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DPW Fleet Maintenance Innovations
Lead Organization: Wixom
Main Partners: Environmentally Safe Oil Change Commercial Truck, Inc.
Location / Communities: Wixom
Year Project
Started:
2010
Project Web Site: www.esocinc.com
Type of Venture: Individual Community Effort
Status: Completed

Project Summary
The City of Wixom’s latest DPW innovation is the retrofitting of heavy equipment, truck and police vehicles with a quick connect oil change system manufactured and distributed by the Wixom based company Environmentally Safe Oil Change Commercial Truck, Inc. (ESOC). The ESOC system evacuates vehicle engine waste oil and pumps in the fresh oil pressurizing the bearings and lubrication system thereby eliminating “dry starts” and reducing engine wear. In addition to extending engine life, the system uses longer lasting filters extending the life of materials/parts, reduces the time required to perform an oil change and eliminates the possibility of an environmental incident by discharging waste oil directly into a collection tank for subsequent reuse/reprocessing by a third party.

The City of Wixom has also assisted ESOC by facilitating contacts and discussions with other municipalities and the automotive aftermarket establishments.

Contact Information
Name: Tony Nowicki
Title: Assistant City Manager
Organization: City of Wixom
Address: 49045 Pontiac Trail
Wixom, MI   48393
Phone Number: 248-624-0894
E-mail: tnowicki@wixomgov.org