IdentiSys acquires Capital Card Systems, Inc., Maryland-based ID reseller

April 02, 2012


Identification, Emergency Response, Security Solutions and On-site Service Provider expands into Washington, DC and Baltimore metro areas.

Eden Prairie, MN — April 2, 2012 — IdentiSys Inc., North America’s largest sales and service integrator of identification, card issuance, emergency response and access control security systems, today announced the acquisition of Capital Card Systems, Inc., located in Rockville, MD.

Capital Card Systems specializes in providing identification technology solutions including digital photo ID systems, embossed card personalization systems, loyalty or membership card systems, smart card/biometric applications and patient identification solutions to the corporate, government, healthcare, education, membership/loyalty, first responder and emergency management markets in Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia and the District of Columbia.

“We are excited to add Capital Card Systems to the IdentiSys business and look forward to building on their success in the DC Metro area,” said Debra R. Ferril, president and COO of IdentiSys.  “We welcome our new sales and service colleagues from Capital Card Systems and together, we look forward to providing our customers with an expanded product portfolio, unparalleled customer service, exceptional account management, and on-site services in the ID and security marketplace.”

“IdentiSys is constantly investigating growth opportunities to expand our local sales and service coverage in the U.S.  This purchase is our eighth identification dealer acquisition in the last seven years,” stated Michael R. Shields, founder and CEO of IdentiSys. “Our strategy targeted expansion into the Northeast area of the U.S. With the addition of Capital Card Systems, we now offer sales and on-site services throughout the U.S., including Florida, Hawaii, Kentucky, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Texas, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin and the District of Columbia.”

“Our growth strategy includes acquisitions and expanding product offerings to our current customer base. With the addition of Capital Card Systems, we now have sales and service covering one-third of the United States and we look forward to many years of record growth.”

About IdentiSys

Founded in 1999, IdentiSys Inc. offers complete identification, security and tracking solutions, including most applications using a plastic card, ID badge, metal tag, or biometric. Its divisions include Gebco Hawaii and ID Connection, serving the reseller marketplace. The Eden Prairie, Minnesota company is North America’s largest supplier of security, ID and card solutions to end users, representing over 70 key identification, card fulfillment, and security suppliers while providing superior service and support to over 20,000 customers in corporate, education, healthcare, financial, government, gaming and many other markets.

IdentiSys is a member of Identification Systems Group (ISG), Identification Systems Dealer Association (ISDA), National Association of Campus Card Users (NACCU), Photo Marketing Association (PMA), Professional Security Alliance (PSA) and Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA); Gebco Hawaii is a member of BindRite Dealers Association; ID Connection is a member of Security Industry Association (SIA). (


Contact:                                                                                                        Darlene Swan
Director of Marketing
IdentiSys Inc.
7630 Commerce Way
Eden Prairie, MN 55344
Phone: 952-294-1237

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