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Dresser Wayne® Awarded ISO 14001 for Green Manufacturing and Safety

2009-12-14 17:57
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Certification Recognizes Fuel Dispenser and Forecourt Technologies Provider for Environmental and Employee Health and Safety Performance

AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dresser Wayne (www.DresserWayne.com), a global leader in vehicle energy dispensing technologies, has been awarded the International Standards Organization (www.ISO.org) 14001 certification for major locations in North America, Latin America, Asia, and Europe.

ISO14001 is an environmental management standard that specifies environmental management requirements. It helps organizations identify the impact and risks associated with carbon emissions, energy and water use, and waste stream management, and develop programs that control and improve these areas. ISO is a non-profit organization that develops international standards for the manufacturing and delivery of products.

“This is a major milestone in our efforts to drive continuous improvement in environmental stewardship. We have dedicated considerable focus in this area throughout the company,” said Neil Thomas, Global President, Dresser Wayne. “This benefits our environment, our customers, our employees, and our bottom line.”

The Dresser Wayne product portfolio currently includes innovative solutions for delivery of green and renewable fuels, emissions reduction, and vapour recovery. These innovations help stakeholders across the ecosystem meet environmental and safety requirements, capture new business opportunities, and make a positive impact on the environment.

“We continually work to minimize impact of our product portfolio, operations, and extended supply chain on the environment, both now and in the future. Measurement programs, improvement projects, and employee training help to engage individuals at all levels of the organization in order to maintain sustainable progress,” said Kevin Burnett, Sr. Director of Global Operational Excellence, Dresser Wayne.

About Dresser, Inc.

Dresser, Inc. is a leader in providing highly engineered infrastructure products for the global energy industry. The company has leading positions in a broad portfolio of products including valves, actuators, meters, switches, regulators, piping products, natural gas-fueled engines, retail fuel dispensers and associated point of sale systems and air and gas handling equipment. Leading brand names within the Dresser portfolio include Dresser Wayne®, retail fueling systems, Waukesha® natural gas-fired engines, Masoneilan® control valves, Mooney® regulators, Consolidated® pressure relief valves, and Roots® blowers and rotary gas meters. It has manufacturing and customer service facilities located strategically worldwide and a sales presence in more than 100 countries. The company’s website can be accessed at 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.

Contacts

Dresser Wayne Press Contact (Europe):
Lise-Lotte Nordholm, +46 40 360 553
lise-lotte.nordholm@dresser.com
or
Dresser Wayne Press Contact (N.A.):
Rob Discher, +46 40 360 553
robert.discher@edelman.com