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Fuel Oil News July 2016

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26 JULY 2016 | FUEL OIL NEWS | www.fueloilnews.com CARLIN Combustion Technologies had on display the ProX 45000 igniter. This features a reengineered circuit design, stron- ger components and lower internal oper- ating temperature to increase its dura- bility and longevity. A c c o r d i n g t o t h e company, using its most rigorous testing protocols the igniter outlasted any other igniter the company t e s t e d . T h e P r o X 45000 is also universal, with housing mount- i n g l o c a t i o n s f o r virtually any burner. The ROTH INDUSTRIES INC. outdoor oil tank cover was a popular attraction in the company's booth during the show. T h e c o v e r i s designed to pro- t e c t t h e t o p o f t h e t a n k f r o m both the weather a n d h a r m f u l ultraviolet rays. Effort has been made to ensure that the cover is easy to open and close in adverse weather condi- tions, as it swings down against the front of the tank. T he inaugural Eastern Energy Expo concluded to accolades from attendees, exhibitors and sponsors. Attendance at the show exceeded 4,000 industry representatives. More than 250 companies exhibited at the two- day trade show at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Conn. In addition, more than 50 business programs were offered during the convention. "Our goal in creating the Eastern Energy Expo was to provide a forum that brings all segments of the petroleum mar- keting industry together to network and learn," stated Eric DeGesero, executive vice president of the Fuel Merchants Association. "Heating fuel marketers, motor fuel distributors and HVAC service professionals all came together last week as we gen- erated a positive buzz within the industry with this new show." Judy Garber, executive director, OESP, stated, "The joint show provided each of the partners the ability to sponsor an industry-wide convention and trade show and enabled each of the sponsors to reach a wider audience as our attendance and participation exceeded our projections. We offered four tracks of business programming during the event and the feedback to date has been very positive." The show also hosted "Women in Energy" pro- g r a m m i n g w h i c h g e n e r a t e d g r e a t enthusiasm from the participants and its dynamic speakers. Eastern Energy Expo was sponsored by Oil & Energy Service Professionals (OESP), Atlantic Region Energy Expo and Pennsylvania Petroleum Association. This year's event featured participation from Business Partner CITGO Petroleum and Premier Sponsor Bioheat® in addition to numerous other corporate sponsors. For a complete list, visit easternenergyexpo.com Plans are already underway for next year's event to be held May 21-25 in Hershey, Pa. In the August issue, Fuel Oil News will provide a full rundown on the OESP awards that were pre- sented during its annual awards banquet. EASTERN ENERGY EXPO... Hits a Hot Start A lot of questions were answered when the doors opened for the show CARLIN ROTH INDUSTRIES

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