EVA member Crane Merchandising Systems, a provider of cold drink, snack, food, and premium hot beverages has merged with fellow EVA member Crane Payment Innovations (CPI), a specialist in banknote and coin validation, cashless payment, cash processing, and asset management software.

With this merger, Crane Merchandising Systems portfolio will integrate with the CPI line of note and coin validators, software solutions and cash processing systems to deliver a single point of contact and greater value for customers in the global convenience services industry.

“CPI remains committed to the needs of our OEM customers, channel partners, and operators throughout the convenience services industry,“ said Chuck Reed, VP&GM, CPI. “Uniting these two excellent teams will enable CPI to expand our capabilities, maximise our investment in innovative technologies, and enhance the partnerships that we have cultivated throughout the industry.”