IdentiSys acquires the Identification Division of Claritus Inc., a Nebraska based reseller

November 21, 2012



Identification, Emergency Response, Access Control, CCTV and On-site Service Provider expands into Nebraska, South Dakota and Iowa.

Eden Prairie, MN — June 4, 2012 — IdentiSys Inc., North America’s largest sales and service integrator of identification, card issuance, emergency response and access control/CCTV security systems, today announced the acquisition of the Identification Division of Claritus Inc., headquartered in Lincoln, NE, with additional offices in Sioux Falls, SD, Dakota Dunes, SD and Omaha, NE.

Claritus specializes in providing identification technology solutions including digital photo ID systems, embossed card personalization systems, loyalty or membership card systems, smart card/biometric applications, secure access/access control/CCTV and patient identification solutions to the corporate, government, healthcare, education, membership/loyalty, first responder and emergency management markets in Nebraska, South Dakota and Iowa.

“Adding the Identification Division of Claritus to the IdentiSys business is truly exciting. We look forward to building on their success, serving customers in Nebraska, South Dakota and Iowa,” said Debra R. Ferril, president and COO of IdentiSys. “We welcome our new ID sales and service colleagues from Claritus and look forward to providing an expanded product portfolio, unparalleled customer service, exceptional account management, and on-site services to the ID and security marketplace.”

“This purchase is our ninth identification acquisition in the last seven years and supports our constant, targeted, growth strategy of acquisitions and expanded product offerings,” stated Michael R. Shields, founder and CEO of IdentiSys. “Our strategy targeted expansion further west of our headquarters in Minnesota. With the addition of the Claritus ID Division, we now offer sales and on-site services in over 40% of the U.S., including Florida, Hawaii, Kentucky, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin and the District of Columbia.”

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. IdentiSys represents over 70 key identification, card fulfillment, and security suppliers while providing superior service and support to over 25,000 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). (

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

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