Full Service Vending (FSV), of Rockaway, N.J., signed a multi-year contract with New York University Langone Medical Center in New York City. The exclusive vending contract includes their three hospitals, numerous offices, the New York University Medical School (NYUMC) and its dormitories.
Prior to FSV being awarded this contract, the medical center vending was self-operated for the past 20-plus years.
"Our immense experience and reputation with hospital vending was helpful in their selection of a vending company," said Moti Almakias, president of Full Service Vending in a prepared statement. "The staff at NYUMC and Pepsi Cola has really been incredible to work with during this transition. Together, we will bring the vending to the world-class level of NYUMC's medical care."
Betty J. Perez, senior director of food and nutrition services at NYU Medical Center, said, "Full Service Vending is a role model for a vendor that truly partners with the client to make a seamless transition and support service excellence to enhance guest satisfaction and operational efficiency."
Full Service Vending is one of five divisions of the Full Service Foods Group along with Coffee Express, Café on the Go, Milk Express and Arctic Chill Ice Cream. Full Service Vending has been serving the corporate refreshment needs of New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and Connecticut since 1955. The company is headquartered in Rockaway, NJ with a branch in McAdoo, PA. Website: www.fullservicevending.com.
NYU Langone Medical Center, a world-class patient-centered integrated academic medical center, is one of the nation's premier centers for excellence in healthcare, biomedical research, and medical education. NYU Langone comprises three hospitals – Tisch Hospital, a 705-bed acute-care tertiary facility; Rusk Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine, the first rehabilitation hospital in the world, with 174 beds and extensive outpatient rehabilitation programs; and the 190-bed Hospital for Joint Diseases, one of only five hospitals in the world dedicated to orthopedics and rheumatology–plus the NYU School of Medicine, one of the nation's preeminent academic institutions which includes the Smilow Research Center, the Skirball Institute of Biomolecular Medicine, and the Sackler Institute of Graduate Biomedical Sciences.