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OPERATION PROFILE
SPONSORED BY GIMME VENDING

FAMILY

TIES
How the family behind

ACME MUSIC & VENDING CO.

Clockwise from left: Dave Rich (GM),
Brandon Cobb (amusement GM),
Matthew Cobb (OCS GM), Michelle
Cobb (CFO), Tom Cobb (president)
Photos courtesy of ACME

has served its community
for more than 80 years
By Abby White, Editor

S

I'm glad that we are

t. Joseph, Mo. has a rich history. Located on the Missouri
River in the northwest area of the state, the city served as
the starting point of the Pony Express starting in 1860. St.
Joe, as the locals call it, is also where famed outlaw Jesse
James met his death in 1882.

St. Joe's Acme Music & Vending Co. is a long-running family business that is
still going strong. Founded in 1938 by current president Thomas Cobb's parents,
Acme started as an amusement game company and eventually expanded into
full-line vending, micro markets and, more recently, office coffee service (OCS).

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It makes me proud.

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all here together,
working towards
a goal every day
to service our
customers and our
community."
Michelle Cobb, CFO,
Acme Music & Vending Co.



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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Automatic Merchandiser

Editor's Note: There Is No "New Normal"
Industry News
OCS Update: Coffee in the Time of COVID
Micro Market Safety
Security Trends
Family Ties
Strategic Management: Turn Conversations into Micro Market Solutions
Classifieds
Social Hubs
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Automatic Merchandiser - OCS Update: Coffee in the Time of COVID
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Automatic Merchandiser - Micro Market Safety
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