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Automatspec and Ingenico launching contactless payments for vending machines in Poland

Ingenico Group, (Euronext: FR0000125346-ING), the global  leader in seamless payment,  announced an agreement with Automatspec, leading company in the polish vending market, to equip 1000 vending machines with contactless payments.

Since 2000, Automatspec – nationwide vending operator, has been providing the highest quality of drinks and snacks from vending machines. The company gained consumers trust, putting emphasis on quality and innovation of the services it provides. Poland is one of the countries with the highest rate of contactless payments in the world: to meet consumer expectation of fast, secure and reliable electronic payments, even on vending machines, Automatspec selected a trusted partner experienced in providing such solutions. Ingenico was the best choice for payment terminals accepting contactless cards and NFC mobile technology.

The selected devices were Ingenico iUC180B, contactless reader with secure processing of payment cards, and Automatspec is going to complete the roll-out of the first 1000 units by the end of 2016, Polskie ePłatności being the acquirer.

We are pleased that Automatspec decided to equip their vending machines with Ingenico iUC180B contactless terminals. It was a great honor for our company and a proof of confidence in the quality and reliability of our solutions. It is also an important opportunity to cooperate in promoting the development of cashless payments in vending market, which is a natural consequence of the developing trend of the cashless transactions in urban space” – says Piotr Waś, Country Manager for Poland, Ukraine and the Baltic countries at Ingenico Group.

Last year was a time of dynamic development of vending market in Poland. We observe a rapid increase of interest in cashless payments in our vending machines. In response to consumers expectations, we decided to implement changes that involve the modernization of the payment infrastructure and implementation of contactless payments. We decided to cooperate with Ingenico due to high security, low failure rate and innovation of the equipment that company provides” – says Marcin Przybyło, Automatspec.

  • Michal Laszczyk

    Eastern Europe Marketing Manager

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