Amerigas was founded in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, in 1959. It’s the largest retail propane distributor in the USA serving over 1.7 million customers from all 50 states.
Amerigas operates a subsidiary of UGI Corporation.
On August 21, 2019, UGI Corporation acquired the portion of AmeriGas that it did not already own.
Prior to the acquisition, AmeriGas shareholder, Peter Votto, filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court to halt the deal due to “potential conflicts of interest faced by the Board.”
In February 2022, Amerigas entered into an agreement with Global Clean Energy to purchase and distribute renewable LPG.
In August 2022, Amerigas acquired forklift cylinder exchange company South Florida Lift Gas for an undisclosed amount.
Amerigas maintains a corporate office where it was founded in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania.