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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. 

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2022

Carwash tokens
October 28, 2022

On average, tokens cost 40% to 50% of the coins they replace. Here's some simple math to determine how long it can take to recoup the cost of tokens. 

Cost of tokens  - $0.45 each

Quantity Ordered - 10,000

10,000 x $0.45 = $4,500

Total cost of the tokens - $4,500

Average Loss per Week - 2%-5%.

Value of the Tokens - $1.00

200 tokens x $0.45 + $90.00

$200.00 - $90.00 = $110 profit

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Stock brass tokens
August 18, 2022

 

TokensDirect is the Real Thing When It Comes to Token Manufacturing

 

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Bowling stock design
July 20, 2022

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

 

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Murphy Money tokens
June 8, 2022

Cincinnati, OH – Patients of Phoenix area orthodontist  Dr. Chris Murphy earn cool custom tokens each time they do something good like show up on time, brush properly, or earn A’s on their report card.  They even receive a piggy bank to save their “Murphy Money” in until they redeem it for valuable prizes.   Dr. Murphy calls this his Hygiene Incentive Program.

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Big Bunny custom tokens
May 3, 2022

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. Learn why you should use tokens over cash below!

 

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Solar installation
April 22, 2022

Three guesses on what you see in this photo. If you guessed the oldest private mint in America is primarily powered with renewable/solar energy, you win!

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Custom corn maze tokens
March 8, 2022

Easily Customizable for Corn Mazes, Pumpkin Patches, Pumpkin-Fests and More

 

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Custom laundry token
January 31, 2022

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.

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Generic brass parking tokens
January 10, 2022

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. See our stock parking meter design online.

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2021

Custom beer token
December 22, 2021

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.

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Custom bi-metal token
December 17, 2021

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.

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Vacuum tokens
November 11, 2021

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.

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Custom Aluminun 4H tokens
October 20, 2021

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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Custom Aluminum Festival Tokens
September 21, 2021

It's Festival Season - PROST!

 

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Calgary Corn Maze custom aluminum tokens
July 27, 2021

 

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