FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 29, 2018
GUARDIAN FUELING TECHNOLOGIES ACQUIRES SOUTHEASTERN PETROLEUM SYSTEMS (SEPS)
Jacksonville, FL – March 29, 2018. Guardian Fueling Technologies is pleased to announce the acquisition of Southeastern Petroleum Systems (SEPS) in Charlotte, NC. This expansion fills a void in Guardian’s footprint in the Carolinas and grows the total number of Guardian full-service branch offices to (13) across (5) states in the Southeastern U.S.
“We are excited to welcome the team at SEPS to our Guardian family and look forward to building on their service culture in the marketplace” states Joey Batchelor, CEO. “Our customers can expect a more efficient service experience across our footprint and a new option in the region for equipment, parts and construction services”. The combined company now has a network of 180+ service technicians operating from the Outer Banks of North Carolina to Key West, Florida.
“When looking to the future it becomes very apparent that joining forces with Guardian allows us to increase our offerings to the marketplace while providing our employees with greater opportunities for advancement. Our two companies have similar cultures, a shared customer base, and many complimentary business interests” notes Blair Shwedo, President of SEPS. “Given Guardian’s additional resources in Raleigh, Greensboro, Columbia and Atlanta our team will be even better equipped to support it”. Guardians’ expansion into North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia now includes (5) full-service branch offices with local management, a seasoned sales team and fully stocked warehouses.
Guardian Fueling Technologies is the leading distributor, service provider and contractor serving the needs of fuel system owners and operators in the Southeast. The company is headquartered in Jacksonville, FL and serves their customer base from thirteen branch offices located across a footprint of five states. The core competency of the company is service delivered by a network of 180+ service technicians. Guardian is a leading distributor for the premier products in the industry including Gilbarco, Veeder-Root, VeriFone, OPW, Franklin, Xerxes, Containment Solutions, Bravo and FuelMaster among many others. Guardian also founded and proudly represents FuelGuard fuel polishing services and SafeGuard compliance solutions across the Southeast.
For more information, please contact:
Jeff Hilyer - Marketing & Communications Mgr.
Guardian Fueling Technologies
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