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    Dover Fueling Solutions exhibits with TSG for first time

    2019-04-05T00:00:00Z

    Dover Fueling Solutions (DFS), a Dover company delivering fuel dispensing equipment, electronic systems and payment, fleet systems, automatic tank gauging and wetstock management, will be exhibiting alongside its distribution partner, TSG, at this year’s Forecourt Show. The event – from April 8-10 at the NEC – will be the ...

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    Eurotank Service Group relaunches fuel pump maintenance arm

    2019-03-29T00:00:00Z

    Eurotank Service Group is relaunching its fuel pump maintenance business as a separate entity to better reflect the division’s operations. As of April 1, Europump Maintenance Limited will provide UK fuel retailers with a pump and tank gauge maintenance service on a contract or ad hoc basis. The ...

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    Displays that pay

    2019-03-11T00:00:00Z

    If you’re looking to make changes to your forecourt perhaps by investing in new equipment or are considering a move to a different fuel brand, then a trip to The Forecourt Show 2019 is a must. The Show takes place at the Birmingham NEC from April 8-10 and will ...

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    Forecourt equipment manufacturer OPW has launched its new website

    2019-02-15T00:00:00Z

    Forecourt equipment manufacturer OPW has launched its new website opwglobal.com. It is designed to be easy to navigate, mobile and responsive and is intended to embody OPW’s commitment to defining what’s next across the globe with fluid-handling solutions. “The new OPW website was designed from start to finish ...

  • GripHero begins rolling out fuel-nozzle hand protection
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    GripHero begins rolling out fuel-nozzle hand protection

    2018-10-10T00:00:00Z

    GripHero, the developer of a new hand-protection dispenser that enables drivers to avoid contact with contaminants on fuel handles, has started the distribution across the UK. BP Whitehouse Services in Okehampton, which has over 1,500 fuel customers a day, became the first forecourt in the country to install GripHero, ...

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    Gilbarco Veeder-Root soups up engineer service to dealers

    2018-10-03T00:00:00Z

    Forecourt equipment and services provider Gilbarco Veeder-Root has invested in route planning software from Fast Lean Smart (FLS) to improve the service its engineers provide to dealers. When FLS approached Gilbarco with promises of radically improved scheduling efficiency through automation, David Cope, UK operations director for Gilbarco Veeder-Root, was ...

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    Yara UK expands Air1 AdBlue plant capacity

    2018-08-31T00:00:00Z

    Yara UK has expanded its Air1 AdBlue plant capacity to meet increasing demand. Until 2018, Yara in the UK had Air1 AdBlue storage capacity of eight million litres at terminals located at Immingham and Dagenham. Due to increasing demand, as the AdBlue market continues to develop, capacity has ...

  • Dover Fueling Solutions’ Dundee plant awarded ISO  45001:2018
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    Dover Fueling Solutions’ Dundee plant awarded ISO 45001:2018

    2018-07-13T00:00:00Z

    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. The recently ...

  • Welcome Break increases sites with Air1 AdBlue dispensers
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    Welcome Break increases sites with Air1 AdBlue dispensers

    2018-07-04T00:00:00Z

    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 2014 Welcome Break had seven ...

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    Dover businesses and Kingspan form partnership

    2018-05-25T00:00:00Z

    Two major equipment companies have formed a partnership to offer a package of AdBlue retail dispensers and storage tanks. Dover Fueling Solutions (DFS), which comprises the businesses of ClearView, Fairbanks, ProGauge, Tokheim, Wayne Fueling Systems and OPW’s Fuel Management Systems, has teamed up with Kingspan, a leading suppier of above-ground ...

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    Dover Fueling Solutions appoints Dundee-based MD for EMEA

    2017-09-22T00:00:00Z

    Dover Fueling Solutions (DFS) has appointed a managing director of Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Jeroen de Gruijter will report directly to David Crouse, the president of DFS, and will be based in the DFS manufacturing centre in Dundee, Scotland. This appointment comes after brands such as ...

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    Remodelling the market

    2017-05-15T00:00:00Z

    While pumps are a crucial piece of equipment for every forecourt operator, the market had attracted very little scrutiny from outside the industry until a major upheaval during 2016. The year began with a US conglomerate, Dover Corporation, taking over the product divisions of Tokheim Group, which makes dispensers and ...

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    Kärcher and Tokheim Service Group form a strategic partnership

    2017-05-08T00:00:00Z

    Kärcher and Tokheim Service Group (TSG) have come to an agreement to form a strategic partnership, by which the cleaning specialist and the provider of services and fuel retailing solutions will join forces in the car wash industry. “Kärcher will increase its focus on development, engineering and manufacturing in order ...

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    Get your fill

    2016-05-04T00:00:00Z

    As competition in the forecourt sector grows ever more intense, growing numbers of dealers are doing the sums on replacing their old pumps and deciding it’s the right option. "The importance of investing in modern reliable pumps cannot be overstated," explains Ramsay MacDonald, retail director of Certas Energy. "Fast, easy-to-use ...

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    Priming the pumps

    2015-05-13T00:00:00Z

    When you consider the mechanical system behind a pump’s main function transferring fuel from a tank into a customer’s car the basics have remained the same for many years, and yet there is a vibrant market for new pumps with manufacturers constantly introducing new features to improve the ...

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    First-class delivery

    2014-05-08T00:00:00Z

    If you find that your pumps are increasingly out of action and you’re making repeat calls to your maintenance people, it may be time to consider replacing them. Sachin Jain, marketing director for fuel dispensers at Gilbarco Veeder-Root (GVR), says: "Problems with very old and obsolete pumps can be difficult ...

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    Pumps: Cash converters

    2013-05-02T00:00:00Z

    Consumers are used to putting cash in a machine whether it’s when they’re paying for parking, buying a ticket at the train station or settling the basket shop at a self-service checkout in the supermarket. So the arrival of cash acceptance on the forecourt was probably only a matter of ...

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    Focus on Pumps: Fun factor

    2012-04-30T00:00:00Z

    Let’s face it, filling up the car with fuel isn’t the most captivating of activities. As well as being tormented by prices that make you wonder if one day you may have to sell a kidney to keep a car on the road, the most exciting thing likely to happen ...

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    Queue jump

    2011-05-03T00:00:00Z

    As the UK forecourt network continues to shrink, pressure on the remaining sites will undoubtedly mount and, according to a new report by Datamonitor, motorists will face increasingly long queues unless retailers install more outdoor payment systems. The Payment Behaviour and Technologies in European Service Station Retail report says fuel ...

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    Top pumps

    2010-04-26T00:00:00Z

    Many of the major grocery multiples have already adopted pay@pump on their forecourts, but for smaller, dealer sites it seems this technology would need very careful consideration. However Andrew Banks, head of petrol and unattended at Verifone, reckons the payment solution can work almost anywhere: "Some forecourts might want to ...