PURE News

Two newcomers join the 2009 PURE Co-op Board

Feb 06, 2009

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The PURE Oil Jobbers Cooperative membership elected two newcomers to the 2009 Board of Directors. Jeremy Holmes, with Pigott Oil Company in Tylertown, Mississippi, and Buddy Lisle, Manager of Gilbert Oil Company in Okeechobee, Florida, have been selected to serve Districts 1 and 4, respectively, on the PURE Co-op Board of Directors this year. While this is the first time these two members have served on the PURE Co-op board, they are not newcomers to the organization, bringing a wealth of...
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Newly elected officers to carry on the tradition of PURE leadership for 2009

Jan 26, 2009

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Leading a Co-op of more than 300 petroleum marketers through a time of transition and opportunity is no easy task, but four officers have accepted the challenge and have hit the ground running with a full agenda of objectives and ideas for 2009. The new 2009 slate of officers for the PURE Oil Jobbers Cooperative is in place, with growth and expansion in mind for the organization this year. With the support of their fellow jobbers elected to the 15-member board of directors, the PURE Co-op...
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PURE Co-op staff applies extensive industry experience to assist members

Jan 12, 2009

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Members of the PURE Co-op benefit greatly from the sales team and staff working out of the home office in Rock Hill, South Carolina, as well as on the road in their respective districts. The staff is ready and willing to respond to whatever a member might need, says Co-op General Manager Frank Dotson. In addition to being the Co-op General Manager, Dotson doubles as the Sales Manager for District 2, serving members in North and South Carolina, Virginia, as well as West Virginia and Maryla...
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Member service awards highlight significant milestones for select PURE members

Dec 12, 2008

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One of the highlights of the annual stockholders meeting of the PURE Co-op is the presentation of the Member Service Awards for those jobbers who are celebrating anniversaries that mark milestones in their membership. ?image4 With the PURE Co-op celebrating its 15th anniversary this past year, having been founded as the Southeastern Oil Jobbers Cooperative in 1993, those companies receiving the 15-Year Member Service Award are in essence the founding fathers. Those members celebrating...
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Help Wanted!

Dec 05, 2008

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If you want to learn more about the inner workings of the PURE Co-op, and make a valuable contribution to the organization as well, consider volunteering to serve on a committee. The PURE Oil Jobbers Cooperative, Inc. has several standing committees. Each is comprised of a committee chair, who serves on the Co-op Board, as well as committee members who may come from the Board or general membership. Committee assignments also try to reflect representation from each of the Co-op’s five reg...
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More than 100 members turn out for annual shareholders meeting

Nov 17, 2008

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More than 100 petroleum marketers and their families took part in the yearend annual shareholders meeting of PURE Oil Jobbers Cooperative in Savannah on Nov. 14-15, 2008. While the industry faced challenging economic times this past year, that didn’t dampen the enthusiasm of the PURE Oil Jobbers, or the announced plans of the Co-op Board to expand membership beyond the original 10-state Southeastern region. In fact, the annual stockholders meeting included a welcome for the five new comp...
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Strong leadership on 2008 Board garners successful year for PURE Co-op

Nov 10, 2008

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While 2008 featured some tough economic times and volatile industry pricing and supply conditions, the Board of Directors of the PURE Oil Jobbers Cooperative provided great leadership nonetheless, evident in its ability to secure another profitable year while maintain and expanding membership, albeit limited. In short, some growth was better than none at all. The leadership of the PURE Oil Jobbers Cooperative is determined by the equally vested voting interest of members, who elect a boar...
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PURE Co-op launches revised Web site

Oct 30, 2008

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On October 29, 2008, the PURE Oil Jobbers Cooperative launched its new Web site www.besurewithpure.com with the help of the award-winning designers at Plexus Web Creations in Athens, Georgia. The primary objective of the Web site was to create an updated online presence for the PURE Oil Jobbers Cooperative, Inc. In addition, the Web site is intended to help the Co-op communicate its message to targeted audiences online, while introducing another level of functionality to marketing effor...
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PURE Oil Jobbers annual stockholders meeting to conclude 15th anniversary of the Co-op

Sep 02, 2008

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(Rock Hill, SC) As this year marks the 15th anniversary of the PURE Oil Jobbers Cooperative, the annual stockholders’ meeting is the perfect occasion to commemorate this historical event. The year-end business and planning meeting will be held Nov. 14-16, 2008, at the Hyatt Regency in Savannah, Georgia. All PURE Co-op members are invited to attend, and even though this is perhaps the most anticipated business meeting of the year, the weekend will provide plenty of opportunities for fell...
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PURE Oil Jobbers Cooperative continues expansion outside of the Southeastern region

Aug 11, 2008

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(Rock Hill, SC) For one of the newest members of the PURE Oil Jobbers Cooperative, Inc., joining this petroleum marketers group is like coming back to the beginning of the company’s founding. Taylor Oil Company, Inc. in Salisbury, Maryland announced earlier this summer it was joining the PURE Oil Jobbers Cooperative, taking on the independent petroleum brand that it initially distributed in 1927, when the company was founded. Taylor marketed and distributed PURE Oil products until chan...
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