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.
Located at the southern edge of the Rocky Mountains, Red River, New Mexico bills itself as “a ski vacation paradise, summer vacation heaven, conference center and resort town all rolled into one.” Tourists are clearly a big part of the town’s economy, and the public transportation system to move them around town is equally important.
We hear the same thing from car wash operators year after year, “I know I need to switch from quarters to tokens”. And once they make the switch, they can’t believe they waited.
CUSTOM METAL TOKENS – 8 STEPS TO ORDER
- Pick the material you need.
- Pick the size.
- Tell us the quantity (5,000 pc minimum for custom metal tokens).
- Decide if you want 1 or 2 custom sides. Each custom side has a 1-time set up charge or $210. If you use a stock design for which we already have tooling, there is no additional charge. If we need to make tooling for the stock design you want, the charge will be $105.
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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New Bowling Token Designs Provide Promotional Opportunities, Added Profit Opportunities for Bowling-Related Venues
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.
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!
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!
Easily Customizable for Corn Mazes, Pumpkin Patches, Pumpkin-Fests and More
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.
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.