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Wayne Helix™ Fuel Dispenser Featured at Automechanika Trade Show
New Fuel Dispenser Line Features Intelligent Design and State-of-the-Art Technology and Security in a Global Platform.
Austin, Texas - September 11, 2012 — Wayne, A GE Energy Business (NYSE: GE) and a global innovator of fuel dispensers and forecourt technologies, is presenting the new global Wayne Helix™ fuel dispenser line at the Automechanika trade show in Frankfurt, Germany. This international trade show, which showcases a wide range of innovations and solutions in the automotive industry from the vehicles themselves to the fueling and forecourt technology that keep them running, starts today and goes through the 16th of September.
The Automechanika trade show represents the European stage of Wayne’s three-month global launch tour for its Helix fuel dispenser line, which follows an exciting and successful product launch in Rio de Janiero at the Expo Postos & Conveniência trade show. Automechanika attendees now have an opportunity to experience the latest in Wayne fuel dispenser design.
The Wayne Helix™ fuel dispenser family is built on a standard global platform and incorporates the best of Wayne’s state-of-the-art technology and security into an intelligently designed, user-friendly pump. Wayne developed the Helix dispenser based on comprehensive feedback: distributors, retailers, technicians and motorists all helped to influence the features, functions and serviceability of this redesigned and reconceived line of fuel dispensers.
“We spoke to customers all over the world to learn more about their fueling needs, including likes and dislikes, and we incorporated that input into the Wayne Helix family of dispensers,” said Paul de la Port, Wayne vice president of products. “The new dispensers share a common set of design elements that not only reflect the products’ advanced technology and excellent quality, but also provide a solid investment for retailers and a new and improved fueling experience for motorists. From its engineering, construction and user interface, to its installation, service and maintenance lifecycle, the Helix dispenser line was designed with and for our customers, and we’re really excited about the result.”
In addition to the new Helix dispensers, Wayne is showcasing its Global Star™ fuel dispenser line, which is compatible with the latest in alternative fuels such as CNG, LPG and AdBlue®. Wayne also is featuring a new outdoor payment terminal designed to work with Helix dispensers, as well as its Wayne Xflo™ fuel meter, which combines revolutionary engineering and precision design for unparalleled accuracy.
Trade show attendees also will see demonstrations of the Wayne Fusion™ forecourt system, which provides comprehensive forecourt control functionality including multi-device and POS management, reporting and remote viewing of site activity. The Fusion forecourt system already has achieved huge success with service station retailers around the world. Wayne will be showcasing several new capabilities of its Fusion forecourt system, including automatic vehicle identification, contactless payment, media delivery, automatic tank gauging and fuel management services.
Wayne Global President Neil Thomas remarks, “Customers expect Wayne to deliver industry-leading products, technologies and services. With the Helix fuel dispenser, our new outdoor payment terminals and ever-expanding capabilities of our Fusion forecourt-control system, we are clearly delivering on our commitment to be at the forefront of technological innovation in our industry. Wayne has more new products on display at Automechanika this year than at any time in the past, and we look forward to sharing these advances with our customers."
Fuel retailers will have another opportunity to see the new Helix fuel dispenser range along with the other new Wayne products, technologies and services in Las Vegas at the PEI-NACS Show in October. Wayne will begin customer deliveries of Helix fuel dispensers later this year.
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
9/11/2012 8:00:00 AM