Datacard expands into India
20 March 2012 | 1817 views | 0
Datacard Group, the world leader in secure ID and card personalization solutions, today announced that CardPro Solutions Pvt. Ltd.-a manufacturer, exporter and supplier of smart cards-has installed the Datacard® MX2000™ card issuance system, helping expand Datacard Group's growth in the Indian market.
By implementing the MX2000 card issuance system, CardPro Solutions will now be able to offer debit and credit card personalization capabilities for both smart card personalization as well as magnetic stripe encoding in their newly opened bureau in India. The MX2000 card issuance system is a modular system that supports up to nine various modules and can personalize up to 1,200 cards per hour.
"After evaluating various vendors, we selected Datacard Group because of the superior technology they offered to us, which fit with our overall business goals and strategy," said Vikas Choudhary, managing director of CardPro Solutions. "Datacard Group was able to provide a detailed recommendation and proposal that included their MX2000 system, offering the exact capabilities we required -- which was smart card personalization, optical character recognition (OCR), and encoding two track magnetic stripe data for our loyalty card application."
Ultimately, Datacard Group provided CardPro with the MX2000 system including modular capabilities of OCR scanning, magnetic stripe encoding, smart card personalization, indent printing, as well as embossing and topping, which enhances readability and the appearance of the embossed characters.
"We are very pleased that CardPro Solutions selected Datacard Group's technology for their card issuance system," said Rajiv Singh, managing director, South Asia for Datacard Group. "As a pioneer in creating highly secure card and credential programs, we continue to expand our operations worldwide and see the Indian market as a good opportunity for exponential growth."
Datacard Group also has a dedicated subsidiary office operating in Mumbai, India, which offers customers in the South Asia region local services and support. In addition, the company offers a Secure Issuance Anywhere™ platform, which provides customers the flexibility to issue, replace and deliver cards anytime, anywhere, with complete security. This integrated platform includes scalable and flexible hardware, software, supplies, consultation and project management for card and credential management.