EPA to provide funds for alternative fuel buses

February 27, 2015 - By

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is awarding more than $3 million in rebates to replace 210 older diesel school buses with new buses. According to a press release, 76 school bus fleets in 30 states will receive rebates through EPA’s Diesel Emissions Reduction Act funding. The Propane Education & Research Council says six of the 76 school districts taking part... read more

Ecogreen Tank Monitor

February 27, 2015 - By

Increase profits by reducing delivery costs, while eliminating out-of-product calls. Wireless, solar-powered Ecogreen Tank Monitoring System installs in minutes and reports tank levels every two hours from any location, and it forecasts days until tank empty. User developed, the robustly simple report screens with 24/7 data accessibility via computer, tablet or smartphone, ensured by multiple location data servers. Try the interactive... read more

Dragon Products Ltd.

February 27, 2015 - By

Dragon Products Ltd. is a premier manufacturer of mission critical energy and industrial equipment. For more than 50 years, the family owned and operated company has been building severe duty engineered equipment for a variety of applications. From Dragon’s state-of-the-art facility in Provo, Utah, we can promptly deliver a wide range of saddle mounted, skid mounted and mobile storage tanks. Skidded tanks... read more

Direct-injection engine project moves forward

February 26, 2015 - By

The Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) approved a $600,000 funding request to help move Icom North America‘s direct-injection on-road vehicle engine through the emissions certification process. The docket, titled “JTGhp High Pressure Liquid Propane Direct Injection System,” was passed during the council’s Feb. 19 conference call. According to PERC, the goal is to attain certifications from the U.S. Environmental... read more

Electric crane is operator certification exempt

February 26, 2015 - By

Venco Venturo Industries announced it added the Venturo ET6K electric crane to its telescopic service crane product line. Venco Venturo says this model provides a low-cost, lightweight service crane. The company says the ET6K is exempt from OSHA 1926.1427 operator certification requirements. The company adds that the electric crane features a heavy-duty, three-stage electric planetary gear drive, a 12-volt permanent... read more

A.R.M. Solutions

February 25, 2015 - By

A.R.M. Solutions is an award-winning, full service first and third party accounts receivable management and collections company. For decades, we’ve provided the propane industry with cost-effective and diplomatic programs designed to speed cash flow and collect bad debt while enhancing profitability and customer retention. A.R.M.’s flat fee collection program will reduce your collection cost to less than 5 percent –... read more

Propane truck-building company changes ownership

February 25, 2015 - By

Keehn Service Corp., a fabrication and service company that serves the propane industry, is now under new ownership. Jonathan Willard, whose father, Richard, and grandfather, Dick, owned the company before him, takes over as a co-owner and as president. Stephen Kovacic is also a co-owner and the company’s vice president. Kovacic has been the company’s full-time engineer since 2006 and... read more

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Taking action trumps waiting for perfection

February 24, 2015 - By and

Just before World War II, British engineer Robert Watson Watt was determined to finish development of a fledgling radar system to detect enemy bombers. Germany was rearming and Churchill knew war was certain. Once Germany secured bases in France, it would take only 20 minutes for its bombers to reach England. Ironically, British fighter aircraft, the Spitfire and Hurricane, took... read more

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Worthington Industries

February 24, 2015 - By

Worthington Industries is the world leader in pressure cylinders, manufacturing the industry’s broadest line of LPG cylinders, ranging from 14 ounces to 100 gallons, all manufactured to Department of Transportation or ASME specifications. For quality products, industry-leading service and bottom-line value, contact Worthington Industries today. Worthington plans to feature select models from its complete line of propane cylinders used to... read more

Vision Financial Group, Inc. dba VFG Leasing & Finance

February 24, 2015 - By

The Southeastern Showcase section features companies exhibiting at the Southeastern Convention & International Propane Expo, including Vision Financial Group. read more