Written on: January 25, 2023
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
WYOMING, MINNESOTA – January 23, 2023 – Lakes Gas, headquartered in Wyoming, Minn. is pleased to announce that it has acquired the propane operations of Van’s Gas Service, in Kenosha, Wisconsin. This transaction is Lakes Gas’ first acquisition of 2023.
Van’s Gas Service was founded in 1943 by the grandfather of Scott Van Thiel. The company sells and delivers propane to residential and commercial customers of Kenosha and Racine counties in the Southeast corner of Wisconsin.
“We are pleased to add to our market strength in southern Wisconsin,” Lakes Gas CEO Trent Hampton said. “Van’s Gas customers can expect us to continue to provide outstanding customer service and to remain involved in the local communities. In addition, they will have greater access to more purchasing programs and online services.”
“I am very excited to watch Lakes Gas help foster a thriving business that my family has worked on for years,” said Scott Van Thiel. “It makes me happy to be a part of Lakes Gas and watch us continue to grow.”
About Lakes Gas
Founded in 1959, Lakes Gas is now one of the largest family-owned propane providers in the country. Our 51 locations in the upper Midwest are staffed by employees who live in the communities they serve.
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