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ABnote Accepts ICMA Élan Awards for Design and Innovation

Elan Awards 2015

Winning products were designed and executed for the Government of Australia and for Junta Central Electoral of the Dominican Republic


Fort Lee, New Jersey – April 28, 2015 – ABnote, a leading global card manufacturer and provider of financial and secure credentialing solutions announced today that ABnote was honored with two Élan Awards at this year’s International Card Manufacturer’s Association Expo, both for First Place (Best-in-Class) recognition in the ID and Access Control Cards category and for Finalist in the same category. 

The First Place Award recognized ABnote’s original design and execution of the Western Australia Driver’s License/ID Card, manufactured for the Government of Australia. The Finalist Award went to the Dominican Republic Voter and Non-Voter ID cards, which were designed for Junta Central Electoral of the Dominican Republic. Both products were designed, engineered, and produced by ABnote’s Boston, Massachusetts design and production team.

The Awards were presented at the ICMA 25th Anniversary EXPO Awards Dinner in Phoenix, Arizona on Tuesday, March 31st, 2015. Bud Kronenberg, the CEO of ABnote Canada was on hand to receive the awards.

Keith Goldstein, ABnote North America’s President and CEO, announced, “Under the creative leadership of Jorge Ojeda, ABnote’s Creative Director, our Boston team put a lot of heart and talent into designing and producing both of these products. Utilizing our legacy of secure design and printing, ABnote works closely with our clients to design and manufacture secure and attractive credentials that employ state-of-the art security features, making them highly counterfeit resistant.”

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