Wayne, Wincor Nixdorf Establish Global Alliance

Will offer complete hardware, software, services to fuel retailers around the world

Wayne Wincor Nixdorf (CSP Daily News / Convenience Stores / Gas Stations / Technology)

AUSTIN, Texas & PADERBORN, Germany -- Wayne Fueling Systems and Wincor Nixdorf are establishing a global strategic alliance to provide forecourt control, point-of-sale (POS), backoffice and payment solutions to fuel retailing customers around the world.

Under this new collaboration, Wayne will provide its latest retail fuel station technology, including its Wayne Helix fuel dispenser and Wayne Fusion forecourt system. Wincor Nixdorf will supply its NAMOS POS and backoffice software solutions and the BEETLE family of retail terminals.

Both companies will continue to offer payment terminal solutions to customers based on industry requirements. The unified suite of products will deliver superior functionality across a full range of retail and commercial fueling networks.

The combined Wayne and Wincor Nixdorf solutions will offer complete hardware, software and ongoing service capabilities that supports the needs of all fuel retailers around the world.

"Wayne and Wincor Nixdorf have both invested in developing and architecting products and technology on standard global platforms," said Neil Thomas, CEO of Wayne Fueling Systems. "It was apparent, because of this shared mindset, that an alliance between the two companies would offer fuel retailers the best forecourt control and point-of-sales solution available in the industry."

"Retail fuel station operators will benefit from faster end-to-end implementation of new functions, more innovative enhancements to existing solutions, and highly efficient project rollouts," said Horst von Wels. "Equally important, they also benefit from a long-term secure investment in global platforms based on flexible technology that is designed to provide one base for a multitude of different business processes and retail store networks."

Austin, Texas-based Wayne is a global provider of fuel dispensing, payment, automation and control technologies for retail and commercial fuel stations.

Based in Paderborn, Germany, and with U.S. offices in Austin, Wincor Nixdorf is a leading supplier of IT solutions and equipment to retailers and retail banking.