Oct. 25, 2012, Canada – Interac Flash cards are the newest way customers can pay for their purchases at Tim Hortons. The chain expects 2,300 stores across Canada to be accepting the wireless touch cards by the end of the month, reports the Financial Post. | READ MORE
Oct. 12, 2012, Chicago – Female professionals working in vending and refreshment services are invited to join the new Women of The Industry - NAMA (WIN) networking group.
Oct. 3, 2012 – Coin Mechanisms Inc. has released the MDB coin changer housing assembly.
Sept. 27, 2012, Chicago – Sandra Larson, senior director and counsel government affairs for NAMA, has received the Northwest Automatic Vendors Association (NAVA) William L. “Bill” Herbord Award.
Aug. 31, 2012, United States – A new study published in Pediatrics journal claims to find the first evidence that laws that curb the sales of junk food and sweetened drinks at school may play a role in slowing childhood obesity, reports CBS.com. | READ MORE
June 27, 2012, Canada – Jell-o launched a new interactive vending machine today that dispenses sweet Jell-o refrigerated pudding treats – but only after you show it your best Jell-oh face.
June 18, 2012, Sterling Heights, MI – Mike Jauch has joined the Custom Data Solutions (CDSI) team as sales executive.
May 4, 2012, California – Big Bear Import Brokers, Inc. has added Marty Man Smith to their executive team as the vice-president of national accounts.
April 17, 2012, Washington – Coinstar Inc. announced certain preliminary financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2012, including results that exceeded previous guidance for the first quarter.
March 9, 2012, Providence, RI – For the first time in the history of chewing gum, boxes of Glee Gum now will feature the Fairtrade certification mark. The mark guarantees that the cane sugar sweetening all six flavors of Classic Glee Gum meets the social, economic and environmental standards set by Fairtrade International.
February 14, 2012, Melville, NY - Premier 3D eyewear supplier Marchon3D has won a 2012 American Package Design Award, presented by Graphic Design USA, for its innovative in-theater launch.
January 13, 2012, Corona, CA - Hansen Natural Corporation is changing its corporate name to Monster Beverage Corporation.
November 23, 2011, Arlington Heights, IL - Incredible Technologies (IT) has been named one of the Chicago Tribute's Top 100 Workplaces for 2011.
October 26, 2011, Toronto - Parts availability will impact proper servicing of the discontinued CF 5XX coin changer, MEI reports.