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U.S. Venture, Inc. announces new U.S. Gain division


Recognizes importance and growth of its CNG business for commercial transportation

Appleton, Wis. –  U.S. Venture, Inc. a leading distributor and marketer of energy, automotive and lubricant products in North America has established a separate corporate division for its Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) business. The new division, called U.S. Gain, will encompass all operations related to its expanding CNG network for commercial fleet operators and shippers in North America. The network is marketed under the GAIN Clean Fuel brand which has 39 sites operational or underway with a target of 100 locations in the next two years.

GAIN Clean Fuel was originally managed within the U.S. Oil division whose principal focus is petroleum and biofuel distribution, trading and terminal operations. U.S. Venture’s other two divisions include U.S. AutoForce and U.S. Lubricants.

“We are very excited about our new U.S. Gain division,” said U.S. Venture President, John Schmidt.

“This move supports the U.S. Venture vision of being the very best value-adding distributor of products that vehicles consume in North America. It recognizes the strategic importance and role U.S. Gain will play in achieving that vision.”

U.S. Gain General Manager Bill Renz noted, “The new division emphasizes U.S Venture’s commitment to this growing category and to the GAIN Clean Fuel brand. The quality way we do business will not change, and our goal remains to be a leading national supplier to our commercial customers.”

About U.S. Venture

For over 60 years, U.S. Venture, Inc. has been recognized as an innovative leader in the distribution of petroleum and renewable energy products, lubricants, and tires and parts for the automotive aftermarket. Guided by its company vision, “To be the very best value-adding distributor of products that vehicles consume in North America,” they deliver unconventional, creative solutions that give their customers a competitive edge. Headquartered in Appleton, Wisconsin, the company’s business divisions are U.S. Oil, U.S. AutoForce, U.S. Lubricants, and U.S. Gain. U.S. Venture has a workforce of more than 1,100 associates across the United States.

About U.S. Gain

U.S. Gain is a leading Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) provider offering fleet operators an environmentally friendly, cost-effective alternative to traditional fuel options. GAIN Clean Fuel stations are strategically located for carriers along major shipping corridors and provide easy-access, fast-fill capabilities. U.S. Gain is on track to open 100 new fueling stations across the United States within the next two years. For more information, please visit: