1. Porco Energy, a third-generation family company from New York, released its second “Deliveries for a Cause” truck. Decorated in colorful puzzle pieces, the truck is dedicated to a local organization known as the Anderson Center for Autism. Proceeds from every delivery made by the truck go to the center.
2. Bob and Linda Barry assumed full ownership of wholesale propane equipment distributor Bergquist Inc. Partial owners since 1995, the Barrys purchased the remaining shares from previous majority shareholders Larry and Joyce Hinkley.
3. Brian Adler, a yard and rail specialist at Paraco Gas’ Riverhead Long Island facility in New York, celebrated the unloading of his 5,000th railcar without incident or injury. Paraco Gas and the New York and Atlantic Railway system planned to recognize Adler at Paraco Gas’ safety meeting in April.
4. Warwick, Rhode Island, gave a formal welcome to software provider ADD Systems and its new location. Pictured, from left, are Adrian Moisei, chief software architect – retail; Chris Kiernan, director of retail applications and office manager; Robert Culbertson, senior vice president and COO; Warwick Mayor Scott Avedisian; and ADD Systems President Bruce Bott.
5. This New Holland T6 propane-fueled concept tractor was on display at the Commodity Classic in San Antonio, where project partner PERC collected feedback from attendees. New Holland says the tractor will help promote energy independence to farmers.
6. Vegas Propane helps to fuel the largest trade show in the Western Hemisphere – ConExpo-Con/Agg – in Las Vegas.
Photo 1 courtesy of Porco Energy; photo 2 courtesy of Bergquist; photo 3 courtesy of Paraco Gas; photo 4 courtesy of the Wrwick mayor’s office and add systems; photo 5 courtesy of PERC; photo 6 by Megan Smalley