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Vending Machines As A Step To Looking Luxurious

Posted on 12/10/2022 by RSL
Estimated reading time: 4 min read
Categories: Business and Industry, Vending

Now that Vending Machines have evolved to become smart machines, is it time to start making Vending Machines fit in more within your workplace? This is where vending surrounds come in. 

Vending machines play an important role in the workplace and are one factor that can positively affect staff morale, which ultimately leads to increased productivity. Companies are beginning to realise how important good food is in attracting talent and creating healthy workplaces that look after their employees.

Vending surrounds can improve the appearance of the vending area, by creating dedicated locations for food and drinks. Overall appearance is enhanced with good design, functionality and can be branded in your company colours whilst providing vending facilities for staff to enjoy.

Vending Machines are one the most brilliant inventions that date back to the first century. However, over time they have come in many different variations and it’s now time to walk through that open door to new possibilities and make Vending Machines feel like an actual location rather than just a quick grab and go. 

Vending surrounds

Let’s take a deep dive into why commercial vending surrounds are becoming one of the most used modular systems in the UK. They are designed to offer a quieter enclosed space, but still allowing you to enjoy a nice break with your favourite snacks and beverages. They also accommodate, promote, and enhance all your vending and refreshment equipment. 

Vending Surrounds link your machines together elegantly, both physically – making them more stable, and also visually – giving a sophisticated feel to any break-out area.

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Benefits of vending surrounds

They’ll leave the right impression with their personalised designs including premium graphics that make everything feel a little friendlier and more informal. Not to mention that the optional charging points for laptops and smartphones make meetings as easy as if you were in the boardroom! 

If your vending machines are situated outdoors or in a busy, public environment, smart vending machine surrounds also add an extra layer of security to your machines. They also:

  • Shine a positive light on company culture.
  • Encourage use of your equipment
  • Transform your equipment into a location
  • Promote your business
  • Advertise special offers or new products
  • Help protect your machines 

Micro-Markets vs vending surrounds

The Micro-Market delivers genuine innovation that is well suited to larger sites. So many businesses are already choosing this in favour of the traditional canteen, which is comparatively outdated.

There are a variety of benefits from using one of these:

  • Completely hands-off
  • Little day-to-day maintenance
  • Flexibility Quick and easy to set up
  • Increased productivity

Micro-Markets might be beneficial, but they can take up a large amount of space. This is where vending surrounds may have an advantage over Micro-Markets with their compact size.

The machines

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If you haven’t got any Vending Machines in your workplace but looking into enquiring, then take the time to consider what you need before thinking about vending surrounds. Vending Machines play a huge part in your business. There are so many types of machines to choose from. For example, the BevMAX Media 2, the Merchant Media 2 and if you want to include a coffee machine then you have the Vitro S3, Flavia Creation, the NEO, and more.


Deciding if a vending machine surround or a Micro-Market is right for your business all depends on what industry you’re in. You wouldn’t put a Micro-Market in a hospital because it’s not ideal, but a Vending Machine surround would be the right fit. Decide what’s right for your business. 

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Benefits of Getting a Coffee, Snack or Drink Vending Machines from Refreshment Systems

There are many advantages of vending . It is a way to keep your colleagues, clients and visitors refreshed throughout the day. It comes with a reduced cost compared to a fully manned refreshment station at work. With RSL, all our machines are fitted with telemetry units to make coffee machine management more efficient, reducing downtime and ensuring your machines are always stocked.

Take workplace refreshments to the next level with buy new vending machines from Refreshment Systems. RSL is a leading National vending supplier. Our unbeatable range of machines can be purchased outright or leased.

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You will always have an option to lease vending machine, Buy vending machine or rent vending machine from RSL. Complete freedom of choice and various service packages available up to completely managed vending solution tailored just per you and your customers needs.

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