SOURCE: Trillium CNG

Trillium CNG

Trillium CNG

September 25, 2014 16:25 ET

Trillium CNG and Heritage Cooperative Open CNG Station in Kenton, Ohio

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - Sep 25, 2014) - Trillium CNG™ and Heritage Cooperative held a ribbon-cutting ceremony today to commemorate the grand opening of a newly constructed compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station at 1305 South Main Street in Kenton, Ohio as part of Heritage's $7 million Kenton Agriculture Campus Expansion.

"This is a great partnership with Heritage Cooperative, Precision Strip and the City of Kenton, who all recognize the importance of making CNG available in the Kenton market," said Charles Koontz, vice president of sales, marketing and engineering for Trillium CNG.

Koontz; Eric Parthemore, chief executive officer of Heritage Cooperative; Dale Scheiderer, vice president, board of directors of Heritage Cooperative; Randy Manns, mayor of Kenton; and Jim Lammers, general manager of transport for Precision Strip, Inc. provided grand opening remarks.

"We recognize the need to offer customers a cleaner, more cost-effective fuel alternative and are pleased to partner with Trillium CNG," said Parthemore, chief executive officer of Heritage Cooperative.

The CNG station is a public access Class-8 fueling station that operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week and features Trillium CNG's proprietary fast-fill hydraulic intensifier to fuel three dedicated CNG dispensers.

"With the addition of CNG, we plan to convert our Kenton fleet of trucks to 100 percent natural gas by the end of 2016," said Lammers, general manager of Transport of Precision Strip, Inc.

About Trillium CNG: Trillium CNG is a leading provider of CNG to fleets. They offer complete facility design, construction, operation and maintenance services. The company focus is on providing fueling assistance to heavy-duty fleets that require high performance solutions. For more information, visit www.TrilliumCNG.com.

About Heritage Cooperative: Heritage Cooperative is an agriculture producer cooperative that provides agricultural products and services for 20 counties in central Ohio, for over 90 years. The divisions of Heritage Cooperative are Grain, Agronomy, Energy and Feed. Heritage services agriculture producers as well as local residents with products and services ranging from supplying an entire company with fuel for their fleet vehicles to just feeding a family pet. Many area farmers rely on Heritage Cooperative for timely information as well as fertilizer for their soil, seed to plant and an outlet for their harvested crop. www.heritagecooperative.com

About Precision Strip: Precision Strip, the nation's largest toll processor of metal, processes, stores, and delivers rolled steel, aluminum, and copper to the automotive, appliance, industrial products, and beverage can industries. As a toll processor, Precision Strip has focused on continually improving and perfecting the quality and services it provides. This, coupled with the most diverse offering of services in the industry, has made it the world's premier toll processor. We have over 1,000 associates at 11 facilities in Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky, Tennessee and Alabama. Facilities include over 40 processing lines and more than 2.5M sq. ft. of building space. Additionally, 200 tractor trailers provide JIT delivery. www.precision-strip.com

About Integrys Energy: Integrys Energy Group, Inc. is a diversified energy holding company with regulated natural gas and electric utility operations (serving customers in Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin), an approximate 34 percent equity ownership interest in American Transmission Co. (a federally regulated electric transmission company) and nonregulated energy operations. For more information, visit www.integrysgroup.com.

Contact Information

  • Media contacts:

    Scott Magnus
    Director, Marketing
    Trillium CNG
    419-517-9972
    419-902-7222 (Cell)

    Michelle Downerd
    Communications Coordinator
    Heritage Cooperative
    877-240-4393
    937-355-0003