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Gold Eagle Newsroom

From Gold Eagle, Protecting, Preserving, and Performing since 1932

Newsroom - See what’s new and get quick facts
on the company behind STA-BIL®, Cool Rides Online
and U.S. Lawn Mower Racing.

  1   Public Relations Contact
  2   In The News
  3   Executives
  4   Awards & Accolades
  5   Products
  6   Private Brands
  7   Gold Eagle Green
  8   Famous Events, People,
       & Online Places
  9   More on Gold Eagle

Public Relations Contact

Jennifer J. Rook



Quick Facts

Founded: 1932

Headquarters: Chicago

CEO: Marc Blackman

Who We Are: A leading producer of automotive aftermarket additives and fuel stabilizers. 

What We Do: Manufacture and distribute top-selling products that prevent and cure engine problems. Our tagline is Protecting. Perserving and Performing since 1932. 

Where We Sell: In more than 75 countries and 5 continents


In The News

See what news outlets have to say about STA-BIL®, lawn mower racing and other Gold Eagle products and events at the links below. You can also browse Gold Eagle Company’s news releases  for more of the latest happenings.

Why Marine Formula STA-BIL Should Be Your Fuel Additive of Choice

Pete Landrys Real Gas.com - February - 2013

Do It Yourself: The pros, cons of propane generators

Seattle Post-Intelligencer - January 2013

Car Talk - Change to Slightly thinner snow tires won't impact speedometer, odometer

The Post and Courier - January 2013

Why higher-ethanol fuel will hurt anglers, and what you can do

New Orleans Picayune Times - December 2012

Putting Your Vintage Car to Bed for the Winter

ebay Motors blog - December 2012

Holiday Gift Options

Motorcycle Cruiser - December 2012

With video engine maintenance fluids maker targets audience with comic TV, online ad

HispanicMPR.com - November2012

Gold Eagle Celebrates 80 Years of Innovation (See page 14)

Aftermarket International - October 2012

Winterizing your motorcycle - best practices 2012

No Baffles Motorcycle Blog - October 2012

2012 AAIA Head of the Class Award Winners Announced

Automotive Aftermarket Industry Association News - October 2012

The Guys Guide

The Daily Buzz - September 2012

Ask the Experts | Winterizing Quick Tips  

iBoats Newsletter - September 2012

Gold Eagle Co. Acquires 303 Products (Pages 14 and 24)

Aftermarket International - September 2012

Boat Storage Tips in New Video from Gold Eagle Co.

Marine Link - September 2012

News: Q&A with Kit Foster

Old Cars Weekly - September 2012

Kick-Start Small Engine Maintenance in 3 Steps

The Blackshear Times - September - 2012

From the Forums: How Do I Prep My Lawn Mower for Winter Storage?

Home Depot's The Apron Blog - September 2012

World champion lawn mower driver brings love of racing to the State Fair

Des Moines Register - August 2012

World's Fastest Lawnmower on display at state fair

KCCI-TV News Des Moines - August 2012

Ethanol Gasoline Takes Toll on Yard Equipment

Watertown Daily News - July 2012

Gold Eagle Co. Acquires 303 Products Inc.

AftermarketNews - July 2012

Get Dad's Motor Runnin' This Father's Day

The Auto Channel - June 2012

Instant Live 8: World's fastest Lawnmower

ABC Dallas - June 2012

A Lawn Mower that can go 96 miles per Hour!

KZOZ's Jeff and Jeremy in the Morning - June 2012

Start Your Engines! Enjoy this summer without ruining your equipment

The Suburban Jungle - June 2012

Getting Garden Equipment Running

The Gardener's Spot - June 2012

Gold Eagle Co. Receives Prestigious "E" Award for Exports

AftermarketNews - May 2012

Congratulations to the Winners of the President's "E" Awards for Exports

ShopFloor - May 2012

Spring Cleaning Tip from HGTV Expert
* Please note: this link will download and open a video player on your computer

