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Sheetz, Inc.
Type Private
Founded 1962
Founder Bob Sheetz
Headquarters Altoona, Pennsylvania, USA
Key people Stan Sheetz, CEO
Industry Convenience store
Products MTO, Sheetz Bros. Coffee
Revenue $3.8 Billion USD (2006)
Employees more than 11,000 (2006)
Website Sheetz.com
Sign showing gas prices in front of the Sheetz store in Mount Jackson, Virginia, at the beginning of the Hurricane Katrina-related price spike.
Sign showing gas prices in front of the Sheetz store in Mount Jackson, Virginia, at the beginning of the Hurricane Katrina-related price spike.
Canopy over the gas pumps at the Sheetz store in Breezewood, Pennsylvania.
Canopy over the gas pumps at the Sheetz store in Breezewood, Pennsylvania.

Sheetz, Inc. is a chain of gas stations/convenience stores owned by the Sheetz family. Stores are located in Maryland, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... A private company is a company that is independently owned. ... For the sequel to the computer game Entrepreneur, which has no article of it own, see The Corporate Machine. ... Bob Sheetz established the first Sheetz store in Altoona, Pennsylvania in 1952. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... For the tax agency in the United Kingdom of the same name, see HM Revenue and Customs. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... ISO 4217 Code USD User(s) the United States, the British Indian Ocean Territory,[1] the British Virgin Islands, East Timor, Ecuador, El Salvador, the Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Palau, Panama, Turks and Caicos Islands, and the insular areas of the United States Inflation 2. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... For the album by the Kaiser Chiefs see Employment (album) Employment is a contract between two parties, one being the employer and the other being the employee. ... A website (alternatively, Web site or web site) is a collection of Web pages, images, videos and other digital assets that is hosted on a Web server, usually accessible via the Internet or a LAN. A Web page is a document, typically written in HTML, that is almost always accessible... ImageMetadata File history File links Download high resolution version (1704x2272, 1599 KB) Sign showing gas prices in front of Sheetz in Mt. ... ImageMetadata File history File links Download high resolution version (1704x2272, 1599 KB) Sign showing gas prices in front of Sheetz in Mt. ... Mount Jackson is a town located in Shenandoah County, Virginia. ... Lowest pressure 902 mbar (hPa; 26. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (2132x1599, 561 KB) Summary Canopy over the gas pumps at the Sheetz store in Breezewood, Pennsylvania. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (2132x1599, 561 KB) Summary Canopy over the gas pumps at the Sheetz store in Breezewood, Pennsylvania. ... The end of I-70, with a gauntlet of gas/food/motels to be run before reaching the Pennsylvania Turnpike. ... Modern gas station A filling station, gas station or petrol station is a facility that sells fuel for road motor vehicles – usually petrol (US: gas/gasoline), diesel fuel and LPG. The term gas station is mostly particular to the United States of America and Canada, where petrol is known... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Official language(s) None (English, de facto) Capital Annapolis Largest city Baltimore Area  Ranked 42nd  - Total 12,407 sq mi (32,133 km²)  - Width 90 miles (145 km)  - Length 249 miles (400 km)  - % water 21  - Latitude 37°53N to 39°43N  - Longitude 75°4W to 79°33... Official language(s) English Capital Raleigh Largest city Charlotte Area  Ranked 28th  - Total 53,865 sq mi (139,509 km²)  - Width 150 miles (240 km)  - Length 560[1] miles (901 km)  - % water 9. ... Official language(s) None Capital Columbus Largest city Columbus Largest metro area Cleveland Area  Ranked 34th  - Total 44,825 sq mi (116,096 km²)  - Width 220 miles (355 km)  - Length 220 miles (355 km)  - % water 8. ... Capital Harrisburg Largest city Philadelphia Area  Ranked 33rd  - Total 46,055 sq mi (119,283 km²)  - Width 280 miles (455 km)  - Length 160 miles (255 km)  - % water 2. ... This article contains a trivia section. ... Official language(s) English Capital Charleston Largest city Charleston Area  Ranked 41st  - Total 24,244 sq mi (62,809 km²)  - Width 130 miles (210 km)  - Length 240 miles (385 km)  - % water 0. ...

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History

Sheetz, Inc was founded by Bob Sheetz. in 1952 when he purchased one of his father's five dairy stores located in Altoona, Pennsylvania. In 1961, Bob hired his brother Steve to work part-time at the store. Altoona is a city in Blair County, Pennsylvania, United States. ...


