Datacard Group announced that ScanSource Inc. has agreed to become an authorized distributor of value-priced Datacard card printers and integrated photo ID systems. Specifically, the Greenville, South Carolina-based company will distribute Datacard Magna, Select and Express Class card printer models, along with Datacard ID Works, QuikWorks and Preface photo ID software packages and the Datacard digital camera. All these products work together seamlessly in any combination, enabling ScanSource to offer fully integrated photo ID systems to its reseller customers.
“We’re pleased to have ScanSource distributing our products,” said Elaine Bliss, senior vice president and general manager at Datacard Group. “The company’s responsive delivery capabilities, excellent sales history and commitment to resellers make it a strong new addition to the Datacard distributor network.”
! Scott Benbenek, ScanSource’s Vice President of Merchandising in charge of the Datacard Group product line, added, “We remain committed to providing resellers with total solutions for the markets they serve, whether they focus on manufacturers, healthcare, retailers or other areas. By adding Datacard to our product lineup, our customers can now include one of the industry’s most innovative and fast-growing technologies – photo ID systems – into the solutions they provide.”
ScanSource Inc. is an international value-added distributor of specialty technologies, including automatic identification (auto-ID) and point-of-sale (POS) products and, through its Catalyst Telecom division, telephony products. Serving only the value-added reseller (VAR), ScanSource is committed to growing specialty technology markets by strengthening and enlarging the VAR channel. ScanSource’s commitment to VARs includes offering a broad product selection, competitive pricing, fast delivery, technical support, sales training, customer financing and qualified leads.
Datacard Group is a world leader in innovative plastic card personalization and identity management solutions. The company provides its customers with integrated systems for a variety of financial, identification and healthcare applications. A diverse solutions portfolio features a broad range of card-related products and services, including the world’s best-selling card personalization and printing systems. Datacard Group also offers smart card personalization systems, custom solution development and products designed to enhance card issuing operations. Datacard Corporation, doing business as Datacard Group, is privately held and based in Minnetonka, Minn. Datacard Group serves customers in more than 120 countries. ()