Tri-State Vending Association Plans First Annual Bill Buckholz Service Technician Class: April 6

Posted On: 3/12/2019

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   Bill Buckholz
KING OF PRUSSIA, PA -- The Tri-State Automatic Merchandising Council will host its first annual service technician class in honor of late vending pioneer and long-time industry leader Bill Buckholz on Saturday, April 6.
Open to owners and employees of Tri-State member companies, the event will be held in King of Prussia, PA, with the exact location to be determined, from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Tri-State Vending Association is a National Automatic Merchandising Association state council representing New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Delaware.
Buckholz began his vending career as Reading, PA-based Goodman Vending's first route driver in 1948 and he bought the company in 1965. He died on April 18, 2018. | READ MORE
"Electronics Fundamentals for Technicians" covers the fundamentals of electronics to learn why things happen and to provide a better understanding of how to troubleshoot. Participants will build basic circuits and use a multimeter the find the resistance, voltage and amperage of a circuit and how DEX, MDB, NFC, payments and telemetry work.
Lunch and refreshments will be sponsored by Bill's son Tony Buckholz and Goodman Vending.
The cost is $20 per student class includes workbook and multimeter.
The class size is limited to the first 24 students. A check payable to Davis Haines or exact change must be presented at the door. Email names of service technicians attending by Monday, March 25 to Pam Gilbert at