Established in 1980
John & Valerie Schweitzer purchased a small bulk plant with one truck in Columbus, WI with a $100,000 loan from the bank at a time when interest rates were at 21%. The bulk plant came with a contract to sell Mobil fuels and Mobil packaged lubricants. The Schweitzer household’s kitchen table became the Corey Oil office.
Traded the City of Columbus bulk plant facility for a closed down gas station in Columbus. Installed a bulk plant rack so the truck could pull product from the underground tanks.
Built the unattended fueling station in North Lake, WI.
Traded Wisconsin Petroleum the Corey Oil gas station/bulk plant in Columbus, WI for the Wisconsin Petroleum warehouse & bulk plant in Beaver Dam, WI. Received the Wisconsin Petroleum fuel & lubricants routes.
Signed a contract with Mystik lubricants to market their oils.
Purchased Beaver Dam fuel route.
Purchased more property on HWY 83 & Kilbourne Road in North Lake, WI to build a new office and warehouse.
Built an Antifreeze Blending Plant and began distributing ThermaCool branded antifreeze.
Signed a contract with ENEOS lubricants to distribute ENEOS oils in Wisconsin.
Purchased Midway Oil truck route & bulk plant in Baraboo, WI.
Joined ASTM to help improve our testing procedures.
Purchased Scully Oil fuel truck route in Lyndon Station, WI.
Purchased the North Lake Post Office building which allowed Corey Oil to have its first office not in a home.
Built the first warehouse in North Lake, WI, which was 5,000 sq. ft.
Purchased Brown Lumber’s 16,000 sq. ft. warehouse for more lubricants storage.
Purchased Randolph Oil truck route in Randolph, WI.
Purchased Wegner Oil fuel truck route in Lebanon, WI
Purchased the Union 76 Wisconsin lubricant route from Bell Fuels in Chicago, IL.
Built a 4,000 sq. ft. office & 10,000 sq. ft. warehouse in North Lake, WI.
Signed a contract with Castrol to distribute Castrol Passenger Car & Heavy-Duty lubricants.
Moved operations to new headquarters in the renovated former Zien Packaging facility in Oconomowoc, WI.
Signed a contract with Castrol to distribute Castrol Industrial lubricants.
Purchased Perkins Sales from John Perkins and changed the company’s name to Corey Automotive Solutions.
Purchased land on Kilbourne Avenue in North Lake, WI as well as a bulk plant for fuel delivery in the Waukesha County area.
Purchased Clyman Oil fuel truck route in Clyman, WI.
Purchased Frey Oil truck route in Horicon, WI.
Purchased O’Rourke Distributing, a bulk CITGO lubricant marketer in Waukesha, WI.
Signed a contract with Renegade Race Fuels to become the Master Distributor in Wisconsin.
Signed a contract to sell Chemtool industrial fluids & lubricants.
Corey Oil purchased Zien Packaging’s 55,000 sq. ft. facility.
Began to bring in Diesel Exhaust Fluid utilizing Canadian Pacific Railway.