Archive news for January 2010

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Old World ready for 2010

Laura Cross - 5 January 2010

Old World Industries has announced that it is ready to meet DEF demand at a national level with its BlueDEF branded solution. The company has agreed distribution deals for its packaged product with McClains, T.J. Hackney's and Core-Mark, ensuring that it will be present in Love's, Flying J, Pilot, ExxonMobil, Speedway and SuperAmerica...

Consumer blog slams US DEF price

Laura Cross - 4 January 2010

A consumer web site in the US has complained about the high costs of DEF. The Consumer Reports blog found the cost of AdBlue was $32 per Gallon from a dealership, when it filled its Mercedes-Benz GL320 BlueTec for the first time. The blog, called "Feeling a bit AdBlue over spending a lot of green", said: "The total bill just for adding...

Mack officially unveils 2010 offering

Laura Cross - 25 January 2010

Mack will officially launch its new range of EPA2010 compliant SCR trucks at the World of Concrete show in Las Vegas this February. The SCR unit forms part of a emissions control system that Mack is calling ClearTech. Mack has had ClearTech equipped vehicles with customer fleets for over two years now and is happy with the performance...

Agrium to be Old World Industries' exclusive urea supplier

Laura Cross - 13 January 2010

Agrium has signed a deal with Old World Industries to be its exclusive supplier of DEF grade prilled urea for the manufacture of BlueDEF. Agrium expects the North American DEF market to exceed 1.5m tons of urea equivalent (1bn gallons of DEF) by the year 2020. A spokesperson for Agrium said:  "The tonnage supplied from the Borger...

Airgas gains certification for DEF

Laura Cross - 1 January 2010

Airgas Inc, a leading distributor of processed chemicals and ammonia products has received certification for its AiRx branded Diesel Exhaust Fluid from the American Petroleum Institute (API). The acknowledgement from the API assures consumers that Diesel Exhaust Fluid has been manufactured under industry standards and is of high quality....