Integer Research Launches Canadian Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) Locator

LONDON, May 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --

Integer Research has launched a website to help truck fleets and owner-operators to locate the nearest Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) supply.

discoverDEF.ca provides information on DEF retail and truck stop locations, including a route planner, information on DEF handling procedures, Canadian emissions legislation, a FAQ section and fleet search for bulk DEF and DEF equipment suppliers.

The site is supported by Canadian DEF distributors, vehicle manufacturers, equipment suppliers, trade groups and the American Petroleum Institute (API).

Shelly Hubbard, Brand Manager of H2Blu and Castrol Commercial Products and

H2Blu at Wakefield, said: "Canada's own brand of premium quality DEF is formulated with an emphasis on purity and performance, providing Canadian carriers with consistent product reliability.  H2Blu's broad distribution via Wakefield Canada's existing Heavy Duty and expanding fleet distribution networks assure availability right across the country."

Peter MacEwen, General Manager Commercial Fuels & Special Projects at DEF distributor MacEwen Petroleum, said: "MacEwen is proud to partner with Integer on the launch of http://www.discoverDEF.ca. With this tool, we look forward to providing the best in bulk DEF supply and service to many more Canadian fleets."

The team behind discoverDEF.ca will add new locations on a regular basis. If you stock DEF and would like your details added to the website please contact Lucy Terry, DEF Data Manager at Integer (lucy.terry@integer-research.com). There is no charge for this service.


As time of writing, discoverDEF.ca listed 455 retail locations in the country stocking packaged DEF.  Ontario had the largest number, with 181 retailers offering jugs of DEF, primarily vehicle dealers, and Quebec the second highest, with 122. Currently, five truck stops offer DEF at the pump, all operated by Pilot Flying J.

About Diesel Exhaust Fluid and Selective Catalytic Reduction

Environment Canada's harmonisation with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's 2010 emissions standards for on-highway vehicles has led to the widespread adoption of Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) technology by medium and heavy-duty truck manufacturers. SCR works by spraying DEF into the exhaust stream to destroy dangerous NOx chemicals using an advanced catalyst system, significantly reducing pollution.

DEF is a non-toxic solution comprised of 32.5% pure urea in 67.5% de-ionized water.

About Integer Research

Integer is a specialist provider of research, data, analysis, and consultancy services in the emissions control industry.

Integer Research operates discoverDEF.com, for the U.S. market, and FindAdBlue.com a European locator site. The company also publishes a monthly DEF price tracking service, DEF Tracker.  

Contact:

James Hobday on +1-718-705-4735, james.hobday@integer-research.com.

http://www.integer-research.com/environment-emissions/


SOURCE Integer Research



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