NOCO EXPANDS LUBRICANTS FOOTPRINT INTO NEW ENGLAND
Acquires Schultz Lubricants in West Boylston, MA
NOCO Distribution, LLC, a wholly owned business unit of NOCO Inc., announced today that it has acquired substantially all the assets of Schultz Lubricants, a full line distributor of Mobil lubricant products in Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island. All 21 Schultz Lubricants employees have joined the NOCO Distribution team.
“Like NOCO, Schultz Lubricants is a family owned and locally operated business with strong values and a commitment to the customers and communities it serves,” said James D. Newman, NOCO president. “NOCO will continue this longstanding tradition and will continue to use the Schultz brand name.”
NOCO offers a broad range of passenger vehicle, commercial vehicle, and industrial lubricants, including Mobil, Petro-Canada, along with its own private trade label.
|Fred Giese, Gereral Manager, NOCO Distribution|
“This acquisition continues our strategy of expanding our business in contiguous geographic footprints as the major oil companies focus their efforts on working with large, sophisticated distributors,” said Fred Giese, general manager, NOCO Distribution, LLC. “As opportunities arise in adjoining territories, both in the US and Canada, NOCO will continuously evaluate its acquisition strategy.”
About NOCO Energy Corporation:
Celebrating 80 years of serving the Western New York community in 2013, family owned and locally operated NOCO is headquartered in Tonawanda, NY. NOCO is committed to meeting the energy needs of its residential and commercial customers at home, at work, and on the go. NOCO offers a full line of products and services including natural gas, electricity, propane, heating oil, HVAC sales and service, commercial fuels, and industrial lubricants. The company also operates 35 NOCO Express convenience stores throughout the region. NOCO prides itself on quality products at competitive prices. For more information, visit www.noco.com.