Dear PEI Member:
The second edition of PEI’s
Recommended Practices for the Storage and Dispensing of Diesel Exhaust Fluid
(DEF) (PEI/RP1100-15) is
now available from PEI. The 2015 edition supersedes and replaces the
2010 edition of RP1100.
The 18-page manual provides authoritative guidance for
the proper installation and operation of DEF storage and dispensing
equipment that will preserve DEF’s quality and prevent releases into the
environment. More than a dozen substantive changes were made in the 2015
edition, including references to applicable international standards,
maintenance of DEF quality, use of a dry interstice, pipe thread
compatibility, proper ballast material, and applicability of certain weights
and measures handbooks. A new chapter on safety was also added. In addition,
many editorial changes also were made that improve the readability of the
The publication was revised by the PEI DEF Committee:
Steve Hieber (chair), PWI, Incorporated; Steve Childers, Southern Pump &
Tank Co.; Tad C. Cooper, Acterra Group, Inc.; Brendan J. Foster, Benecor,
Inc.; Jeff Lexvold, Xerxes Corporation; Randy Moses, Wayne Fueling Systems;
Steve Murray, Murray Equipment, Inc.; Dave Polak, Blue1USA; Terry Ross,
Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores; John Scandurra, Conklin Services &
Construction Inc.; Donald Smith, Balcrank Corporation; Matthew Sparrow,
Brenntag; Keith Spiker, QuikTrip Corporation; and James E. Young, The Young
Three other PEI recommended practices
are at some stage of revision. The closing date for comments to PEI’s
Recommended Practices for the Inspection and Maintenance of UST Systems
(PEI/RP900) is October 30. PEI is accepting comments to revise its
Recommended Practices for the Testing and Verification of Spill, Overfill,
Leak Detection and Secondary Containment Equipment (PEI/RP1200) and
Recommended Practices for Installation of Underground Liquid Storage Systems
(PEI/RP100) through January 29, 2016. Go here and click on the document
title to comment.
PEI 1-ON-1 AT THE CONVENTION
At this year’s PEI
Convention at the NACS Show in Las Vegas, PEI is offering expanded
educational and networking opportunities in the PEI 1-on-1 Pavilion on
Monday and Tuesday, October 12 and 13. PEI 1-on-1 is located
in the Fuel Equipment & Services area of the tradeshow in booth 7401. It’s
the ideal location to sit, have a cup of coffee and join any of the small
many of the morning session speakers will be available from noon
to 4:00 p.m. One popular
roundtable is likely to be at 1:00 p.m. with the EPA OUST staff, who will
expand on their morning session about the new tank regulations. A surprise
session has also been slated at 3:00
p.m. for PEI Women called
“Non-Negotiables to Survive, Thrive and Find Purpose” led by Pam Borton.
the opportunity to meet the incoming PEI President at noon.
This is a great chance to learn more about the association and express your
interest in becoming more involved, such as joining PEI committees.
Speakers from the morning session on EMV will be on hand at 1:00 p.m. to
answer questions. For something extra, please join Don Onwiler, executive
director of the National Conference on Weights & Measures, at 3:00
p.m. to discuss issues
that impact PEI members.
The list here only touches on the highlights of what you will find in PEI
1-on-1 this year. Click
scroll down to find the full listing of PEI 1-on-1 events.
Francis Smith & Sons, Inc., has outgrown its Chinchilla,
Pennsylvania, facility and moved to a new complex on 11 acres of land at 26
Sam’s Road, Scott Township, Pennsylvania 18447. All phone numbers and email
addresses remain the same.
Brian Donovan retired from STICO Mutual Insurance Company on
September 1. He served as the Steel Tank Institute’s executive vice
president from 1982 to 1990. He was named president of STICO in July of
1988. Brian is a former member of the PEI Board of Directors, serving from
1988-1990. Colin Donovan is the new president of STICO.
United Pump and Controls, Inc., Suwanee, Georgia, has named Miles
Benton purchasing and inventory manager.
