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Joe McCarthy is an Associate Editor of LP Gas Magazine. You can contact him at jmccarthy@northcoastmedia.net and at 216-363-7930.

Posts by Joe McCarthy

Southern States Co-op launches Fueling FFA campaign Posted on 04 Oct 2017 in the News categories.

Southern States Cooperative will donate a portion of propane sales from a delivery truck to support the Fueling FFA (Future Farmers of America) campaign. Read more»

Crystal Flash acquires Knapp Energy Inc. Posted on 03 Oct 2017 in the Mergers and acquisitions & News categories.

Knapp Energy Inc. has been acquired by Crystal Flash as the company seeks to expand its footprint and customer base in southwestern Michigan. Read more»

Humble Independent School District receives donation from PERC campaign Posted on 02 Oct 2017 in the News categories.

The Propane Education & Research Council awarded an elementary school in the Humble Independent School District $5,000 in recognition of the district's efforts in incorporating propane-powered buses into its fleet. Read more»

TerraVest Capital acquires Fischer Tanks Posted on 29 Sep 2017 in the Mergers and acquisitions & News categories.

Fischer Tanks, a privately-owned company, was acquired by TerraVest. The acquisition will help provide services such as manufacturing of domestic propane tanks, among other services, according to the company. Read more»

Iowa Mold Tooling Co. Inc. adds new articulating cranes Posted on 28 Sep 2017 in the New Products categories.

New models include the 610, 710, 810 and 910, replacing the 5/33, 6/39 and 7/48 models in the IMT portfolio. Read more»

Blossman Gas acquires Miller’s Bottled Gas Posted on 28 Sep 2017 in the Business & Mergers and acquisitions & News categories.

Miller's Bottled Gas served the Bowling Green, Kentucky, community for more than 70 years. Its customer-oriented business is consistent with how Blossman operates, according to Blossman CEO Stuart Weidie. Read more»

Saber Grills recalls gas grills, propane regulators Posted on 27 Sep 2017 in the News & Recalls & Safety/Regulatory categories.

Saber Grills is recalling gas grills and liquid propane regulators, as well as warranty parts and conversion kits due to fire and burn hazards. Read more»

Superior Plus Corp. acquires R.W. Earhart Co. Posted on 27 Sep 2017 in the Mergers and acquisitions & News categories.

According to Superior Plus, Earhart is anticipated to add about 12,600 residential and commercial customers along with 12.5 million gallons of retail propane sales to its energy distribution operations in the U.S. Read more»

PERC campaign highlights benefits of propane-powered buses Posted on 26 Sep 2017 in the Autogas & Motor Fuel & News categories.

Now in its third year, the Back-to-School campaign, in partnership with Adoptaclassroom.org, has awarded over $75,000 worth of donations to school districts that use propane-powered school buses. Read more»

Alliance AutoGas customer receives award at BusCon Posted on 22 Sep 2017 in the Autogas & News categories.

The award recognizes NET Trans' commitment and successful transition to propane autogas use in its fleet. Read more»