Benit Fuel Sales and Service, Inc., was founded in Brooklyn, NY in 1928. Originally the company was an Ice, Coal, and
Heating Oil company. The founder was Louis DeBenedittis.
After the death of Louis in the 1950's the company was incorporated by two of the founder's sons; Rudy and Louis
DeBenedittis. The pair expanded the area of operations to include Queens, Brooklyn, Nassau and Suffolk Counties.
During the last 40 years Rudy and Lou have expanded from a local fuel and coal company, to a large, diversified marketer of petroleum products. The company's current business units include:
The company's future has been strengthened by the addition of two family members as the front line managers for the varied
businesses conducted under the Benit Fuel umbrella. Louis B. DeBenedittis is the Director of Marketing for Benit.
Louis is Lou's son and has been with the company for over 15 years. He is point person for all new business and general
marketing strategies. Michele DeBenedittis is Rudy's daughter, and she fills the role of Personnel and Administrative Director.
Within this position, Michele handles all office administration and employee matters. The company has diversified to meet
the changing market and is advancing strongly as it moves into its 81st year of business.