DKB Now Stocks Protection First Class Products

Posted by John Presti on Nov 13, 2019 1:02:33 PM


We're excited to officially announce that we are a distributor for Berkebile's 2+2 product line, which includes Protection First Class products. We have brake parts cleaner, white grease, aerosol grease, and PFC - Protection First Class Undercoating. 

The PFC Undercoating protects against corrosion and rust and it stays translucent so it does not impede diagnosing any vehicle issues, unlike some other products. Application is so straightforward that its DIY with compressed air. 

We have had a lot of positive feedback on the product so far, and anticipate that the customers testing out the PFC undercoating are going to have a much better experience this winter in terms of undercarriage protection than those who don't get their fleet covered before the salt and sand starts covering the New England roads. 

This stuff is fantastic for a diverse group of customers - auto repair shops have added it to their service menus, bus and transport companies are using it to protect their fleets on the road, and landscape contractors have had a lot of success protecting plows and equipment from corrosion. 

This fall we were able to have meetings with customers where a vendor rep demonstrated the product application process and answered any questions that came up. If that sounds like something that would help with your decision making process on these products, let us know and we can coordinate a demo & meeting at your facility. 

For more info on PFC Undercoating, this page has a ton of information on both the undercoating, and other PFC products for your vehicles & equipment - PFC Product Info  - or you can watch the video below for more specific info on undercoating:


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Topics: Lube News, branded lubes, PFC

DKB Becomes Northeast Distributor for Phillips 66/Kendall

Posted by Kelly Burke on May 21, 2018 3:07:27 PM

Dennis K Burke is proud to announce that we are now the Phillips 66/Kendall Lubricants distributor for the Northeast. Kendall has been on the forefront of advances in lubricant product technology since the early 1900's and we are excited to be able to offer their premium, cutting edge products to our customers.  

For more information about Phillips 66/Kendall Lubricants product offerings, please visit or feel free to reach out to the office (800-289-2875) or your Dennis K Burke representative for more information.

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Topics: Lubricants, Lube News, branded lubes, Kendall Lubricants, phillips 66

DKB becomes Petro-Canada distributor for the Northeastern U.S.

Posted by Kelly Burke on Sep 18, 2017 2:46:55 PM

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Dennis K Burke, Inc is pleased to announce that we are now a Petro-Canada distibutor for the Northeastern United States!

For over 30 years, Petro-Canada has developed and produced top quality lubricant products, and we are excited to join with them to deliver these options to our customers throughout the Northeastern U.S.

We will be offering the full suite of Petro-Canada products, from trailer loads of bulk lubricants to cases of grease tubes, so whatever your shop or fleet requires to keep running at optimum levels, we have it!

For more information on Petro-Canada products, check their website here: or contact us at 

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Topics: Lube News, petrocanada


Posted by Kelly Burke on Jul 16, 2014 11:08:32 AM

We just got this in the mail - NESSARA, or the New England Service Station and Automotive Repair Association is a non profit group that works very hard on behalf of small, independent service stations, repair facilities, and similar companies in the industry to keep them informed of policy changes that can affect their business, and lobbies  against legislation that hurts small business' bottom lines. 

(You can read more about NESSARA here: )




Nessara certificate for Dennis K. Burke Inc. Circa 2014



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Topics: Lubricants, Lube News, automotive, NESSARA

Oil Eater comes in Second Place in Waste Min's 2013 Industrial Degreaser Ratings

Posted by John Presti on Apr 2, 2014 10:00:00 AM

Oil Eater product line


The Waste Minimization forum ( recently published its "2013 Industrial Degreaser Ratings" report. They tested the top 15 general purpose degreasers/cleaners, then ranked their performance, reported their pricing, and any hazard warnings relevant to the products. You can read their entire infographic on the study here:  - they had some interesting results that challenge some conventional wisdom on what makes a good cleaner/degreaser - definitely worth the read.

The number two finisher in their study was Oil Eater Cleaner and Degreaser (which we're proud to be a distributor of). Even better, they came in at half the cost of the first place finisher. Oil Eater is water based, non hazardous cleaner that can be used on anything from gettin grease stains out of laundry to truck washing, to brake parts cleaning. In the Waste Min study, Oil Eater also produced less rust than a traditional solvent based degreaser.  

