Pacific Pride Enters Agreement with Western Refining Wholesale, Inc.
New Franchise Relationship Expands California Coverage
SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine -- February 4, 2013
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,
"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
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.
Jessica Roy, 207-523-6763
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