Left to right front: Pamela Chikhani, General Manager – Al Shirawi Vending Solutions, Khalid Al Shirawi, Senior Vice Chairman – Al Shirawi Group, Mohan Valrani, Mentor – Al Shirawi Group, Mohammed Al Shirawi, Chairman, Al Shirawi Group, Hisham Al Shirawi, Senior Vice Chairman, Al Shirawi Group.
Left to right back: Dr. Navin Valrani, Senior Vice Chairman and Managing Director – Al Shirawi Group, Abdulla Hisham Al Shirawi, Deputy CEO- Oasis Enterprises and Al Shirawi Solar.
The concept is introduced by Al Shirawi Vending Solutions, a subsidiary of Al Shirawi Group of Companies
Dubai – Nov 6, 2023 —Al Shirawi Vending Solutions, a subsidiary of Al Shirawi Group of Companies, one of the largest private business conglomerates of the UAE and a leader in the Office Coffee Service (OSC) and Vending landscape inaugurated nove caffè, the Middle East’s FIRST self-service coffee showroom, strategically located at Citywalk Boulevard. The grand opening was graced by esteemed VIPs and marks the beginning of a thrilling era poised to reshape the coffee landscape.
The self-service coffee showroom will feature cutting-edge smart coffee machines sourced from Crane (UK) and Veromatic (Netherlands). These machines function as personalised baristas, meticulously crafting the perfect brew for each customer. Each cup is a unique masterpiece, tailored to individual preferences, delivering a distinctive and delightful coffee experience.
Pamela Chikhani, General Manager of Al Shirawi Vending Solutions, emphasized the significance of this pioneering concept, stating, “The sophistication and quality of our machines have allowed us to reimagine the coffee experience, reflecting our unwavering commitment to excellence and innovation. These smart vending machines offer patrons a coffee experience like no other. They are set to redefine our perception of vending.
nove caffè is the Middle East’s FIRST self-service coffee showroom, designed to revolutionise the coffee culture. It provides an innovative platform to showcase state-of-the-art coffee vending machines, essentially serving as personalized baristas.
This venture represents the evolution of the vending industry, placing quality products and services at the forefront. It goes beyond mere coffee dispensing; it sets a new industry standard, underpinned by a dedication to excellence and a customer-centric approach.
For more information, visit novecaffe.com .
About Al Shirawi Vending Solutions:
Al Shirawi Vending Solutions plays a significant role in the dynamic vending and payment solutions landscape of the UAE. Serving as the exclusive agents for Crane (UK) and Veromatic (Netherland), leading manufacturers in the vending space, they offer a diverse range of high-quality vending solutions with the goal of delivering the most seamless on-demand customer experience.
As a proud member of the Al Shirawi Group of Companies, one of the UAE’s largest private business conglomerates, Al Shirawi Vending Solutions has established itself as a prominent leader in the vending and payments industry. We are renowned for our unwavering commitment to excellence and a customer-centric approach. For more information, please visit alshirawi.com.
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Al Shirawi Vending Solutions
Dubai, September 30, 2021
Al Shirawi Vending Solutions and its global partner CPI participated in Seamless Middle East 2021— the region’s largest exhibition for payments, fintech, identity, e-commerce, banking, and retail. The two-day conference cum exhibition was a part of the Joint Arab Vision for a Digital Economy, providing a platform for industry leaders to discuss the latest developments, market disruptors, and technologies shaping the payments, fintech, retail, and e-commerce world.
The event, which took place at the Dubai World Trade Centre, was inaugurated by the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, H.H. Lt. General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan in the presence of Ahmed Aboul Gheit, the Secretary-General of the Arab League.
Dubai, June 14, 2021
Al Shirawi Group enters the payment automation market with the announcement of the Paypod™, a pioneering new automated cash payment station for retailers.
Al Shirawi Vending Solutions, a member of the Al Shirawi Group of Companies, announced a strategic partnership with Crane Payment Innovations (CPI), a global leader in world-class automated payment solutions. Al Shirawi Vending Solutions is the authorised distributor of CPI’s range of products and services including PaypodTM pay stations, CPI’s all-new solutions for the retail market that automates cash payment at the point of sale.
Paypod solutions consolidate three highly-engineered technologies into a single unit that easily connects to any Windows® point-of-sale system to deliver simple, seamless payment automation. Every Paypod unit contains a CPI note recycler, coin recycler, and POSlinqTM interface software. Paypod note & coin recyclers bring multiple benefits, such as eliminating the need for daily cash reconciliation, streamlining retail operations, reducing shrink, removing hygiene concerns, and helping customers maximise their investment with a solution designed to evolve with the market.
Commenting on the announcement, Jan-Hinrik Bauwe, President, CPI said, “We are delighted to partner with Al Shirawi Vending Solutions to distribute our state-of-the-art payment solutions in the Middle East. With the strength of Al Shirawi’s regional presence, we are looking forward to achieving great success with our innovative payment solutions in the Middle East through this exciting strategic partnership, starting with the roll out of PaypodTM pay stations.”
Mark Youssef, President, Crane Co. Middle East and Africa – FZE, concurred “As part of the Al Shirawi Group of Companies, with whom we have been associated since 2014, and who are known for their world-class operations and attention to service excellence and customer satisfaction, Al Shirawi Vending Solutions is well placed to represent us and we look forward to a highly successful roll out of PaypodTM pay stations and our other innovative products through this exciting new strategic relationship.”
Navin Valrani, Vice Chairman and Group Managing Director of the Al Shirawi Group, said, “As a Group we are constantly evolving our processes and making them more sustainable to lead the way in the digital transformation era. Given our longstanding association with Crane Co., this agreement is one such step, to become established as regional experts in cash automation.”
Pramodh Idicheria, Chief Operating Officer, Al Shirawi Group’s Engineering & Healthcare Services, added, “At Al Shirawi Group, we pride ourselves on our affiliations with the best international partners, bringing the most cutting edge technologies to the Arab world. As a full-fledged payment solutions provider, Al Shirawi Vending Solutions couldn’t hope for a better partner than CPI, the leading global provider of first-class payment solutions, and we are excited to work together in bringing cash automation to the region.”
Headquartered in Dubai and serving the Middle East region, Al Shirawi Vending Solutions is a premium payment products and solutions provider for a variety of payment scenarios, from vending, parking, cash automation, self-service and financial services. CPI is headquartered in Malvern, Pennsylvania, with additional offices, manufacturing facilities, distribution and service centres located across the world. The company holds one of the world’s largest installed bases of unattended payment systems. It also provides a full range of unattended payment solutions for gaming, retail, transportation, vending, banking and self-service kiosk applications.