Fox News Live

Gold Eagle Helps Fuel Up Consumer Knowledge on Ethanol

Ethanol News - April 2012

Spring Machine Nationals

Reality Times - April 2012

5+1: Tips to Get Your Lawnmower in Running Condition

The Patch - March 2012

VIDEO: Six Ways to Kill a Mower - and what to do instead

ConsumerReports.org - March 2012 

Home Fix:
 Preparing a Home for an extended summer absence

The Seattle Times - March 2012 

Idled Cars Need A Little Attention

McClatchy-Tribune News Service - February 2012

Chicago Winter Survival Driving Tips

The Expired Meter - January 2012

How To: Store a Car for The Winter

Car & Driver - December, 2011

Made Here in America: A Directory of Products Made in USA


Winterizing Your Boat: Expert Tips from "Engine Answerman" Bobby Cleveland

World Fishing Network - October, 2011

Top Small Company Workplace

Inc. Magazine – May, 2011



Bob Hirsch - Chairman

Rich Hirsch - Vice President

Marc Blackman - President & CEO

Dan Stewart - Vice President, Human Resources

Howard Donnally - Vice President of Sales

Ray Jablonski - Executive Vice President of Operations

Jim Sill - Executive Vice President of Operations

Mike Profetto - Vice President of Product Engineering

Randy Levy - CFO

Rick Schwab - Vice President, International

Timothy Stitt - Vice President, Private Brand & Installer Groups

Tom Bingham - Director of Marketing


Awards & Accolades

Gold Eagle Company’s long list of awards and accolades includes:

The President's "E" Award, The U.S. Department of Commerce

Top Small Company
Workplace, Inc. Magazine and Winning Workplaces

Illinois Manufacturer of the Year, University of Illinois

Healthiest Companies in America, Interactive Health Solutions

Honda Supplier Performance Award, Honda

Award of Excellence, Sears

Preferred Quality Award, Ford

Qualified Supplier Award, Mercury Marine

Export Achievement Certificate, U.S. Department of Commerce



Gold Eagle is the company behind top-selling fuel additives and chemicals that prevent and cure engine problems:

STA-BIL®, America’s no. 1 fuel stabilizer, keeps gas fresh for up to 12 months of storage and can be used in everything from cars and trucks to lawnmowers and chainsaws.

Marine Formula STA-BIL® is specially formulated to prevent corrosion in engines exposed regularly to water.

Diesel Formula STA-BIL® is specially formulated to keep diesel fuel fresh.

STA-BIL Ethanol Treatment® helps protect against the damaging effects ethanol can have on fuel systems and equipment.

HEET®  America’s no. 1 selling antifreeze, removes water from fuel systems to prevent gas-line freeze ups in winter.

DieselPower® is a fast-growing line of products that extend the life of diesel engines.

104+® Octane Boost keeps high performance engines—like those in muscle and collector cars—running smoothly.

NO LEAK® is a line of products that safely eliminates engine, transmission and power steering leaks with just one treatment.

AlumAseal® has been used by auto manufacturers for decades to prevent radiator and heater leaks.

Start Your Engines!® is a special fuel system revitalizer that ensures quick easy starts after extended storage.


Private Brands

The Gold Eagle Private Brands Group supplies more than 400 different custom branded products to top engine-related manufacturers and retailers. Honda, Sears, Ford and many others have presented this division of the company with awards for its customer-centric process, which includes:

- Providing each client with a dedicated project team.

  - A full range of marketing services and tools.

  - Formulation of specialty products.

  - Custom Packaging.

  - Private labeling.


Gold Eagle Green

With products that save fuel, preserve fluids, stop leaks and improve efficiency, Gold Eagle has always helped the environment. The company is also committed to a comprehensive recycling program that limits waste from our manufacturing plant and recycles most of the materials that have been identified as scrap.


Famous Events, People, & (Online) Places

In addition to producing top-selling engine-care brands, Gold Eagle is also the company behind some of America’s most-loved automotive events, people and communities.

STA-BIL Lawn Mower Racing

What began as a one-time April Fool’s Day race in 1992 is now a 500-member association with 20 annual competitions that have been covered by ESPN and The Discovery Channel.

Cool Rides Online

Cool Rides, which started as an online car show in 2009, connects thousands of classic car enthusiasts in a network where they can get helpful tips, share photos, see the latest industry news and win Gold Eagle products.

Engine Answerman

A 30-year veteran of engine design, Bobby Cleveland is America’s go-to expert on solutions for any and all engine problems. Gold Eagle’s Engine Answerman is available year-round to consumers, answering questions on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and in person at events throughout the U.S.


More on Gold Eagle

Our History

Eight decades. Many milestones.

Our Values

The standards we live by.


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