Announcements and Milestones
From, for and About PEI Members
Rick Wiedemann Named
Tuthill Transfer Systems President
RICK WIEDEMANN BECAME president of Tuthill Transfer Systems in Fort
Wayne, Indiana, effective Aug. 1,
the company announced.
Wiedemann joined Tuthill
in 2015 as director of global
business development and
Americas sales at Tuthill Vacuum
& Blower Systems in Spring;eld,
Missouri.;His leadership and strategy contributed to Tuthill’s
climb to a top 1% company.;
In 2017, Wiedemann transitioned to the commercial
lead at Tuthill Transfer Systems as vice president of sales and
marketing.;In that role, Wiedemann led Tuthill to launch
e-commerce platforms on Amazon, eBay and Zoro for the
Fill-Rite and Sotera Systems brands.
Wiedemann previously worked at CST Industries in the
Kansas City area, where he was vice president of business and
product development and vice president of sales and market-
ing.;For 10 years, he worked at SPX Cooling Technologies in
engineering and project management positions.
Wiedemann has an MBA from the University of Kansas
and a Bachelor Science in Manufacturing Engineering and
a Bachelor of Science in Engineering Management from
Tuthill Transfer Systems manufactures Fill-Rite and
Sotera Systems fuel and chemical transfer pumps.
PE TRO SERVICE PURCHASES KW PETROLEUM SERVICES
Ltd. purchased K. W.
Petroleum Services Ltd., the company announced.
“We are excited to announce our third acquisition in
Western Canada,” said Kevin Hocquard, vice president and
general manager of Petro Service Ltd. “K. W. Petroleum Services
Ltd. and Petro Service Ltd. are strong companies with long
histories of providing consistent, high-quality service. The
addition of K. W. Petroleum Services Ltd. to our acquisitions of
J.A. Robinson Pump Service Ltd. in 2017 and Edmonton Pump
Service in 2019 solidi;es our position in Western Canada. We
welcome all the new employees to our team and look forward to
offering our combined strengths to our customers.”
In operation since 1985, Petro Service Ltd. provides
service, distribution, installation and construction in the
petroleum and ;uid handling industry. Headquartered in
Saint John, New Brunswick, the company employs more than
100 people throughout Canada.
K. W. Petroleum Services Ltd. was established in 1982
and was purchased by Rick Duval in 1993. Chris McMurtry
and Terry Lightbody became partners in 1995 and took full
ownership of K. W. Petroleum Services Ltd. upon the passing
of Rick Duval in 2015. The Saskatoon-based company, with
a branch in Regina, specializes in the construction, installation and maintenance of petroleum equipment throughout