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Dresser Wayne Successfully Completes First Installation of New Global Ovation Fuel Dispenser at Spring Petroleum Service Station in UK
Edinburgh, UK (May 7, 2008) – The newly launched Global Ovation fuel dispenser from Dresser Wayne®, a division of Dresser, Inc. is now being used successfully in the UK retail petroleum market. Spring Petroleum, a top independent fuel retailer in the United Kingdom is the first customer to install this revolutionary fuel dispenser at their “Shell Midway Service Station”.
“The Global Ovation design looks fantastic on our forecourt and our customers are delighted to operate this easy to approach, easy to use dispenser. It offers us the right combination of configurability and advanced promotional technologies for our forecourt,” one of Spring Petroleum’s Owners, Farook Asmal, describes. “We want to provide consumers with the most convenient fueling experience, and Global Ovation offers the means to accomplish this while supporting our business objectives.”
The four Global Ovation fuel dispensers include the ground breaking multimedia marketing tool, iX Media with 10.4” full-color displays. These can easily be programmed with customizable content and Spring Petroleum is using iX Media to promote new Oil-Company branded credit cards and premium fuels.
“The scalability of Global Ovation is another attractive feature. Apart from the great design, it has horsepower to match. It includes the virtually drift free Xflo® meter technology, larger sales displays, 4m hose reach but also the ability to add new technology, such as remote diagnostics or pay at the pump in the future,” Owner Jabir Sheth adds. “Many of these resources in such a good looking design were simply not possible before now.”
The precision-engineered Xflo® Meter virtually eliminates meter drift saving potentially thousands of litres of fuel lost meter drift over time. These new meters also have unparalleled flow rate performance. The Global Ovations have been fitted with full Vapour Recovery Stage II to meet compliance with environmental regulatory standards. The installation was completed incredibly smoothly and the site was trading in three days.
“Seeing Global Ovation as a successful part of Spring Petroleum’s forecourt is a high point for our company,” Paul de la Port, Dresser Wayne UK & Ireland Managing Director states. “It is the result of years of work and comprehensive research on consumer behavior. In many ways, it marks the beginning of a new era in retail fueling. Retailers have a new way to reach their customers through innovative tools that ultimately help grow their businesses and lower operating costs.”
About Wayne Fueling Systems
Wayne Fueling Systems is one of the world’s largest suppliers of fuel dispensers, payment terminals, forecourt control devices, point-of-sale and other measurement and control solutions to the retail and commercial fueling industry. Wayne has been at the forefront of innovation since it was founded in 1891 and is responsible for many of the breakthrough technologies that have transformed fuel retailing. Through a global network of distributors and service partners, Wayne products are sold and supported in over 140 countries around the world. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, Wayne also has major design and assembly operations in Sweden, Brazil and China. www.wayne.com
5/7/2008 8:00:00 AM