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  • Lavazza scores the perfect match

    By Vending International on October 31, 2018
    THE AUTHENTIC GLOBAL ITALIAN FAMILY COFFEE COMPANY TO SERVE EXCLUSIVELY AT ARSENAL AND LIVERPOOL FOOTBALL CLUB Vending International joined Lavazza Group at the Four Seasons Hotel, London yesterday as it announced its official coffee partner status for both Arsenal and Liverpool Football Club, uniting the excellence of authentic Italian coffee with that of English top flight football.    Over the coming […]
  • Selecta acquires Express

    By Vending International on August 17, 2018
    Selecta Group has announces that it has acquired Express Vending Group Limited. Express Vending is a privately-owned, UK supplier of premium vending services which has generated sales of more than £39 million in the past 12-month period. Founded in 1992, Express does most of its business in London and the neighbouring counties and has a track record of double-digit, profitable […]
  • Former AVA chairman dies

    By Vending International on April 23, 2018
    The Automatic Vending Association has announced that former chairman Ernie Johnson has died. AVA chief executive David Llewellyn said although now retired, Ernie remained a great supporter of the vending industry. He had been actively involved with the AVA over many years and chaired the Association from 2001 to 2003. When Ernie was elected chairman of the AVA in July […]
  • New board member for AVA

    By Vending International on April 18, 2018
    Gillian White of Crane Merchandising Systems has been elected to the Automatic Vending Association (AVA) Board in the position of Machines and Components Representative. Currently managing director Europe for Crane Merchandising Systems, based in Chippenham, Gillian has spent her career working in vending in a number of key roles and businesses including Mars Drinks, Mars Chocolate and 24vend to name […]
  • Care Vending sales director calls it a day

    By Vending International on April 18, 2018
    Care Vending Services sales director Graham Thompson is retiring at the end of April after 27 years in the vending industry. Graham joined the world of vending back in 1991 with Midland Vending / Midshires Group where he spent 13 years and at the time of leaving he held the position of sales director. From 2004 to 2010 he worked […]
  • Tribute to industry stalwart

    By Vending International on January 30, 2018
    Becktech has announced that technical manager Brian Randall, 63, died on January 19 surrounded by his family. Brian joined Becktech in 1994 and was well known throughout the vending industry for his expertise, charm and humour. Becktech director Rob Webb said: “He will be much missed in the company and by all who knew him. The funeral will take place at […]
  • N&W rebrands as EVOCA

    By Vending International on December 1, 2017
    N&W Global Vending S.p.A. (N&W), a manufacturer of professional coffee machines has rebranded as EVOCA S.p.A (EVOCA). The move coincides with the unveiling of the company’s coffee-focused global business strategy designed to strengthen its position in both the hotel/restaurant/cafeteria and office coffee service sectors. Andrea Zocchi, chief executive, states: “EVOCA is the result of the integration of numerous global coffee […]
  • Suzohapp joins forces with Nanoptix

    By Vending International on November 21, 2017
    Suzohapp has announced a partnership with Nanoptix, a global provider of technologies for the gaming, lottery, kiosk, POS and amusement markets. The new agreement involves the global distribution of all printing solutions from Nanoptix. This new partnership reflects a new strategic direction for Suzohapp and represents its strong commitment to offer the most technologically advanced printing solutions. Nanoptix has over 20 […]
  • Paper £10 phased out in March 2018

    By Vending International on November 15, 2017
    The Bank of England has announced that following the successful launch of the new Jane Austen £10 note on September 14, legal tender status of the paper £10 note featuring Charles Darwin will be withdrawn on March 1, 2018. The notes can be used normally until then but businesses should develop plans to stop accepting and dispensing them after the […]
  • Chief executive to leave AVA

    By Vending International on November 14, 2017
    The Automatic Vending Association has announced chief executive, Jonathan Hart, has decided to leave the organisation to return to the world of PR and communications in central London. He will remain with the AVA until Easter and will work alongside the board to help source a successor.  He commented: “I was told when I joined the AVA that the vending industry […]