Airgas, Inc. (NYSE: ARG) today announced it is partnering with
MacEwen Petroleum Inc., Maxville, Ontario, to distribute Airgas
Exhaust Fluid (DEF) in Canada. MacEwen has over 35 years
of experience as a leading supplier of petroleum products to a
variety of customers, including retail, wholesale, commercial and
residential markets. Through their "C-Store" brand, they are
also a leading convenience store operator. Airgas AiRx DEF is
certified by the American Petroleum Institute (API) and is used in
diesel engines with Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) technology
to reduce harmful diesel exhaust pollutants and comply with EPA
clean air regulations.
"We are confident that with Airgas as our dedicated supplier,
MacEwen can grow to become the leading distributor of DEF in Canada"
said Allan MacEwen, President of MacEwen Petroleum Inc. "Their
reliability of supply and vast distribution network makes Airgas an
"MacEwen has a long track record of success and, together, we
can effectively and efficiently serve the Canadian market," said
Jeff Lewis, Business Manager for Airgas Specialty Products, the
Airgas company that markets AiRx. "Our companies share a commitment
to growing this business and we look forward to this new
Available in a variety of package sizes ranging from one-gallon
containers to bulk trailers, Airgas AiRx is supplied to truck
stops, fuel retailers, private fleets, and lubricant/fuel
With more that 5,000 vehicles, Airgas maintains one of the
largest private truck fleets in the country and uses Airgas AiRx Diesel Exhaust
Fluid in all of its trucks with SCR technology.
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Financial Post News Release
July 11, 2011