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How Long Does It Take to Sell Your Business in 2021?

As part of celebrating our 15th year in business, we posted 15 articles I had written over the last several years.  The number one article opened of the 15 was titled “How Long Does It Take to Sell Your Business.”  When I saw this, I was concerned.  I wrote that article over seven years ago and the financial and transaction ...

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FuelCloud Launches ‘Truck System’ for Bulk Delivery

FuelCloud, Inc. launched FuelCloud Truck System, a fuel delivery system designed to speed and simplify fleet fueling, and make it more affordable for jobbers. Built on cloud-based technology, the FuelCloud Truck System supports accurate fleet fueling without on-truck hardware or manual delivery reconciliation, the company says. The core of the FuelCloud truck system is a software integration of FuelCloud’s transaction ...

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‘Law & Odor’ and Propane: May 20 Lecture

As part of the ongoing series Virtual Propane Expo, at noon EST on Thursday, May 20, John McCoy, a partner with McCoy Leavitt Laskey,  LLC will lecture on Odorant 49 CFR § 173.315 Compressed Gases In Cargo Tanks and Portable Tanks. Included in the lecture will be an explanation of the March 23, 2021, US DOT Pipeline and Hazardous Materials ...

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Trucking Association CEO Says U.S. Supply Chain is Nearing Crisis

Growing pressures on the U.S. supply chain are fast approaching crisis levels, American Trucking Associations President and CEO Chris Spear told the Senate Commerce, Science & Transportation Committee.  Immediate action from Congress is needed to ensure that economic recovery is not derailed by further disruptions, Spear said in testimony before the Subcommittee on Surface Transportation, during a May 11 hearing ...

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Angus Energy Marks 30th Anniversary

It was 1991, the Hubble Telescope was launched, Michael Jordan and the Chicago Bulls won their first championship, Super Nintendo was all the rage, “Dances with wolves” won the Oscar for Best Picture, and I had a new idea… My uncle Joel owned a heating oil company in Bayonne, New Jersey, and he called me one day to let me ...

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Betts Industries to be Featured on Fox Business Network

Betts Industries announced that the family-owned company will be showcased on Manufacturing Marvels on the Fox Business Network. The segment is expected to air on May 12 at approximately 10:30 pm EST. Betts Industries manufactures fluid control components and lighting systems for the tank truck industry worldwide. Headquartered in Warren, Pennsylvania, Betts is celebrating its 120th anniversary this year. Manufacturing ...

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HVAC Parts Shortages Discussed by IDEAL Co-Op

Factors behind delayed shipping and shortages for various HVAC parts, components, and units, including steel-based products, were discussed at IDEAL Energy Cooperative’s second annual meeting via Zoom. Some of the reasons the cooperative cited for delays included: Manufacturing impacted by COVID in 2020, now inventory is finally being impacted. Increased demand for home improvements. More city dwellers moving into rural ...

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Schwartzfisher Promoted to Telemetry Manager for Bergquist

Wholesale propane equipment supplier Bergquist Inc., Toledo, Ohio, appointed Jim Schwartzfisher to the new role of telemetry unit manager. The telemetry unit uses analytics to improve marketer operation efficiency and profitability. Schwartzfisher began his career at Berqguist with a goal to reduce marketers’ operating costs through efficient technology practice. He was hired in 2019 as technical support specialist. As manager, ...

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Western Global Names Pogozelski Eastern U.S. Account Manager

Western Global, Troy, Michigan, a provider of portable tanks and dispensing equipment for the storage and handling of fuels, lubricants and other fluids, announced the addition of Josh Pogozelski as its Eastern U.S. fuel distribution regional account manager. Pogozelski will be responsible for the region spanning from Virginia to Maine.   Josh Pogozelski Pogozelski has eight years of experience as an ...

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Weil-McLain Hosting Online Sessions for Contractors

Residential and commercial heating contractors can hone their boiler technology skills and training this spring by participating in Weil-McLain’s Knowledge Builder Sessions taking place twice a week in March, April and May. The weekly educational sessions are hosted by the technical training team from the designer and manufacturer of hydronic comfort heating systems. The sessions on high- efficiency residential boilers are held ...

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