Blossman Gas Company History Timeline

1951
In 1951, E.W. Woody Blossman created Blossman Gas in Ocean Springs, Mississippi.
1960
In 1960, Blossman purchased Bowden Butane in Georgia and opened two new branches in Alabama and Georgia.
1966
In 1966, Blossman partnered with Abston Gas and opened a branch in Waynesboro.
1981
The federal government lifted energy controls in 1981 Regan-era and Blossman Gas took a leadership role in the propane industry in the Southeast.
1985
By 1985, Blossman Gas was the first multi-state propane marketer to unify all its locations with a real-time computerized management information system.
1990
The 1990 s began on a sad note with the loss of Blossman Gas founder and Chairman E.W. Woody Blossman on February 26, 1990.
The company jumped over into the fast growing mountain areas of western North Carolina and established a second hub in Asheville in 1990.
1991
In 1991, with the company committed to capitalizing on the potential in the Carolinas, Tennessee, and eventually Virginia, current CEO and President Stuart Weidie, also John Blossman s stepson, joined the company.
1996
In 1996, leadership pinpointed the company s growth potential toward the northern half of Alabama and Georgia, the western half of North Carolina, and the eastern section of Tennessee.
2000
With a strong austerity program in place and a cold winter season, the company regained strong footing by the year 2000.
2001
With President Bob Mayer s final retirement in the summer of 2001, the Board named Stuart Weidie President, and much like John Blossman in his early years, Weidie led a full scale analysis of opportunities for future growth, and created the vision for the new decade ahead.
2005
In August of 2005, Hurricane Katrina severely impacted the Mississippi Gulf Coast including Blossman s home office and 15 other branches.
2007
In 2007, the Board named David Reynolds Chief Operating Officer.
2009
On March 30, 2009, John Blossman passed away following a long, courageous battle with cancer, leaving the entire company in mourning for one of the kindest men who ever lived , as the Blossman family knew him.
Alliance AutoGas, founded by Blossman Gas in 2009 to promote propane as a vehicle fuel called autogas , experienced steady growth that continues through the present time.
2012
In 2012, Blossman expanded into the Miami, FL market with its acquisition of Green Tech Energy Solutions.
2014
Blossman Services, Inc. became the exclusive United States distributor of Westport s Prins Autogas products, and in October of 2014, Alliance AutoGas and Blossman Services, Inc. opened their Alliance AutoGas Research Development Center in Asheville, NC.
2016
Blossman continued to play a large leadership role in the propane industry as Blossman President and CEO, Stuart Weidie became the Chairman of the National Propane Gas Association NPGA in 2016.
Founded
1951
Company Founded
Headquarters
Ocean Springs, MS
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