Garsite Progress Acquires Kansas Operations

Garsite Progress, an entity formed by AFI Partners, announced the acquisition of Garsite and Progress Tank, U.S.-based manufacturers of aviation refueling and liquid waste transportation equipment.

“Garsite and Progress have a combined history of 160 years of experience as the industry leaders in both aviation refueling and liquid waste equipment manufacturing,” E.J. Antonio, managing partner of AFI Partners, said. “This partnership marks a significant opportunity for Garsite and Progress to focus and accelerate on core competencies, including customer service, quality and an increased distribution platform.”

In business for 67 years, Garsite aircraft refuelers, hydrant dispensers, and fueling equipment have been supplying to major in-to-plane fueling companies, oil companies, airlines, freight distribution companies, and fuel marketers around the globe. Garsite refuelers are in-service every day at nearly every major U.S. airport and in over 80 countries on 6 continents, the company says. Additionally, Garsite is a provider to all U.S. military branches through both GSA and DLA HEPP contracts.