APOPKA, FL -- Fred Bentley, a 38-year vending veteran with extensive experience in operations and distribution, has established Sunstate Vending Equipment here. U-Select-It (Des Moines, IA) has appointed the new company as a distributor for its full line of vending machines.
Originally from the Orlando, FL, area, Bentley had been a distributor for USI in Alabama and Georgia a decade ago. He also started and ran several successful full-line vending operations in Alabama and Florida.
Sunstate Vending Equipment is situated at 2158 S. Orange Blossom Trail, Ste. 103, Apopka, FL 32703. Bentley can be reached at (407) 886-8363 [-VEND].
U-Select-It manufactures vending machines dispensing snacks, fresh and frozen food, canned and bottled cold drinks and coffee, as well as the new Ecoasis chilled flavored-water dispenser. It offers a variety of combination machines, and won a National Automatic Merchandising Association Innovation Award for the Advanced Ergonomics (pictured at right) design improvements previewed at the recent NAMA One Show in Chicago.