AUBURN, Maine — KICTeam, the industry leader in the manufacture of cleaning cards, and TransAct Technologies, a global leader in cashless ticket printers for the gaming and lottery-based industries, today announce the release of the TransAct Technologies Cashless Ticket Printer Cleaning System designed using Waffletechnology(TM) to clean the Epic 950(R) and Epic 850(R) Ticket Printer. The new Cleaning Card System will enable gaming properties and retail outlets to increase efficiency and lower maintenance costs. The Epic 950(R) and Epic 850(R) Ticket Printers, a critical component in modern slot machines, can now be effectively cleaned, easily and quickly, without opening the printer.

KICTeam“TransAct Technologies has introduced this new Cleaning Card System as part of an overall preventive maintenance program,” said Jim Stetson, TransAct Senior Vice President, “This product now offers TransAct Technologies Epic 950(R) and Epic 850(R) Ticket Printer customers an excellent way to clean these devices, helping to increase the products’ longevity and maintain the quality of the printed ticket. Further, we are pleased to provide our customers quick and convenient availability on our web store,”

“The development of the TransAct Technologies Cashless Ticket Printer Cleaning System completes an entire slot maintenance package for the gaming industry. The response from slot techs of the prototype at the recent G2E 2008 tradeshow was phenomenal. Now, by using the correct Waffletechnology product, every piece of transaction equipment on the slot machine can be cleaned,” explained Debra Ross, Product Manager / OEM Business Development Worldwide, KICTeam. “It’s really about using the right tools for the job. For Slot Machine Transaction Maintenance, the OEM’s have chosen to create tools using Waffletechnology.”

About TransAct Technologies Incorporated

TransAct Technologies Incorporated (Nasdaq: TACT) is the leader in developing and manufacturing market-specific printers for transaction-based industries. These industries include gaming, lottery, POS, kiosk, and banking. Each individual market has distinct, critical requirements for printing and the transaction is not complete until the receipt and/or ticket is produced. TransAct printers are designed from the ground up based on market specific requirements and are sold under the Ithaca(R) and Epic product brands.

TransAct distributes its products through OEMs, value-added resellers, selected distributors, and direct to end-users. TransAct has over two million printers installed around the world. TransAct also has a strong focus on the after-market side of the business, with a high commitment to printer service, supplies and spare parts. TransAct is headquartered in Hamden, CT. For more information on TransAct, visit or call 203.859.6800.

About KICTeam

Founded more than 20 years ago, KICTeam is the world leader in the manufacture of cleaning cards including Waffletechnology(TM)-based (patent pending) products. Headquartered in Auburn, Maine, with offices in San Diego, Calif., Europe and Canada, KICTeam provides innovative and cost-efficient patented solutions made with state-of-the-art equipment to a diverse marketplace. For more information, please visit

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