JDI Acquires Assets of Handy Industries Gas Caddy Line

JDI Acquires Assets of Handy Industries Gas Caddy Line

Barberton, OH — JohnDow Industries, in an effort to further grow its gas caddy sales and distribution, has recently completed the asset purchase of the Handy Industries Gas Caddy line. Prior to the purchase, JDI’s gas caddy line, under the brand name Fuel Chief was the largest in North America. Handy held the second position nationally and abroad.

Handy, located in Marshalltown, IA, has been a quality manufacturer since 1964. This acquisition by JDI better positions the company to meet the needs of many different fuel transfer and storage applications and markets. “The staff at JohnDow is eager to work with the Handy customers, as there has been a void in the market for their products for nearly a month,” commented Mark Pfleeger, vice president-sales at JohnDow. Handy Gas Caddy parts are also now available through JDI.
The Handy Gas Caddy asset acquisition is the second of its kind for JDI in the last year. In September 2009, the assets of Dynamic Automotive Fasteners & Supplies of Madison Heights, MI, were acquired as well.

The Fuel Chief line offers FM-approved steel models for professional, fuel system-related service work, poly models with several capacities for basic fuel storage needs, and was first with professional FM-approved models for the unique demands for alternative fuels and flex fuels.

For more information on JDI and Fuel Chief Gas Caddies, call 800-433-0708 or visit www.johndow.com.

You May Also Like

MEYLE Expands Electronics, Sensor Product Portfolio

The focus is on assistance systems and engine and transmission management, with more than 300 new part numbers.

Hamburg-based manufacturer MEYLE announced it is expanding its portfolio of electronic and sensor spare parts by more than 300 references "to meet the demand from independent repair shops for high-quality and precisely fitting parts." The focus is on assistance systems and engine and transmission management, with more than 300 new part numbers in the pipeline, as well as the expansion of its product range specifically for electric vehicles, the company said.

FCS Introduces 42 New Numbers in May

Complete strut assemblies, shock absorbers, shock absorber assembly kits and suspension struts for popular VIO applications are included.

Philips Ultinon Drive 5000 LED Lightbar Line Expands

Lumileds has expanded the Philips Ultinon Drive 5000 series to include eight models.

DMA Adds New BrakeMaster Coverage

New coverage for Ford and Chevy includes popular pickup trucks and SUVs.

Akebono Expands Severe Duty Disc Brake Pad Kits

Akebono said it expanded its severe-duty ultra-premium disc brake pad line by 14 new part numbers.

Other Posts
ShopOwner’s June Digital Magazine Available Now

This issue is free to download and read; priceless in business value.

GSP Releases New CV Axle Part Numbers

GSP said 14 new CV axle part numbers are in stock and ready to ship.

Pricing Alignments

Why ordering off the menu can hurt your shop and customers.

BCA Bearings Unveils 2024 Endless Summer Promotion

The Endless Summer promotion runs from May 1 through June 30, 2024.