NORA Set to Get 10-Year Extension

Farm Bill expected to pass; needs President's signature
(December 13, 2018)
The U.S. House of Representatives yesterday voted 369 to 47 to pass the Farm Bill, which includes a 10-year extension of the National Oilheat Research Alliance (NORA), according to the New England Fuel Institute (NEFI). The bill now requires the President’s signature. FULL ARTICLE >>

Taco Names Merchant President of North America

Bolcati promoted to President of Taco International
(December 12, 2018)
Taco Family of Companies has appointed Cheryl Merchant as President of North America. Merchant previously served as President and CEO of Hope Global Industries for 19 years. Luca Bolcati was promoted to President of Taco International. He previously served as VP of Taco International. Photo: Cheryl Merchant FULL ARTICLE >>

Tech Air Buys Scully Welding Supply & Propane Service

Twenty-seventh acquisition builds Tech Air's gas and welding supply distribution
(December 10, 2018)
Tech Air, a Connecticut-based national distributor of industrial, medical and specialty gases and related equipment and supplies, announced Tuesday that it acquired Collingdale, PA-based Scully Welding Supply Corp. and Scully Propane Service Corp. Scully distributes propane, industrial and welding supplies, and industrial gases and provides installation and repair services. The company, which was founded in 1947, services the greater-Philadelphia region… FULL ARTICLE >>

Family-owned Virginia Fuel Businesses Unite

Quarles Petroeum buys Revere Gas; both founded in 1940s
(December 5, 2018)
Fredericksburg, VA-based Quarles Petroleum Inc. has is set to acquire Revere Gas, a Hartfield, VA-based propane gas distributor. The purchase is expected to close by year end. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Revere Gas is one of the largest retail propane distributors in Virginia. The family-owned company was established in 1942 by H.L. Revere and now serves… FULL ARTICLE >>
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