CINCINNATI, Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- National Processing Company (NPC), a Fifth Third Processing Solutions LLC company, is pleased to announce that it has recently entered into a multi-year Independent Sales Organization (ISO) contract renewal with Security Card Services, LLC for the provision of debit and credit card processing services to merchants and financial institutions.
With a strong commitment to superior customer service and long-term growth, Security Card Services provides a full suite of industry-leading merchant services to community banks across the United States. As an expert in serving the small and medium enterprise (SME) marketplace, Security Card Services recognized the value that the combined capabilities and expertise of Fifth Third Processing Solutions LLC and NPC will bring to meeting the unique payment processing needs of SME businesses.
"Security Card Services, LLC has partnered with NPC for the past 14 years and we have developed powerful strategies to achieve long term success," said John Lewis, President, Security Card Services, LLC. "We have been able to show significant growth and appreciate all the efforts of NPC to facilitate that growth. We look forward to continuing our relationship with NPC for many years to come."
"Further extending this relationship with such a long-term partner further demonstrates that our processing partners continue to recognize the differentiated value that our services and people bring in this highly competitive market," commented Adam Coyle, President, NPC. "We are excited to continue our partnership with Security Card Services to provide the support and payment options to their valued customers in the SME market."
About Security Card Services, LLC
Founded in 1996, Security Card Services' sales and customer service headquarters are located in Oxford, Mississippi. The company is focused on serving community banks, credit unions and retail associations with over 650 bank locations supported and over 5,000 bank merchants referred annually. Learn more at www.securitycardservicesllc.com.
About National Processing Company
Based in Louisville, Kentucky, with additional facilities in Houston, Texas and Chicago, Illinois, National Processing Company (NPC) is the largest provider of payment processing services exclusively focused on the small-to-medium merchant processing market. NPC provides a wide range of payment processing services, from point-of-sale credit card and debit card processing to integrated e-commerce solutions. NPC is a division of Fifth Third Processing Solutions, LLC. Learn more at www.npc.net.
About Fifth Third Processing Solutions
Fifth Third Processing Solutions, LLC delivers innovative payment transaction processing and acceptance solutions to create and support complex payment strategies for merchants, businesses, and financial institutions around the world. A pioneer in card payment acceptance in the early 1970s, Fifth Third Processing Solutions is headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, and is a joint venture with Advent International and Fifth Third Bank, a subsidiary of Fifth Third Bancorp (FITB).
As a premier full service payment solutions provider, the Company provides servicing solutions and product engineering for financial institutions' and retailers' credit card, debit card, merchant and private label programs, processing over 29.4 billion ATM and point of sale transactions and over $378 billion in debit and credit card sales volume annually. Its subsidiary, NPC, is the largest provider of payment processing services exclusively focused on the small-to-medium merchant processing market. The Company supports over 410,000 merchant and financial institution locations and 11,000 ATMs in 44 states and 11 countries. According to the Nilson Report (March 2010), the Company is the third largest U.S. merchant transaction acquirer. Learn more at www.FTPSLLC.com.
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