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  • 1898

    1898

    Tokheim began in an Iowa hardware store more than a century ago. Merchant John J. Tokheim was searching for a way to improve the method of dispensing gasoline. In 1898, he invented ‘Tokheim Dome Oil Pump’ to do the job. 

  • 1980 – 2000

    1980 – 2000

    1983: Launch of Fleet activity in France with the introduction of Dialogue. Initially the product was produced by Satam and sold by Sogen.

    1990: Introduction of Dialogue 2 in France still based on the Dialogue 1 platform.

    1995: Move to a new platform with the introduction of Dialogue 3.

    1996: Acquisition of Sofitam, Satam, Sogen and EIN by Tokheim

    1998: Acquisition of Schlumberger’s Retail Petroleum Systems division by Tokheim.

  • 2000 – 2010

    2000 – 2010

    20022004: Introduction of Dialogue 4 & 5, also called 200 series in France.

    2005: Tokheim completes new J V in China (Tokheim Hengshan). Tokheim completes new Joint Venture in India. Acquisition of Steinebach in Germany.

    2008: Acquisition of the Retail Petroleum Business of the Goehler Group in Germany. Acquisition of Forecourt Systems in Ireland. 

    2009: Acquisition of Rohé: Bulgaria, Romania, Serbia, Latvia, Lithuania. Acquisition of Background 2 – solutions provider for fleet & retail applications.

     

  • 2010 - Present

    2010 - Present

    2010: Introduction of the new global fuel management system ‘DiaLOG’ and Acquisition of Acis Slovakia & Czech Republic

    2011: Acquisition ProEda, Swiss manufacturer of fuel management systems and payment systems

    2012: Dedicated Tokheim ProFleet business unit established.

    Tokheim returns to South Africa after acquisition of various assets of Petro-Logic from the PSV Group. Establishment of Precision Brasil, Brazil

     

  • Today

    Today

    Today: Tokheim ProFleet is one of the world’s leading manufacturers and service providers of fuel dispensing and automation equipment. With customers in over 50 countries, Tokheim ProFleet offers clients a complete range of fuel dispensers and commercial pumps, fuel management systems, vehicle identification systems, security solutions, replacement parts and upgrade kits, and a full range of support services, including private fuelling station construction and maintenance.