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New product line for instant card issuance for the financial market

Milan, Italy, 6th November, 2013

Matica Technologies, headquartered in Esslingen Germany, has announced the release of the S3000, a new Matica® product line for instant card issuance for the financial market.Matica® considers innovation as a key element to keep its competitive edge as a leading company on the market. That is why our international team, formed by highly qualified engineers in the new R&D center in Italy, has continued exploring and developing cutting-edge solutions. As a result, we are proud to introduce our brand new instant card issuance product in November at Cartes Paris.

“For years, we’ve been observing continuing changes in the financial market trends, leading toward solutions focused on the final end-user client and enhancing the role of a direct service delivery,” said Valerio Cimbro, Matica Product Manager. “In fact, the growing trend for instant, in-store card issuance has become more significant in recent years. Following the success of our earlier desktop issuance solutions with multiple installations around the globe, Matica Technologies is happy to announce the S3000 line, designed to meet the instant issuance needs of the financial market.”

The S3000 line leverages the highly proven technology from Matica’s flagship S7000 card personalization system. The new S3000 line includes two models that fully meet the market requirements for a reliable and affordable desktop instant card issuance solution. The S3000E and S3000GE, the latter of which features full graphics color printing and embossing, are the perfect answer for banks, credit unions and other financial entities. These machines will give banks and credit unions the ability to issue fully personalized, secure debit & credit cards on-site, while being simple and cost efficient.

Being fully compliant with all financial industry standards, this product line offers contact and contactless EMV chip card personalization below 60 seconds. These desktop systems are capable of personalizing cards with the full range of card profiles, from embossing to indenting, encoding, tipping, and color printing.

About the Group

Matica Technologies designs, manufactures and markets proprietary high performance, mid-range and desktop solutions for industrial card personalization and card mailing systems. The Group offers a full range of alternative personalization and encoding technologies for banking, government, access control, ID and transportation applications. The Matica companies provide local sales and service on a worldwide basis via its offices in Italy, Germany, France, Mexico, Singapore, China, the USA and the UAE.

For further information please visit www.maticatech.com

Contact:

Matica Technologies AG

Product Marketing Department

Teckstrasse 52

73734 Esslingen, Germany

phone: +49 711 341 689-0

fax: +49 711 341 689-550

marketing@maticatech.com