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Wayne to Unveil Ovation2 Fuel Dispenser at NACS 2013

Newest version of Wayne’s premium dispenser for North America includes style, operation enhancements.

Austin, Texas - September 27, 2013 - Wayne, A GE Business (NYSE: GE) and a global innovator of fuel dispensers and forecourt technologies, today announced that the Wayne Ovation™2 fuel dispenser, the second-generation design of Wayne’s premium Ovation dispenser, will be unveiled at the NACS (National Association of Convenience Stores) Show on October 13, 2013, in Atlanta, Georgia. Through cleaner lines and additional design enhancements, the Ovation2 fuel dispenser represents another Wayne innovation for fueling industry.

The updated Ovation2 dispenser builds on the pump’s original design, which has set the dispenser standard for more than a decade. A flexible option package allows it to be configured to meet specific needs. From design to functionality, the Ovation2 dispenser features will extend new benefits to retailers and their customers.

Specific new features of the Ovation2 dispenser include:

  • 25 percent increased branding area and increased flexibility in branding options.
  • New white-on-black displays for Sales, Volume and UPD.
  • Redesigned payment area enhances privacy, ergonomics, and transaction flow.
  • Glass display windows.
  • Metal frame panel construction.
  • Expanded use of steel cladding.

Wayne also announced today the Ovation™2 LX fuel dispenser, which offers additional standard features: color QVGA screens, enhanced lighting indicators, E25 listing, and multi-colored RGB backlit PTS buttons.

“For ten years, we’ve witnessed the success of the Wayne Ovation fuel dispenser, and we’ve learned many things about how it’s used and improvements we can make for our customers,” said Neil Thomas, Wayne president. “It is now time to update the Ovation dispenser, incorporate those learnings, and bring it much more in line of the design standards we put into the Wayne Helix™ fuel dispenser. We are pleased to introduce the new Wayne Ovation2 fuel dispenser.“

The Ovation2 dispenser will be available across North America in mid-2014.

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.