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A class act all the way

December 1, 2002 - By

It will be a long time before the propane industry is graced by the kind of class act it is losing with the retirement this month of Dan Myers. read more

Bobtail tax victory at hand

December 1, 2002 - By

The bobtail tax will be lowered and those who overpaid likely can get refunds. read more

Saving the family-owned business

December 1, 2002 - By

The family business and the family farm are not only a nostalgic partof our nation’s history, but a critical part of our national economy. That’swhy perpetuating the family business is such a crucial goal for so manypropane company owners across the nation. read more

Failure to give up authority is costly

December 1, 2002 - By

Many long-time owners of independent propane operations struggle with turning over the reins to someone else. While understandable, it can do irreparable harm to the company. read more

Recognize the signs of safety

December 1, 2002 - By

I confess right here that I am old enough to remember seeing Burma Shave signs along the highway from the back of our Rambler station wagon. Boy, that hurt to admit. Every few hundred feet an ironic saying or poem would whiz by, line by line, until the last sign, the closer, would always read: Burma Shave. read more

State of the Industry 2002

December 1, 2002 - By

I n some ways, today's retail propane market is identical to the industry that has sustained American family businesses for more than four generations. But change is arriving on many fronts, according to the propane marketers who shared insights of their business for our third annual State of the Industry Report. read more

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