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Gilbarco Inc. acquires Stratema, strengthens presence in Brazil
GREENSBORO, N.C. USA / SAO PAULO, BRAZIL – July 12, 2011 – Gilbarco Inc. of Greensboro, N.C. announced today that it has signed and closed a definitive purchase agreement to acquire Stratema Indústria E Comércio Ltda. of Guarulhos, São Paulo, Brazil.Stratema is a manufacturer of fuel dispensers and a provider of maintenance services for the retail petroleum industry and commercial fueling operations in Brazil. Stratema’s customers include large regional oil companies, local oil companies and independent retailers. “Since its entrance into the pump market six years ago, Stratema has...
Future for the forecourt highlighted at Gilbarco's 2011 Retail Technology Conference
GREENSBORO, N.C. – June 1, 2011 – Nearly 150 attendees gathered today at the Ballantyne Resort in Charlotte, N.C. to hear industry experts Gray Taylor, Tony Sabetti, Scott Cheek and Matthew Stoudt predict what technologies retailers will be using to enhance the customer experience, improve payment security and increase site profitability. “Technology that pays” was the theme during the keynote discussion that opened Gilbarco Veeder-Root’s fifth annual Retail Technology Conference. The conference continues through Friday, June 3.   Gray Taylor, Executive Director for the...
Gilbarco and Outcast Media expand Applause TV coverage for nationwide interactive merchandising at the pump
Applause TV coverage expanded for nationwide coverage
Greensboro, N.C. – May 13, 2011 – Gilbarco Veeder-Root and digital media partner Outcast Media, Inc. announced today the nationwide expansion of Applause TV with Outcast, the industry’s leading interactive digital media system integrated into the dispenser that delivers full motion video and on-demand couponing.The companies launched the initial program in the top-20 markets in October 2010, and with a significant demand from retailers and advertisers to accelerate distribution, the program is now available nationwide. “We’ve seen tremendous interest in Applause TV since launching it in...
Passport Secure High-Speed Help Desk now enabled on Cybera ONE Platform
Passport Secure High-Speed Help Desk now enabled on Cybera ONE Platform
Passport Secure High-Speed Help Desk now enabled on Cybera ONE PlatformGREENSBORO, N.C. – May 11, 2011 – Customers can now receive the latest features and performance enhancements in a matter of minutes, according to Andrew Robinson, director of point of sale marketing at Gilbarco Veeder-Root. The Cybera ONE security and application services platform enables Gilbarco to deliver better and faster support for thousands of stores using Gilbarco applications through secure and PCI compliant broadband communications.   “Gilbarco recently certified Cybera’s SCA-110 Security Appliance...
Applause Media System to broadcast Amber Alerts
Applause Media System to broadcast Amber Alerts
GREENSBORO, N.C. – May 10, 2011 –Gilbarco Veeder-Root announced today that information about abducted children can be distributed through the gas pumps they place at gas stations around the country. In support of the U.S. Department of Justice’s AMBER Alert program, Gilbarco Veeder-Root will work with the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children® (NCMEC) as a secondary AMBER Alert distributor and will place AMBER Alerts on the large color video screens built into their gas pumps as part of their Applause Media System.It will be the first forecourt TV system of its kind to be...
Gilbarco's Williams to speak about payment security at NACStech
Gilbarco's Williams to speak about payment security at NACStech
GREENSBORO, N.C. – May 9, 2011 – Mark Williams, marketing manager, fuel dispenser applications at Gilbarco Veeder-Root, will speak at NACStech at the Mirage Las Vegas, May 16-18. Williams will be part of the expert panel discussion entitled “How to Protect Your Automated Fuel Dispenser” on Monday, May 16 at 1:30 p.m.The workshop will outline specific tactics fuel retailers can use to prevent credit and debit card skimming at the forecourt card readers, protecting their customers and their business. Attendees will learn how to identify the signs of tampering at the card readers and how to...
Gilbarco's Hutchinson to speak about electric car recharging at NACStech
GREENSBORO, N.C. – May 5, 2011 – Ray Hutchinson, vice president corporate development at Gilbarco Veeder-Root, will speak at NACStech at the Mirage Las Vegas, May 16-18. Hutchinson will be part of the expert panel discussion “Servicing the Electric Car Customer” on Tuesday, May 17 at 10:15 a.m.All the major automobile manufacturers are developing electric cars and an increasing number are appearing on the roads. This seminar explores what traditional convenience stores might do to support the changing needs of these motorists. Hutchinson is responsible for identifying and securing...
Love's picks Gilbarco Veeder-Root as forecourt technology supplier
Love's picks Gilbarco Veeder-Root as forecourt technology supplier
mediainquiry@gilbarco.comGREENSBORO, N.C. – March 29, 2011 – Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores (www.loves.com) has awarded Gilbarco Veeder-Root a three-year contract to supply Gilbarco® forecourt equipment, including Gilbarco® fuel dispensers, Veeder-Root® tank monitoring systems and Red Jacket® submersible turbine pumps. Based in Oklahoma City, OK, the family-owned company operates more than 260 locations in 39 states and employs 6,700 people. Love’s ranks 18th on the 2010 Forbes List of Largest Privately Held U.S. Companies. “Gilbarco Veeder-Root’s superior quality, support...
Gasboy Atlas fleet fueling dispensers gain UL Listing for Ethanol
Gasboy Atlas fleet fueling dispensers gain UL Listing for Ethanol
GREENSBORO, N.C. – March 14, 2011 – Underwriters Laboratories has approved three models of Gasboy® Atlas® dispensers for use with fuels containing up to 85% ethanol (E85).The Gasboy Atlas E85 dispensers (model 9872KX series) join the current Atlas electronic fleet dispenser models that are specifically designed for commercial fleet fueling applications. They are fully compatible with existing fleet management systems and Island Fleet Card Readers, including the Gasboy Islander™ PLUS and CFN III systems. “We understand the tough demands of unattended fueling at the fleet fueling site,”...
Gilbarco to unveil new fuel dispenser for travel plazas at NATSO
Gilbarco to unveil new fuel dispenser for travel plazas at NATSO
GREENSBORO, N.C. – February 10, 2011 – Truck stop and travel plaza operators at the NATSO Show will see North America’s first fuel dispenser designed to offer Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) and Diesel at the same fueling position. The Gilbarco® Encore® S DEF + 1 dispenser makes its exhibition debut at the National Association of Truck Stop Operators (NATSO) Show, February 17-21, Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort, Lake Buena Vista, FL.The new dispenser features an industry exclusive stainless steel mass flow meter that measures DEF accurately and reliably and is Weights & Measures approved. The...