• Hot topics on the table at AVA northern regional meeting

    By Vending International on November 13, 2017
    Vending cup recycling will be one of the main topics of conversation at the Automatic Vending Association (AVA) northern regional meeting to be held on November 30 at the Manchester Town Hall. AVA chief executive Jonathan Hart will lead an interactive panel session on the importance of recycling, joined by John Broderick of the Broderick Group, Peter Goodwin of Simply […]
  • 4 Aces ‘jumps’ right in with its first festive cup

    By Vending International on September 5, 2017
    4 Aces has designed its very first festive cup, Jumpacup, which it is expecting to roll out at the start of the autumn period when cafes, bars, restaurants, food to go suppliers and events managers are preparing for the preliminary, seasonal build up to the highly anticipated, winter holiday. The non-branded cup adopts the theme of coming together, with its […]
  • 4 Aces celebrates ‘party’ USA style

    By Vending International on July 17, 2017
    4 Aces has announced a 30% rise in sales of its American style party cups a year on from the launch of this iconic design. The packaging specialist introduced the range of 16oz and 12oz red and blue plastic cups following a spate of customer enquiries from wholesalers and party planners keen to secure a competitive version of the US […]
  • Millsons Vending introduces first custom printed cup with help from Benders

    By Vending International on July 6, 2017
    Benders has supported Millsons Vending’s in the production of the company’s very first, custom printed paper cup. Millsons is introducing its own design to reinforce the acknowledged quality of its drinks sources. Millsons is also incorporating the BRITA brand within the design, the perfect opportunity to promote the drink quality, highlighting the importance of water in the taste of the […]
  • 4 Aces raises the stakes in water cooler market

    By Vending International on June 30, 2017
    4 Aces has reshuffled some of its key players in a bid to further raise its game in the water cooler industry while promoting key ancillary products, available to all operators and suppliers across the UK, and directing focus towards the company’s positioning as a one-stop shop. Business development manager, Matt Wood will now take on the role of managing […]

    By Vending International on March 1, 2017
    4 Aces has now completed its long-awaited office move, with the popular packaging specialist settling in to over 32,000 sq ft of warehouse space, holding 2000 pallets and 1,500 sq ft of office space, with parking and space for multiple container vehicles deliveries, on River Way Industrial Estate in Harlow. The accomodation gives the company over triple the square footage […]
  • Simply Cups partners Smart Planet Technologies

    By Vending International on January 11, 2017
    Simply Cups, the UK’s only workable cup recycling scheme, has entered into a relationship with Smart Planet Technologies (SPT) to recover and recycle the ground-breaking ‘reCUP’ hot beverage paper cup that can be recycled at traditional paper mills. The reCUP looks and performs exactly the same as those cups currently in use at UK coffee outlets. However the inside coating […]
  • Simply Waste Solutions to reprocess paper cups at UK food and drink carton recycling plant 

    By Vending International on November 28, 2016
    UK waste collection company Simply Waste Solutions will now collect and supply used cups to the ACE UK recycling facility. Simply Waste, the logistics arm of the Simply Cups paper cup recycling scheme. ACE UK, which represents leading UK carton manufacturers, has assessed the capability of its technology to process paper drinking cups and, through its partnership with the plant […]
  • New addition strengthens RPC Tedeco-Gizeh sales team

    By Vending International on November 28, 2016
    Nigel Cannon has joined RPC Tedeco-Gizeh as their new UK sales manager. Nigel joins RPC with over 30 years’ experience in sales and customer relationship management in the vending industry with a background in cups and food service packaging. At RPC Nigel will be responsible for the continuing development of the company’s market-leading position in the supply of hot and […]
  • 4 Aces to trial the reCUP

    By Vending International on November 16, 2016
    Popular packaging specialist 4 Aces will partner with Smart Planet Technologies to trial its reCUP, a paper cup designed to be recycled, for use in the UK market to address the issues with the recycling of paper cups. Smart Planet Technologies of Newport Beach California has created the reCUP, a new type of paper cup, engineered for recycling and commercially […]