Oscar W. Larson is now a part of OWL Services (owlservices.com). Oscar W. Larson values its customers, suppliers and employees and is committed to maintaining strong relationships with all by delivering the best quality service in the industry.
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About Us

For over 75 years, Oscar W. Larson Company has served the Midwest as a leader in full service petroleum and fluid handling equipment contracting.

Company Timeline

  1. 1946 - Company Founded

    The Oscar W. Larson Company was founded in 1946, when Oscar Larson, a former employee of Shell, started a fuel pump installation and repair shop in his Detroit, MI garage.

  2. 1952 - Company purchased by Oscar Larson's sons

    Oscar’s sons, Bob and Jim Larson, bought the company from their father in 1952.

  3. 1960 - Became a Wayne distributor


  4. 1983 - Grand Rapids, MI branch opened

    Oscar W. Larson Company bought a small Wayne distributor in Grand Rapids, MI, which became the first branch of the company.

  5. 1986 - Company Fire

    In March of 1986, Oscar W. Larson Company's original building on Highland Rd. went up in flames.

  6. 1987 - New Building Completed

    The Oscar W. Larson company built their new building on Highland Rd, which still stands today. We have since moved HQ to a bigger facility in Clarkston, MI.

  7. 1990 - Gaylord, MI Branch Opened


  8. 1994 - Toledo Branch Opened


  9. 1999 - Fort Wayne, IN Branch Opened


  10. 2004 - Indianapolis, IN Branch Opened


  11. 2006 - Dearborn, MI Branch Opened


  12. 2011 - Columbus, OH Branch Opened


  13. 2016 - Cincinnati, OH Branch Opened


  14. 2017 - Became Leighton O'Brien Distributor

    The fuel cleaning and polishing services officially launched on February 27, 2017, delivering Leighton O’Brien’s patented fuel cleaning and polishing technology to our clients.

  15. 2018 - Louisville, KY Branch Opened


  16. 2019 - Cincinnati, OH Branch Moved to Franklin, OH


  17. 2020 - Columbus, OH Office Moved


  18. 2020 - Toledo, OH Office Moved


  19. 2020 - Became ChargePoint, Inc. Distributor


It's nice to know that when you choose Oscar W. Larson Company, you'll be working with a company that brings decades of expertise to every project.

Founded in 1946 to serve the petroleum industry, Oscar W. Larson Company has experienced extraordinary growth throughout the years which has led to its expansion into the automotive, airline, marine, restaurant, convenience store, and service industries.

With over 350 skilled employees, Oscar W. Larson Company is uniquely qualified to provide comprehensive solutions for all our project needs.

Our factory trained technicians and licensed mechanical, electrical, and HVAC contractors deliver "one stop" shopping to meet all design, construction, excavation, remodeling, installation, service, building maintenance, product consultation, and sales needs.

Petroleum  •  Alternative Energy  •  Re-Imaging  •  Electrical Contracting  •  Inspection Services  •  General Contracting  •  HVAC/R  •  Car Wash  •  Construction  •  Excavation  •  Mechanical  •  Tank Cleaning  •  Fuel Polishing

Our accomplished management team, skilled staff and technicians, and state-of-the-art technology allows us to deliver high quality service and proven cost-effective methods to save the customer time and money.

Members of these Organizations

    • AACC
    • ABC
    • API
    • ASSE
    • CACC
    • CAM
    • Clarkston, MI Chamber of Commerce
    • IFFA
    • ISA
    • KPMA
    • MEECA
    • Michigan Chamber of Commerce
    • MIRA
    • MPA/MACS
    • NASM
    • NFPA
    • NFIB
    • OACS
    • OPCA
    • OPMCA
    • PEI
    • STAI
    • GLACC
    • SSCC

Conferences We Attend

  • MPA Show
  • M-PACT Show
  • PEI/NACS Conference

Community Involvement

    • American Cancer Society
    • Blessings in a Backpack
    • Children's Tumor Foundation
    • Construction for Worldwide Evangelism
    • Disabled American Veterans
    • Gleaners
    • Kids Kicking Cancer
    • LUNGevity to end lung cancer
    • Marine Toys for Tots Foundation
    • Munson Hospice
    • Muscular Dystrophy Association
    • Open Door Outreach (Julie Run)
    • Red Shoe Event
    • Ronald McDonald House
    • Sheetz for the Kidz
    • Special Olympics
    • Speedway Miracle Tournament
    • Team Rush Robotics
    • THAW Heat and Warmth Fund