Tokens can be used for almost any application - whether it's a coin operated business (like a car wash, Laundromat or family entertainment center) using them in place of quarters, a zoo helping to save the planet one token at a time or a brewery reviving a tradition that dates back to the 1800's.
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What could be better than cold hard cash at your car wash? Try Tokens! Operators who have switched from coin-vend services to token-vend services are well satisfied with the move for reasons such as heightened security, increased profitability, unparalleled marketing opportunities, and more.
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Laundromat tokens can provide greater profits and reduced operating costs when used in place of quarters to run washers, dryers or vending machines within laundromats. Tokens are a natural deterrent to break-ins of coins boxes. In addition to eliminating the lost revenue from coin-box theft, the use of laundromat tokens also mitigates the cost of vandalism repairs, which are often more costly than the cash which is stolen.
Re-usable and completely recyclable parking tokens allow facilities and municipalities to "green" their parking operations. Unlike paper ticket systems, which generate a lot of waste from one-time-use tickets and slips, parking tokens are re-usable. When adorned with logos, token also offer unrivaled branding and marketing opportunities. Unlike cash, tokens can be valued according to prevailing needs.
Cincinnati, OH – Greg Hardman, who revived the longtime Cincinnati beer brand Christian Moerlein in 2004, is now reintroducing another local brewing tradition – beer tokens - with the help of another Cincinnati company – Osborne Coinage Company. The tokens mark a return to a Moerlein tradition that dates back to the 1800’s when the company produced beer tokens which could be redeemed for a Moerlein beer in Over-the-Rhine saloons which carried it.
Cincinnati OH – The ongoing battle of trying to eat healthy while on a budget just got easier for those receiving SNAP benefits in Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota. Now customers visiting any of six St.
Cincinnati, OH –During the revamping of his BP Car Wash in Maumee, OH Mark Clarkson installed free vacuum stations as a way to reward his customers for their business.
Cincinnati, OH – Rewarding 4H members for participating in county fairs is a longstanding tradition in many areas. At the Greene County Fair, 4H/FFA members earned cash prizes, or more recently paper “Fair Bucks” which could be redeemed anywhere on the Xenia, OH fairgrounds. Though simple to design, produce and distribute the paper products are fragile – especially in the hands (and pockets) of teenagers. This year, though, the “Fair Buck
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Cincinnati, OH – When organizers are planning major fundraising events simplicity is often a major goal. From making it easy for patrons to gain entrance to the venue, to simplifying the process for buying food, drinks and entertainment, organizers live by the “Occam’s Razor” rule – the simplest solution is usually the best one. So when Darrell Gilbert first visualized the idea of using custom tokens rather than cash as a way for patrons
TokensDirect Proudly Supports Up-Down Bar and Arcade in Their Quest to Celebrate All Covid-19 Vaccinated Patrons
Up-Down Bar and Arcade is offering 20 FREE gaming tokens, manufactured exclusively by TokensDirect, for anyone that shows their vaccination card at any of their six locations.
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Tokens, which can be sold at a central location and then used throughout the venue site like cash, simplify cash control for anything from stand along carousels, to festivals, fairs and other entertainment venues. Since many of these events are staffed by volunteers, having a cashless exchange of good eliminates theft, simplifies transactions and minimizes accounting errors.