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RelaDyne continues spell of acquisitions in 2015 with Palatine Oil Company purchase

Rebecca Hayward - 11 June 2015

RelaDyne has announced that it has acquired Palatine Oil Company, a fuels and lubricants distributor based in Chicago, Illinois. RelaDyne is a distributor of packaged and bulk fuels, lubricants and Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) in Central and Southern U.S. The company has invested heavily in the growth of its fuels and lubricants business in...

Hyster announces updated ReachStacker vehicles featuring emissions reduction technologies

Ben Treadwell - 6 May 2015

US Company Hyster has made emissions reduction upgrades to their range of ReachStacker vehicles. The new upgrades feature Cummins QSL9 engines and will use a combination of EGR (Exhaust Gas Recirculation) and SCR (Selective Catalytic Reduction) to meet Stage IV and Tier 4 emissions legislation. Additional modifications include a high...

DEF Tracker: North American DEF prices soften following a sustained period of high prices

Rebecca Hayward - 5 May 2015

The April issue of DEF Tracker reported a downward correction in Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) prices after five consecutive months of price increases. The change in April shows early signs of an easing of the supply situation after Bulk DEF prices began to rise at the end of 2014, as the effects of supply interruptions at urea producers...

Blue Sky to open new manufacturing site in Puerto Rico

Rebecca Hayward - 5 May 2015

Blue Sky has told discoverdef.com that it plans to open a new Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) manufacturing location in Bayamón, Puerto Rico in a joint venture with DEFPAC, a subsidiary of Motopac Corp. Blue Sky expects the new facility to open in Q3 2015 and have an annual production capacity of 15 million gallons. The new location is due to...

JCB introduce Tier IV Final engines in their 2015 Models

Ben Treadwell - 18 May 2015

JCB has developed its own range of Ecomax diesel engines which achieve Tier IV Final emissions standards without the need of a diesel particulate filter. The new engines reduce cost and complexity for customers by keeping the need for maintenance to a minimum.  Both the 3CX, 3CX-14, and 4CX now feature Selective Catalytic Reduction and...

Canadian bulk DEF network surpasses 100 locations

Ben Treadwell - 11 May 2015

There are now 103 truck stops locations in Canada that are equipped with bulk DEF pumps. The Canadian network has grown rapidly since the first pumps opened in 2011, and infrastructure is still continuing to develop. Ontario and Alberta hold the largest number of fully equipped bulk locations in the country, with 58% of all Canadian DEF...