Michigan's Atlas Oil Acquires Ro-Di Oil Company; Enhances Indiana Footprint


Taylor, MI – April 04, 2011 — Atlas Oil Company has successfully completed its acquisition of Ro-Di Oil Company of Veerdersburg, Indiana. Ro-Di Oil Company distributes approximately 10mm gallons of petroleum products annually in the central Indiana marketplace.

Ro-Di Oil Company, Inc. is a privately held company that has been in business for the past 17 years. Ron Hayman, President of Ro-Di Oil, will assist in the transition of the business and customer relationships. His son, RD Hayman, has joined the Atlas Oil team as district manager and will be instrumental in driving planned future growth in the region.

“The acquisition of Ro-Di Oil Company is a natural extension of our retail business and enhances our present dealer model,” said Sam Simon, CEO and Owner, Atlas Oil Company. “Strategically, this addition extends our Indiana footprint and adds to our transportation business and wholesale branded and unbranded customer base.”

About Atlas Oil Company
Atlas is a premier national fuel supply and distribution company. With 24/7/365 operations, Atlas meets the fuel and service needs of businesses, municipalities and government agencies in 23 states. Atlas also supplies fuel to nearly 400 gasoline convenience stores throughout Illinois, Indiana, Michigan and Ohio.

Headquartered in Taylor, Michigan, Atlas maintains operational centers in Taylor, Michigan; Niles, Michigan; Hammond, Indiana; Houston, Texas and Toledo, Ohio and satellite offices in Minneapolis, MN; Scottsdale, AZ; La Feria, TX; and Albuquerque, NM. The company was named one of Metropolitan Detroit’s “101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For” in 2010, a “Top Workplace” by the Detroit Free Press for the past three years, and earned a spot on the Inc. 5000 list of fastest growing private companies in 2009 and 2010.

For more information regarding Atlas Oil Company, visit www.atlasoil.com.