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TAMPA, FL -- Advanced Vending Systems Inc. (Ringgold, GA) has merged its Florida operation with Florida Fresh Vending. The combined operation will run as Florida Fresh Vending in the state of Florida, conducting business from offices in Tampa, Plant City and Orlando.
Advanced Vending Systems and Florida Fresh Vending together serve more than 1,000 customers on 30 routes, providing vending, office refreshment and micromarket services in three states.
The combined entity will be led by industry veteran Dennis Thornton, who operates from the Ringgold office, and Paul Plante, who leads the Florida operation. Advanced Vending Systems serves the Knoxville and Chattanooga, TN, and Atlanta and Griffin, GA, markets from its headquarters in Ringgold.