Automatic Merchandiser

OCT 2011

Automatic Merchandiser serves the business management, marketing, technology and product information needs of its readers including vending operators, coffee service operators, product brokers, and product and equipment distributors in print.

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TO P NE W S Canteen buys Coffee Break Service and North Shore Industrial Vending ▶ Canteen Vending Services Inc. acquired Coffee Break Service Inc. in Baltimore, Md. and North Shore Indus- trial Vending in Lincolnwood, Ill. near Chicago. Coffee Break Service operated one and a half routes and had fi ve employees. Coffee Break Service was founded in 1962 by Fred Sapperstein and was incorporated in 1989 by Fred Sapperstein and the late Winnie Sapperstein and their son, Steve Sapper- stein. North Shore Industrial Vending was founded 30 years ago by Jerry Spathis, president, and operates eight routes which will fold into Canteen's existing business. Jammin Java partners with BC Coffee ▶ Jammin Java Corp. has partnered with BC Coffee & Supplies, Inc. for distribution of its coffee lines in Florida. BC Coffee's distribution hub will also provide coffee to Jammin Java's customers in the Caribbean. BC Coffee has been in business for over 30 years and is the largest OCS/ breakroom distributor in the Southeastern U.S. and cur- rently distributes coffee and associated products to over 300 OCS/vending companies throughout Florida. Vending repair training program moves to new Philadelphia school ▶ The vending repair technician training program at Edison Fareira High School in Philadelphia, Pa. has moved to the Randolph Skills Center in Philadelphia. The Randolph Skills Center is located on Henry Avenue about four miles from Edison Fareira High School, accord- ing to Bud Burke, who is an advisory board member for the program. Burke said the board was not satisfi ed with the manner in which the pro- gram was being managed at Edison Fareira High School. At the Randolph Skills Center, Burke said the pro- gram will have the necessary support from the school's administration. People in the News John Martin retires from SunBurst John Martin, a 25-year veteran of the food and refreshments industry, has retired. He most recently worked in business develop- ment for SunBurst Foods Inc. in Goldsboro, N.C. Before joining SunBurst Foods, he was director of sales and marketing at South- eastern Vending Services Inc. in Charlotte, N.C. Grindmaster-Cecilware tabs Avenado Grindmaster-Cecilware Corp. named Jose Aven- daño vice president of engineering. He will be based in Louisville, Ky. and will be responsible for all aspects of engineering for the company. Avendano was most recently employed at Crane Merchandising Systems in St. Louis, Mo. as director of refrigeration and product reliability. Kraft offers chance to fi ght hunger, win trip ▶ Kraft Foods Inc. will donate one meal to local Feeding America food banks for every case vending opera- tors purchase of qualifying Oreo and Planters Peanuts products through Nov. 4, 2011. Vending operators who participate in the program are given the chance to win a trip for two to the Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl in San Francisco, Calif. For more information, contact a Kraft vending account manager or visit CA L E NDA R O F E V EN T S OCT. 18 - 20. 2011 National Automatic Merchandising Association CoffeeTea&Water 2011 Bally's Resort, Las Vegas, Nev. Phone: 616-299-6483 OCT. 21 - 22, 2011 Atlantic Coast Exposition (ACE) Embassy Suites at Kingston Plantation, Myrtle Beach, S.C. Phone: 919-387-1221 MARCH 14-16, 2012 National Bulk Vendors Association Conference Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas, Nev. Phone: 480-302-5998 Email: APRIL 25-27, 2012 National Automatic Merchandising Association OneShow Venetian/Sands Resort, Las Vegas, Nev. Phone: 312-346-0370 PepsiCo: Carey new CEO, Foss to retire PepsiCo Inc. announced Albert Carey has been named CEO of PepsiCo Americas Beverages while Eric J. Foss, chief executive offi cer of Pepsi Bev- erages Co., will retire effective Dec. 9, 2011. de Jong Duke names Duprey sales manager for North America factory de Jong Duke, a Holland-based provider of high tech single-cup coffee brewers, has strengthened its commitment to the North American market with the recent announcement that Bill Duprey will be based in the company's Taylor, Mich. manufacturing plant as sales manager for the North American market. Martin October 2011 Automatic Merchandiser 7

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