Gilbarco Gets Nod from ExpressPay

Contactless Smart Card Reader receives American Express certification

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Gilbarco Veeder-Root said that its Contactless Smart Card Reader has been certified for use with ExpressPay from American Express. It is the first gasoline dispenser manufacturer to attain this certification, the company said.

Gilbarco's Contactless Smart Card Option enables gasoline pumps equipped with CRIND (Card Reader In Dispenser) to read ExpressPay, which is available as a fob that hangs on a keychain and can also be embedded in a traditional American Express card.

The system was tested at the certified [image-nocss] global test house for ExpressPay from American Express in Guildford, England. The Gilbarco product was tested for digital and application compliance with the ExpressPay specifications during the certification process.

Greensboro, N.C.-based Gilbarco Veeder-Root is a major global provider of retail and commercial fuel dispensers, point-of-sale (POS) systems, automatic tank gauges, fuel management services, submersible pumps, site and retail management and environmental compliance. Its integrated systems are designed to reduce cost of ownership, enhance environmental integrity and improve performance and profitability for petroleum marketers, private and commercial fleets and high-volume retailers. Business line brands include Gilbarco, Veeder-Root, Red Jacket, and Gasboy.