Orrville's Smith Dairy Products Co. today held a groundbreaking ceremony for a new compressed natural gas fueling station.
The CNG station for Smith Dairy Trucking will be the largest privately funded facility of its kind in the state of Ohio.
The facility is scheduled to begin operations in late summer.
The compressor powering the station will be manufactured by the Ohio-based Ariel Corp.
Smith Dairy Products Co. said it hopes to encourage other fleet operators to switch to alternative fuels.
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