»The Maryland/D.C. Vending Association will award five $1,500 scholarships for the fall of 2011. Applicants must be a child or legal dependent of someone employed by the association for at least two years. The company must be a dues paying member of the association from 2009 to 2011. The applicant must be a student or accepted or currently enrolled in a 2- or 4-year undergraduate or graduate college degree program, or accepted or currently enrolled in a vocational or trade school.The application deadline for its 2011/2012 scholarship deadline is April 30, 2011.Names of all eligible applicants will be entered into a drawing, to be awarded at the association’s annual meeting June 2, 2011 in St. Michael’s, Md. Applicants do not have to be present to win.
VendTek to add APi line to its portfolio
»VendTek Wholesale Equipment, Inc. of Wixom, Mich. has attained the Automatic Products line. VendTek’s offering of Crane, GPL, Crane Dixie Narco and now Crane Automatic Products nearly puts Crane Merchandising Systems (CMS) in Michigan operators’ own back yard for parts, service and equipment. VendTek plans to allow operators in trading in their older equipment for newer updated models. For information, visit VendTek Wholesale Equipment, Inc. at www.vendtek.com.
Sunny Delight signs packaging agrement
»ALPLA Inc., a supplier of plastic packaging, will provide on-site bottle manufacturing for theSunny Delight beverages manufactured at Sunny Delight’s Sherman, Texas plant. The agreement will involve the production of all bottle sizes for the Sunny D produced at the facility in space being vacated by the J. M. Smucker Co.’s Folgers coffee operation.