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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. 

Click the links below to discover how tokens are being used today.

2020

Tokens and Coins
July 21, 2020

The lack of coins in the market place is causing coin-op companies to change their business models.  

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Stock laundry tokens
July 9, 2020

Currently, due to Covid-19, The Federal Reserve has announced that there will be US coin shortages for the foreseeable future  (https://www.frbservices.org/news/communications/061120-strategic-allocation-of-coin-inventories.html).

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Custom laundry token
July 8, 2020

 



Cincinnati, OH –Using tokens rather than quarters to activate start cycles or extend-time at Laundromats eliminates theft and vandalism, especially in unattended areas where these problems are most prevalent.  Often the repairs required to replace faceplates and coin mechanisms when thieves break into coin boxes far exceed the value of the cash loss.  

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Eagle Stars stock copper plated token
May 29, 2020

Copper and Copper Alloys are Effective in the Fight Against Covid-19 and Other Viruses

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Stock dental token
February 5, 2020

TOKENS BRING PRIZE STATION TO DENTIST — AND A SMILE TO ALL

 

 

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2019

Tokens Coins Rounds
November 19, 2019

TOKENS, COINS, ROUNDS. AREN'T THEY ALL THE SAME?

Did you know there's a difference between tokens, coins and rounds? Surprisingly, there is, and it's not just semantics. While all 3 are round, 2 sided and made from metal, that's where the similarity stops. 

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Stock Brass Paw Print Token
October 15, 2019

 

New Token Designs Provide Promotional Opportunities, Added Profit for Pet-Related Venues

 

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Treasure chest stock design
September 23, 2019

Cincinnati, OH – Escape Rooms are becoming increasingly popular across the country, and a Florida facility has found a way to reward customers for successfully solving their Pirate Themed Escape Room - gold doubloons!  When patrons find the buried treasure – they get to take some home as a souvenir, reinforcing the theme, and building the brand.  With a high perceived value, these “min-billboards” are kept rather than discarded, making them

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Silver Dollar Fair Commemorative Aluminum Tokens
May 29, 2019



Silver Dollar Fair Lives Up to Its Name

 

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2018

Custom Ice Tokens
November 14, 2018

Ice Tokens Simplify Vending for Regular, Repeat Customers

 

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Custom carwash tokens
October 19, 2018

 

Re-Valuing Tokens A Key To Success for Ontario Car Wash

 

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Stock Aluminum Paw Print Token
September 28, 2018

New designs available from Tokens Direct

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Custom brass laundry token
September 6, 2018

Cincinnati, OH –Using tokens rather than quarters to activate start cycles or extend-time at Laundromats makes using washers and dryers simpler for customers.  Valuing a single token at a high-value wash or dry cycle eliminates the fumbling with handfuls of quarters. 

Owner/operators report that theft and vandalism, especially in unattended areas where these problems are most prevalent, are also reduced when tokens are used. 

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Custom Aluminum Corn Maze Tokens
August 24, 2018

 

Are Tokens the Ticket to Successful Corn Maze Operations?

 

 

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Zoo Bucks Custom Aluminum Tokens
August 14, 2018

More than Just a “Thank You”—a Token of Appreciation

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