Founded in 1959, AmeriGas ranks as the largest propane company in the United States. The company supplies propane fuel to private residences and commercial businesses nationwide. Over 2 million AmeriGas customers utilize propane for various purposes, including heating and cooking. In addition to providing fuel, the company offers appliances like propane heating systems and storage tanks. AmeriGas maintains over 1,200 locations in all 50 states and distributes over 1 billion gallons of propane annually. Formally known as AmeriGas Partners, the company trades as APU on the New York Stock Exchange and generates billions of dollars in annual revenues. Public utility conglomerate United Gas Improvement (UGI) operates AmeriGas from corporate headquarters in King of Prussia, PA.