VALLEY FORGE, Pa. (Aug. 9, 2022) — AmeriGas Propane, a subsidiary of UGI Corporation, has acquired the Miami, Florida, operations of South Florida Lift Gas. South Florida Lift Gas serves primarily forklift cylinder exchange customers in Palm Beach, Broward and Miami Dade Counties. These commercial customers will now be serviced from AmeriGas’ Medley, Florida, location.
“This modest but important acquisition aligns well with our existing business and will expand our presence and scope in the growing Florida market,” said Paul M. Ladner, president, AmeriGas. “AmeriGas’ well-established supply, logistics and distribution network, coupled with South Florida Lift Gas’ expertise in forklift cylinder exchange, will offer customers an enhanced experience and provide AmeriGas with the opportunity to expand our capabilities in our motorfuel business.”
Ladner continued, “I would like to thank the leaders of South Florida Lift Gas and the brokerage firm Blue Peak Resources for their cooperation throughout this transaction. On behalf of the AmeriGas team in Medley, we are thrilled to welcome both customers and employees of South Florida Lift Gas to our company.”
“This acquisition provides an excellent opportunity for AmeriGas to continue its growth in South Florida. It is comforting for the team at South Florida Lift Gas to know their customers will continue to receive the high level of service they have experienced and are accustomed to with SFLG,” said John Armentano, partner, Blue Peak Resources. “It has been a pleasure working with the team at AmeriGas through what was a very smooth and organized transition.”