Archive news for February 2012

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North American DEF pump network exceeds 400 locations

Lucy Terry - 9 February 2012

discoverDEF.com now lists 410 locations across North America with bulk Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) dispensing at the fuel island. This is an increase of over 170% since June 2011, when the pump network reached 150 locations. Most locations offering DEF at the pump are operated by large truck stop chains such as Pilot Flying J, which has...

Old World Industries sells chemical businesses

Lucy Terry - 9 February 2012

On February 7, 2012, BlueDEF manufacturer Old World Industries announced it will sell its chemical businesses to Indorama Ventures of Bangkok, Thailand. The deal includes a manufacturing facility in Clear Lake, TX. BlueDEF will continue to be a part of Old World with no reported change in personnel or structure. Old World is investing...

U.S. Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) pump price drops

Christopher Goodfellow - 7 February 2012

The average price of Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) at the pump in the U.S. fell by one cent to $2.75/G between December and January, after gaining three cent in each of the previous two months, according to DEF Tracker. The number of locations offering bulk DEF at the pump in North America numbered 396 at time of press on 27 January,...

DEF equipment supplier Oilmen's expands warehouse

Christopher Goodfellow - 7 February 2012

Spartanburg, SC, based Oilmen's, which produces Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) tank trucks, has celebrated 60 years building tank trucks by expanding its warehouse to 6,000 square foot. Oilmen's invited customers, vendors, and community members to join its employees for a southern-style BBQ lunch and tour of expanded facility. Attendees...

Blue Sky East plans to add three new DEF blending plants

Christopher Goodfellow - 4 February 2012

Blue Sky, a subsidiary of Prime Lube, has told discoverDEF.com it plans to open DEF manufacturing plants in Marshville, NC, and Owensboro, KY, in February, and Denver, CO, at the start of the third quarter. Robert Arbasetti, Chief Operating Officer of Blue Sky, told discoverDEF.com: "We are within three weeks to a month of having three...

Iowa Fertilizer awarded funds for urea and DEF plant in Iowa

Christopher Goodfellow - 29 February 2012

Iowa Fertilizer, a subsidiary of Orascom Construction Industries, has been granted $1.6 million by the Iowa Economic Development Agency towards building a new urea and ammonia plant in Lee County, Iowa, which will include Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) production facilities. The award was given to assist with the creation of 160...