Aussies eye Europe

04 November, 2016

Leighton O'Brien has formed a strategic partnership with Wolftank Adisa Group to introduce and market its technology suite throughout Western Europe.

Coffee roaster and tea blender The Drury Tea & Coffee Company has announced the launch of a new entry level espresso machine from Rancilio, the Classe 5.

DataMax and TLM have concluded an agreement to market and support the DataMax Envoy Global Retail Management back office solution in the UK to meet the needs of the petroleum retail sector.

Polymer Logistics has announced the implementation of a range of its retail-ready packaging (RRP) solutions by award winning “Sewell on the go”.

Cornwall Services has seen visitor numbers increase since it opened its Changing Places toilet for disabled visitors at the end of June.

ehicle wash specialist Wilcomatic is introducing the new tilting Maxi Flex+ brush system from Otto Christ, to further improve the cleaning coverage of its premium Varius, Genius and Primus automatic rollover vehicle wash systems.

Shell in tablet deal

10 October, 2016

Revel Systems has announced a global framework agreement with Shell Retail, which allows for the implementation of Revel's iPad-based POS system services at selected retail fuel sites worldwide. This agreement follows a proof of concept in 2015-16.

New pipe analysis tool

10 October, 2016

Adler & Allan has invested in a new CCTV drainage pipeline inspection vehicle, allowing the group's Environmental Services Division to offer large-scale drainage surveys and pipe analysis, with fully detailed compliant reports.

Co-op adds LED lights

10 October, 2016

ighting to 118 of its food stores and petrol filling stations.

JTI is unveiling a new solution for existing gantry units to support the fast-growing e-cigarette category. Described by JTI as "the first of its kind", the modification includes dedicated space for e-cigarettes built into the tobacco gantry.

Hot drink solution specialist eXpresso PLUS has launched a new Lavazza Prontissimo coffee-to-go machine range, offering premium coffee in an instant.

Razorwire Energy has been launched to provide consumers with a more convenient alternative to energy drinks.

Wayne Fueling Systems has launched its new iX Pay T7 pay-at-pump terminal for fuel retailers.

Leighton O’Brien has formed a strategic partnership with Wolftank Adisa Group to introduce and market its technology suite throughout Western Europe.

Wilcomatic rolls out new logo

30 September, 2016

Vehicle wash specialist Wilcomatic has changed its logo to one that it says better conveys what the company does.

Hot drink solution specialist eXpresso PLUS has launched a new Lavazza Prontissimo coffee-to-go range, offering premium coffee in an instant solution. 

Adler & Allan has invested in a new CCTV drainage pipeline inspection vehicle, allowing the group's Environmental Services Division to offer large-scale drainage surveys and pipe analysis, with fully detailed compliant reports.

Revel Systems has announced a global framework agreement with Shell Retail, which allows for the implementation of Revel’s iPad-based POS system services at selected retail fuel sites worldwide. This agreement follows a proof of concept in 2015-2016.

Wilcomatic is introducing the new tilting Maxi Flex+ brush system from Otto Christ, to further improve the cleaning coverage of its premium Varius, Genius and Primus automatic rollover vehicle wash systems.

Newcastle-based Zytronic UK has won a deal to supply equipment for an international manufacturer of retail car wash units.

Planning for polymer

08 September, 2016

With the Bank of England recently announcing that its paper-to-polymer transition will begin on September 13 with the new £5 note, cash management company Cashmaster International is reminding retailers to plan ahead.

LED is a no-brainer

08 September, 2016

Top 50 Indie Refuel & Go has revamped the lighting at five of its sites. During the latter part of 2015 and the first half of 2016, the London and Home Counties-based company had a range of LED lighting installed at its stations in Chiddingfold, Windsor, Hampstead, Finsbury Park and Swiss Cottage. The LED lights, installed by Central Maintenance Solutions (CMS), are a mix of Sloan LED under-canopy products and retail lights for the convenience stores.

Fairbanks for Moto

08 September, 2016

Moto has recently signed a five-year contract with wet-stock management specialists Fairbanks, spanning its 45 motorway service stations across the UK.

PriceAdvantage, an American fuel price management software company and division of Skyline Products, is expanding to serve clients in Europe. Its expansion includes software enhancements designed to support the unique needs of European fuel marketers as well as the addition of dedicated sales and support staff.

