June 9, 2015, Cincinnati, Ohio – RelaDyne, one of the nation’s leading providers of lubricants, fuel, diesel exhaust fluid (DEF), and industrial reliability services announced this week that it has acquired Palatine Oil Company (“POC”). POC is one of Chicagoland’s largest LTL (Less than Truckload) fuel marketers and has been servicing the market as a fuel and lubricant distributor for more than 40 years. This acquisition further establishes RelaDyne’s commitment to growth in the lubrication and fuel markets positioning the combined company as one of the largest fuel marketers in the Chicagoland area.
From its humble beginnings with one truck in the 1970’s, POC’s growth is a testament to the company’s uncompromising commitment to its customers and the greater Chicago market. As part of RelaDyne, POC customers will now be able to take advantage of RelaDyne’s complete line of products and services. POC customers will also have access to order online via RelaDyne Express, RelaDyne’s e-commerce platform. POC will operate within the RelaDyne great lakes region allowing the existing business to expand its geographic coverage and enhance its efficiency.