QUICK LINKS: Videos  |  Micromarkets |

Redemption Report




Buy a Classified Ad


Editorial Calendars


Circulation Data






Date Book


Bookmark this site

Issue Date: Vol. 54, No. 6, June 2014, Posted On: 5/8/2014

Benchmark Applies Amusement Know-How To Kinetic Bulk Vender

Hank Schlesinger
TAGS: bulk vending, vending machine, coin-op device, Benchmark Games, Beat the Alienz, Beat the Monsters, bulk vender, gumball machine, gum machine, amusement machine, Anthony Maniscalco, Al Kress

HYPOLUXO, FL -- Benchmark Games, best known for its amusement redemption devices, has developed its first bulk vending machine line. The factory's Beat the Alienz and Beat the Monsters venders are scheduled to ship in the fourth quarter.

The two machines offer different themes on the same playfield system, a vertical substrate composed of seven ramps. A vended gumball travels down the ramps as aliens (or monsters) emerge from the back of the playfield to knock it down into the vend chute. If the gumball makes it all the way down the course and into the hopper, the machine dispenses up to three bonus gumballs.

Both machines measure 25" W. x 18" D. and 71" H., and weigh 115 lbs. They are electronic, so both have sound effects and LED lighting. The top hopper holds up to 850 gumballs, and the manufacturer suggests a 25ยข vend price.

"These machines offer a unique twist on kinetic gumball venders," said Benchmark's Anthony Maniscalco. "We see crossover amusement and bulk vending concepts like this doing well in supermarkets, pizzerias, buffets and quick-serve restaurants."

Benchmark's bulk vending line was designed in-house and will be produced at the company's Florida factory.

Benchmark Games, Bulk Vending
PHOTO: Benchmark's Al Kress previews Beat the Alienz and Beat the Monsters at Amusement Expo in Las Vegas. Benchmark's new vending equipment is designed for both amusement and bulk vending locations.

Topic: Bulk Vending

  • Report Of Bulk Vending Toys Containing Cocaine Proved Wrong; False Positive Drug Testing Blamed
  • Police Reportedly Discover Cocaine In Bulk Vending Machine
  • Beaver Machine Corp. Offers Coin Mechs For Northwestern Model 80 Bulk Venders
  • VTail's New Primo Vending Machine Sports Animated Display Card
  • Canadian Public Art Group Employs Bulk Vending Machines For Fundraising Works

Copyright © 2017 Vending Times Inc. All rights reserved. 
P: (516) 442-1850 | F: (516) 442-1849 | subscriptions@vendingtimes.net
55 Maple Ave. - Ste. 304, Rockville Centre, NY 11570