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Convenience Retailer Show Daily Day 4 NACS 2013

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C o n v e n i e n c e R e t a i l e r S h o w D a i l y Tu e s d a y, O c t o b e r 1 5 , 2 0 1 3 4 NAVAJO MANUFACTURING OFFERS LATEST HOTTIPS PRODUCT LINE For more than 30 years, Navajo Manufacturing has been a category inno- vator within the convenience store mar- ketplace. After winning the Most Innovative Product Award at the Consumer Electronics Show in 2009, Navajo renewed their focus on commit- ment, quality and performance by updat- ing their Hottips product line with items such as Tips (meets 2012 requirements), Ear Buds, Bluetooth and All-In-One Chargers. Contact a Navajo representa- tive today and see what kind of custom program Navajo can do for you. First, Navajo's Hottips All-In-One four-way cell phone charging systems span multiple platforms. No. 24570 uses micro and mini USB, compatible with most all non-apple mobile devices. No. 24571 is compatible with iPod and iPhone. No. 24572 utilizes micro and mini USB and Apple technology. It is compatible with 99 percent of today's mobile devices. The Hottips four-way charging sys- tem boasts a car charger, a 110-220 wall charger, a 9v emer- gency charger, and a cable that charges from your computer. Specifications are 1000 mA for faster charging, two USB ports to charge two devices at once, a folding design for portability and consumer-friendly "Try Me" tips on the back of its packaging. The Hottips Power Inverter is a 150 watt power inverter that converts your vehicle's power point (aka ciga- rette lighter) into 110v. It also includes GEVO: BRINGING A NEW FUEL TO MARKET By Gary Bevers, Business Development Consultant, Gevo, Inc. Earlier this year, Gevo, Inc., a leading renewable chemicals and next genera- tion biofuels company, shipped initial volumes of renewable isobutanol pro- duced in 250,000 gallon commercial fermenters and processed at its Luverne, Minn. plant, the world's first commercial bio-based isobutanol pro- duction facility. Gevo's isobutanol provides solutions to many of the challenges associated with first generation biofuels. Compared to ethanol, isobutanol contains more energy per gallon, is less corrosive, has lower water solubility and can be blended into gasoline at higher rates. "Shipping from the Luverne plant is a major industry milestone, as it repre- sents the first commercial bio-based isobutanol delivery of any bio-industrial company," says Patrick Gruber Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer of Gevo. Earlier, Gevo had retrofitted the Luverne facility to incorporate its proprietary yeast and Gevo Integrated Fermentation Technology ® system to produce bio- based isobutanol. T h r o u g h initial opera- tions at Luverne, Gevo has advanced its learning of large-scale production of renewable isobutanol and expects to continue to build monthly pro- duction volumes until it reaches full- capacity run rates in 2014. The speed of production ramp-up is enhanced by the retrofit approach Gevo is taking. Last year, Gevo entered into a strate- gic marketing alliance with Mansfield Oil Company to efficiently distribute isobutanol-based fuel into the petroleum market. The Gevo and Mansfield partner- ship pairs the nation's leading producer of bio-based isobutanol with Mansfield's Continued on Page 55 Continued on Page 57 Lee M. Oser CEO and Editor-in-Chief Lyle Sapp Senior Associate Publisher Director of Sales Kim Forrester Jeff Rosano Associate Publishers Lorrie Baumann Editorial Director Hayden Neeley Senior Associate Editor Jeanie Catron Associate Editor Hannah Hollins Assistant Editor Yasmine Brown Keaton Kohl Graphic Designers Ruth Haltiwanger Margarite Marquez Customer Service Managers Ryan Harter Lynn Hilton Chuck Kenney David Lopez Paul Harris Account Managers Enrico Cecchi European Sales Convenience Retailer Show Daily is published by Oser Communications Group ©2013. All rights reserved. Executive and editorial offices at: 1877 N. Kolb Road, Tucson, AZ 85715 520.721.1300/Fax: 520.721.6300 www.oser.com European offices located at Lungarno Benvenuto Cellini, 11, 50125 Florence, Italy. AN INDEPENDENT PUBLICATION NOT AFFILIATED WITH NACS

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