Alabama Card Systems sells, installs and supports identification card printers and solutions produced by Entrust Datacard, Fargo Matica and Magicard-the leading manufacturers in the industry.
Datacard made secure, high-volume issuance of credit cards possible more than 40 years ago when it ntroduced the first high-speed card personalization system. Today, the company continues to develop patented technologies that help customers improve productivity, profitability and cardholder satisfaction. Its portfolio supports high-volume and instant card issuance, secure credential issuance and management, passport production, delivery, fulfillment and packaging. It combines hardware, software and supplies using an integrated approach that increases security, enhances quality and reduces total cost of ownership.
Every day, these solutions are used to personalize and deliver more than 10 million cards and 7 million smart cards, including more than 90 percent of the world’s payment cards.
Fargo is a part of HID Global, a well-trusted leader in secure identity solutions for millions of customers worldwide. Recognized for robust quality, innovative designs and industry leadership, HID Global is focused on creating customer value and is the supplier of choice for a variety of markets that include physical access control; logical access control including strong authentication and credential management; card printing and personalization; highly secure government ID; and identification technologies used in animal ID, industry and logistics applications.
End-users of HID Global solutions include many Fortune 1000 customers as well as businesses and organizations in virtually all industry sectors, including government, healthcare, retail, industrial, commercial, airports/ports, finance and education.
Matica Technologies is a leading worldwide company that designs, manufactures and markets card personalization, card mailing systems and ID card printers with an extensive product portfolio that includes innovative central and instant issuance solutions for financial, government, healthcare, corporate, education, transport, telecommunication, and retail applications, such as passports, driving licenses, or access control cards.
Magicard was founded in 1992 and is a pioneer of ID card printing technologies with a full range of desktop devices to meet any local, on-demand, secure ID card issuance requirement. Magicard printers are renowned for their built-in card security features, including the HoloKote® secure watermark. All Magicard printers can also encode smart cards in-line with printing. Magicard’s reputation for innovation and differentiated products is underpinned by its experienced team of UK-based expert engineers. Design, new product development and all manufacturing are located centrally at its headquarters in Weymouth, UK. Magicard has additional sales and support centres in the United States, Dubai and China. There are also Magicard sales hubs in Northern Europe, Eastern Europe, South East Asia and India.