Rosalie Winnik - 25 May 2017
Musket Corporation, the trading and logistics arm of Love's, has opened a DEF wholesale bulk rack in Big Spring, Texas, making it the company's eighth DEF location. The statement below is the official press release issued by Love's on May 23rd:
West Texas now has a local and reliable access point for bulk diesel exhaust fluid (DEF). Musket Corporation, the trading and logistics arm of the Love’s Family of Companies, recently opened a DEF wholesale bulk rack in Big Spring, Texas, at 3400 W. 7th Street. The Big Spring facility is the company’s eighth DEF location.
“Musket is in the process of adding DEF facilities in select cities across the U.S. to provide Customers with reliable access to a high-quality product,” said Brian Hoover, manager of DEF for Musket. “Placing our newest DEF rack in Big Spring allows us to supply several Love’s Travel Stops in the region, including stores in nearby Midland and Odessa, as well as our third-party wholesale Customer base.”
DEF is a NOx abatement fluid that converts harmful emissions from diesel engines to nitrogen and water. Widespread use of DEF began in response to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Clean Air Act. Diesel engine manufacturers have relied on selective catalytic reduction technology (SCR) since 2010 to reduce nitrous oxide emissions from exhaust gases.
Musket now operates eight DEF terminals across the United States with plans for several more openings this year. The facilities are strategically located close to Love's Travel Stops stores to easily provide 24/7 access to DEF. All facilities produce the highest quality product, meeting ISO 22241 standards.
DEF has been available at the pump alongside diesel at all Love's Travel Stop locations nationwide since 2010. Musket began producing DEF in 2014 to address increasing market demand, supply redundancy concerns and logistical optimization opportunities.
Rosalie Winnik - 5 January 2018
Musket Corporation, the trading and logistics arm of Love's, has opened a diesel exhaust fluid (DEF) wholesale bulk rack in Blue Island, Illinois. The Blue Island facility is the company’s 13th DEF location, and its second in Illinois. “Blue Island is an ideal location for our newest DEF facility because of its proximity to the Chicago...
Rosalie Winnik - 11 December 2017
Love's Travel Stops has opened 3 new locations this month, all with DEF available at the pump. Love's Travel Stops has locations in 41 states, with bulk DEF available at 99 per cent of sites.
Rosalie Winnik - 11 December 2017
9 new Pilot Flying J DEF locations have been added today to DiscoverDEF.com. Pilot Flying J is the largest operator of travel centers in North America, with almost ninety per cent of locations selling DEF at the pump. Find your closest location using the Retail DEF Search on DiscoverDEF.com
Rosalie Winnik - 02 November 2017
Love's have finalized the acquisition of the national lube and inspection services company Speedco, which will expand Love's Truck Tire Care service by 52 locations. Love's added tire care services in 2008, and expanded its offerings to include oil change, lube and light mechanical services at most of its larger truck stops nationwide. “The...
Rosalie Winnik - 11 October 2017
Pugh Lubricants and Apollo Oil ("Pugh-Apollo") announce the acquisition of Veteran's Oil, headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama. Veteran's Oil is a leading regional distributor of fuels, lubricants, diesel exhaust fluid, and related products and services for the automotive, commercial, and industrial markets and covers...