Christopher Goodfellow - 12 April 2012
Prime Lube, the parent company of Blue Sky East, has announced a strategic partnership with the Brewer Hendley Oil Company of Marshville, NC, to manufacture and distribute Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) in the south east.
The 15,000 square foot plant will begin production in New Marshville, North Carolina, in April 2012, with an annual DEF capacity of approximately 3.5 million gallons.
Robert Arbasetti, chief operating officer of Prime Lube, said: "We are excited about our association with Brewer Hendley Oil, a first-rate and diversified petroleum company, and the expansion of our supply and distribution of Blue Sky DEF to customers in the Southeast."
Blue Sky Southeast will deliver DEF to locations in a six-state area that includes North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Georgia, Alabama and Mississippi, according to a statement from the company. The Marshville plant is the third Blue Sky East facility in the U.S. and the first in the south east region.
Earlier in the month, Blue Sky East announced Elite Petroleum will distribute Blue Sky DEF in Central Kentucky. Danville-based Elite Petroleum specializes in providing industrial, commercial and agricultural customers with bulk fuel supply and lubricant solutions.
Elite Petroleum's DEF network will include its own fleet of trucks for delivery, as well as the capability to provide customers with dispensing equipment, storage tanks and other handling equipment required for DEF, according to a statement from the company.
Christopher Goodfellow - 3 July 2012
Fuel and lubricant supplier Newcomb Oil Company has become a distributor of Blue Sky Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) in central and western Kentucky and parts of Illinois, Indiana and Missouri. Robert Arbasetti, Chief Operating Officer of Prime Lube, which operates Blue Sky as part of a joint venture with Kruse, said: "The addition of the...
Christopher Goodfellow - 4 February 2012
Blue Sky, a subsidiary of Prime Lube, has told discoverDEF.com it plans to open DEF manufacturing plants in Marshville, NC, and Owensboro, KY, in February, and Denver, CO, at the start of the third quarter. Robert Arbasetti, Chief Operating Officer of Blue Sky, told discoverDEF.com: "We are within three weeks to a month of having three...
Christopher Goodfellow - 10 December 2010
Prime Lube has started manufacturing BlueSKY Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) at its new 15,000 square-foot manufacturing facility in Avenel, NJ. The plant will produce four million gallons of Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) per year and has capacity to increase production as the market grows. Robert Arbasetti, Prime Lube's Chief Operating...
Christopher Goodfellow - 3 November 2010
Fuel and lubricants supplier Sandri will distribute Prime Lube's BlueSky Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) across Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Hampshire, Vermont and in eastern New York State. Robert Arbasetti, Chief Executive officer of Prime Lube, said: "Sandri is a well-diversified, progressive energy supplier and we are confident that our...