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Targray Adds Fuel Tank for Biodiesel in Chicago Area

Nov 07, 2016
North American Biofuel supplier's latest expansion addresses strong demand in Midwest region

Chicago, Illinois – Targray, a leading North American biodiesel supplier, has announced its latest biodiesel inventory location in Summit Argo, Illinois, near Chicago. Beginning in July 2016, Targray will supply B99 biodiesel to its growing customer base using the terminal’s fully-automated 24/7 truck rack.

 New Terminal to Address Strong Demand for Biodiesel in Chicago Area

Accessible by rail and capable of supplying biodiesel throughout the winter months, the Chicago-area fuel terminal will enable Targray to address the increasingly high demand for biofuels coming out of the Midwestern US states.

The Summit Argo location will allow the company “to serve new & existing customers, and to show our continuous efforts to strengthen our network of terminals in the Midwest.” Explains Andrew Richardson, President of Targray. The terminal is one of the world’s largest throughput fuel ethanol facilities. It offers rail to storage, land to ship and ship to storage services for fuel distribution. The facility’s wide range of products and services enable Targray to provide its customers with complete biodiesel management solutions.

Company Joins Chicago Area Clean Cities Coalition

The Chicago Area Clean Cities Coalition (CACC) is a unique partnership of government and corporate organizations from every corner of the Chicago metropolitan area. Representing private businesses, educational and research institutions, fuel providers, utilities and environmental organizations, the organization works towards encouraging the use of clean fuel and clean fuel vehicles in and around the Chicago area.

As the CACC’s latest member, Targray will work with the club’s private & public sector members to ensure that regional biodiesel needs are met year-round with consistent, reliable and well-priced fuels. The CACC membership highlights Targray’s continued commitment to supporting the adoption of high-quality clean fuels in commercial centers throughout North America.

“Like the Clean Cities initiative, Targray is fundamentally committed to addressing tomorrow’s energy challenges in cities across the country.” explained Dan Murray, Vice President of Targray. “Our centrally-located Chicago biodiesel tank will allow us to help the CACC achieve its goals by supplying cleaner-burning fuels to local fleets & businesses.”

About the Targray Biofuels Company

Founded in 1989, Targray is a North American biodiesel supplier with a fleet of company-owned rail cars and 9 biodiesel terminal locations across the US and Canada. The company provides petroleum retailers, jobbers, fleet operators and truck stops with BQ-9000 certified biofuels, alongside business solutions that seize on market opportunities, enhance profits & accelerate growth.

Benefiting from nearly 30 years of experience in supply chain management & logistics, Targray is one of the fastest growing suppliers of biodiesel in the United States and Canada. For more information on the company’s participation in the biofuels industry, please visit www.targray.com