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Biodiesel Production Tops 1 Billion Gallons

New EPA statistics released show the biodiesel industry has cracked the 1 billion gallon mark for the third consecutive year, with several months of production remaining. ‘This is a tremendous achievement that is a testament to the hard work of the biodiesel industry and the success of the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) as an effective policy for diversifying our fuel ...

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Bergquist Offers New Kosan+ Guardian Dielectric Propane Regulators

Bergquist, Inc. (TOLEDO, Ohio) announces its offering of Cavagna Group’s new Kosan+ Guardian dielectric second-stage regulators. The residential regulators – designed specifically for the U.S. market with input from Bergquist and retail propane marketers – are the first to incorporate dielectric capability and regulator as an all-in-one solution. In accordance to NFPA 58 – 6.9.3.16, the Kosan+ Guardian is intended ...

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Sam Bell of Echols Oil is new PMAA chairman

Sam Bell, chief executive officer of Echols Oil Company Inc., Greenville, S.C., was elected chairman of the Petroleum Marketers Association of America (PMAA) at the group’s Fall Board Meeting in Atlanta, Ga. Bell will take office in January 2014. Bell has been around the oil business his entire life as his father was a marketing representative for Exxon, the association ...

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Bradford White Receives 2013 Innovation Award from Home Builder Executive

Bradford White was named a Gold Innovation Award winner in the water heaters category by Home Builder Executive magazine in recognition of the company’s innovative and unique products, builder programs and initiatives. Specifically recognized by magazine staff were Bradford White’s Hydrojet Total Performance System which reduces costly sediment build-up and increases first-hour delivery, the ICON System featuring an intelligent gas ...

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HONEYWELL’S WI-FI 9000 THERMOSTAT OFFERS CONVENIENCE OF CONNECTIVITY AND EASY INSTALLATION

Honeywell (Minneapolis) announced the availability of the new Wi-Fi 9000 Thermostat. The Wi-Fi 9000 Thermostat is the latest in a line of connected thermostats from Honeywell which allow for not only easy installation and setup, but also gives the contractors more options for their customers looking for a contemporary design and customizable color display. Featuring enhanced technology at the touch ...

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US Biodiesel Production Surpasses Set Target for Second Straight Year

The US biodiesel industry is on pace to produce more than the 1.28 billion gallons set under the Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS) for this year, says a new report from research and consulting firm GlobalData (LONDON, UK). According to the report*, biodiesel is the first Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)-designated ‘advanced biofuel’ ‘ a category that lists alternative fuels possessing at ...

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ROADNET RELEASES MOBILECAST PROOF-OF-DELIVERY APP ON iOS IMPROVES REAL-TIME FLEET TRACKING

Proof-of-delivery iOS app offers fully integrated delivery tracking platform Baltimore, Md. (Oct. 17, 2013) ‘ Roadnet Technologies, the Baltimore-based transportation logistics software firm, announced today that the MobileCast Proof-of-Delivery application is now available in Apple’s iTunes App Store. The introduction of the proof-of-delivery application for Roadnet customers using Apple products allows the ability to integrate delivery services into a single ...

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GULF OIL GIVING FOUNDATION’S NATIONAL SUPPORT OF BREAST CANCER RESEARCH AND AWARENESS HITS HOME ON LONG ISLAND

Fastest growing branded marketer of energy products in the U.S. is a “Corporate Champion” of upcoming ‘Making Strides of Jones Beach” walk with the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer campaign (FRAMINGHAM, MA and SMITHTOWN, NY ‘ October 17, 2013) ‘ As part of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October, Gulf Oil LP, the fastest growing branded ...

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