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Applegreen switches to fully recyclable paper cup across estate

Top 50 Indie Applegreen has reinforced its environment credentials by switching to using a fully recyclable paper cup across its estate.

TLM Technologies’ evoPOS wins accreditation from Shell

TLM Technologies’ POS software, evoPOS, has been formally accredited by Shell.

Metro Security sees rise in interest from unmanned stations

A recent spike in drive-offs from forecourts has prompted renewed interest in unmanned fuel stations, according to Metro Security, which provides technology that integrates CCTV and ANPR for both kiosk-driven and ‘pay-at-the-pump’ service areas.

Ascona Group chooses Suresite's wetstock management solution

The forecourt retailer Ascona Group has appointed Suresite to provide wetstock management across its UK forecourts.

Henderson launches EDGEPoS self-checkout in UK

Henderson Technology has announced the launch of the EDGEPoS self-checkout, which is now available to EDGEPoS users across the UK.

Welcome Break commits to more Air1 AdBlue

Air1 is celebrating extending its relationship with Welcome Break, with the motorway services operator adding AdBlue dispensers at more of its sites. The first of the bulk AdBlue dispensers were installed at South Mimms and Oxford Service Stations in 2012, and by the end of 2014 Welcome Break had seven of its UK forecourts dispensing AdBlue from the pump.

Milkshakes at the touch of a button from f'real

Rich Products a global supplier of frozen food and beverages has launched what it describes as the UK's first self-serve milkshake solution.

Malibu has new smaller footprint ice cream machine

The latest addition to Malibu's machine range is aimed at customers new to serving soft ice cream, and those who are not expecting a huge sales volume but still want to attract new customers.

Dover Fueling Solutions gains new ISO standard

Dover Fueling Solutions has been awarded the ISO 45001:2018 Occupational Health and Safety System (OHS) standard for its manufacturing facility in Dundee. The recently released ISO 45001:2018 OHS, the successor to OHSAS 18001 (Occupational Health and Safety Assessment Series), is an internationally recognised standard which requires organisations to identify, manage and strictly control health and safety risks in their workplace, and create better working conditions.

Istobal's show launches

Istobal will showcase its new T'WASH30 tunnel at the Automechanika 2018 exhibition, which will take place on September 10-15 in Frankfurt. The car wash firm will also use the show to launch new technology developed to boost equipment productivity and improve quality, comfort as well as user experience.

Henderson Technology's EDGEPoS self- checkout system is a hit with customers

Henderson Technology has announced the launch of the EDGEPoS self-checkout, which is now available to EDGEPoS users across the UK.

Malibu unveils slimline soft ice cream machine

The newest addition to Malibu’s line of soft ice cream machines is aimed at customers new to serving soft ice cream, and those who are not expecting a huge sales volume but still want to attract new customers and make money from a fresh offering.

Rich Products launches self-serve milkshake solution

Rich Products – a global supplier of frozen food and beverages – has launched what it describes as the UK’s first self-serve milkshake solution.

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The DFS Dundee plant
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Dover Fueling Solutions' Dundee plant awarded ISO 45001:2018

Dover Fueling Solutions (DFS), a Dover company that delivers advanced fuel dispensing equipment, electronic systems and payment, fleet systems, automatic tank gauging and wetstock management, has been awarded the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 45001:2018 Occupational Health and Safety System (OHS) standard for its manufacturing facility in Dundee.

Istobal presents new car wash at Automechanika 2018 exhibition

Istobal, the Spanish car wash and car care solutions provider, will present its new Istobal T’WASH30 tunnel at the Automechanika 2018 exhibition.

GripHero launches anti-static hand protection

GripHero, the developer of a new fuel nozzle-mounted, hand-protection dispenser that enables drivers to refill their vehicles without coming into contact with contaminants, has now developed the world's first anti-static, recyclable hand protection for forecourt use. In passing extensive ATEX tests, GripHero has become the only hand-protection dispenser that has been approved for use in forecourt refuelling.

