Automated Card Systems Now A Distributor of ABnote’s Plastic Cards

Newton Square, PA, February 11, 2010: Automated Card Systems (ACS) has entered into a representative relationship with ABnote, the number one plastic card manufacturer of certified secure and non-secure plastic cards including Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, and Diner’s Club. ABnote is the accepted brand and recognized as one of the world’s leading plastic card printers with facilities in North America, Australia and Europe.

“For ACS this relationship makes a lot of sense” says Rod Donnelly, VP of ACS East. “ABnote brings card printing technology and quality that is not available elsewhere. Our customers will appreciate the better quality and more competitive pricing we bring to the table.”

Jake Jacobs, Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing says “ABnote is excited to have ACS as a reseller because of their excellent industry reputation and broad market reach. We look forward to working with ACS on a variety of secure identification opportunities around the globe.”

ABnote provides products to the traditional retail credit, gift card and loyalty card markets, and more strategically, is a Visa and MasterCard authorized supplier. “ACS will be able to support directly the banking relationships we have developed through this agreement with ABnote ” states Donnelly.

Automated Card Systems, Inc., a leading supplier of identity products, card printers and credential management, will be distributing the ABNote plastic card products throughout the Mid-Atlantic market. In Philadelphia, DE, NJ and NYC, ACS-East located in Newtown Square PA. will be providing local sales & support. ACS-West, based in Canonsburg, PA will service the Western PA and West Virginia markets, and their sister company, MidAmerica Business Systems in Columbus, Ohio provides local sales to the Ohio region. Each team is focused on customer and the personalized requirements of their local markets.

About ABnoteTM North America Originating in 1795, ABnote North America, a division of American Banknote Corporation, is a premier and trusted provider of secure printing and related services. Primary products include commercial plastic cards (gift, loyalty, and membership), financial cards (debit and credit cards), identification and secure access cards (drivers’ licenses, national ID cards, hotel and facility entry cards), secure documents (savings bonds, stock certificates, passports, vital records, vehicle records, and checks), and related services (personalization, warehousing, distribution, and fulfillment). ABnote North America is also the exclusive distributor of stamps for the United States Postal Service. For more information on ABnote North American and its products, please visit www.ABnoteNA.com.

Offering global technology with outstanding local service, ACS and ABnote will bring the best of class to our customers.

For more information on Automated Card Systems Inc. and the products they offer, please visit www.autocardsys.com.

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