WEST CHESTER, Pa., March 19, 2008 – MEI, the world’s leading developer of unattended payment systems, has expanded support services for its Conlux® value brand of bill and coin acceptors, which includes the NBM-3000 Series bill validators and CCM5G Series coin changers. Full-line operators, bottlers, and vending OEMs who use Conlux products can now have their products serviced at 36 MEI Authorized Service Centers, which are staffed by Conlux-certified service technicians. These service centers are located across the United States, Canada and Mexico.
With access to additional service locations, Conlux customers will experience faster turnaround times and less downtime. MEI operates the industry’s most technologically advanced and well-equipped service centers, manned by technicians who have completed the rigorous MEI University™ Quality Repair Service Training certification program. For a full list of MEI service centers, visit http://www.meigroup.com
This latest announcement is part of MEI’s corporate initiative to increase support for the Conlux brand product line, which it acquired in 2003.
Last month, MEI expanded its Querétaro, Mexico, manufacturing plant to produce Conlux products for the North American market. In addition, MEI named Vendnet as master distributor for the Conlux line in order to facilitate sales to full-line vending operators.
MEI, headquartered in West Chester, Pa., holds the world’s largest installed base of unattended payment systems, handling over two billion transactions per week in more than 100 countries. The company developed the first electronic coin mechanism in the 1960s, followed by the first electronic non-contact bill acceptor, and more recently its credit card capability and vending management solution. Recently, MEI reached a milestone of selling more than four million bill acceptors and five million coin mechanisms worldwide. Its products are in widespread use in the vending, soft drink, gaming, amusement, transportation, retail, and kiosk markets. For more information on MEI and its products, visit www.meigroup.com
or call 800-345-8215.