X

CLEAN AMERICAN INNOVATION

PERC supports the research, development, and demonstration of innovative, propane-powered technologies for homeowners, businesses, farms, and fleets. Through partnerships with universities, researchers, and top brand manufacturers, PERC is invested in every stage of the R&D pipeline.

America's Propane Technology Leaders

More consumers are demanding powerful equipment that can lower emissions and reduce costs — and U.S. manufacturers are listening. Meet a few of the American companies producing propane products in this video series.

Now Playing: Exmark Manufacturing Co.

To solve their customers’ issues with reliability and performance, Exmark collaborated with Kohler and PERC to bring the EFI engine to commercial mowing. Feedback from customers has been overwhelmingly positive, particularly when it comes to cost savings.

Meet the manufacturers
Play Video
GENERAC
Generac has a legacy of producing propane-powered standby generators. These generators provide a longer runtime than diesel and gasoline generators, giving homes and businesses an extra sense of security.
Play Video
MARATHON ENGINE SYSTEMS
Seven years ago, this company began producing propane-powered combined heat and power (CHP) units. With assistance from PERC, Marathon now has 5 and 10kW CHP units for light commercial and residential markets.
Play Video
FREIGHTLINER CUSTOM CHASSIS
This commercial vehicle manufacturer, along with its partners, is producing trucks that are purpose-built to run on propane autogas, the world’s leading alternative fuel.
Play Video
ROUSH CLEANTECH
Roush CleanTech, a Ford QVM, engineers vehicles that run on propane autogas, including school buses, fleet vehicles, and a bobtail. PERC has been working with Roush CleanTech since 2006.
Play Video
POWER SYSTEMS INTERNATIONAL
PSI is one of the most diverse manufacturers of propane engines in the world. PERC is working with PSI to grow propane’s presence and reputation in a number of U.S. markets. The latest project is an advanced forklift engine for industrial applications.
Play Video
ORIGIN ENGINES
This engines manufacturer develops technology for a variety of markets, including industrial and agricultural. PERC is partnering with Origin to continue its success with propane-powered engines, including assisting with the EPA certification process. The result is a more affordable product for businesses and farmers around the country.
Play Video
KOHLER POWER SYSTEMS
Many factors have been driving demand for propane-powered mobile generators. PERC’s partnership with Kohler has helped define the market for these “portable power plants,” and develop the perfect product for their customers’ needs.
Play Video
KOHLER ENGINES
After recognizing the important benefits of propane for landscape contractors, Kohler developed the very first propane-dedicated small mower engine. With assistance from PERC, Kohler is working to grow propane’s market share within the commercial mowing audience with a closed-loop propane EFI engine.
Play Video
Exmark Manufacturing Co.
To solve their customers' issues with reliability and performance, Exmark collaborated with Kohler and PERC to bring the EFI engine to commercial mowing. Feedback from customers has been overwhelmingly positive, particularly when it comes to cost savings.