More access to Tide thanks to PayPoint partnership

PayPoint has signed a partnership with the banking company Tide that will enable its customers to deposit cash directly into their Tide accounts at any of its 29,000 retailers nationwide. The deal gives the digital bank access to a network larger than all banks, post offices and supermarkets combined.

Suresite signs services agreement with Costcutter

Suresite has concluded an agreement with Costcutter to offer its independent retailers access to its processing services and technical expertise. The deal is part of Costcutter's business services offer, which has continued to grow since its launch last summer, and is designed to provide retailers with improved terms to help their bottom line.

New LED contour tube

Bever Innovations and Visive Group, who both specialise in lighting for the forecourt sector, have agreed a manufacturing and supply agreement after jointly developing a new contour tube.

HTEC appoints Dave Mackay as new sales director, while Stephen Noon changes roles

HTEC has announced two appointments in sales and payments. Dave Mackay has been appointed as sales director. He has a range of fuel and c-store technology experience including as sales manager at Nisa working with the Nisa epos solution.

FuelsPricing reaches strategic agreement with PDI

Maidenhead-based FuelsPricing, a provider of retail and wholesale fuel pricing software solutions, has reached a strategic agreement to work with PDI, a global provider of enterprise software solutions to the convenience retail, wholesale petroleum and logistics industries.

EasyCoffee secures backing for roll-out of 800 vending machines

EasyCoffee’s plan to roll out 800 vending machines nationally in the next year has been given a boost following a £10m investment by Stellar Asset Management.

Air1 AdBlue Dispensers at South Mimms services
Air1 AdBlue dispensers at South Mimms services
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Welcome Break increases sites with Air1 AdBlue dispensers

Air1 is celebrating extending its relationship with Welcome Break with the motorway services operator adding AdBlue dispensers at more of its sites.

HTEC makes appointments to bolster team

HTEC, the supplier of epos, payment and loyalty solutions to many UK forecourts, has announced two appointments in sales and payments, to bolster its existing team of industry experts.

PayPoint forms partnership with digital bank Tide

PayPoint has signed a partnership with the banking company Tide that will enable its customers to deposit cash directly into their Tide accounts at any of PayPoint’s 29,000 retailers nationwide.

GripHero launches anti-static nozzle-mounted hand protection

GripHero, the developer of a new fuel nozzle-mounted hand-protection dispenser that enables drivers to refill their vehicles without coming into contact with contaminants, has succeeded in developing the world’s first anti-static, recyclable hand-protection for forecourt use, which will be available on forecourts from August 2018.

National Lottery celebrates 5,000 milllionaires with gold playstations

To celebrate the 5,000 millionaires The National Lottery has made since 1994, Camelot is rolling out a number of limited edition gold playstations to shops around the UK that have sold a £1m-plus winning ticket.

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Suresite agrees card processing deal with Costcutter

Suresite, the Preston-based card services and risk management company, has concluded an agreement with the Costcutter Supermarkets Group (CSG) to offer its independent retailers across Britain access to its processing services and technical expertise.

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Beyer has supplied BP with lighting
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Lighting companies develop new contour tube

Two companies specialising in lighting for the forecourt sector have agreed a manufacturing and supply agreement after jointly developing a new contour tube.

Moto renews deal with Air1 until at least 2020

Motorway services operator Moto Hospitality and Air1 Yara UK's brand of AdBlue have renewed their partnership until at least 2020.

Roadchef recycles waste coffee grounds into biofuel

Roadchef has partnered with Bio-bean a business recycling waste coffee grounds into biofuel on an industrial scale to reduce its environmental impact.

Rolec EV signs partnership with DC rapid chargers

Rolec EV, an electric charge point manufacturer and installer, has added DC rapid chargers to its range after signing a partnership agreement with Delta Electronics for the UK market.

All PayPoint's yellow terminals removed by 2020

PayPoint has confirmed the retirement of its old yellow terminals will be completed by December 2019 as it revealed that more than 9,000 retailers are now using the updated PayPoint One technology.

