February 8, 2011
Oberthur Technologies’ State-of-the-Art Brazilian Plant Grand Opening
Technologies, the world's second largest provider of security and
identification solutions and services based on smart card technologies,
announced the Grand Opening of its brand new 75,000 square foot manufacturing
facility and service center in Cotia,
operational, provides a single source vendor solution for design,
manufacturing, personalization and fulfillment of mobile SIM cards, payment
cards (including EMV) and identification credentials to customers in
activities already based in Cotia have been regrouped into this new facility.
"Oberthur Technologies' strong commitment to
amount of growth we're seeing in
we have invested around
welcome our customers to inaugurate what I consider a key milestone of our
serve the increasing demands of our current customer base while at the same
time to meet the growing needs of new customers by providing enhanced SIM
cards and secure payment cards, including the need to quickly convert from
standard payment cards to EMV."
The new facility, which is able to produce over 100 million cards a year,
also expands Oberthur Technologies' offering of secured identification
credentials, including dual-hybrid polycarbonate smart cards that can be used
for driver's licenses and I.D. badges for both government and non government
About Oberthur Technologies
With sales of
Oberthur Technologies is a world leader in the field of secure technologies.
Innovation and excellence ensure Oberthur Technologies' strong positioning in
its main target markets: security and identification solutions and services
based on smart cards; manufacture of traditional and electronic secure
identity documents; security printer specialized in the production of
banknotes, checks and numerous security documents; design and manufacture of
intelligent cash protection solutions for Cash In Transit and ATMs.
For more information: http://www.oberthur.com
SOURCE Oberthur Technologies