LAS VEGAS (March 5, 2002) – Fargo Electronics, Inc. (Nasdaq: FRGO), the world’s leader in innovative technologies for desktop plastic card personalization systems, introduced two new card printer/encoders to the Fargo Professional Series on Tuesday, March 5, at The International Security Conference & Exhibition /West (ISC EXPO/West) in the Las Vegas Convention Center, Booth 8209. Based in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, Fargo card printer/encoders create personalized plastic identification cards complete with digital images and text, lamination, and electronically encoded information.
“The new Fargo HDP820 High Definition Printing™ card printer/encoder offers revolutionary print quality and encoding technology, all in one step,” said Gary Holland, Fargo’s president and CEO, “while the Pro-LX, the industry workhorse acknowledged as the best laminating card printer/encoder in the world, has added nearly a dozen major design improvements.
“Our Professional Series – the HDP820, Pro-LX and DTC500 – truly embodies 21st Century technology. With three new or completely revamped products within the past 18 months, the Professional Series represents Fargo’s fastest, highest-quality, and most robust printers. Our innovations provide customers around the world with the most up-to-date choice for state-of-the-art technology, and offer our distribution partners a significantly enhanced product offering,” Holland said.
“The Professional Series responds to a shift in the industry’s need for card printers,” says Mark Andersen, Fargo’s Vice President of Sales. “More and more, customers are looking for card personalization systems that include innovative features and advanced card technology capabilities that can be the easily integrated with existing software and hardware. The Professional Series products have been designed to answer the needs of a technologically savvy marketplace, while remaining easy to use and affordable.”
Professional Series printers are available exclusively in the U.S. through Fargo Solution Providers, and internationally through Fargo’s network of Import Suppliers and International Distributors. “The distributors and integrators who carry the Professional Series products represent the best in the industry,” says Andersen. “They’ve been hand-picked because of their technical expertise, sophisticated integration abilities, and outstanding customer service.”
Fargo Electronics, Inc. (Nasdaq: FRGO) is the world’s leader in innovative technologies for desktop plastic card personalization systems. Based in Eden Prairie, Minnesota, Fargo card printer/encoders create personalized plastic identification cards complete with digital images and text, lamination, and electronically encoded information.
Personalized identification cards provide physical, information and transaction security for a wide variety of applications including retail stores, e-commerce, government installations, schools, sports and recreation facilities, clubs and associations, and correctional facilities. More than 60,000 Fargo systems are currently installed throughout the U.S. and in over 100 other countries.
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