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  • Closing the gap with the high street

    Closing the gap with the high street

    By Vending International on June 18, 2008

    The gap is closing between vending and the high street beverage service, partly thanks to packaging specialist Huhtamaki and its new 12oz paper-vending cup. High street service can now be mirrored in the vending sector with the introduction of...

  • Carl Bjorkstrand and Andy Porter named in AVA Board changes

    Carl Bjorkstrand and Andy Porter named in AVA Board changes

    By Vending International on June 18, 2008

    Carl Bjorkstrand, Managing Director of N & W Global Vending UK, has been elected to the AVA Board after a close fought election, while Andy Porter, Managing Director of Crane Merchandising Systems Europe, was the unanimous choice of the...

  • They’d do it all again – despite credit crunch!

    By Vending International on May 16, 2008

    Despite the pressures, hospitality and catering businesses appear to be reacting bullishly to the credit crunch. When asked if they had to start their business again in today’s economic climate, 67 per cent of hospitality and catering businesses would...

  • N&W trains 7,000

    N&W trains 7,000

    By Vending International on May 16, 2008

    While the skills gap across the UK may be impacting on a variety of industries, when it comes to training, the vending industry is leagues ahead. N & W Global Vending, for example, recently welcomed its 7,000th trainee at...

  • High speed hospitality

    High speed hospitality

    By Vending International on May 16, 2008

    Cashless technology specialist, VMC, has further enhanced its product portfolio by collaborating with interactive touch-screen ordering systems experts, Xpress Ordering.Their first joint project is providing smartcards with integrated pre-ordering service for deli items at the new BP Aberdeen site....

  • The verdict is cashless

    By Vending International on May 16, 2008

    International law firm Weil, Gotshal & Manges has chosen G2IS to bring cashless payments in to their London offices. Serving 250 staff, the on-site restaurant is run by Directors Table, a division of Sodexho, and is constantly in use...

  • Unique keypads or keyboards with touch-sensitive technology

    Unique keypads or keyboards with touch-sensitive technology

    By Vending International on May 16, 2008

    EAO, the specialists in human machine Interfaces, has unveiled a new way to create a personalised keypad or keyboard that’s impact-resistant, vandal-resistant, oil and waterproof.The TSK.series is an innovative, versatile range of customisable, PCB-based products, which features 12- and...

  • Coal Authority names 7 Day Catering

    By Vending International on May 16, 2008

    The Coal Authority, the organisation set up to regulate and licence British coalmines, has awarded 7 Day Catering the contract to manage the catering and hospitality services at its Mansfield headquarters. Provision of catering at the site, which has...