Industry News

Written on: September 12, 2012 by ICM

Justin Rogers
Onspot names Rogers 
Canadian Regional Manager
Onspot names Rogers Canadian Regional Manager Onspot of North America, manufacturer of automatic tire chains for delivery vehicles, has announced that
Justin Rogers was named Regional Manager, covering Eastern Canada. He is based out of the Onspot Connecticut office, 800-7
Edward Reynolds
Field Controls names Reynolds
Dir. Wholesale Sales
Edward J. Reynolds has been appointed Director of Wholesale Sales at Field Controls. Reynolds manages the sales activities of the Wholesale Business Unit and is responsible for all channel  partners including representative agencies, distributors, and contractors. He helps develop, implement, and execute the action plan for Field Controls and manufacturer’s representative firms.News ExcerptNYC to go 2% Bioheat® next month The New York Oil Heat Association (NYOHA) has “…long fought for a new standard in heating oil,” noted association CEO John Maniscalco, referring to the adoption in August of a new mandate requiring a biodiesel component in all heating oil and a lower sulfur content in oil used to heat apartments and other commercial buildings.
Maniscalco said, “The heating oil of the past will soon be gone. Instead, the ultimate standard—an ultra-low sulfur biodiesel heating oil, will take its place and truly become a clean, green, value-added product that New Yorkers can be proud of.”
The Bioheat blend will contain at least 2% biodiesel from renewable sources, such as used cooking oil, said NYOHA, and usage will commence in October. The new legislation is expected to replace 20 million gallons of petroleum annually with an equal volume of renewable, sustainable, domestically produced biodiesel. It will not require any changes in heating equipment, oil tanks or service. NYOHA says the new law is significant because: