Archive news for December 2012

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Investment in on-highway Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) network increases

Christopher Goodfellow - 7 December 2012

The number of truck stop locations adding bulk Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) pump facilities in North America has increased over the last two months, with 814 now offering bulk DEF. Lucy Terry, Data Manager of, said: "The number of trucks stops being brought online each month increased at the start of Q4 2012, with 77 sites...

DEF Tracker: Marginal bulk DEF price decreases reported in November

Christopher Goodfellow - 7 December 2012

Falling raw material costs led to decreases in tote refills and truck stop pump Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) pricing in November, according to DEF Tracker. Monica Baker, Research Manager at Integer Research, which publishes DEF Tracker, said: "The downward trend in the price of urea, the main component of DEF, fed through to end-users in...

Brenntag awards KleerBlue “DEF Equipment Supplier of the Year”

Niels Tholen - 20 December 2012

Brenntag North America has selected KleerBlue to receive the first Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) "Supplier of the Year" award, during its DEF national sales meeting in Nashville, TN. Bret Happel, Brenntag DEF Business Director commented: "Customers find that equipment can be the most difficult challenge when purchasing new...

Integer Announces New Brazil Diesel Emissions & ARLA 32 Study

Laura Cross - 20 December 2012

Integer has announced the release of a new study, investigating the potential of the emerging diesel emissions and ARLA 32 markets in Brazil. Brazil Diesel Emissions and ARLA 32 Market Study: 2013 Edition, available in both English and Portuguese, provides in-depth analysis and ground-breaking forecasts on the supply and demand for...

Victory Blue announces record production at its Ohio facility

Niels Tholen - 20 December 2012

Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) manufacturer Victory Blue has reported record fourth quarter production at its Lima, OH, facility. The announcement follows the company's agreement with Nelson Packaging in Q1 2012  to package Victory Blue product at the Lima facility. Jason Lower, Executive VP and COO at Victory, said: "This alliance with...

New North American Ford Transit Van brings Ford’s truck maker’s diesel engine count to two

Niels Tholen - 19 December 2012

Ford has announced its Transit Van will make its long awaited American debut in late 2013 containing its second truck diesel engine, a 3.2 liter five-cylinder turbodiesel making it the only diesel five-cylinder turbodiesel sold in the U.S. The engine is already being used in Ford's T6 Ranger sold in Europe  and will use...