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  • NHS contract for Springbank

    NHS contract for Springbank

    By vendinginternational on October 1, 2007

    Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust have signed a five-year deal with vending operator, Springbank Industries. The agreement will provide a range of upgraded beverage and snack machines, and shopfitted retail solutions across the three sites, City Hospital,...

  • Ferguson sees off opposition to bag prizes

    Ferguson sees off opposition to bag prizes

    By vendinginternational on October 1, 2007

    First timer John Ferguson from Bettavend in Eastleigh, Hampshire, came up trumps at the Eurogran UK Golf Day on the Arden Course on the 19th July, taking almost every prize.Ferguson walked off with Best Overall Score, 37 points; Longest...

  • Abbeychart designates Steve Slark as new Managing Director

    Abbeychart designates Steve Slark as new Managing Director

    By vendinginternational on October 1, 2007

    Abbeychart has named Steve Slark as Managing Director Designate to take over from Peter Best who will become Group Chairman. Promoted from Sales & Marketing Director, Slark has extensive knowledge of the pure water, control and instrumentation industries, and...

  • New Guide solves publicity problems for UK manufacturers

    By vendinginternational on October 1, 2007

    How To Handle Your Company Publicity is a new 184pp A5 Guide from Alan Godfrey of AGM Publicity, packed with PR insights and tips, with easyto- follow guidance to help any size company run DIY publicity operations in-house and...

  • In Brief…

    By vendinginternational on October 1, 2007

    Britvic receives competition authority approval for purchase of soft drinks and distribution businesses of Irish firm C&C Group.Coca-Cola Enterprises makes two key marketing appointments to bolster Appletiser soft drink brand in the UK.International point of use (POU) water cooler...

  • AVA acts to contain costs

    By vendinginternational on October 1, 2007

    The AVA Executive and Board have conducted a detailed review of current and future income and expenditure for the Association taking account of: Industry cost pressures facing Members and the need to ensure the best possible value for money...

  • Eurogran UK bag Valenti with the RefreshU Group

    By vendinginternational on October 1, 2007

    Eurogran UK are pleased to announce that they have recently gained the RefreshU Group business with immediate effect.The group, currently chaired by Ian Plummer at City Vending in Edinburgh, awarded Eurogran UK their Group’s business at a recent meeting...

  • AVA’s man in Europe

    By vendinginternational on October 1, 2007

    The Automatic Vending Association (AVA) is proud to announce that Brian Tustain of Associated Vending Services (AVS) has accepted their invitation to represent the vending industries of the UK and Ireland at the European Vending Association (EVA).As the AVA...