Datacard Group Introduces Innovative New High Volume Card Issuance System

Datacard Group Introduces Innovative New High Volume Card Issuance System

Highly modular platform takes card programs to new levels of security, productivity and flexibility.

Minnetonka, Minn., April 25, 2006–Datacard Group, the world leader in secure ID and card personalization solutions, introduced the Datacard® MX6000™ card issuance system to the world’s leading card issuers at a private event held today in Miami, Florida. The MX6000 system offers the most comprehensive range of card issuance capabilities available today.

“Datacard Group established the market for high quality, cost-effective card issuance with the Datacard® 9000 Series card issuance system and Datacard® Maxsys™ card issuance system,” said Bonnie Lervik, vice president of central issuance marketing for Datacard Group. “With its unrivaled combination of quality, reliability and security, the MX6000 system builds on this legacy, providing unprecedented support for issuers’ current and anticipated requirements.”

The system’s highly modular capabilities include enhanced color printing technology, high-speed laser engraving, high-speed smart card personalization and powerful data security. In addition, Datacard® Certified Supplies featuring Intelligent Supplies Technology™ enhance performance and help minimize cost-per card and operator intervention.

The MX6000 system can be configured with the Datacard® MXD™ card delivery system and the Datacard® MXi™ envelope insertion system to produce mail-ready packages completely inline. This integrated solution allows issuers to personalize cards, print forms, affix cards and create powerful, highly personalized mail packages with superior efficiency.

“Whether it is a government looking to issue secure IDs, a financial institution that wants to make smaller job sizes more efficient or a retailer that needs mass customization capabilities to drive sales, the MX6000 system gives card issuers the functionality required to energize card programs in a variety of markets,” said Kymberly Wiggin-Eide, director of central issuance product marketing for Datacard Group.

Datacard Group offers the world’s best-selling secure ID and card personalization solutions. The company’s portfolio includes systems for high-volume card issuance, card delivery, secure ID issuance and passport production, plus extensive service and supply offerings. Datacard Group serves customers in more than 120 countries (