Jim Brinton Assumes Majority Ownership Of Avanti Markets; Former Partners Form New Self-Checkout Market System, Breakroom Provisions Co.

Jim Brinton has purchased a majority ownership position in Avanti Markets from former partners Kevin Bailey and Aaron Speagle, who have launched a new self-checkout market product under the name, Breakroom Provisions Co.

Brinton said he is now president of Avanti Markets, working from Seattle, Wash.

Bailey said he and Speagle saw a need for a new self- checkout system geared toward foodservice management companies and larger vending operators. He said the company is based in Conover, N.C. and has begun shipping units to customers. Brinton also owns Evergreen Vending Service, a full line vending operation, and Vending Equipment Center, an equipment distributorship, both in Washington.

Speagle, who is president of Breakroom Provision Co., is also owner of Piedmont Vending Co., a full service vending operation in Conover, N.C.