OT (Oberthur Technologies), a leading global provider of embedded security software products and services, today announced that its Dubai Service Center has acquired UnionPay International certification for Magstripe and EMV card personalization.
OT’s Dubai Service centre is a state-of-the-art facility with over 800 Sq Meters providing personalization services to the majority of banks in the UAE and also for banks in other countries across Middle East and Africa. The service centre also includes a brand new facility to personalize Metal and Powered cards and is integrated with OT’s manufacturing facility in Dubai.
“OT is the market leader in the MEA region and we are pleased to certify its Dubai service centre for card personalisation services” said Han Wang, General Manager at UnionPay international Middle East “This certification will allow UnionPay to support and boost the country’s economy as the UAE can now export UnionPay personalized cards around the world. Furthermore, UnionPay International will contribute to local banks economic profitability as they will no longer need to spend money on importing personalized card plastic”.
“It is a great milestone for OT’s Dubai Service Center to receive this accreditation from UnionPay International. Over the last few years, OT has consistently invested in the region and in particular in our Dubai service centre to make it one of the best facilities in the world. UnionPay accreditation will add another capability to the service centre and UnionPay issuers can now rely on OT’s commitment to provide personalization services in the region” said Muzaffar Khokhar, Regional President for Russia, Middle-East and Africa at OT.