Dresser Wayne® Broadens Fuel Retailer Service in Central and Eastern Europe through Acquisitions and Agreements with Rohe® Holding

Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia

Dresser Wayne® Broadens Fuel Retailer Service in Central and Eastern Europe through Acquisitions and Agreements with Rohe® Holding

Capability Expanded in Poland, Hungary, Czech Republic, Switzerland, and Slovakia

27/10/2009 — AUSTIN, Texas — (BUSINESS WIRE)

Dresser Wayne (www.DresserWayne.com), a global leader in vehicle energy dispensing technologies, today announced the acquisition of the Rohe subsidiaries in Poland, Hungary, and Czech Republic. Dresser Wayne also intends to complete the acquisition of the shares owned by A. Rohe Holding in Rohe Slovakia and Bach-Rohe in Switzerland over the coming weeks.

“We made this acquisition as part of our strategy to further expand our global presence,” said Neil H. Thomas, Global President, Dresser Wayne. “We see Rohe as a great fit with our existing operations and it will enable us to expand and strengthen our aftermarket service coverage across Central and Eastern Europe.”

Dresser also announced its intention to gradually rebrand the Rohe operations to Dresser Wayne.

“Rohe has been a very strong service provider to fuel forecourts across the region. We are committed to maintaining the highest levels of customer service as we integrate the Rohe operations into our existing European business,” said Damian Tracey, President EMEA, Dresser Wayne.

About Dresser, Inc.

Dresser, Inc. is a global leader in providing highly-engineered infrastructure products for the global energy industry. Leading brand names within the Dresser portfolio include Dresser Wayne® retail fueling systems, Waukesha® natural gas-fired engines, Masoneilan® control valves, Consolidated® pressure relief valves, and ROOTS® rotary gas meters and blowers. The company has manufacturing and customer service facilities strategically located worldwide and a sales presence in more than 100 countries. www.Dresser.com

About Dresser Wayne

Dresser Wayne, headquartered in Austin, Texas, is one of the largest business units of Dresser, Inc., and is an industry pioneer for the retail fueling industry. Among its innovations, Dresser Wayne was the first to introduce self-service consoles and fuel blending dispensers to service stations, in-pump card readers and cash acceptors, in-pump radio frequency identification payment systems and dispenser-mounted touch screen payment/communication systems. In addition, Dresser Wayne designs and markets software systems that enable its retail fueling customers to manage the convenience store aspects of their business more efficiently, including inventory control, price book management, labor management and site administration. The Dresser Wayne website is www.DresserWayne.com.


Dresser Wayne Press Contact in Europe:Lise-Lotte Nordholm, +46 40 360 553lise-lotte.nordholm@dresser.comorDresser Wayne Press Contact in North America:Rob Discher, +1 512-634-3654robert.discher@edelman.com

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