Leading international ID card printing manufacturer, KIS Global, has announced a new global strategic alliance with Italy-based IXLA Srl, to develop more advanced technologies around security, identity and anti-counterfeit solutions. The alliance brings together more than 200 years of combined industry experience.
With its headquarters in Germany, and bases in both the UK and Japan, KIS Global has quickly established itself as one of the largest players in the digital identity credential industry. Thanks to a combination of seasoned professionals, cutting-edge technology and pioneering processes the business is now positioned at the forefront of ground-breaking security and efficiency for businesses worldwide.
The alliance with IXLA Srl – the experts trusted by international governments to deliver desktop laser personalisation’s solutions for ID1 Cards and Passports – will create an unrivalled partnership in the document security sector and is the first of many exciting collaborative projects between both businesses.
IXLA is a recognized worldwide leader in the design and manufacturing of desktop laser systems for Government and secure ID credentials personalisation. Over 3,000 IXLA systems are deployed in over 60 countries, working every day to issue ID cards, passports, driving licenses and high security identification and access documents. Since the Company foundation in 2003, IXLA has been an innovation leader, introducing new market benchmarks for features, performance and reliability, to become the preferred choice of Governments and major international System Integrators.
IXLA products are entirely conceived, designed, and manufactured at IXLA head offices in Italy, where the product management, engineering and manufacturing teams benefit from a unique and extensive laser and ID expertise. The specialized and highly integrated design processes for mechatronics, laser integration and software platform allow the entire offering of IXLA to exceed the expectations in terms of price/performance ratio and continuity over time. IXLA has established fully owned offices in Latin America, USA and Singapore, for sales and service of local customers and partners.
Now, thanks to this latest alliance, the pair of businesses hope to see the number of businesses turning to them for security and identity needs growing day-by-day. Steve Digpaul, COO of KIS Global, comments:
“Our partnership with IXLA brings together two significant players in the industry for the first time, providing the very best of both technologies for the benefit of our customers. As seasoned professionals, we are engaging with leaders in their field and combining the two core technologies to offer a one-stop solution for ID1 Card programmes, elevating security, and durability to counter document alteration and counterfeiting.
“We would like to see this close collaboration innovate and disrupt the market with leading security features that enhance government ID programmes, making them more secure and less vulnerable. At a time when so much seems uncertain and businesses are facing threats that they could never have foreseen, we are determined to make life a little easier by relieving worries where we can.”
Adding to this, Renzo or Ferdinando, Managing Director, says:
“When leaders join forces, the most recognized and trusted brands and solutions in retransfer printing and laser engraving of Government ID and secure credentials joined efforts to design and integrate the most innovative, compact and features rich Color & laser solution in the market. We are delighted to form a strategic alliance with KIS Global. Our combined knowledge, experience and high-quality products provide a compelling solution that brings the best of breed for Retransfer Printing, Encoding, Laser Engraving and Lamination in a compact format for card issuers and will provide a platform for further developments of the ‘on demand’ issuing solution.”
KIS Global GmbH is part of a multibillion-dollar organisation with over $7bn turnover and 7,000 employees globally. KIS Global’s vision and mission statement is to revolutionise its industry by introducing its SMART™ business methodology. With more than 100 years’ combined experience, it believes that it is the driving force of the industry.
KIS Global provides leading business identity management solutions supported by quality Japanese engineering, many years of industry experience and a knowledgeable team of industry experts.
The company prides itself on working with partners and creating strong alliance networks to drive mutual business growth and a supply of high-quality products that empower the success of businesses through providing solutions to increase productivity, efficiency and security.