If you want to learn more about Oil Eater you can visit their website at or if you'd like try it out, we do have limited free samples available. Give us a call or fill out the contact form to the right for more info or to get a free sample while supplies last. 


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Don't Forget to beat the DEF Increase!

Posted by Kelly Burke on Mar 26, 2013 2:15:00 PM

Just a reminder on beating the DEF increase coming April 1st......As you know, this is the time of year where we start seeing increases in the DEF market.  1/3 of DEF is comprised of Urea. The reason this time of year causes an uptick in DEF prices is that Urea's primary use is as fertilizer in the agricultural sector, and competition for urea reflects on the commodities market side, and that results in an increase in its cost.

It looks like the market went up in March anywhere from $.03 to $.05/gallon. Dennis K Burke will be holding current pricing until April 1, so dont forget to get those orders in this week! I will keep you informed for April and the other upcoming months in terms of what impact the Urea market will have on your DEF pricing.

Feel free to give me a call to discuss, 617-884-7800.  If you would like to place an order (or an additional order) before the month is out, you can do so with customer service at 617-884-7800 or by emailing

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Topics: DEF, Diesel Exhaust Fluid, Lube News

DEF Pricing Specials for December 2012

Posted by John Presti on Dec 6, 2012 8:21:00 AM

Various sized containers of DEF

We're excited to announce special pricing for Diesel Exhaust Fluid for the rest of December. We carry the highest quality DEF and we have the logistics to get it to you. Special pricing is effective on the conveniently sized 2.5 gallon jugs, in quantities from 25 jugs delivered (or pick them up at our headquarters and receive the special pricing with no minimum) to full pallets. (For more than pallet loads, contact for pricing)

If you run a fleet requiring DEF, or a shop who's customers require it, this is a great opportunity to stock up and save! Don't wait though, special pricing expires December 31st!


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Topics: DEF, product of the month, Diesel Exhaust Fluid, Lubricants, Lube Sales, Lube News

November Lube News - Valvtect Diesel Guard Tank Maintenance

Posted by John Presti on Nov 1, 2012 10:56:00 AM

Pre-Winter Tank Maintenance Program

Up to 50% of all winter diesel vehicle breakdowns can be attributed to water and bacteria (bugs) being pumped from the main diesel storage tank into the vehicle. This can cause plugged fuel filters, equipment downtime and lost revenue.


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The ValvTect Diesel Guard three-step pre-winter tank maintenance program is designed to keep your fleet up and running this winter by safely removing the two biggest causes of winter shutdowns; water (ice crystals) and bacteria.




Over time, water builds up in diesel storage tanks creating a breeding ground for bacteria. Even when entrained in a vehicle's diesel fuel, water will begin to freeze when the fuel temperature reaches 32º F., forming ice crystals that can plug fuel filters. First, pump out and properly disposed of excess water in your diesel storage tanks.




After pumping, any remaining water is removed by treating the next two or three diesel fuel deliveries with Diesel Guard Tank Dri, a water dispersant and freeze point depressant. Diesel Guard Tank Dri is a non-alcohol water dispersant and deicer, formulated to safely remove a controlled amount of water from the diesel fuel's storage tank.

* Safely Removes Moisture

* Reduces the Freeze Point of Water

* Non-Alcohol and Non-Flammable

* One Gallon Treats 7,500 Gallons of Diesel Fuel

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Once all water is removed, "shock" treat the tank with BioGuard Micro-Biocide to kill bacteria and other bio-contamination. BioGuard is the industry's most effective biocide. Spare fuel dispenser filters should be on site to filter out dead bacteria after BioGuard treatment.

* Kills Bacteria and Algae

* Fast Acting

* Ultra Low Sulfur Compliant

* One Gallon Treats 2,500 Gallons of Diesel Fuel

diesel guard biocide


*Dennis K. Burke offers a full line of ValvTect Diesel Guard products.*

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Topics: Lubricants, Lube News, Valvtect, Diesel Guard, Tank Maintenance