. The company provides
payment solutions software and technology. Sponsored for PEI membership by
Shelly K. Sundeng, OpticND, Olathe, Kansas.
North Dakota installation and inspection firm. North Dakota Petroleum
Equipment, Inc., 8307 Highway 2, Devils Lake, North Dakota 58301, has
applied for service and construction division membership. Joseph M. Gleason
is president of the firm, which was established in 2012. The company
installs and inspects fuel facilities. Sponsored for PEI membership by
Thomas Brown, NatlPtrEqp, Attalla, Alabama.
ADMITTED TO PEI
Critical Fuel Systems, Division of
BSF Industries, Butner, NC (mfr)
Brennan Law Firm, Cranbury, NJ (aff)
7G Environmental Compliance
Management, LLC, Tallahassee, FL (aff)
Global Engineering Experts, LLC,
Coral Springs, FL (aff)
Schroeder Industries, Leetsdale, PA
Zhejiang Jiasong Technology Co.,
Ltd., Yongjia, Zhejiang, China (aff)
Astro Environmental Services, Inc.,
Anchorage, AK (S&C)
Bradís Fuel Filtering, Baltimore, MD
NQ Petro Pty. Ltd., Cairns,
Queensland, Australia (S&C)
PSI Systems (M) Sdn. Bhd., Seri
Kembangan, Selangor, Malaysia (S&C)