PORTLAND, OR (December 18, 2014) – Paresh Patel, founder and CEO of PayRange, the world’s simplest payment solution for machines, has been named a recipient of a 2014 Pros to Know award by Automatic Merchandiser magazine and VendingMarketWatch.com. The mission of these publications is to facilitate the success and growth of the vending, micro market and office coffee service industry by taking a stand on industry issues and providing actionable insight, future trending and “hands-on” information regarding products, technology, industry, and operations management.