Point-of-Sale (POS) Hardware Supplier for SUBWAY POS Recognized for Outstanding Performance in Technology Category
New Hartford, NY – November 9, 2010 – ParTech, Inc. (PAR) today announced that it has been recognized by SUBWAY® restaurants and the Independent Purchasing Cooperative (IPC) with the organizations’ annual Rookie of the Year award in the technology category.
“In its first full year as a hardware supplier for SUBWAY POS, PAR has consistently demonstrated exceptional performance in all major award criteria including customer service, continuous improvement, operational execution, and feedback from SUBWAY franchise owners,” said Marina O’Rourke, Director of Retail Technology, SUBWAY®. “As a new technology vendor, PAR worked diligently to become a true partner to SUBWAY and we are pleased to recognize the company’s important contributions to our success.”
“We are delighted to honor PAR with this award and to acknowledge all of the company’s hard work this year,” said Brian Wheeler, Director of Services, IPC. “PAR has excelled at every level, from round-the-clock support and outstanding field service to best-in-class installation, technical assistance, inventory management, product quality and responsiveness.”
PAR has been a hardware supplier for SUBWAY® POS since 2009. The SUBWAY® POS solution includes PAR EverServ™ 6000 POS terminals and all the required peripherals. PAR also provides SUBWAY® franchisees with optional on-site service and professional equipment installation for the SUBWAY® POS solution.
“PAR is extremely gratified to have received this award from the world’s largest (in total units) restaurant organization,” said Ed Soladay, President, ParTech, Inc. “We will continue to focus on delivering daily operational excellence and superior service throughout the SUBWAY organization and to every single SUBWAY franchisee we serve.”
About SUBWAY® Restaurants
The SUBWAY® restaurant chain is the world’s largest submarine sandwich franchise, with more than 33,000 locations in 92 countries. Headquartered in Milford, Connecticut, and with regional offices in Amsterdam, Beirut, Brisbane, Miami, and Singapore, the SUBWAY® chain was co-founded by Fred DeLuca and Dr. Peter Buck in 1965. The SUBWAY® brand was ranked the number one Franchise Opportunity and the number one Global Franchise Opportunity in the 2010 edition of Entrepreneur magazine’s “Annual Franchise 500®“ survey, an honor that the SUBWAY® chain has received 17 times in the past 23 years.
IPC is an independent SUBWAY franchisee-owned and operated purchasing cooperative. IPC negotiates the lowest costs for purchased goods and services, while improving quality, enhancing competitiveness and ensuring the best value to SUBWAY® members and their customers.
About ParTech, Inc.
ParTech, Inc. (PAR), a wholly owned subsidiary of PAR Technology Corporation, has built its more than three decades of success around delivering advanced point-of-sale and enterprise back-office solutions for restaurant operators worldwide. PAR has provided hardware, software and services to the world’s largest restaurant chains and their franchisees for more than 30 years. The Company’s extensive offerings are backed by PAR’s global service network and its Boundless Hospitality™ vision for enhancing restaurant operations in a new era of dining out. The Boundless Hospitality vision drives the development of game-changing solutions, and is supported by a partner ecosystem that accelerates innovation more quickly than possible for any single company working independently. The Company has more than 50,000 installations in 110 countries worldwide. In addition to solutions for the restaurant industry, PAR products are improving the customer experience in retail, including the cruise, hotel, casino and entertainment industries. PAR Technology Corporation’s stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol PTC. For more information visit the Company’s Web site at www.partech.com.