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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The Produce Perks program, which launched in May, makes local fruits and vegetables more accessible throughout Hamilton County. In partnership with The Ohio State University Extension Office, Produce Perks encourages low-income shoppers to choose fresh, healthful foods by matching Ohio Direction Card (an electronic benefits transfer card that replaced food stamps) expenditures dollar-for-dollar. At eight pioneering farmers’ markets, customers can swipe their card (up to $10 per day) to receive double that value in tokens for produce purchases in the market.
Can Tokens Prevent the Spread of Germs? Anti-Microbial Effects of Copper Alloys Noted in Laboratory Studies
Cincinnati, OH –TokensDirect reports that copper alloys (including brass, bronze, copper nickel, and nickel bronze - which are commonly used for arcade and amusements) have natural anti-microbial properties. In controlled tests, 99.99% of dangerous bacteria were killed within 2 hours of contact.
What Type of Tokens Should I Use? How to Choose the Right Tokens for your Car Wash.
There are over 60 different token types on the market and no "right" way to pick one. By law they can't be the same size as circulating coins. Here are some questions to help you get started:What type of tokens should I use for my car wash?
Converting from Quarters to Tokens With Step by Step Instructions for Self Service Car Wash Locations
The best way to run a safe, secure, low vandalism, profitable coin-operated car wash is to use tokens. Armed with the right information and after a little planning, switching from coins to tokens can be done in a few hours. This paper will cover the key changes that must be made for a seamless transition.
TokensDirect Has Golf Tokens for FECs
Cincinnati, OH – TokensDirect offers golf-themed tokens both in standard designs, or customized with company name, logo and other marketing messages to provide unparalleled promotional opportunities. In addition to promotion of the venue itself, one side of the tokes can be used for a partner sponsorship to help defray the cost of the tokens.
TokensDirect has a Solution for Tracking Drinks Served
TokensDirect has the solution for tracking drinks served at large events and reconciling expenses when the event is over. Every guest gets a predetermined amount of tokens (usually two or three) to redeem for drinks. At the end of the night, the number of drinks dispensed and token count should match.
TokensDirect has Golf Tokens for FECs
TokensDirect offers golf-themed tokens both in standard designs, or customized with company name, logo and other marketing messages to provide unparalleled promotional opportunities. In addition to promotion of the venue itself, one side of the token can be used for a partner sponsorship to help defray the cost of the tokens.
Cincinnati, OH –During the revamping of his BP Car Wash in (Maumee, OH) 5 years ago, Mark Clarkson installed free vacuum stations as a way to reward his customers for their business. Then, just a few short years later, he realized that this free service – which even non-customers could use - was costing him plenty. “There were some people who were abusing it” recalls Clarkson, “they’d stay there all day. It was eating me alive in vac motors and brushes.”
Golf Tokens from TokensDirect
Token Conversion Kits from TokensDirect Eliminate the Worry in Changeover from Quarters or Dollars to Tokens
A carwash owner switches to tokens because of vandalism and theft and couldn't be more pleased with the results.
Why one carwash owner switched from $1 dollar coins to high security tokens.
Moo Moo Car Wash in Ohio uses tokens for cross-promoting their car wash and basic auto services like oil changes and tire rotation to build their business and promote customer loyalty.
Using high security tokens give a business owner peace of mind and an avenue for increasing his visibility in the local community and business with it.
Christian Moerlein Brewery mints custom beer tokens in a tradition dating back to the 1800's.