Contactless card manufacturer Indala recently announced that its UK distribution partner, MR Access, will bring its custom 13.56 MHz RFID and magnetic stripe solutions to Indala’s customers in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Under the agreement, MR Access will now become Indala Limited.
Leading Access Control Manufacturer Adds New Products and Enhanced Capabilities
San Jose, CA and Cardiff, UK – Indala Corporation, an industry leading manufacturer of secure, contactless cards, tags, readers, and core electronics modules for physical and logical access control and MR Access, a leading United Kingdom-based provider of contactless 13.56 MHz smartcard and reader solutions and the world’s leading manufacturer of premium-quality magnetic stripe card readers today announced that MR Access has joined Indala and will now become Indala Limited.
MR Access brings their well-established reputation for custom 13.56 MHz RFID and magnetic stripe solutions to Indala’s channels to market, providing products and services to new and existing customers in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. The Cardiff-based design, manufacturing, sales, and service organization will continue to be led by Dr. Selvaratnam who will serve as managing director of Indala Limited reporting to Indala president, Marc Freundlich.
“MR Access enjoyed a successful track record as Indala’s distribution partner for 125 kHz contactless products to the UK market. We’re proud to now become a part of the Indala organization. The alliance of technical ability, local presence and support will enable Indala to greatly enhance the services offered to our joint customer base. The combined resources will enable Indala to continue to provide leading edge, best-in-class solutions for magnetic stripe, low frequency 125 kHz proximity and high frequency 13.56 MHz smartcard products,” said Dr. Selvaratnam.
“We are excited about the opportunities this combination represents for our customers in the EU and worldwide. Benefits include new and innovative products as well as improved EU-based technical, sales and product marketing support. Indala has had a strong year and we look forward to furthering that growth in 2005 with our newly expanded team and capabilities,” commented Marc Freundlich.
Indala Corporation is a leading security technology company that develops and manufactures 125 kHz proximity; 13.56 MHz contactless and contact smart cards; and associated readers for physical and network access-control applications. Indala manufactures the highest quality RFID product lines including FlexPass(R) Series, CX Series CASI(R)-compatible cards, Cotag(R) long range RFID, and MIFARE(R)/DESFire(R) high frequency products. Indala is renowned for delivering highly secure customized card access solutions for government and commercial applications around the world. Founded in 1985, Indala’s installed customer base exceeds 100 million cards and two million readers. Indala was acquired by ASSA ABLOY in November of 2001. The Company’s headquarters is located in San Jose, California. For more information, call 408-361-4700 or visit the Indala website at www.indala.com.