Government and Technology Regulations Impact Vending Industry

There are very few industries in the world today that don’t have to worry about things like government regulations and the dramatic shift caused by disruptive technology. If you ask any vending machine manufacturer, they would tell you that they’re dealing with both of these issues on a daily basis

Vending Machines that Replace Fast Food Workers

Even as recently as a few short years ago, the vending machine was seen as something of a stop gap device – a temporary solution to the problem of hunger or thirst in between meals. People who didn’t necessarily have time in between classes or on work breaks could look

How Vending Machines Are Bringing China and Japan Closer

What is it that is bringing these two countries of China and Japan closer? Surprisingly vending machines. These unmanned machines are already a huge hit in Japan, and it looks as though China isn’t far behind in adding vending machines for just about anything you can think of. Discussions are

Strategic Vending Around The World & Why They Work

Generally speaking, innovation is one of the most important parts of doing business – regardless of the type of industry you happen to operate in. This is especially true in terms of vending machine solutions, where most customers seem to have a “one size fits all” approach to their needs.

U-Select-It Welcomes Alejandro Castillo

March 12, 2015-Des Moines, IA – U-Select-It welcomes Alejandro (Alex) Castillo to our team as USI, Latin American Technical Service Manager.  With 25+ years of experience working with USI and other brands in Mexico, as a customer (Secic, AutoMercadeo/Kiosko) and contract support person.  Alex has been utilizing his Electronic Engineering

U-SELECT-IT MACHINES INMETRO CERTIFIED FOR SALES IN BRAZIL

As recent as this quarter there are now several models of vending machines that have achieved ‘INMETRO’ for sales in Brazil. INMETRO is short for “Instituto Nacional de Metrologia”, “Normalização e Qualidade Industrial”, or “National Institute of Metrology, Quality and Technology.” This institute is accredited by the Ministry of Development,