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Tokens Eliminate Theft and Vandalism at LaundroMats 

July 8, 2020
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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.  

In addition to enhancing security, tokens can simplify operations for customers.  A single token can be valued at a wash or dry cycle so that customers do not have to fumble with handfuls of quarters when trying to start a cycle. Additionally, they can be used in machines vending soap, stain remover, dryer sheets, food and beverages. 

“Laundromat owners who have made the switch to tokens love the convenience and security” said TokensDirect Marketing Manager Gibson Olpp.  “Unattended locations are prone to theft and vandalism, but replacing the cash with tokens removes the problem.  Simplifying the process for customers is also a benefit that they will appreciate.”

Available in standard designs for immediate shipment, or in custom designs featuring the Laundromat logo and marketing message, in brass, bronze and other metals.  Additionally, brass tokens have inherent anti-microbial properties, helping to stop the spread of germs.  Tokens are ideal for Laundromats of all sizes.

With over 1.5 million tokens in over 250 designs, sizes and metals, TokensDirect is the largest token supplier in the Americas.  They can ship standard stock tokens in 48-hours, reorders in 5 business days and new orders in 10-business days – all with free artwork, layout and typesetting.  

TokensDirect is a division of Osborne Coinage Co., America’s oldest private mint, and the unrivaled leader in token manufacturing.   Orders for stock tokens can now be placed at a secure online store,, to ship within 48-hours. Contact a Sales specialist by calling (866) 274-0868, or via mail to TokensDirect, 2851 Massachusetts Avenue, Cincinnati, OH  45225, or via e-mail at  


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