|By PR Newswire||
|April 21, 2014 04:35 PM EDT||
WHEELING, W.Va., April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tri-State Petroleum Corporation is pleased to announce it's celebrating 40 years of business in 2014. Tri-State Petroleum Corporation is a family-owned convenience store operator and wholesale distributor of motor fuels in Ohio, West Virginia and Pennsylvania. The company operates convenience stores, and services branded accounts and commercial and industrial accounts within the three-state area.
The company was founded in 1974 by the late Edward J. and Elizabeth J. Coyne.
"The core values of the company have always included a strong family work ethic, which involved all of the family members working in the business from an early age," said Colleen Coyne McGlinn, chief executive officer.
The company is currently managed by a strong team of experienced c-store operators, including several family members who have been active in the business for many years. Edward J. Coyne II, COO, and Erin C. Merrick, CFO, will celebrate their 30th anniversary with Tri-State Petroleum this year. Colleen C. McGlinn, CEO, and Sheila C. Romanek, director of transportation, sales, property management and environmental compliance, are other family members who are actively engaged in the day-to-day management of the business.
With price and allocation regulation in place in 1974, the first two years for Tri-State was limited to the sale of tires, batteries and accessories until Tri-State was awarded its first unbranded #2 fuel contract. In 1977, Tri-State purchased its first barge river terminal, which it continues to own and operate in Warwood, W.Va. In 1979, Tri-State was awarded its first branded fuel supply contract with Gulf Oil. Tri-State expanded its branded fuel business in 1987 by entering into a branded fuel contract with BP Oil Company.
It was in the 1990s that the company expanded its wholesale fuel distribution business into the convenience and retail gasoline business, including the completion of two major asset acquisitions in 1993 and 1997, and the formation of one of the first co-branded Exxon/Wendy's in this region of the country in 1994. In 2002, Tri-State completed another major acquisition of retail assets formerly owned by Exxon Corporation in the Pittsburgh, Pa. market resulting in significant growth of its retail operations.
As of April 1, 2012, Tri-State partnered with Marathon Petroleum Corporation to supply Marathon branded fuel to the majority of Tri-State's convenience retail locations. Today, either Marathon's or BP's brand names and logos are now seen on the canopies and street signs at all of the branded locations owned and operated or supplied by Tri-State.
From 2002-12, through involvement with the Education Alliance Grant Program sponsored by ExxonMobil Corporation, Tri-State worked to support local schools with contributions in excess of $130,000. Under the ExxonMobil Education Alliance Grant Program, funds were made available through Tri-State to schools located in the immediate area of our convenience stores/service stations.
Tri-State has also been an active participant and corporate supportor of the Make-A-Wish Foundation through its participation in the WV Omega. During the last several years, fundraisers sponsored by WV Omega and participated in by Tri-State have raised donations of more than $45,000 for the Make A Wish Foundation.
In 2009-10, Tri-State founded several scholarships for its employees and local schools in the Wheeling community in honor of the founders of the company. The Edward J. and Elizabeth J. Coyne Foundation Scholarship was created through the Pittsburgh Foundation in 2009 for the purpose of granting scholarships to the company's employees and their families. Similar scholarships were created at Wheeling Central Catholic High School and Linsly Institute in Wheeling in honor of Edward J. and Elizabeth J. Coyne.
As a way to celebrate its anniversary,Tri-State was a corporate sponsor of the Wheeling Light the Night walk on April 10, 2014. Tri-State raised more than $16,000 to donate to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society as part of the event, which raised in excess of $68,000 for the cause.
Annual Performance Awards
Throughout its history, Tri-State has been affiliated with numerous refining companies, including: American Refining Group, Apex, Ashland, BP, Citgo, Chevron, Exxon, Gulf Oil, Marathon, Pennzoil, Quaker State, Sun Refining and Marketing, Sunoco, Texaco, and Uno-Ven. Annual performance recognition awards for excellence have been awarded to Tri-State from numerous oil companies, including Marathon, Exxon, BP and Chevron for each year from 1987 through 2014.
"We are very proud to be celebrating our 40th anniversary, and to be carrying on the legacy of the business our parents founded. We are grateful for the opportunities that we have been blessed with in life and that we are able to give back to our employees and the communities that have supported our business over the last 40 years. We will always deeply appreciate all of our employees, business partners and customers who have been loyal to the company over the years. We look forward to many more years to come," McGlinn added.
For more information about Tri-State Petroleum Corporation, please visit www.fueledbytristate.com.
Colleen C. McGlinn
SOURCE Tri-State Petroleum Corporation
SYS-CON Events announced today that SoftLayer, an IBM Company, has been named “Gold Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 18th Cloud Expo, which will take place on June 7-9, 2016, at the Javits Center in New York, New York. SoftLayer, an IBM Company, provides cloud infrastructure as a service from a growing number of data centers and network points of presence around the world. SoftLayer’s customers range from Web startups to global enterprises.
Mar. 27, 2017 02:45 PM EDT Reads: 1,930
Some people worry that OpenStack is more flash then substance; however, for many customers this could not be farther from the truth. No other technology equalizes the playing field between vendors while giving your internal teams better access than ever to infrastructure when they need it. In his session at 20th Cloud Expo, Chris Brown, a Solutions Marketing Manager at Nutanix, will talk through some real-world OpenStack deployments and look into the ways this can benefit customers of all sizes....
