B A Custom Cards, a division of Quebecor Printing Canada announced Wednesday the expansion of its telecommunication card business with the award of a contract for the production and fulfilment for all of the Stentor Alliance card programs.
The members of the Stentor Alliance include: BC TEL, Bell Canada, Island Tel, Manitoba Telecom Services, Maritime Tel & Tel, NBTel, NewTel Communications, NorthwesTel, QuebecTel, SaskTel and TELUS.
The contract includes the production and fulfilment of the Stentor Alliance Calling Card and Call-Me Card(TM) programs; the production of the HELLO!(TM) Phone Pass prepaid long distance phone cards; and the LaPuce(TM)/Quick Change(TM) Payphone Pass.
B A Custom Cards is the premier Canadian manufacturer of smart cards and has been producing the LaPuce(TM)/QuickChange(TM) Payphone Pass smart cards for the past two years.
“The addition of the endorsement from all the remaining Stentor members to that which we received from Bell Canada last month is most gratifying,” said Paul Schurman, president of B A Custom Cards. “We will be able to offer all the Stentor member companies innovative and creative solutions that will allow them to meet their various card programs needs,” he added.
Bob Clark, president of Quebecor Business Services Group said, “Expanding our relationship with Bell Canada to include all members of Stentor truly calls upon the collective capabilities of Quebecor Printing and offers a single source for a variety of cost effective options.”
Located in Mississauga, B A Custom Cards manufactures plastic cards, including financial, loyalty and stored value applications. In addition to card manufacturing, B A Custom Cards offers the most comprehensive range of card program fulfilment services.
B A Custom Cards has one of the most modern facilities of its type in North America and is the first plant in Canada with Chip Card manufacturing capabilities.
Quebecor Printing Canada is the largest commercial printer in Canada. It operates 44 printing and related media services facilities and has more than 6,000 employees located in seven Canadian provinces, three US states and in India.
Quebecor Printing Canada is a division of Quebecor Printing Inc. (NYSE:PRW; ME:IQI; TSE:IQI) which has more than 27,000 employees working in more than 115 printing and related services plants in the United States, Canada, France, the United Kingdom, Spain, Chile, Argentina, Mexico and India.Details