NOCO Express Celebrating 80th Birthday Bash

In-store festivities begin July 15

TONAWANDA, N.Y. -- To thank its customers for their patronage over the past 80 years, NOCO, a family-owned energy company, is celebrating its anniversary through an in-store contest. On July 15, NOCO will be launching its 80th Birthday Bash Scratch & Win sweepstakes across all 35 NOCO Express locations. The stores will be decorated for a birthday bash and will offer free cupcakes to customers throughout the day, while supplies last. In addition, customers will have a chance to instantly win one of approximately 10,000 coupons or prizes.

From July 15 to August 20, customers who make a purchase at any NOCO Express (in-store or at the pump) will receive a NOCO 80th Birthday Bash Scratch & Win ticket and could become the instant winner of some great prizes including a trip for four to Orlando, 46-inch TV, mini iPads, $80 NOCO gift cards, Buffalo Bills tickets, NOCO Express Gasoline for a year, NOCO Electricity for a year, NOCO Natural Gas for a year and more than 10,000 coupons for discounts inside NOCO Express. 

"We are proud of our strong Western New York roots and our 80th anniversary is not only a time to celebrate, but also a time to give back to our customers who helped us to reach this milestone," said Michael F. Newman, executive vice president. "Thank you to our customers and the local communities we serve who have come to rely on NOCO Express for their fuel, freshly prepared meals, grocery items, and other on-the-go needs."

Founded in Tonawanda in 1933 by Reginald B. Newman, NOCO started out supplying coal to residential customers and eventually entered the retail convenience store business in 1984 with its first NOCO Express location. NOCO currently operates 35 NOCO Express retail c-stores throughout the Buffalo and Rochester, N.Y., areas, providing premium fuels and fresh food and beverages made daily. Today, NOCO Express serves more than 15 million customers annually.

Celebrating 80 years of serving the western New York community in 2013, family-owned NOCO is based in Tonawanda, N.Y. NOCO is committed to meeting the energy needs of its residential and commercial customers at home, at work, and on the go. NOCO offers a full line of products and services including natural gas, electricity, propane, heating oil, HVAC sales and service, commercial fuels, and industrial lubricants.