In 1963 the second store was opened under the name "Sheetz Kwik Shopper." Five years later, they opened the third store. In 1969, Steve joined Bob in the business as general manager. The brothers planned to expand at the rate of one store per year with a target of seven stores by 1972. In 1972, the company expanded from seven to fourteen stores. One year later, Sheetz added gasoline pumps and introduced self-serve gasoline to Central Pennsylvania.


By 1983, Bob and Steve had opened 100 stores. The following year, Bob retired and handed over the leadership of the company to his brother Steve.


In 1995, Stan Sheetz, Bob's son, became president and Steve assumed the position of Chairman of the Board. To this day, Sheetz maintains a family business with five family members serving on the Executive Committee.


Sheetz now has more than 330 locations across six states — Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, Ohio and North Carolina — and more than 11,000 employees.


In early 2004, Sheetz opened the world's first "Convenience Restaurant" in Altoona, PA. In December 2004 they began offering the new Sheetz Mastercard with RFID technology built into the card. shelby was here 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... shelby was here 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... MasterCard Worldwide (NYSE: MA) is a membership organization owned by the 25,000+ financial institutions that issue its card. ... An EPC RFID tag used for Wal-Mart Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) is an automatic identification method, relying on storing and remotely retrieving data using devices called RFID tags or transponders. ...


On July 10, 2006 Sheetz became Pennsylvania's first retail chain to offer E85 ethanol-based fuel alternative at the select stations.[1] is the 191st day of the year (192nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ... Capital Harrisburg Largest city Philadelphia Area  Ranked 33rd  - Total 46,055 sq mi (119,283 km²)  - Width 280 miles (455 km)  - Length 160 miles (255 km)  - % water 2. ... Logo used in the United States for E85 fuel E85 is an alcohol fuel mixture that typically contains a mixture of up to 85% denatured fuel ethanol and gasoline or other hydrocarbon by volume. ...


Food

Sheetz started off with their signature "MTO" name, which stands for "Made To Order." By 1999, Sheetz was selling 10,000 MTO units a day. Sheetz now hires and trains baristas for their newest brand of "Sheetz Bros. Coffeez", which are designed to be higher-grade coffee than typically found in convenience stores. With the introduction of the "Convenience Restaurant" concept, they have expanded their menu vastly. Customers can purchase made-to-order sandwiches and hot dogs, as well as pizza, panini grilled sandwiches, salads and chili. Italian gelato iced cream is offered at certain locations. Year 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1999 Gregorian calendar). ... A competitor (James Hoffmann) during the World Barista Championship. ... A cup of coffee Workers sorting and pulping coffee beans in Guatemala Mature coffee fruit still on the plant Coffee is a widely consumed beverage prepared from the roasted seeds — commonly referred to as beans — of the coffee plant. ... This article is about the food item. ... For other uses, see Pizza (disambiguation). ... Panino terracina from a Toronto resturaunt. ... —Cleopatra, in Shakespeares Antony and Cleopatra, 1606 A salad is a food item generally served either prior to or after the main dish as a separate course, as a main course in itself, or as a side dish accompanying the main dish. ... A bowl of chili con carne with beans and tortilla chips. ... Italian Gelato, with two tower shaped biscuits. ...


Awards

In 2001, Sheetz won a Silver Plate Award from the International Food Manufacturers Association [2]. Forbes ranked Sheetz as the 79th top privately held company in 2006[3]. Year 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 2001 Gregorian calendar). ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... For the Manfred Mann album, see 2006 (album). ...


Sheetz was ranked as the 22nd best large company to work for in Pennsylvania in the 2006 Best Places to Work in PA survey. In 2005, they were ranked 12th in the same survey.[4] Capital Harrisburg Largest city Philadelphia Area  Ranked 33rd  - Total 46,055 sq mi (119,283 km²)  - Width 280 miles (455 km)  - Length 160 miles (255 km)  - % water 2. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...


In Ohio, Sheetz is ranked in the top 5 places to work [5]. Official language(s) None Capital Columbus Largest city Columbus Largest metro area Cleveland Area  Ranked 34th  - Total 44,825 sq mi (116,096 km²)  - Width 220 miles (355 km)  - Length 220 miles (355 km)  - % water 8. ...


External links

  • Official site

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