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IdentiSys buys Capital Card Systems

Tuesday, April 3, 2012

IdentiSys Inc., an Eden Prairie, Minn.-based sales and service integrator of ID cards and access control security systems, has acquired Capital Card Systems Inc., a Rockville, Md. ID reseller. The purchase represents an expansion for IdentiSys into the Washington D.C. and Baltimore metro areas.

Capital Card Systems provides identification technology solutions including digital photo IDs, embossed card personalization, loyalty or membership cards, smart card/biometric applications and patient identification solutions to the corporate, government, health care, education, membership and loyalty, first responder and emergency management markets.


The company now has sales and service offices covering one-third of the U.S. Founded in 1999, IdentiSys offers identification, security and tracking solutions, including most applications using a plastic card, ID badge, metal tag, or biometric.

The company is a member of a number of national associations, including the National Association of Campus Card users. [end] 

IdentiSys acquired the ID Division of Claritus, which provides identification technology solutions including card personalization and smart card/biometric applications to clients in Nebraska, South Dakota and Iowa. This purchase is IdentiSys’s ninth acquisition in the last seven years. “With the addition of the Claritus ID Division, we now offer sales and on-site services in over 40% of the U.S,” said Michael R. Shields, founder and CEO of IdentiSys.  

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