Futurecard to showcase the latest smartcard solutions at Cards & Payments Middle East
FutureCard, the UAE-based and global leader in the manufacture of cards for security, global acceptance, rewards, technology banking, announced today that it is a silver sponsor of Cards & Payments ME in Dubai. Running 13-14 May 2014 at Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre, the exhibition will showcase new payment infrastructure for secure cashless payments across mobile and digital channels. FutureCard is the only Middle East based card manufacturer to be sponsoring the exhibition.
“Our expertise in developing and manufacturing smart card solutions is second to none in the region, and Cards & Payments ME is an ideal platform for the entire industry to see first-hand FutureCard’s expertise in payment and card solutions. As silver sponsor of Cards & Payments ME, FutureCard will be showcasing the latest smartcard solutions and innovative designs”.
In 2013 FutureCard produced more than 535 million cards in 2013 from its Dubai facility, and is currently building an additional manufacturing factory in Jebel Ali to meet the growing regional demand from the card payments sector. The company offers smart card solutions along with card personalization to more than 1000 clients in more than 80 countries.
“We are proud that our UAE manufacturing facilities are certified by both VISA and MasterCard, and that we are the only UAE company in the card manufacturing industry to hold the Security Accreditation Scheme (SAS) from GSM Association. For 2013 the Company ramped up its security offerings for customers, successfully attaining the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCIDSS) certification in September. The certification is regarded as the most important security standard for the global card payment industry. Cards & Payments ME is an ideal platform for us to showcase our expertise and support the region’s adoption of new payment infrastructure.”
Underpinning FutureCard’s progressive growth strategy has been its continued investment in machinery and advanced technology. The company invested in state-of-the-art manufacturing equipment, which has enabled it to provide a product line-up with more innovative features and facilitate quicker delivery lead times across all segments.