Mexico distributor. Comadosa, S.A. de C.V., 2 Poniente 2101, Col.
Centro, Puebla, Mexico 72000, has applied for distributor division
membership. Fernando Fernandez Uriarte is CEO of the firm, which was
established in 1986. The company represents Bennett, CentralIL, Cree,
HoseMaster, OPW, NUPI, RedJacket, Smithpipe and VeederR. The company also
repairs, maintains and installs equipment. Sponsored for PEI membership by
J. Gregory Hockman, HockmnLews, West Orange, NJ.
New Jersey distributor. Bush Distributing LLC, P. O. Box 8037,
Paramus, New Jersey 07653, has applied for distributor division membership.
Stephen E. Bush is owner of the firm, which was established in 1983. The
company distributes service station equipment including valves, fittings,
fuel management systems and filters. Bush Distributing represents Catlow,
CentralIL, OPW-FC, PetroClear, Vaporless and VST. Sponsored for PEI
membership by Dan Ripley, QualityNzl, Bethel, CT.
Iowa fuel tank manufacturer. Industrial Fuel Systems, P. O. Box 474,
Atlantic, Iowa 50022, has applied for manufacturer division membership. Chip
Maynard is manager of the firm, which was established in 2013. The company
manufactures fuel oil day tanks, transfer skids, fill boxes, filtration
units and central control systems. The equipment is sold through
distributors. Sponsored for PEI membership by Dave Velky, PtrEqpMO, Kansas
California equipment company. Paul and Associates, Inc., 5470 Brooks
Street, Montclair, California 91763, has applied for affiliate division
membership. Jason Paul is vice president of the firm, which was established
in 1972. The company buys and sells new, used and remanufactured service
station equipment. Sponsored for PEI membership by Rod Smith, FreedomElec,
Utah propane dispensing system manufacturer. Intermountain Truck
Rebuilders, 2927 American Way, Ogden, Utah 84401, has applied for affiliate
division membership. Tom Clark is vice president of the firm, which was
established in 1992. The company designs and manufactures propane dispenser
packages. Sponsored for PEI membership by Royal Wollberg, LqdCntrols, Lake
Alaska contractor. Prism Design & Construction, P. O. Box 870162,
Wasilla, Alaska 99687, has applied for service and construction division
membership. Scott Yaskus is owner of the firm, which was established in
2003. Prism is a general and electrical contractor specializing in fueling
systems. Sponsored for PEI membership by Gregg Miller, NWPump, Portland, OR.
California building and canopy fabricator. Calcraft Corporation, 1426
South Willow Avenue, Rialto, California 92376, has applied for service and
construction division membership. Bob Johnson is sales manager for the firm,
which was established in 1993. Calcraft manufactures and installs buildings,
canopies and fascia. Sponsored for PEI membership by Jerry A. Thomas,
CEThomasCo, Gardena, CA.
New York tank tester. WCC Tank Technology, Inc., 2102 Route 300,
Wallkill, New York 12589, has applied for service and construction division
membership. Ira Conklin III is the official representative for the company,
which was established in 1973. The company tests and repairs tanks.
Sponsored for PEI membership by Sarah W. Klein, FranklinEq, New York, NY.
ADMITTED TO PEI
- Western Global, Milford, CT (mfr)
- Ingenieria y Proyectos, Los Condes, Chile (aff)
- COOPAFA, Medelin, Antioquia, Colombia (aff)
- DRDarragh, LLC, Mt. Airy, MD (aff)
- Begas Ingenieros S.A.C., Lima, Peru (aff)
- Colon Pratts & Asoc., San Sebastian, Puerto Rico (aff)
- CardConnect-KC Division, Overland Park, KS (aff)
- North Dakota Petroleum Equipment, Inc., Devils Lake, ND (S&C)
Second Edition of DEF RP Available
Comments for RP900 Due Oct. 30
Relocations, Retirements, Appointments
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