LONDON and PARIS, April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ATMIA Europe announced today that Oberthur Cash Protection has become the first regional sponsor of ATMIA in Europe.
"As a world leading providers in cash protection solutions, we have worked with Oberthur Cash Protection for many years and have enjoyed their numerous contributions to our ATM Security Conferences. We are delighted to extend and deepen this important relationship through a new European regional sponsorship," commented Flora Hamilton, Executive Director of ATMIA Europe. "We welcome them as our first European sponsor and appreciate this great support of our association, its members and our industry work across Europe."
"The very first ink staining system prototype to protect valuables originated in their labs in Dijon, France in 1985 and twenty-six years on, Oberthur Cash Protection continues to demonstrate its leadership and great support to the cash and ATM industries," she continued.
"We are very pleased and excited by this opportunity of close collaboration with ATMIA. We believe the role of the ATMIA association is crucial for our industry and Oberthur Cash Protection is proud to support it" said Patrice Rullier, Managing Director at Oberthur Cash Protection.
The ATM Industry Association is a global non-profit trade association with over 2,000 members in 50 countries. Its mission is to promote ATM convenience, growth and usage worldwide, protect the ATM industry's assets, interests, good name and public trust; and provide education, best practices, political voice and networking opportunities for member organizations. In June 2003, ATMIA established the Global ATM Security Alliance (GASA) (http://www.globalasa.com) with the mission to employ global security resources in a united alliance in order to protect the ATM industry from criminal activity.
About Oberthur Cash Protection
Established in 1985, Oberthur Cash Protection, a French industrial company, specializes in design, manufacture, sale and operation of intelligent solutions for secure cash transportation and storage and securing automated teller machines.
For the greater security of employees, cash and the public, Oberthur Cash Protection has created a concept securing all stages of cash transportation, from the secure centre through storage and distribution of banknotes.
About Oberthur Technologies
Oberthur Technologies is a world leader in the field of secure technologies: systems development, solutions and services for smart cards (payment cards, SIM cards, access cards, NFC...) and for secure identity documents, traditional and electronic (identity card, passport, health care card), production of banknotes, cheques and other fiduciary documents, intelligent systems to secure cash-in-transit and ATM. Oberthur Technologies has 6,800 employees through 40 countries and 65 sites. The Group posted 2010 sales of EUR979M.
For more information: http://www.oberthur.com
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