Gilbarco Inks Deal With Epson

Firm will supply thermal printers to dispenser maker

LONG BEACH, Calif.--Epson America Inc., a leading supplier of point-of-sale (POS) solutions, said that it has reached an agreement to supply Epson's TM-T88IV thermal printers to Gilbarco Veeder-Root, a leading supplier of technology for retail fueling and adjacent markets. Gilbarco meets the needs of convenience stores, gas stations, truckstops or vehicle fleets with equipment and services for inside, outside, underground and head office. The company has selected Epson's best-selling TM-T88-series printer as part of its goal to deliver the lowest cost of ownership and best integration possible to its customers.

"Our customers expect only the best technology solutions," said Amy Wilson, POS marketing manager for Gilbarco Veeder-Root. "The Epson brand offers ultimate reliabilitythe printers work consistently and seamlessly. Gilbarco is committed to meet the needs of our customers and Epson is an excellent partner to supply our POS and printer technology needs."

With more than 4.5 million units shipped to date, the TM-T88-series is Epson's best-selling thermal POS printer. The TM-T88IV delivers outstanding reliability crucial to high-volume environments while offering fast, uniform print speed regardless of receipt complexity. Features include spill resistance, drop-in paper loading and "seamless" integration and connectivity.

Compatible with currently available component-based systems, the TM-T88IV offers multiple interface options, including high-speed USB, serial, parallel, Ethernet and wireless.

Gilbarco Veeder-Root and Gasboy are leading suppliers of fuel dispensers, payment systems, integrated fuel control, site management and support services for petroleum marketers and commercial fueling enterprises worldwide.

Epson manufactures POS technology including printers, precision printing mechanisms and digital image scanners. Headquartered in Long Beach, Calif., Epson is the U.S. affiliate of Japan-based Seiko Epson Corp., a global manufacturer and supplier of technology products that meet customer demands for increased functionality, compactness, systems integration and energy efficiency.