ProFlo Industries acquires Garsite and Progress Tank

ProFlo Industries resizedProFlo Industries has acquired aviation refuelling equipment supplier Garsite and portable restroom vacuum equipment supplier Progress Tank in an equity deal.

Progress Tank has manufactured truck-mounted equipment used in the refined fuel, heating oil and liquid waste industries, specialising in vacuum and fuel delivery trucks since 1922.

Garsite was established in 1952, manufacturing and assembling aircraft refuellers and hydrant dispensers for in-to-plane fuelling companies, oil companies, airlines, freight distribution companies and fuel marketers.

Global Aviation Services, doing business as ProFlo Industries is a subsidiary of PrimeFlight Aviation Services, which supplies aircraft refuelling equipment including new and refurbished refuellers, bowsers, hydrant dispensers, hydrant carts, fuelling ladders, fuelling skids, floating suctions, storage systems and aviation fuelling modules.

Dan Bucaro, President and CEO of PrimeFlight Aviation Services, said: “Together, we will be able to deliver a wider range of quality refuelling and ground service equipment, an expanded inventory of stock equipment and parts, faster turnaround times, a larger maintenance network, and added engineering support.”

Teresa Montgomery, Vice President of Garsite, who will remain with the business, said: “The support and resources we will gain from the ProFlo team with their newly expanded manufacturing facility within the free trade zone of Barranquilla, Colombia will allow us to better scale our business and meet global demand.”

ACT provides TractEasy EZTow with chargers

ACT charges TractEasy EZTow resizedAdvanced Charging Technologies (ACT) has added outdoor autonomous guided vehicles (AGVs) to the products it serves by supporting TractEast EZTow operations in the USA and France.

Integrating ACT Quantum charging technology into autonomous vehicle deployment offers users reliable and efficient charging and provides the analytics necessary for optimising charging needs.

The TractEasy EZTow is used at airports and industrial sites in baggage, cargo and material logistics flow.

It will benefit from ACT’s charging solution expertise in the USA and France.

ACT says combining its charging technology with autonomous vehicles such as EZTow is a milestone for transforming material handling.

Michael Nelson, President of ACT, said: “These recent deployments underscore our dedication to advancing the electric autonomous vehicle landscape, offering a seamless and efficient intelligent charging experience for users of autonomous towing services.”

Rich Reno, CEO of TractEasy, added: “ACT chargers have provided necessary operational capability to our large customers with the added benefit of having one supplier capable of supporting deployments around the world which provides the global consistency for our large multinational customers.”