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  • Advertising Standards Authority upholds Instanta complaint

    By vendinginternational on September 1, 2007

    Leading UK manufacturer of water boilers Instanta Ltd, has had a complaint against one of its competitors upheld by the Advertising Standards Authority (A.S.A). Instanta claimed that rival manufacturers were making misleading claims in their sales literature and advertising...

  • Industry comment

    Industry comment

    By vendinginternational on September 1, 2007

    Vending ‘bashing’ is rearing its head yet again. A recent TV advert for a fast food chain shows quite clearly that the machine overflows and hence coffee pouring onto the floor. Cue – Mirth and Jollity at our expense.Two...

  • Bravilor appoints specialists

    By vendinginternational on September 1, 2007

    Bravilor has appointed Espresso Service to provide technical support for their extensive UK distributor network. Espresso Service is the only independent service provider in the UK operating nationally and focusing solely on coffee machines. Espresso Service covers the whole...

  • Former managing director of LINK/Avantra moves to TNS

    By vendinginternational on September 1, 2007

    Transaction Network Services (TNS) has appointed Steve Smith as general manager and executive vice president of its International Services Division (ISD) to grow the company’s market share outside of the USA and Canada. Formerly managing director of Avantra, a...

  • Guy Elliott new non-executive director at Cadbury Schweppes

    By vendinginternational on September 1, 2007

    Guy Elliott will join Cadbury Schweppes’ Board as a nonexecutive director, effective from 27 July 2007. He will also be a member of the Group’s Audit Committee from that date. Guy Elliott has been Finance Director of Rio Tinto...

  • Andrew Marsden leaves Britvic

    By vendinginternational on September 1, 2007

    After 10 years as Marketing Director Andrew Marsden is resigning from Britvic. He will stand down as Marketing Director from 1 August. He leaves a worthy legacy. As Category Director from 2000 Andrew has established our reputation for insight...

  • Seaga UK expands management team

    Seaga UK expands management team

    By vendinginternational on September 1, 2007

    Seaga UK Ltd, manufacturer and supplier of world-class vending equipment, has appointed Vicki Armstrong-Smith as Sales and Marketing Manager. Vicki will play a key role in helping the Seaga UK management team to develop its business in the UK...

  • Robert Webb appointed to Becktech board

    By vendinginternational on September 1, 2007

    Becktech Limited has appointed Robert Webb to its board of directors. Rob’s challenge will be to lead the company through its next stage of evolution, building on Becktech’s 25 year track record in the vending industry.Rob will be looking...