Archive news for May 2012

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Oilmen’s Truck Tanks unveils dual DEF and lubricants delivery tank

Lucy Terry - 31 May 2012

Truck tank and Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) equipment manufacturer Oilmen's has designed a new tank which allows the simultaneous delivery of bulk lubricants and DEF. The first compartment of the aluminium tank is lined with a substance approved for use with DEF, and product leaves the compartment solely through ISO 22241-3 compatible...

DEF Tracker: National distributors begin to implement DEF price increases

Christopher Goodfellow - 3 May 2012

A number of major Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) manufacturers and distributors have announced price increases effective at the start of May in response to rising raw material costs, according to DEF Tracker. This included KOST USA, which has published an announcement on its website. Prior to the implementation date, slight...

Brenntag North America names Bret Happel DEF Business Director

Christopher Goodfellow - 3 May 2012

National Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) manufacturer and distributor Brenntag North America has named Bret Happel as the division's DEF Business Director. David Garner, Vice President of Operations at Brenntag, said: "Bret's broad spectrum of experience makes him an ideal choice to lead our rapidly growing DEF business. He has exceeded...

EXCLUSIVE: Victory Blue opens DEF packaging and distributing facility in Lima, OH

Christopher Goodfellow - 3 May 2012

National Diesel Exhaust Fluid manufacturer and distributor Victory Blue has opened a packaging and distribution facility in Lima, Ohio. David Crouch, Sales and Marketing Manager at Victory Blue, told discoverDEF.com: "We have opened the packaging facility to strengthen our position in the region. Several other locations around North...

KOST USA announces $0.21 per gallon DEF price increase

Christopher Goodfellow - 3 May 2012

National Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) distributor KOST USA has announced a $0.21 per gallon price increase effective May 1, 2012, on all sales modes. A statement from the company said: "Yet again urea prices have continued to trend in an upward direction at a very quick pace domestically. The NOLA average has risen several hundred points...

Over 500 locations in North America with DEF at the pump

Laura Cross - 28 May 2012

discoverDEF.com now lists 503 locations in North America dispensing  Diesel Exhaust Fluid through pumps at the fuel island. In the last three months alone, over 100 pumps have come online. The network is spread widely over the United States, with at least one pump in most states. Over 95% are operated by truck stops, with large...