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Before Atlas Oil Company: 1973 - 19841973 - 1984

1973

A nine year old Sam Simon arrives in Detroit, Michigan on Sept 27, 1973

1974

The Simon family launches Great Lakes Ice Company

1975

The Simon family purchases their first gas station

1983

Sam Simon investigates Kerosene distribution

1984

A 20 year old Sam Simon begins providing Kerosene to 12 gas stations

 

Atlas Oil Company: 1985 - 19901985 - 1990

1985

  • Sam Simon runs multiple gas stations
  • Sam Simon purchases his first truck (on credit card) to distribute fuel to tankwagon customers in Southeast Michigan
  • Atlas Oil Company is formed

1986

Atlas Oil Company creates its first logo

1990

Atlas Oil Company services 20 gas stations

Atlas Oil Company: 1991 - 19961991 - 1996

1991

Atlas Oil Company becomes a Marathon distributor

1994

Atlas Oil Company creates Platinum Power™ fuel additive

1995

Atlas Oil Company purchases a pipeline terminal in Taylor, Michigan and acquires 12 million gallons of storage capacity. Atlas moves its sales and operation offices next door to form its headquarters.

1996

  • Atlas Oil Company purchases Alpha Oil bulk plant in Flint, MI
  • Atlas Oil Company purchases B&J Oil Company in Wixom, MI

Atlas Oil Company: 1997 - 20021997 - 2002

1997

  • Atlas Oil Company purchases Gallup Silkworth and acquires Wahl Oil, Monroe Oil and bulk plant facilities in Monroe, Saline, and Jackson, MI
  • Sam Simon and Atlas Oil Company make it on the front cover of Crain’s Detroit Business

1998

  • Atlas Oil Company’s first Website goes live
  • Atlas Oil Company develops Fast Track brand and services its first gas station

1999

Sam Simon is named Entrepreneur of the Year – Ernst & Young

2001

  • Atlas Oil Company forms partnership with Seaway Fuels Trucking, headquartered in Toledo, Ohio
  • Atlas Oil Company grows to 119 team members.
  • Atlas Oil Company now serves customers in Michigan and Ohio

2002

  • Atlas Oil Company purchases B&R Oil Company and becomes one of the largest Phillips 66 brand distributors in America
  • Atlas Oil Company buys its first load of renewable fuels
  • Atlas Oil Company serves customers in Michigan, Ohio and Indiana
  • Atlas Oil Company now serves 234 retail locations

Atlas Oil Company: 2003 - 20082003 - 2008

2003

  • Atlas Oil Company acquires 52 Clark Brand gas stations
  • Atlas Oil Company and Fast Track Ventures create the WoW! Brand
  • Atlas Oil Company purchases Fair Oil and acquires five additional CITGO branded gas stations
  • Atlas Oil Company up and running, keeping its customers supplied with fuel during the famous Blackout of 2003

2004

Atlas Oil Company establishes Core Values – Passion, Pride & Image, Customer Focus, Solution Driven, Do the Right Thing and Grow or Go

2005

Atlas Oil Company acquires Fisher Fuel

2006

  • Sam Simon Chairman and CEO of Atlas Oil Company wins ConocoPhillips 2006 Spirit of Excellence Award
  • Atlas Oil Company unveils its renewable fuels division
  • Atlas Oil Company reaches $900 million in annualized sales
  • Sam Simon and Atlas Oil Company make it on the front cover of DBusiness Magazine
  • Sam Simon and Atlas Oil Company make it on the front cover of Corp! Magazine

2007

  • WoW! (a convenience store concept created by Atlas) wins "Best Original Store Design" award - Convenience Store News
  • Atlas Oil Company now services BP branded gas stations
  • Atlas Oil Company opens a supply and trading office in Houston, Texas
  • Atlas Oil Company grows to 190 dedicated team members
  • Atlas Oil Company creates Atlas Cares
  • Atlas Oil Company advertises as a premier, National distributor of petroleum products and related services, serving customers in Michigan, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Minnesota, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee and Texas

2008

  • Atlas Oil Company introduces its first external newsletter – Energy Update
  • Atlas Oil Company ships product via rail for the first time
  • Atlas Oil Company purchases R & J Oil and acquires 5 retail gas stations in Western Michigan
  • Atlas Oil Company adds four more states to its service coverage: Kansas, Missouri, North Dakota, and Wisconsin
  • Atlas Oil Company now serves nearly 300 gas stations
  • Atlas Oil Company purchases 4 retail locations in Southeast Michigan
  • Atlas Oil Company named a "Michigan Economic Bright Spots" company - Corp! Magazine
  • Atlas Oil Company becomes a BP Jobber and partners with BP Products North America to acquire and supply 23 BP retail outlets in northwest Indiana
  • Atlas Oil Company grows to 295 dedicated team members
  • Detroit Free Press names Atlas Oil Company a "Top Workplace"
  • Atlas Oil Company featured as a cover story on Smart Business

