Hypercom Corporation has announced that MCS MICRONIC Computer Systeme GmbH, one of Germany’s leading providers of high-tech solutions for vending and dispensing machines, has selected and will resell Hypercom’s high security Artema Modular to integrators and retailers in Germany. The Berlin-based company, appointed Hypercom’s first Distribution Partner in Germany for self-service, plans to initially deploy at least 1,000 of the popular units.
“MCS’ appointment as our first distribution partner focusing exclusively on the fast-growing self-service segment strengthens our already significant position in the global market, giving us an even greater opportunity to increase product reach and gain market share,” said Markus Hovekamp, Vice President of Hypercom’s Global Self-Service Business Unit. “MCS is a prominent and well-established authority in the consulting, design, production and implementation of parking, ticketing and other self-service machines.”
“With Hypercom, we are providing our customers with the highest quality solutions and a safe and convenient consumer purchasing experience. The Artema Modular is the world’s leading self-service payment solution, adds to our advanced product portfolio and positions us ahead of the competition,” said Bernd StroBner, Managing Director MCS MICRONIC Computer Systeme.
Three of the major regional rail transit operators in Germany use Hypercom’s Artema Modular self-service payment terminals with GPRS to speed ticketing in more than 370 trains serving over 200 million commuters and other travelers per year. The popular product enables pay at the pump in Portugal, and payment at on-street parking machines in the Belgian capital Brussels. In addition to venues across Europe, the Artema Modular provides convenience, security and speed to consumers at self-service machines in the Middle East, Asia Pacific and North America.
For information on Hypercom’s self-service payment terminal Artema Modular please visit http://www.hypercom.com/products/ArtemaModular.asp
About MCS Berlin (www.mcsberlin.de)
MCS MICRONIC Computer Systeme GmbH, headquartered in Berlin, specializes in the creative development and deployment of high-tech solutions including control units for vending and ticket machines, stand-alone equipment, printer units and modems for data transmission. MCS was founded in 1977. In 1997, the company established a production facility in Bavaria.
About Hypercom (www.hypercom.com)
Global payment technology leader Hypercom Corporation delivers a full suite of high security, end-to-end electronic payment products, software solutions and services. The Company’s solutions address the high security electronic transaction needs of banks and other financial institutions, processors, large scale retailers, smaller merchants, quick service restaurants, and users in the transportation, petroleum, healthcare, prepaid, self-service and many other markets. Hypercom solutions enable businesses in more than 100 countries to securely expand their revenues and profits. Hypercom is a founding member of the Secure POS Vendor Alliance (SPVA) and is the second largest provider of electronic payment solutions and services in Western Europe and third largest provider globally.