R.W. Earhart Company acquires Franz Petroleum Products

DESHLER, Ohio — The R.W. Earhart Company, an independent propane and fuel provider with a presence throughout Ohio, today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Franz Petroleum Products. With this acquisition, the company will own and operate three bulk propane plants in Deshler, Holgate and Bascom, Ohio.

The R.W. Earhart Company is established throughout southwest and central Ohio and this recent acquisition allows them to serve the northwestern segment of the state for the first time. The company will serve all former Franz customers, as well as new customers in Henry, Putnam, Hancock, Wood, Paulding, Defiance, Fulton, Sandusky, Seneca and Wyandot counties.

“This acquisition is yet another example of the R.W. Earhart Company’s commitment to growth. We’re excited to be bringing our 60 plus years of industry experience, as well as our dedication to customer service excellence, to northwest Ohio. We feel that this is a great opportunity for our company, our new customers and our employees.” said Dan Dixon, President of R.W. Earhart. To learn more about the company, visit www.earhartcompany.com.