Atlas Oil Company: 20092009

  • Atlas Oil Company partners with BP Products North America to acquire and supply 90 BP retail outlets in the Chicago, IL area, bringing Atlas' total BP station count to 113 in the Chicago land/Northwest Indiana region
  • Atlas Oil Company now serves 354 gas stations
  • Atlas Oil Company makes it on the front cover of Convenience Store Decisions
  • Atlas Oil Company grows to 348 dedicated team members
  • Atlas Oil Company adds Iowa to its service area, now serving 18 states plus Ontario, Canada
  • Atlas Oil Company makes it on the front cover of Smart Business Detroit
  • Atlas Cares on cover of Convenience Store News
  • Atlas Oil Company builds Atlas Park for the local Taylor, MI community
  • Atlas Oil Company receives Detroit Free Press "Top Work Places" Award 2nd year in a row
  • Atlas Oil Company makes Inc. Magazines, Inc. 5,000 list
  • Atlas Oil Company creates and launches the Generator Assurance Program™
  • Atlas Oil Company opens its first transloading facility in Albuquerque, New Mexico
  • Atlas Oil Company opens new office located in Niles, Michigan

Atlas Oil Company: 20102010

  • Atlas Oil Company adds Valero as its sixth retail brand partner
  • Atlas Oil Company supports locally owned Chicago land BP stations with advertising in the Chicago Tribune and Sun Times
  • Atlas Oil Company doubles the size of its Taylor offices with the opening of the Atlas Resource Center (ARC)
  • Atlas Oil Company expands its footprint with an operations office in Hammond, Indiana and satellite offices in Minnesota and Arizona
  • The Atlas Advisor monthly newsletter (formerly the Energy Update) is nationally recognized with a Top 500 newsletter by Vertical Response
  • Atlas Oil Company makes Inc. Magazines, Inc. 5,000 list for the second straight year
  • Sam Simon is featured in Fortune Magazine as a "Detroit Visionary"
  • Atlas Oil Company wins a spot on the Metropolitan Detroit's 101 Best and Brightest Companies To Work For
  • Atlas Oil Company receives Detroit Free Press "Top Work Places" Award 3rd year in a row
  • Atlas Oil Company becomes a master distributor of BlueDEF diesel exhaust fluid

Atlas Oil Company: 20112011

  • Atlas Oil Company establishes two more ethanol transloading sites in La Feria and Odessa, Texas
  • Atlas Oil Company enters crude transportation market in Odessa, Texas
  • Atlas Oil Company acquires Ro-Di Oil Company of Veedersburg, Indiana
  • Atlas Oil Company makes Inc. Magazines, Inc. 5,000 list for the third straight year
  • Atlas Oil Company receives Detroit Free Press "Top Work Places" Award 4th year in a row
  • Atlas Oil Company grows to 430 team members

Atlas Oil Company: 20122012

  • Atlas Emergency Fueling Solutions Assists with Superstorm Sandy
  • Atlas Launches New Web Site

Atlas Oil Company: 20132013

  • Atlas Named “ Safest-in-Class for Tank Truck by MTA
  • Atlas Expands Tankwagon Business to Orlando, FL, Charlotte and Greensboro, NC
  • Atlas Acquires Assets of the Hadi Group
  • Atlas Launches new Earth Market Convenience Stores in Chicago, IL
  • Atlas adds 4th Crude Transloading Site in Monahans, TX
  • Atlas Named to INC 5000 List of Fastest Growing Companies for 2013
  • Atlas Launches Microsite for Emergency Fueling
  • Atlas Promotes Michael Evans to President and COO

Atlas Oil Company: 20142014

  • Atlas named to Achievers list of 50 Most Engaged Work Places
  • Atlas launches FuelonDemand price portal
  • Atlas Launches Atlas Anytime Customer Portal
  • Atlas Acquires Dennis Trigg Portfolio of Business
  • Atlas Sponsors K9 for City of Taylor; Dog Named Atlas
  • Atlas Launches Microsite for Careers & Recruitment
  • Atlas Named to 50 Most Social Brands List by D Business

Atlas Oil Company: 20152015

  • Atlas Combines Retail Business with Empire Petroleum
  • Atlas Oil fuels operations for two Grand Prix Events – Detroit, MI and Tampa, FL
  • Atlas named one of the 50 Most Social Brands for second consecutive year by DBusiness
  • Atlas Sponsors a Second K9 Dog named Simon for City of Taylor Police Department
  • Atlas Oil Launches #RespectTheRig social media campaign to encourage safe driving around big rigs

FAST FACT

Atlas Oil Company is a fast-paced, action-packed, goal-oriented company, with an unquenchable thirst for success. Team members work hard, love what they do, focus on customers, and have fun in the process. Winning attitudes abound. We recruit, hire, train, retain, and reward the best talent in the industry.

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