E&S Environmental Services, part of the Adler & Allan Group, has expanded its M&E offering through the acquisition of Worcester Electrical Services (WES). WES specialises in all areas of electrical installations, engineering, maintenance and design. As an NICEIC-approved electrical contractor, the bulk of its work is carried out in hazardous environments, such as forecourts.

P&C Services Ltd and Tokheim have been appointed on the development of a petrol filling station and retail store for former Forecourt Trader of the Year Jonathan James.

Tobacco company JTI is unveiling a new solution for existing gantry units to support the fast-growing e-cigarette category.

Manchester-based Kalibrate has announced that a Top five fuel and convenience retailer has renewed its commitment to Kalibrate Pricing Solutions for 3,500+ sites in the US and Canada.

Co-op installs LED lighting

02 September, 2016

Central England Co-operative is rolling out LED lighting to 118 of its food stores and petrol filling stations.

Jestic, the exclusive distributor of the Ugolini range of ice cream and beverage machines in the UK, has launched the new Micro series.

Moto has recently signed a five-year contract with wet-stock management specialists Fairbanks, spanning its 45 motorway service stations across the UK.

P&C Services has launched a new division and has strengthened its management team.

TLM Group Technology held the second in its series of retailer events, attended by convenience and fuel retailer groups of all sizes from one to hundreds of sites, as well as a representative from the PRA.

Fibrelite brand update

25 August, 2016

Fibrelite has launched new branding. The manufacturer of composite manhole covers, believes it is time to update its branding to reflect its new market positioning on a global scale as part of OPW and Dover, while maintaining its commitment to innovation.

Wayne Fueling Systems has been awarded a contract to install their ClearView wet-stock management service product on Morrisons' 344 petrol stations in the UK.

The Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) and the Conservative MP for the local Waveney constituency, Peter Aldous, were among the guests of honour at the official opening of Adande's new refrigeration test rooms, at Barley Way, Lowestoft, on Friday 8 July.

Certas Energy (a DCC Energy Company) has expanded its use of Kalibrate’s Pricing Cloud to include over 300 petrol filling stations in Sweden.

E&S Environmental Services, part of the Adler & Allan Group, has expanded its M&E offering through the acquisition of Worcester Electrical Services (WES).

PriceAdvantage, an American fuel price management software company and division of Skyline Products, is expanding to serve clients in Europe.

A Premio solution

17 July, 2016

Tchibo has launched the Premio system, which it describes as the ideal way to offer freshly ground coffee in a self-serve/pay-at-till environment.

VLight chooses TLM

17 July, 2016

TLM Group Technology has been appointed the exclusive UK distributor and service provider for VLight, a leading European provider of lighting and signage solutions to the petrol and wider retail sector.

New tank services

17 July, 2016

Adler & Allan has added TankTechnic Lining Systems to its portfolio of tank services. These are 100% ethanol-resistant making them ideal for storing 'future fuels'.

BP chooses Viscount

17 July, 2016

New Viscount forecourt amenity units, from Leafield Environmental, have been installed across BP's network of service stations throughout Spain.

Vehicle wash specialist Wilcomatic is introducing the Christ Wheel Master wheel washing system, which automatically adapts to clean both standard wheels and larger ones on the biggest 4x4s, regardless of axle height.

150 sites with Oracle

17 July, 2016

P&C Ltd has just passed the 150 mark of sites with support using Oracle software. The milestone follows the company becoming an Oracle Gold Partner earlier this year, enabling P&C to supply products and services to the large estate of Oracle users in the petrol and convenience market.

Wayne Fueling Systems has been awarded a contract to install their ClearView wet-stock management service product on Morrisons’ 344 petrol stations in the UK.

Fibrelite has launched new branding to reflect its new global market positioning. The leading manufacturer of composite manhole covers, believes it is time to innovate its branding as a reflection of its new market positioning on a global scale as part of OPW and Dover, while maintaining its commitment to innovation as it continues to grow into an increasing number of new industries.

Customers of Wilcomatic can vastly increase their premium wash income by adding a Christ Protect Shine Xpress programme to their rollover car wash menus, according to the company.

Amscreen stops ads

01 June, 2016

Digital signage company Amscreen has terminated its sales agency agreement with Digicom and temporarily suspended the advertising service on its network. This follows Digicom filing for administration last month.

New AdBlue system

01 June, 2016

Franklin Fueling Systems (FFS) has introduced a new complete system solution for New Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF)/AdBlue. The new system has a number of features designed to solve the problem of working with a liquid that is highly corrosive and freezes at a temperature of -11C.

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