BLOSSMAN ACQUIRES TWO NEW BRANCH LOCATIONS
Blossman Gas, Appliance and Service purchased the assets of Palmetto Gas located in Ridgeland, South Carolina on January 31st.
Palmetto Gas’ 2800 customers will be integrated into Blossman’s current customer base of 135,000.
“We are very excited about this acquisition,” said Stuart Weidie, President and CEO of Blossman Gas. “We‘re pleased that Palmetto’s owner Jim Dixon and his team are joining Blossman. The Hilton Head, South Carolina area is a thriving market affording us numerous opportunities for growth and our two companies share many core beliefs regarding providing superior service to customers.” adds Weidie.“This acquisition fits well with Blossman’s strategy to grow both organically and through the purchase of outstanding propane companies. “
Adds Jim Dixon,“Palmetto Gas is pleased to join the Blossman Gas Company. With our 29 years of business experience and contacts in the low country, we offer construction services and propane installation & delivery service to residential, commercial and builder customers. Palmetto Gas strives to have the best in customer service, sales and reputation in our area.”
In January, Blossman Gas additionally acquired the assets of Ankney Propane Plus owned by Chuck Ankney located in Ocala, Florida. Ankney Propane serves Marion and Ocala Counties.
Owner Chuck Ankney, in business for over 35 years along with Phil Losasso, Sales Manager who has been with Ankney Propane for 15 years will be continuing to direct the branch operations and sales.
“I have always believed in providing the finest in hometown service and a friendly welcome when customers come into the office,” notes Ankney. “As a family owned company for 60 years with a high emphasis on safety and customer service, Blossman Gas is a great fit for us. I could not be more happy or proud to continue Ankney’s long history under the Blossman Gas name.”
Ankney Propane Plus provides propane gas sales, a cylinder filling station, an assortment of home and outdoor propane appliances and products, parts and accessories.