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Personalization Options

ABCorp’s facilities meet the highest standards for security, and have been certified by Visa, MasterCard and Discover.

Card personalization is done on-site under strict control, using the latest equipment and methods. We know that a successful gift and loyalty program requires absolute control of data and personalization, so we offer a number of options for physical personalization, including –

  • High-resolution imaging, ink-jet or thermal imaging for numbering, PIN numbering, bar coding and personalization.
  • High speed in-line magnetic stripe encoding, meeting ANSI, ISO and ABA specifications, and with the ability to encode low, medium and high coercivity as well as the ability encode Track 1, Track 2 or Track 3, and to optically register flush laminated magnetic stripes. In addition, we can order and utilize custom magnetic stripes in a variety of widths, colors and designs.
  • Raised letter embossed numbering and personalization
  • Card and card carrier matching, affixing and mailing
  • Scratch-offs to cover account or PIN numbers
  • ScanGuard® — ABCorp’s proprietary solution ensuring that all cards are shipped in exact numerical order
  • Active Label ®printing the number personalized on the card also on an affixed label to quickly and accurately facilitate membership applications
  • Numerous bar coding options, including interleaved 2 of 5 bar codes, Code 218 bar code, Code 3 of 9 (Code 39) bar code, UPCA (Universal Product Code) bar code, EAN-13, and EAN-8

ABCorp also maintains a dedicated and experienced team for data management and consultation on solutions for your card personalization needs, as well as a Cloud based Trusted Service Manager (TSM). Our TSM provides a secure platform for data preparation and enrichment as well as generation of user credentials and provisioning of mobile devices.

Contact us to learn more about our personalization options.

ABCorp Highlights

Worried About Fraud? ABCorp Provides EMV Cards.

Recent data breaches have raised consumer awareness of the importance of card security, triggering questions and discussion on the United States adoption of EMV smartcards. ABCorp is fully equipped to produce EMV cards at its secure facility, and having worked with issuers throughout the world to successfully implement EMV programs,  can provide expert consultation services on card migration strategies. Download our FAQs or white paper to learn more about how EMV cards reduce fraud, or contact ABCorp today. 

 

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HCE – Endorsed by Visa® and MasterCard®

We have partnered with SimplyTapp to integrate their revolutionary HCE (Host Card Emulation) technology with ABCorp’s secure Trusted Service Manager (TSM). Both Visa and MasterCard have recently announced their endorsement of an HCE solution for secure smart phone payment enablement. Because it essentially moves the SE to the cloud, the combined offering will support multiple network and device configurations, providing an innovative, scalable and affordable solution.

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Mobile Payment Solutions supported by ABCorp’s MasterCard and Visa certified Trusted Service Manager

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