Shelf tech adds profits

Market Hub Technologies, has joined forces with motorway service area operator Roadchef to deploy its Pulse and Electronic Shelf Label (ESL) technology.

Dover Fueling Solutions joins Kingspan for AdBlue tanks and dispensers solution

Dover Fueling Solutions (DFS), under its Wayne Fueling Systems and Tokheim brands, has formed a partnership with Kingspan, a leading supplier of AdBlue storage and dispensing solutions, to offer a package of AdBlue retail dispensers and storage tanks to the retail and commercial fuelling industry in Europe and beyond.

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Roadchef recycles waste coffee beans into biofuel

Motorway service operator Roadchef has partnered with bio-bean – a business recycling waste coffee grounds into biofuel on an industrial scale – to reduce its environmental impact.

Market Hub's Pulse helps to boost profits

Market Hub Technologies, a subsidiary of SES-imagotag, has partnered motorway service area operator Roadchef, to deploy its Pulse and Electronic Shelf Labels (ESL) technology.

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PayPoint One roll-out reaches more than 9,000 retailers

PayPoint has confirmed the retirement of its old yellow terminals will be completed by December 2019 as it revealed that more than 9,000 retailers are now using the updated PayPoint One technology.

Dover businesses and Kingspan form partnership

Two major equipment companies have formed a partnership to offer a package of AdBlue retail dispensers and storage tanks.

Moto Hospitality's Lymm services
Moto Hospitality's Lymm services
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Moto Hospitality renews AdBlue deal with Air1

Motorway services operator Moto Hospitality and Air1 – Yara UK’s brand of AdBlue – have renewed their partnership until at least 2020.

Car wash access control system is winner for Touts

Installing the latest car wash access control system from PSD Codax has paid dividends for former Forecourt Trader of the Year, Touts Ltd, according to the company's operations manager Darren Hamilton.

Istobal uses Uniti Expo 2018 to unveil smart technology

Istobal is launching its smart technologies at Uniti Expo 2018.

Suresite offers low-cost wet-stock management deal

dealers needing to cope with new wet-stock management requirements is being offered by Suresite in partnership with Leighton O'Brien. The update of The Blue Book by the Association for Petroleum and Explosives Administration (APEA) and Service Station Panel of The Energy Institute (EI), released this month, states that it will be a fundamental expectation of any forecourt with single-skin pipes or tanks to use wet-stock management.

EasyCoffee's PFS push

EasyCoffee is keen to push its coffee offer to forecourt retailers following a successful pilot stage and eight store openings across the UK. The company's CEO and co-founder Nathan Lowry said there had been considerable interest from potential franchisees, with the brand planning to open another 200 coffee shops in the next three years and having secured development partnerships with seven franchisees that have committed to delivering 50% of these.

TLM Technologies appoints head of convenience

TLM Technologies has appointed Jonathan Rons to the new role of head of convenience.

Rolec EV adds DC rapid chargers to its range

Rolec EV, an electric charge point manufacturer and installer, has added DC rapid chargers to its range after signing a partnership agreement with Delta Electronics for the UK market.

Dover Fueling Solutions presents end-to-end solution

Dover Fueling Solutions (DFS), whose range covers fuel dispensing equipment, electronic systems and payment, fleet systems, automatic tank gauging and wetstock management, will be exhibiting a number of new products at the UNITI expo trade show from 15 to 17 May in Stuttgart, Germany.

Christ exhibits its latest top of the range rollover car wash

Car wash specialist Christ will be exhibiting its latest top of the range rollover wash unit, the Aquatus Prime, at the UNITI Expo show in Stuttgart this week.

Suresite reacts to new wetstock management rules

Suresite says it has a practical solution for dealers needing to cope with new wetstock management requirements.

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Istobal shows off smart technology at Uniti Expo

Istobal, the Spanish car wash and car care solutions group, will launch its smart technologies at Uniti Expo 2018.

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