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Wayne Fueling Systems Concludes Successful Technology Summit in Austin

AUSTIN, TEXAS – April 12, 2017 – Wayne Fueling Systems (“Wayne”), a part of Dover Fueling Solutions (“DFS”) and a global provider of fuel dispensing, payment, automation, and control technologies for retail and commercial fuel stations, has concluded its 2017 Technology Summit in Austin, Texas with strong attendance and positive attendee feedback.

This year’s technology summit brought nearly 300 Wayne customers, distributors, suppliers, and more participants to Wayne’s North American headquarter city. Session topics at the summit included: Payment, the Future of Fueling, Retail, and the Internet of Things, with speakers from Google, Intel, Dell/EMC, PayPal, and other industry-leading companies sharing their expertise. Additionally, a “Partner Showcase” area provided the opportunity for sponsors of the summit to exhibit and promote their technologies, alongside of Wayne’s latest products and solutions. This year’s summit also featured the “Wayne Innovation Room,” which offered attendees an exclusive look at some of Wayne’s never-before-seen future technologies.

“We’re pleased that we could provide such informative speakers from some of the world’s top technology leading companies for our 2017 Technology Summit,” said Wayne’s VP of North America, Bill Reichhold. “Wayne has been leading the way for customers worldwide with innovative fuel dispensing systems, products and technology for more than 125 years. This summit was a fantastic opportunity to hear from other industry leaders about what the future may hold for our business and our world.”

Chris Hickman of Cary Oil Co., Inc. noted that, “Having attended many industry events around the country, I would rank this one as one of the best for a variety of reasons. If [Wayne] continue[s] to host this event, we will be participating to ensure our customers are prepared to best position their sites for today, tomorrow, and well beyond the 2020 EMV® deadlines.”

For additional photos of the event, visit Wayne's Facebook page.



Captions of photos above: (Top) Bill Reichhold from Wayne moderated an Internet of Things panel discussion with Liam Quinn from Dell, Dr. Anna Scott from Intel, Charlie Isaacs from Salesforce, and Hob Hairston from Wayne during the 2017 Wayne Technology Summit.

(Bottom) Steve Van Vlack from Wayne demonstrates mobile payment on the Wayne Ovation™2 fuel dispenser.