NANTERRE, France, April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Oberthur Technologies, a world leader in secure technologies, opens a new service centre in Prague in order to provide value-added services and card personalisation to financial institutions and mobile operators in Czech Republic and in Slovakia.
In this market which represents more than 10 million banking cards in circulation, the demand for personalisation services is currently booming.
In addition, Oberthur Technologies has reinforced its offer in mobile services such as SIM "Personalisation on Demand", "Delivery on Demand" and Point of Sale packaging that will now be available for this region. From this new service centre, Oberthur Technologies will be able to offer innovative services to the local market such as Disaster Recovery or the issuance of PIN code via SMS.
"Oberthur Technologies benefits from a unique experience which helps its customers through the personalisation process. Our clients and prospects in the region will be able to take advantage of the expertise we have acquired all over the world throughout the years. We are particularly proud to add Prague to our service centre map. Thanks to its unrivalled worldwide network of over 30 service centres, using a unique set of tools and processes, Oberthur Technologies guarantees its customers complete business continuity and a high level of services", said Eric Duforest, Managing Director, Europe, Card Systems Division at Oberthur Technologies.
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.
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