GET Group’s Toppan CP400 Printer Technology Selected for Qatar’s National ID and Residency Card
GET Group, a world leader in Passport and ID issuing solutions, announced that its Toppan CP400 card printing solution has been recently selected by the State of Qatar for the new National Identity and Residency card issued by the country’s Ministry of Interior.
This award to GET Group’s Qatari affiliate, Global Enterprise Technologies (GET Qatar), will allow the Ministry of Interior to upgrade its existing Toppan CP300 system delivered by GET Qatar in 2003 to the latest secure pigment ink card printing technology available from GET Group. A total of 157 Toppan CP400 printers will be ultimately delivered for this project and used to issue about 1.5 million cards per year.
The Toppan CP400 printer, which employs patented 600dpi high resolution pigment ink printing technology, will be equipped with dual interface smart card encoders to produce biometric identity cards with unprecedented security, color fidelity and durability. The CP400 printer is used for various high security ID projects around the globe including driving license, national ID and government access control solutions.
Rida Baalbaki, International Sales and Business Development Director of GET Group, commented that "We are so pleased that the state of Qatar has reaffirmed its confidence in GET Group by entrusting us with the upgrade of their current system and their choice of our Toppan CP400 technology. The use of the CP400 and its unique personalization capabilities is sure to elevate the security of the National Identity and Residency ID as a highly durable and trusted credential.”
Gary Christelis, President & CEO of GET Group’s Passport & ID Division added that “the award of this project reaffirms the superior qualities of our printer and its successful application in high security ID card applications – and gives important strength to our growing reference list for this fantastic printer. Moreover, it proves the continuous satisfaction and trust of the Qatari government in GET Group’s post-sales technical support services which have been provided for this project since 2003.”
For more than two decades, GET Group has led the industry with cutting edge passport and ID systems utilizing the world’s most advanced digital printers manufactured by Toppan Printing Co. Ltd. of Japan, exclusively provided by GET Group. GET Group’s Passport and ID Division is headquartered outside Boston, Massachusetts, USA. For more information, please contact GET Group at +1-781-890-6700 or visit www.getgroup.com