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Dover Fueling Solutions’ Dundee Facility Named Dover’s Safety Excellence Award Gold Winner

AUSTIN, TEXAS - March 8, 2018 - Dover Fueling Solutions ("DFS"), a Dover company that delivers advanced fuel dispensing equipment, electronic systems and payment, fleet systems, automatic tank gauging and wetstock management, is pleased to announce that their manufacturing center in Dundee, Scotland, has received the Gold Award in the first annual Dover Safety Excellence Awards.

The Dover Safety Excellence Awards were introduced by the Dover Safety Leadership Council in support of the collective vision at Dover Corporation (“Dover”) of “Zero Accidents by Choice.” The awards recognize Dover sites that have demonstrated sustained safety performance both qualitatively and quantitatively throughout the year, as well as awarding the ‘Dover Safety Gold Award’ for the best safety performance at Dover.

The DFS Dundee site was honored with the first Gold Award in the category of large sites, whilst the second Gold Award (small site under 150 employees) was presented to the Dover facility of OK International in Garden Grove, California, USA.

The manufacturing facility in Dundee is the largest DFS facility in Europe, Middle East and Africa, hosting the design, engineering and production of fuel dispensers from the DFS product portfolio in addition to support functions including customer service, supply chain and logistics.

Herve Bonnard, DFS’ Vice President of Global Operations and Supply Chain, added, “This is an outstanding achievement for the Dundee site to be recognized by our parent company. I am extremely proud of the entire workforce who made this success possible. Safety has always been a priority for our organization and this recognition is the best reward for the effort, hard work and commitment shown by every member of the team in Dundee.”

Ken Scobie, General Manager Operations, DFS Dundee, conveyed, “When immersed in the everyday challenges of business, it is easy to forget how far we have travelled on our journey of making our facility such a great place to work. This recognition is a great reminder of how the steadfast efforts of so many people can transform the culture.”

In total, 29 nominations representing all four segments at Dover were submitted for the awards.

Scott Greenhouse, VP Safety and Employee Relations, Dover noted, “Both the DFS Dundee site and the OKI International site were selected to receive the Gold Award based on their outstanding safety performance for 2017. This included stellar Total Recordable Incident Rates, as well as a high level of employee engagement through kaizen events, find it fix it programs and their commitment to the safety training of their employees.”

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