Servicing automotive a/c systems: The difference between R-134a and R-1234yf

by Andy Berlin, BG Product Technical Service Representative Read time: 5 minutes I get a lot of questions about automotive air conditioning products. It’s understandable, considering how rapidly refrigerant technology has changed over the years. It’s also a relief, because it’s crucial that these products are used correctly. Modern automotive air conditioning systems can be more…

BG Rev-It® selected for MOTOR Magazine’s Top 20 Tools

WICHITA, Kan.– The new BG Rev-It® automated throttle actuator was chosen to be in MOTOR Magazine’s Top 20 Tools for 2020!  “We’re humbled to be selected for this prestigious honor,” said Nathan Ebert, BG Chief Business & Strategy Officer. “This award fuels our innovation fire as we continue to develop products and equipment that improve more…

Spiro Morogiannis joins BG from BG LSI of Oklahoma

WICHITA, Kan. — BG Products, Inc., is pleased to welcome Spiro Morogiannis as the newest member of Team1BG™ Wichita. Prior to joining the Wichita team, Spiro spent three and a half years as a Sales Rep with BG LSI in Oklahoma, one of BG’s independent distributors. He began his BG career working in the Tulsa more…

Why is my car’s steering so loud?

by Jon Hansen, Central Kansas Territory Manager, Kansas BG Read time: 2 minutes Nobody, and I mean nobody, likes it when their car squeals. It’s scary. It’s embarrassing. And, it means your car might need to go to the doctor. If you’re hearing a whining noise when you turn your steering wheel you most likely more…

Tire rotation: Why it’s important and how often you should do it

by Jon Hansen, Central Kansas Territory Manager, Kansas BG Read time: 2.5 minutes Tires are pretty straightforward, right? They’re just rubber and air that keep your vehicle on the road. In truth, there’s more to tires and tire maintenance than just airing them up or changing a flat. When it comes to vehicle maintenance, most more…

Engine cleaning: Oil-based vs. fuel-based deposits

By Dustin Willhite, BG Director of Product Technology Read time: 5 mins Recently, I was asked to answer the question: “What’s the difference between oil-based and fuel-based deposits?” Now, I’ve answered this question a lot for the marketing folks so I thought I’d break it down in writing. Here goes: Let’s think of oil as more…

oil and gasoline deposits are like molasses and sweet tea
BG honored with Innovation Award, for the second time

WICHITA, Kan – BG Products, Inc., was selected for the Wichita Business Journal’s 2020 Innovation Awards. The awards honor individuals, teams, and companies who have developed innovative approaches and solutions in the workplace. With our eye on the future, BG Products, Inc., completed its expansion with a distribution center in El Dorado. This new distribution more…

Wichita Business Journal Honoree
3 ways to ensure you’re buying a reliable used car

By Mary Augustine, BG Customer Retention Manager Read Time: 1.5 mins There’s nothing wrong with buying a new car. But, much like when my children bring stray critters and random items inside the house, I find myself saying, “You don’t know where that thing has been” followed by, “Get that thing out of here!” It’s more…

Beat the heat with this summer car care guide

Summer’s here, and that means we’re ready for days at the pool, barbecues, and extra hours of daylight. But what about our cars? Are they ready for the balmy days of summer? Before you relax by the pool this summer, be sure to check these maintenance must-dos off your list. Here are the top summer more…

NEW BG service kills 99.9% of bacteria and viruses

WICHITA, Kan. – BG just released a professional-strength service, designed to sanitize, disinfect, and deodorize hard, non-porous surfaces, including door panels, steering wheels, dashboards, gear selectors, and control surfaces, as well as upholstery, carpet, and more, in just minutes. “BG manufacturers products and services that make vehicles safer, perform better and last longer,” said Nathan more…