Aqua Fill Selects Apriva for Secure Cashless Vending Solution

SCOTTSDALE, AZ, September 15, 2009 – Apriva, the leading provider of wireless transactions and secure information solutions, announced that it has been selected to provide a secure cashless, unattended payment solution for Aqua Fill vending machines around the nation.

As part of the solution for Aqua Fill, Apriva will provide secure gateway and payment technology that will enable consumers to utilize card-based payments at Aqua Fill vending machines. In addition, Apriva will provide a number of web-based services to Aqua Fill, including online reporting, order processing and comprehensive customer management.

“Aqua Fill understands that more and more consumers are interested in purchasing products without using cash,” stated Bill Clark, General Manager of Apriva’s Point of Sale Division. “We are very pleased to provide Aqua Fill with a reliable and secure solution that will allow the company to not only meet these evolving customer demands, but will also help increase sales and maximize revenue.”

Based in Oceanside, California, Aqua Fill is a distributor of purified water and ice products through a national network of branded vending machines that are located in high-traffic locations like entrances to major grocery stores and at convenience stores. Aqua Fill vending machines allow customers to purchase products with cash, credit and debit cards, as well as Aqua Fill’s re-chargeable Valu-Card.

“The secure cashless vending solution from Apriva not only satisfies Aqua Fill’s stringent security and reliability requirements, but it will also significantly enhance customer convenience while creating greater opportunities for Aqua Fill to increase sales,” said Ken Strong, Vice President of Business Development for Aqua Fill. “We are confident that our relationship with Apriva will serve the needs of both Aqua Fill and our customers.”

About Apriva:
www.apriva.com
Founded in 1999, Apriva is the leading provider of wireless transactions and secure information messaging solutions that meet the exacting security and reliability requirements of financial services providers, government entities, and public service sectors. Through its two operating groups, Apriva Point of Sale (POS) and Apriva Information Security Systems (ISS), the company offers customers fully-managed, end-to-end, security solutions that incorporate hardware, software, network infrastructure and management tools. For more information, please visit https://www.apriva.com

Apriva Contact:
Robin Houston
Apriva
480.421.7033
rhouston@apriva.com

Glenn Goldberg
Parallel Communications Group
516.705.6116
ggoldberg@parallelpr.com

About Aqua Fill:
Schur Marketing and Technologies, Inc. primarily manufacturers, owns and operates “vended water” and “bagged ice” equipment which produces high-quality and low-priced purified water and ice. Schur’s “Aqua Fill” brand is conveniently placed at the outside entrance to major high traffic grocery locations and allows the customer to use cash, ATM, credit, or certain Gift Discount cards. Schur’s innovative “on-site production” technology adds to the growing trend towards recycling and sustainability in efforts to reducing greenhouse gases. Schur’s design team has been in business for 165 years and is considered the largest family-owned packaging company in the world.

Aqua Fill Contact:
Ken Strong
kstrong@aquafill.net