Cash-handling technology and ticket printer supplier Japan Cash Machine Co Ltd, also known as JCM Global, has appointed Jade Entertainment and Gaming Technologies Inc as the firm’s distributor and authorised service centre in the Philippines.
“Jade will provide local support and service for JCM products throughout the Philippines,” said a press release issued by JCM on Saturday. The document added: “Jade will also provide on-site service as required and implement a preventative maintenance programme cycle with customers.”
JCM Global said Jade would additionally “represent and assist” the firm in that country regarding bidding on new contracts for casino equipment.
No financial details of the agreement were disclosed.
“We are very pleased to announce this new service and support agreement with Jade and to bring our customers throughout the Philippines even easier access to our top-line support,” JCM general manager of Asia-Pacific, Ian Payne, was quoted in the release as saying.
Jade is a distributor of gaming equipment and a service provider for the casino industry. The firm is based in the Philippines and covers other markets in Asia. Branded products in its portfolio include those of Novomatic AG; of payment kiosk specialist NRT Technology Corp; and of table game technology firm Walker Digital Table Systems LLC, according to Jade’s website.
It was announced last month by gaming equipment supplier TCS John Huxley Ltd it was to use technology provided by JCM Global – namely JCM Global’s iVizion bill validator and Gen2 U thermal printer – in its new Qorex line of electronic gaming terminals.
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