Technology transforms everything it touches, and the vending industry is no different. In a few years time, every food item we purchase could have its entire history – from the farm, to the production facility to the vending machine – tracked and labelled right on the package. Smart packaging will monitor internal food temperatures and assess whether the contents are safe for consumption.
Canadian Pizza Magazine, created a fascinating podcast with PizzaForno, a Canadian company that is changing the way vending machines are being used.
Emeryville, CA – Redpark Product Development is now shipping what it calls the industry’s first DEX Cable for iPhone and iPad.
Calgary, Alta. – City Coin Vending Services has adopted Cantaloupe's Seed Office as its vending management system.
May 8, 2015 – The Follett integrated icemaker bin is designed to produce up to 425 pounds of ice over a 24-hour period with more than 90 pounds of storage, the company said in a press release.
April 23, 2015, Las Vegas – Vending operators will get their first look at Crane's Retrofit Screen for Navigator at the 2015 NAMA OneShow.
April 14, 2015, Williston, SC – Crane Merchandising Systems, a Crane Co. Company, has released a firmware update for the Navigator telemetry platform designed to help vending operators install cashless capability.
March 30, 2015, New York – Mobile device charging locker manufacturer Brightbox has initiated an owner-operator program.
March 20, 2015, Aurora, OH – Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics has expanded its Tygon product portfolio to include a new dispensing tubing product that helps improve hygiene in coffee machines with milk.
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