Press release from Business Wire
Pacific Pride Enters Agreement with Western Refining Wholesale, Inc.
Monday, February 04, 2013
SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine (Business Wire) -- Pacific Pride Services, LLC, a subsidiary of WEX Inc. (NYSE:WXS), today announced a new agreement with Western Refining Wholesale to franchise two Firebird Fuel locations that will expand Pacific Pride coverage in California and join the network that offers drivers access to over 1,000 commercial fueling sites across the United States and Canada. The two location addresses are 6171 Quail Valley Court, Riverside, CA, and 2756 Riverside Avenue, Bloomington, CA.
"The Pacific Pride fueling network provides complete, 24-hour fuel site access to commercial business," said Gregory D. Iverson, President of Pacific Pride Services. “We are pleased to be able to expand coverage in California through the two new Firebird Fuel sites for our existing customers, and are thrilled that Western Refining Wholesale has elected to become a Pacific Pride franchisee.”
About WEX Inc.
WEX Inc. (NYSE: WXS) is a leading provider of corporate card payment solutions. From its roots in fleet card payments beginning in 1983, WEX has expanded the scope of its business into a multi-channel provider of corporate payment solutions representing more than 6.9 million cardholders and offering exceptional payment security and control across a wide spectrum of business sectors. The Company's operations include WEX Bank, Fleet One, Pacific Pride, rapid! PayCard, Wright Express Prepaid Cards Australia, Wright Express Fuel Cards Australia, Wright Express New Zealand and CorporatePay Limited, England, as well as a majority equity position in UNIK S.A., Brazil. WEX and its subsidiaries employ more than 1,200 associates. For more information about WEX, please visit WEXInc.com.
About Western Refining
Western Refining is an independent refining and marketing company headquartered in El Paso, Texas. Western operates refineries in El Paso, and Gallup, New Mexico. Western's asset portfolio also includes stand alone refined products terminals in Albuquerque and Bloomfield, New Mexico; asphalt terminals in Phoenix and Tucson, Arizona, Albuquerque, and El Paso; retail service stations and convenience stores in Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico and Texas; a fleet of crude oil and finished product truck transports; and wholesale petroleum products operations in Arizona, California, Colorado, Maryland, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas, and Virginia. More information about the Company is available at www.wnr.com.
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