Mar. 27, 2017 02:30 PM EDT Reads: 4,286
Deep learning has been very successful in social sciences and specially areas where there is a lot of data. Trading is another field that can be viewed as social science with a lot of data. With the advent of Deep Learning and Big Data technologies for efficient computation, we are finally able to use the same methods in investment management as we would in face recognition or in making chat-bots. In his session at 20th Cloud Expo, Gaurav Chakravorty, co-founder and Head of Strategy Development ...
Mar. 27, 2017 02:30 PM EDT Reads: 3,654
SYS-CON Events announced today that Linux Academy, the foremost online Linux and cloud training platform and community, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 20th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Linux Academy was founded on the belief that providing high-quality, in-depth training should be available at an affordable price. Industry leaders in quality training, provided services, and student certification passes, its goal is to c...
Mar. 27, 2017 02:30 PM EDT Reads: 4,000
SYS-CON Events announced today that CA Technologies has been named “Platinum Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 20th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY, and the 21st International Cloud Expo®, which will take place October 31-November 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. CA Technologies helps customers succeed in a future where every business – from apparel to energy – is being rewritten by software. From ...
Mar. 27, 2017 02:00 PM EDT Reads: 2,019
Interoute has announced the integration of its Global Cloud Infrastructure platform with Rancher Labs’ container management platform, Rancher. This approach enables enterprises to accelerate their digital transformation and infrastructure investments. Matthew Finnie, Interoute CTO commented “Enterprises developing and building apps in the cloud and those on a path to Digital Transformation need Digital ICT Infrastructure that allows them to build, test and deploy faster than ever before. The int...
Mar. 27, 2017 01:30 PM EDT Reads: 1,182
In his session at @ThingsExpo, Eric Lachapelle, CEO of the Professional Evaluation and Certification Board (PECB), will provide an overview of various initiatives to certifiy the security of connected devices and future trends in ensuring public trust of IoT. Eric Lachapelle is the Chief Executive Officer of the Professional Evaluation and Certification Board (PECB), an international certification body. His role is to help companies and individuals to achieve professional, accredited and worldw...
Mar. 27, 2017 01:15 PM EDT Reads: 716
What if you could build a web application that could support true web-scale traffic without having to ever provision or manage a single server? Sounds magical, and it is! In his session at 20th Cloud Expo, Chris Munns, Senior Developer Advocate for Serverless Applications at Amazon Web Services, will show how to build a serverless website that scales automatically using services like AWS Lambda, Amazon API Gateway, and Amazon S3. We will review several frameworks that can help you build serverle...
Mar. 27, 2017 01:00 PM EDT Reads: 2,055
SYS-CON Events announced today that Loom Systems will exhibit at SYS-CON's 20th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Founded in 2015, Loom Systems delivers an advanced AI solution to predict and prevent problems in the digital business. Loom stands alone in the industry as an AI analysis platform requiring no prior math knowledge from operators, leveraging the existing staff to succeed in the digital era. With offices in S...
Mar. 27, 2017 01:00 PM EDT Reads: 1,444
SYS-CON Events announced today that Interoute, owner-operator of one of Europe's largest networks and a global cloud services platform, has been named “Bronze Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 20th Cloud Expo, which will take place on June 6-8, 2017 at the Javits Center in New York, New York. Interoute is the owner-operator of one of Europe's largest networks and a global cloud services platform which encompasses 12 data centers, 14 virtual data centers and 31 colocation centers, with connections to 195 add...
Mar. 27, 2017 12:45 PM EDT Reads: 1,346
The Software Defined Data Center (SDDC), which enables organizations to seamlessly run in a hybrid cloud model (public + private cloud), is here to stay. IDC estimates that the software-defined networking market will be valued at $3.7 billion by 2016. Security is a key component and benefit of the SDDC, and offers an opportunity to build security 'from the ground up' and weave it into the environment from day one. In his session at 16th Cloud Expo, Reuven Harrison, CTO and Co-Founder of Tufin, ...
Mar. 27, 2017 11:30 AM EDT Reads: 6,725
SYS-CON Events announced today that T-Mobile will exhibit at SYS-CON's 20th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. As America's Un-carrier, T-Mobile US, Inc., is redefining the way consumers and businesses buy wireless services through leading product and service innovation. The Company's advanced nationwide 4G LTE network delivers outstanding wireless experiences to 67.4 million customers who are unwilling to compromise on ...
Mar. 27, 2017 11:15 AM EDT Reads: 2,360
SYS-CON Events announced today that Infranics will exhibit at SYS-CON's 20th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Since 2000, Infranics has developed SysMaster Suite, which is required for the stable and efficient management of ICT infrastructure. The ICT management solution developed and provided by Infranics continues to add intelligence to the ICT infrastructure through the IMC (Infra Management Cycle) based on mathemat...
Mar. 27, 2017 10:30 AM EDT Reads: 3,131
SYS-CON Events announced today that HTBase will exhibit at SYS-CON's 20th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. HTBase (Gartner 2016 Cool Vendor) delivers a Composable IT infrastructure solution architected for agility and increased efficiency. It turns compute, storage, and fabric into fluid pools of resources that are easily composed and re-composed to meet each application’s needs. With HTBase, companies can quickly prov...
Mar. 27, 2017 10:30 AM EDT Reads: 3,004
SYS-CON Events announced today that Cloudistics, an on-premises cloud computing company, has been named “Bronze Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 20th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. Cloudistics delivers a complete public cloud experience with composable on-premises infrastructures to medium and large enterprises. Its software-defined technology natively converges network, storage, compute, virtualization, and management into a ...
Mar. 27, 2017 09:30 AM EDT Reads: 2,107