2009

Enco’s 12-Month Warranty

March 19, 2009 by

It occurred to me at the recent ASI show in Las Vegas that many operators might not be aware that Enco Systems offers a 12-month warranty on every Philips CD Pro player that we sell through our distribution partners. Joel Friedman and I talked to a number of operators at the show, and several of […]

Rowe Manufacturing Moves South

February 27, 2009 by

The jukebox world awoke this morning to find that Rowe International is packing its man ufacturing bags and heading to Mexico. In a story appearing on the Vending Times Web site late last night, Nick Montano wrote: In a key part of the streamlining plan, Rowe will shift manufacturing from Grand Rapids, MI, to Reynosa, […]

NSM’s New Icon Apollo Jukebox

February 3, 2009 by

NSM Music expanded their presence at the ATEI international amusement industry trade show in London this year with a much larger space than they have taken in recent years. Their higher profile seems to signal a renewed commitment to the jukebox business, evidenced by the energy of Alex Kirby, son of long-time NSM director Barry […]

Lukewarm London Shows

January 31, 2009 by

DATELINE: London I didn’t want to miss an opportunity to dash off a quick post from the City of London. I’ve been over here attending the ATEI at Earl’s Court exhibition center and the new IGX show happening at nearby Ibis Hotel and sponsored by InterGame magazine. ATEI 2009 at Earl’s Court in London Attendance […]

Sound Leisure Headlines IGX

January 25, 2009 by

Around the corner and down the street from the ATEI amusement trade show at Earl’s Court exhibition center in London, InterGame magazine sponsored a competing event at the Hotel Ibis. Dubbed IGX, it fared rather better than I had expected of a lower-cost show in a smallish hotel ball room. Sound Leisure, the UK-based jukebox […]