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GILBARCO VEEDER-ROOT RELEASES NEW DISPENSER SECURITY OPTIONS
GREENSBORO, N.C. – October 11, 2016 – Gilbarco Veeder-Root announced the release of its new Reinforced Lower Panel and Custom Lock options. With fuel theft at stores is a growing concern, some estimates as high as $1,500 annually per store, the new reinforced lower panel offers improved theft protection and is a direct replacement for the standard Encore lower panel. The custom lock features unique key codes to increase the security of retailers’ sites or networks. These upgrade options are available with new units as a factory install. The reinforced lower panel is also an easy, cost-...
Colbea Selects Gilbarco Veeder-Root for Indoor and Fuel Dispenser EMV Upgrades
GREENSBORO, N.C. – September 21, 2016 – Colbea Inc. (dba Seasons Corner Market) is implementing Gilbarco Veeder-Root’s Passport Point of Sale with EMV functionality and FlexPay IV forecourt payment terminals across their entire network of more than 100 convenience stores. As it upgrades its network for EMV payment acceptance, Colbea will also include Applause™ TV to maximize their technology investment and improve the consumer fueling experience. “Gilbarco has proven to be an excellent supplier throughout the EMV upgrade process. I feel confident in standardizing on their EMV...
GILBARCO VEEDER-ROOT LAUNCHES HD METER TO MINIMIZE FUEL DRIFT, LOWER COST OF OWNERSHIP
GREENSBORO, N.C. – June 28, 2016 - Gilbarco Veeder-Root recently launched the HD Meter™ - a new fuel meter to accompany their Encore Series fuel dispensers. It was designed to minimize drift while providing long-term performance and minimal maintenance - even with abrasive fuels. Consumer demand for clean, lower emission fuels is increasing. While better for the environment, these fuels create more contaminated fuel paths which increase fuel meter maintenance costs. It’s well known that Ethanol attracts water which leads to corroded elements of the fuel path.  In addition, ultra-low...
GILBARCO RELEASES INDUSTRY’S FIRST MULTI-NETWORK CREDIT AND DEBIT EMV COMPATIBLE PETROLEUM RETAIL POINT-OF-SALE SOLUTION
GREENSBORO, N.C. – May 12, 2016- Gilbarco Veeder-Root has announced general availability of its EMV certified platform with the Passport Point-of-Sale (POS) for retailers utilizing either the First Data (NYSE: FDC) or HPS (NYSE: HPY) Dallas network. EMV availability on the First Data network will allow the majority of petroleum retail brands including ExxonMobil, Sunoco, Valero, Clark, and Gulf to be among the first petroleum retailers to accept EMV transactions.  Also included in this group are retailers processing on the HPS-Dallas network, representing brands such as CITGO, and...
Gilbarco Veeder-Root Launches U.S. Petroleum Industry’s First Fuel Dispenser Payment Terminal That Is PCI PTS 4.0 Certified And Supports EMV Payments
GREENSBORO, N.C. – May 10, 2016 - Gilbarco Veeder-Root, the world’s leading fueling systems provider, announced the launch of FlexPayTM IV as the next generation of its industry-leading line of EMV-certified dispenser-based payment terminals.  Gilbarco jointly developed FlexPay IV with Verifone (NYSE: PAY), a world leader in payments and commerce solutions, to enable gas stations and convenience stores to securely accept EMV (“chip card”) payments from consumers at the pump.  Supports EMV, NFC and more at the pump The first PCI PTS 4.x certified fuel dispenser payment terminal...
Gilbarco Passport® Receives First U.S. EMV Certification for Credit and Debit Transactions in Petroleum Retail
GREENSBORO, N.C. – December 8, 2015 - Gilbarco Veeder-Root has been certified by First Data (NYSE: FDC) to accept EMV® transactions on their Passport® POS. As the first petroleum retail POS solution to execute live transactions on both debit and credit EMV chip cards, Passport will provide retailers with a seamless upgrade as more and more consumers adopt the new cards. First Data has been producing EMV-enabled cards and processing EMV transactions for years. “Gilbarco is excited to continue our legacy of first to market EMV technology,” said Kevin Bailey, Gilbarco Director, North America...
Gilbarco Veeder-Root Acquires Odysii
Impulse Upselling Solution
GREENSBORO, N.C. – October 12, 2015 - Gilbarco, Inc.  has signed and closed a definitive purchase agreement to acquire Odysii Technologies, Ltd. located in Tel Aviv, Israel. Odysii pioneered an analytics and consumer messaging platform at the point of purchase designed to be integrated with the point of sale (POS), loyalty programs, mobile phones, and other consumer applications.  Gilbarco and Odysii announced a strategic partnership in 2012 and have since been marketing the Odysii upselling platform as Impulse™.   This acquisition highlights Gilbarco’s continued...
ANGI Energy Systems Reports Steady CNG Station Growth
Janesville, WI – October 7, 2015 – ANGI Energy Systems, LLC announced today that, within the company’s commercial fuel customer base, multiple retail fuel providers are slated to open public fast-fill compressed natural gas (CNG) stations in Q4 2015. “In the United States, direct CNG infrastructure development has remained active despite the current volatility in oil prices,” says Jared Hightower, Vice President of Sales for ANGI.  “In addition to the environmental and energy security advantages, many fleets still recognize that the price stability of compressed natural gas offers...
Gilbarco Veeder-Root Announces 150 Years of Fueling Technology Leadership
GREENSBORO, N.C., October 9, 2015 - Gilbarco Veeder-Root announces its 150th year of providing fueling technology and services, building on this legacy of customer focus with a celebration at the NACS Show, Booth #5921, in Las Vegas, Nev.  In 1865, Charles Gilbert and John Barker founded the Gilbert and Barker Manufacturing Company in Springfield, Mass., launching their original invention which converted crude petroleum distillates into gas vapor used to light buildings. In 1910, Gilbert and Barker designed and manufactured the first gas pump, called the T-1, based on the fueling...
Terrible Herbst, Inc. Replacing Existing POS System with Gilbarco's Passport at 108 Sites
GREENSBORO, N.C., October 7, 2015 – Gilbarco Veeder-Root announced today that Terrible Herbst, Inc. will be replacing their existing POS systems at all 108 stores with Passport® POS system and Impulse™ upselling platform. The Las Vegas-based convenience store company places an emphasis on creative marketing, and Gilbarco offers the technology to support those marketing initiatives within their desired timeline. Terrible Herbst selected the Gilbarco suite for its reliability, flexible merchandising functionality and availability on the Chevron network.  Passport’s innovative design...