• What does 24-7 mean to Excel?

    By Vending International on March 31, 2017
    The obvious assumption is that we are referring to the fact that our vending solutions provide 24-7 access to the best snacks and drinks on the market, however there is much more to Excel than great machines serving first class products. On Thursday (24th March) Excel Vending will be 24 years in business, it’s a milestone we are very proud […]
  • 50 years of business

    By Vending International on March 20, 2017
    Family business MannVend are this year celebrating 50 years of business. The journey began in 1965 when Patrick Leahy and his wife Ailsa Leahy visited the Isle of Man from Africa where he was a tea broker and his son Brian was running a tea estate. Little did he know that the island would not only become his home but […]
  • Broderick’s launches UK vending loyalty app

    By Vending International on March 17, 2017
    Marking the latest milestone in Broderick’s mission to get #vendingtrending, the operator has launched a loyalty and rewards app. in collaboration with Italian tech giant COGES and students at Manchester Metropolitan Business School. The Broderick’s app is being launched on the smart vending machines in three buildings on the Manchester Metropolitan Business School campus and the operator has big plans to roll out the […]
  • Update on the new pound coin

    By Vending International on February 22, 2017
    The Treasury and the Royal Mint have advised that after midnight on the 15 October the ‘Round Pound’ Coin will no longer be legal tender. This means that from that date, machines should not accept or give out as change old £1 coins as those coins will have been demonetised. This includes: Vending Machines Car Parking Machines Train Ticket Machines […]
  • Refreshment Systems rebrands for 50th anniversary

    By Vending International on February 16, 2017
    Bradford based coffee and vending company Refreshment Systems reveals a brand new identity and website in line with their 50th Year Anniversary. The year also sees a specially designed 50th Year emblem being introduced on various materials and products throughout the year, to celebrate this major milestone. The company started back in 1967 in Penistone, before moving to Bradford in […]
  • Top safety accreditation for Excel Vending

    By Vending International on February 8, 2017
    Excel Vending has been awarded accreditation from Alcumus SafeContractor for achieving excellence in health and safety in the workplace. Alcumus SafeContractor is a leading third party accreditation scheme which recognises extremely rigorous standards in health and safety management amongst contractors. Gemma Archibald, director of Alcumus SafeContractor, said: “Major organisations simply cannot afford to run the risk of employing contractors who […]
  • Ingenico Group provides contactless payment for Dallmayr

    By Vending International on December 16, 2016
    Cashless payment provider the Ingenico Group announced that it has provided vending machine operator Dallmayr with self-service contactless payment technologies for its vending machines in the Czech Republic. The current project involves over 50 coffee vending machines equipped with Ingenico contactless terminals deployed throughout the city of Prague. Dallmayr plans to further expand the use of Ingenico technology across Czech Republic […]
  • PG Group signs contract with SB Software

    By Vending International on December 16, 2016
    Vending operator PG Group has contracted with SB Software, the makers of Vendmanager, to operate across their machine estate. Several hundred PG Group machines have been fitted with SBS Databridge telemetry units, and have been rolled out since October 2016. Where additional cashless functionality is required, Nayax units are being integrated into Vendmanager. Avril Elson, CEO of PG Group, commented: […]
  • Apple Vending opens second office

    By Vending International on October 28, 2016
    Apple Vending has acquired a second unit at the business complex at Innovation Square in Featherstone. The new units will house the Apple Vending engineering team, tasked with keeping all the company’s vending machines in tip top condition and their clients supplied with quality coffee, beverages and snacks. Apple Vending is a member of the RefreshU group. Each regional office […]
  • Vending helps employees eat more healthily

    By Vending International on October 5, 2016
    Refreshment Systems (RSL) was recently chosen by Bradford based company Car Care Plan to supply all of their hot beverage and vending requirements. As part of the process, RSL was aware of the customer’s values to promote a healthy lifestyle with their employees, and as a result RSL offered the company a ‘lucky cup’ competition with a twist. The first […]