London, UK – xx July 2017 – The MULTOS Consortium, a group of international blue chip organisations responsible for the promotion and development of the MULTOS specifications, announced today that ABCorp™ CCS have launched an innovative software offer “Evolve Instant Issuance Solutions” for EMV cards supporting MULTOS products. The Secure Issuance solution, is delivered through the Custom Card Systems, Inc. (“ABCorp CCS”) division of ABCorp, and offers high quality, secure card personalized on the spot, or in conjunction with centrally based issuance.

The growing demand for convenience from today’s consumers is driving financial issuers to enhance their offers. ABCorp CCS is a pioneer in supporting this market, first providing fast turnaround of small quantities of high quality cards, and now expanding to offer secure card technology for end-to-end solutions for instant issuance of debit, credit and pre-paid cards.

Jim Ellis, CEO of ABCorp CCS, says “With a wealth of experience and proven track record of successful instant issuance programmes to date, we believe that incorporating MULTOS’ highly secure, robust technology will significantly enhance our financial instant issuance solutions ensuring that we continue to offer superior solutions within this growing marketplace.”

Paul Wilson, Commercial Manager of the MULTOS Consortium, comments “This is a great example of innovation being applied to benefit consumers. The ABCorp CCS solution leverages the high quality MULTOS technology to deliver a sophisticated instant issuance solution to their customers, servicing the consumer trend for instant and on-demand services. With their extensive experience in financial service application provision and their growing MULTOS business, we are proud to have ABCorp CCS as a member of the MULTOS consortium.”