31 March 2016

After almost 24 years at the helm of Elaflex Pacific Pty Ltd (formerly LG Equipment Pty Ltd), Philip Treloar is retiring and handing over the reins to Michael Treloar

After almost a quarter of a decade of service to the Australian fuels industry in general – and the Australian LPG Vehicles Industry in particular – industry stalwart Philip Treloar is retiring from his position as Managing Director of Elaflex Pacific Pty Ltd.

Philip Treloar is well known to many within the LPGas industry and has made a very significant contribution to the development of the Australian LPG Atogas industry over the last two decades.

“Philip has been one of the constant faces in the Australian AutoGas industry for many years and he has developed a strong reputation for straight talk and business pragmatism – in an industry that has faced many challenges in recent years”, said ACAPMA CEO Mark McKenzie.

As of the 1st of May 2016, Michael Treloar will assume the role of Managing Director of Elaflex Pacific Pty Ltd

“I am delighted to join the team of Elaflex in my new position as Managing Director and to have the opportunity to work with so many well-known and internationally recognised brands” said incoming Managing Director Michael Treloar

 “I look forward to building my relationships with our customers and being a part of Elaflex´s continued growth and success”, continued Michael”.

Fomerly L.G. Equipment, Elaflex Pacific is a daughter company of Elaflex which is based in Hamburg, Germany.

The core of Elaflex Pacific’s business revolves around the design and development of the GasGuard nozzle range and now also combines the broad range of Elaflex product lines,

which includes: ZVA nozzles, nozzle spare parts and accessories, flexible rubber hoses, TW couplings, ERV expansion joints and MannTek Dry Disconnect Couplings for the petroleum, LPG and petrochemical industries.

“The change of leadership at Elaflex Pacific Pty Ltd is a significant development in the Australian Autogas and Petroleum industries and we look forward to working with Michael and his team in the future, said Mark McKenzie”

“Similarly, we wish Philip and his family all the very best as he enters the next stage of his life – one that we hope is as enjoyable and productive as his time spent leading LG Equipment in recent years”, said Mark.