Canadian Tire Renews Agreement With Gilbarco Veeder-Root

EMV compliance with Encore S dispensers, FlexPay EMV retrofit kits

TORONTO -- Canadian Tire Corp. Ltd will install Gilbarco's FlexPay EMV solution across its 289 gasoline outlets in Canada. The company selected Gilbarco's Encore S dispensers and retrofit kits in order to meet Europay, MasterCard and Visa (EMV) compliance.

Gilbarco Veeder-Root's FlexPay EMV CRIND provides an integrated solution for EMV compliance. Retailers get full security for both debit-card and credit-card transactions, factory installed on the new Encore S dispensers and as a retrofit to existing dispensers. Customers enjoy the same familiar and intuitive experience everywhere.

Since 2008, Gilbarco has installed more than 90% of the EMV-capable forecourt payment points in Canada.
"We are confident in our decision to partner with Gilbarco Veeder-Root to achieve EMV compliance and protect our customers," said Andrea Ongaro, divisional vice president of petroleum operations and business development with Canadian Tire.

"Gilbarco Veeder-Root is thrilled to be working with Canadian Tire," said Richard Browne, vice president of marketing with Gilbarco Veeder-Root. "The selection reflects the strength of the ongoing partnership with our Canadian distributor, National Energy Equipment, and their outstanding service and support."

Greensboro, N.C.-based Gilbarco Veeder-Root is a worldwide technology leader for retail and commercial fueling operations. It offer a broad range of integrated solutions from the forecourt to the convenience store and head office.

Toronto-based Canadian Tire has more than 1,700 general retail and gasoline outlets nationwide in Canada.