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Love's purchase of Trillium finalized


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Combined, Love’s and Trillium operate 65 public-access CNG facilities. (Courtesy: LOVE’S)
Combined, Love’s and Trillium operate 65 public-access CNG facilities. (Courtesy: LOVE’S)

OKLAHOMA CITY — Trillium CNG officially joins the Love’s Family of Companies after an agreement for Love’s to purchase the compressed natural gas (CNG) company was recently finalized. Love’s Customers have access to the 37 acquired Trillium stations.

Combined, Love’s and Trillium operate 65 public-access CNG facilities.

“Trillium CNG brings 20 years of knowledge and skill in the CNG industry to the Love’s Family of Companies and we’re proud to have them on board,” said Frank Love, co-CEO of Love’s. “The addition of Trillium bolsters the CNG dimension of Love’s customer offerings and brings enhanced, fleet-focused services from the Love’s organization to CNG Customers.”

He said Love’s customers will benefit from Trillium’s expertise and Trillium customers can take advantage of Love’s vast offerings such as the My Love Rewards loyalty program, Love’s Truck Tire Care, Love’s Financial services, Love’s 28 existing CNG locations and more.

 “This acquisition shows Love’s has a long-term commitment to CNG,” Love said. “Together with Trillium, we can help new and existing Customers extend their commitment to CNG. We will continue to make investments in the alternative fuel industry to give Customers more access to a cleaner-burning fueling solution with a stable cost.”

Trillium CNG provides fuel for thousands of natural gas vehicles daily and delivers more than 55 million gallons of CNG per year.

Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores is headquartered in Oklahoma City. Founded in 1964, Love’s has more than 370 locations in 40 states. Love’s provides professional truck drivers and motorists with 24-hour access to clean and safe places to purchase gasoline, diesel fuel, travel items, electronics, snacks and more, as well as a selection of restaurant offerings.

On-site Love’s Truck Tire Care centers offer roadside assistance, tire care and light mechanical services for professional truck drivers.

 Showers, CAT scales and other services for professional truck drivers are also available. Love’s, which remains family-owned and operated, employs more than 15,000 people and is currently ranked No. 14 on Forbes Magazine’s annual listing of America’s Largest Private Companies.

To learn more, visit www.loves.com.

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