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Propane engine showcased at Ray Murray open house

June 24, 2015 - By

A Powertrain Integration Acquisition autogas engine fueling a Freightliner Custom Chassis Corp. S2G medium-duty truck was showcased at Ray Murray Inc.‘s open house. Attendees were able to ride and drive in the S2G truck to get a feel for the 8.0-liter PIthon engine. Powertrain Integration, Freightliner and CleanFuel USA also presented an educational session on the S2G’s technical features at the... read more

How interns can help meet workforce needs

June 23, 2015 - By and

In the Know is a monthly partnership between LP Gas magazine and Propane Resources. Our focus this month is on women who work in the propane industry, addressed by financial consultant and business valuations and sales expert Tamera Kovacs. Q. In our past discussions, you have mentioned the value of using interns and getting office help from other young people at Propane Resources. Can you explain... read more

Worley & Obetz opens third propane autogas station

June 23, 2015 - By

Worley & Obetz opened its third propane autogas dispenser at the company’s WoGo station in Lancaster, Pa. The company hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony June 19 to celebrate the new dispenser. The new pump will service customers who have propane or bifuel propane-powered vehicles. The event featured speakers from Roush CleanTech, Pennsylvania Propane Gas Association and the Eastern Pennsylvania Alliance for Clean... read more

Charlie Revere inducted into hall of fame

June 22, 2015 - By

In April, we inducted Charles “Charlie” Revere into the LP Gas Hall of Fame. The president of Revere Gas died Monday at age 76. In the speech he gave as he accepted his award, he gave thanks for his wife and family. He also mentioned how proud he was to be involved in the propane industry and acknowledged the people with whom... read more

Westmor appoints territory manager for vessel sales

June 22, 2015 - By

Westmor Industries, a supplier of fueling equipment, appointed Milt Swenson as territory manager of vessel sales and special projects within the manufacturer’s truck and trailer division. Swenson started his career in bobtail sales in 1992 with Arrow Tank and Engineering Co., moved into a management position there over vessels and bobtails and most recently served in a sales role for... read more

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Superior Plus CFO plans to retire

June 22, 2015 - By

Superior Plus Corp., parent company of Superior Plus Energy Services, announced that its CFO, Wayne Bingham, plans to retire no later than February 2016 because of personal health reasons. Bingham joined Superior Plus as CFO in October 2006. He will stay with the company until next February to help transition the company’s next CFO, as well as the corporate office’s... read more

IMT adds three to its team

June 19, 2015 - By

Iowa Mold Tooling Co. (IMT), a manufacturer of service vehicles, truck-mounted cranes, hydraulic loaders and air compressors, announced three new hires: Shay Linahon joined IMT as an inside sales representative for fleet accounts. Linahon will assist with the promotion of fleet accounts. She previously worked at Graham Wood Doors in a customer service role. Schad West joined IMT as a... read more

Kinder Morgan begins open season for proposed pipeline

June 19, 2015 - By

Kinder Morgan Inc. launched a binding open season to solicit commitments for the proposed Utica Marcellus Texas Pipeline (UMTP), which would transport liquids produced from the Utica and Marcellus shale basins to delivery points along the Texas Gulf Coast. According to a press release, the proposed project involves the abandonment and conversion of 964 miles of natural gas service on... read more

Cases for tank monitor use

June 18, 2015 - By

Christopher Job, product manager of Schmitt Industries’ Xact tank monitoring, explores tank monitor use in a variety of tank types and offers a case for one in each environment: ■ The bulk storage tank. What is my inventory level? Do I need to order another delivery of fuel? What is the cost of the fuel today? Can I wait until... read more

Digital delivery tool use aids management of winter chaos

June 18, 2015 - By

Nick Mashburn first heated a home with propane during the winter of 2013-14. That was the winter of the polar vortex, which overwhelmed a number of propane marketers and restricted their ability to effectively make deliveries. Unfortunately for Mashburn, his marketer didn’t reach his tank before gas ran out. Because Mashburn ran out of gas, the pipes in his home... read more