Acme Fuel Co was founded in 1925 by the Springer Mill Company as a way to sell off their waste wood products to homes for heating needs. They soon began selling coal and heating oil as those energy sources became more common. Tom Allen Sr. worked for Springer Mill, then for Acme Fuel Co., and in the early 1940’s he purchased Acme from the Mill establishing the first generation of the Allen Family ownership. As time passed, Tom Allen Jr. joined the business and became a co-owner before his retirement, transferring ownership to his son, Christophe Allen, establishing the third generation of the Allen Family Ownership.
100 Years of Success
from Great Service
Acme provides a variety of services throughout Thurston and Mason Counties, delivering propane and heating oil to homes and businesses for their energy needs.
In 2021, ACME Fuel was acquired by Blue Star Gas, another third-generation family owned propane company that has been serving the Puget Sound area for 10 years out of its location in Tukwila.
Blue Star Gas is enjoying its 84th successful year in business under the management of the third generation of the Stewart family. Paul Stewart initially purchased the business in 1945 and was joined by Bill Stewart in 1954 and Jeff Stewart in 1996.
From their humble beginnings, Blue Star Gas has grown to cover a service area of over 75,000 square miles and currently serves 14 unique markets throughout Washington, Oregon, California, Utah, and Arizona. Through developing technologies and improved practices, Blue Star Gas is transforming the industry standard for customer service. For ACME Fuel, Blue Star Gas and our customers, the best is yet to come.