ABNOTE AUSTRALASIA ACQUIRES POST CONNECT
Fort Lee, New Jersey – 09 February 2015 – ABnote, a leading global card manufacturer and provider of secure transactional products and solutions, announced today that it had acquired all of the assets of Post Connect, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Australia Post. ABnote stated that the acquisition of Post Connect, one of Australia’s largest provider of variable print and mail house services, would further enhance ABnote’s own mailhouse capabilities, making ABnote the third largest business in the space overall, and the region’s single largest supplier of secure transactional documents.”
In addition, according to ABnote Australasia’s Chief Executive, Nicholas Ficinus, “the Post Connect acquisition includes significant proprietary IP and know-how, strengthening communication channels for all of our clients, and complementing our already diverse multichannel solutions offerings in both document and digital platforms.” Mr Ficinus noted that the acquired business “allows for our clients to engage and connect effectively with their own customers, through integrated marketing solutions. The simple idea is to deliver smarter ways in order to connect with customers and assist in business growth.”
ABnote Australasia’s Chief Operating Officer, Orlando Berne, added that “The acquisition of Post Connect will strengthen our print mailhouse capabilities significantly, with operations in Melbourne, Brisbane, Sydney, Perth and Adelaide.”
ABnote, with facilities in North America, Australasia, China and Africa, is a premier and trusted provider of innovative high security payment and identity solutions. We provide solutions to global customers including financial, retail, government, and many other commercial markets. ABnote’s primary products include financial cards (Dual Interface, EMV, magnetic stripe), identification and credential cards (Drivers’ Licenses, Healthcare cards, National ID cards, Student ID), transit cards, hotel, facility and theme park access cards and membership programs, retail plastic cards (gift, loyalty, RFID), barcodes and labels and secure documents (vital records, certificates, passports, and more); along with complimentary secure services, including instant card issuance, NFC mobile payments, TSM, personalization, secure warehousing, distribution and fulfilment.
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