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Wayne Fueling Systems and Wincor Nixdorf Collaborate to Serve the Global Retail Fuel Industry

  • Wayne and Wincor Nixdorf establish a global strategic alliance to provide industry leading forecourt control, point-of-sale, back-office, and payment solutions.
  • The unified solutions will offer superior functionality and interoperability of automation systems to fuel retailers around the world.

Austin, Texas USA / Paderborn, Germany – June 3, 2014 - Wayne Fueling Systems, a global provider of fuel dispensing, payment, automation and control technologies for retail and commercial fuel stations, and Wincor Nixdorf, a leading supplier of IT solutions and equipment to retailers and retail banking, have announced today that they intend to establish a global strategic alliance to provide industry leading forecourt control, point-of-sale, back-office, and payment solutions to fuel retailing customers around the world.

Under this new collaboration, Wayne will provide its latest retail fuel station technology, including its Wayne Helix™ fuel dispenser and Wayne Fusion™ forecourt system. Wincor Nixdorf will supply its NAMOS® point-of-sale (POS) and back office software solutions and the BEETLE family of retail terminals. Payment terminal solutions from both companies will continue to be offered to customers based on industry requirements. The unified suite of products will deliver superior functionality across a full range of retail and commercial fueling networks.

The alliance combines each business’ extensive expertise and years of experience in the retail fueling sector. The combined Wayne and Wincor Nixdorf solutions will offer complete hardware, software, and on-going service capabilities that supports the needs of all fuel retailers around the world.

“Wayne and Wincor Nixdorf have both invested in developing and architecting products and technology on standard global platforms,” said Neil Thomas, CEO of Wayne Fueling Systems. “It was apparent, because of this shared, mindset that an alliance between the two companies would offer fuel retailers the best forecourt control and point-of-sales solution available in the industry.”

“Retail fuel station operators will benefit from faster end-to-end implementation of new functions, more innovative enhancements to existing solutions, and highly efficient project rollouts,” says Horst von Wels. “Equally important, they also benefit from a long-term secure investment in global platforms based on flexible technology that is designed to provide one base for a multitude of different business processes and retail store networks.”

Wayne and Wincor Nixdorf will use their extensive product portfolios to offer a unified suite of solutions for the retail fuel industry and give station owners and operators future-proof solutions to capitalize on their technology investments. This strategic alliance, announced during the UNITI Expo, a new international trade fair held in Stuttgart, Germany, will create an industry-leading technology collaboration that will benefit fuel retailing customers around the world.

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

About Wincor Nixdorf

Wincor Nixdorf is one of the world’s leading providers of IT solutions and services to retailers and retail banking. The company’s extensive portfolio is centered around optimizing business processes at banks and retail companies. It is aimed mainly at cutting costs and complexity and improving service to the end customer. Wincor Nixdorf leverages know-how from its core business with banks and retailers to diversify into related sectors. These include postal companies and service station chain operators. Wincor Nixdorf has a presence in over 130 countries, with its own subsidiary companies in 42 of these. Approximately 9,000 employees work at the Group. Production facilities are in Germany, China and Brazil. www.wincor-nixdorf.com

6/3/2014 8:00:00 AM