Oberthur Technologies, the world’s second largest provider of security and identification solutions and services based on smart card technologies, has won for two years in a row the Best Prepaid Manufacturer category at the Prepaid Awards.
“We will continue to work closely with our prepaid customers globally to develop new and innovative products and solutions to meet their needs and help them gain leadership in this highly competitive market”
The 4th Annual Prepaid Awards Ceremony took place in London on 6th October. The Prepaid Awards is held once a year to recognise the significant achievements and successes of the prepaid sector. The event brings people and companies from across the industry to reinforce and recognise the efforts made.
This award recognises Oberthur Technologies’ leadership in the global prepaid market delivering more than 50 million prepaid cards globally for the payment sector.
With its end to end solutions and worldwide presence, Oberthur Technologies has been able to support the prepaid market globally since its inception, and has driven continuous innovation in the market through the development of unique prepaid solutions, including: Smart Seal, the most secure J-hook packaging available on the market; Smart PIN, a service to deliver PIN numbers directly to the prepaid cardholder by text message; and a range of multi-application prepaid contactless cards, stickers and wristbands.
“We are delighted to receive this award as it clearly demonstrates our understanding of the prepaid market and the unique requirements of our customers within this sector” said Cédric Collomb, Cards & Services General Manager, Card Systems Division at Oberthur Technologies. “We will continue to work closely with our prepaid customers globally to develop new and innovative products and solutions to meet their needs and help them gain leadership in this highly competitive market”.
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 €979M.