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Wayne Appoints a New Distributor, Melston Engineering, to Cover Russian
Federation, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan

MALMÖ, SWEDEN—March 19, 2012—Wayne, a GE Energy (NYSE: GE) Business and a global innovator of fuel dispensers and technologies, has announced plans to form a comprehensive distribution relationship in Russia and neighboring countries with Melston Engineering PLC. Capitalizing on the strengths of two industry leaders, the new engagement will provide fuel retailers with a trusted resource for complete forecourt technologies.

"Our relationship with Melston positions us to do even more to support fuel retailers throughout the region,” says Damian Tracey, president of Wayne EMEA. "This collaboration will strengthen both companies’ regional presence and will provide our customers with a comprehensive resource for Wayne’s entire portfolio of products and services."

Melston will gain status as a Wayne service-provider in the region to include distribution of Wayne's complete range of products from fuel dispensers to payment systems to comprehensive forecourt control solutions. "We are proud to add Wayne's forecourt technologies with renowned Global Star™ V and Global Century™ fuel dispensers to our select range of products," Kirill Frolov, managing director of Melston says. "By adding Wayne equipment to our portfolio of installation and maintenance services, we are now able to provide our customers with a one-stop solution."

Melston Engineering is a leading company in the Russia forecourt and retail-outlet business and specializes in providing turnkey solutions to its customers. The company also has an extensive network of regional branches, and Wayne and Melston will use this network to service more customers and develop additional business throughout the region.

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.