ABnote Czech, a Subsidiary of the ABnote Group, Obtains Mastercard CQM Certification for Its Czech Republic Plant

(AllPayNews) - ABnote Europe, a leader in issuing secure data and associated products and services, announced today that its Czech plant has received the Card Quality

Management (CQM) Certification from MasterCard after completing a successful MasterCard audit.

The label has been granted to ABnote’s dual interface smart card body production and embedding as well as personalization.

CQM is a quality program ensuring high quality standards throughout the entire production process of MasterCard-branded products. With this new award, ABnote’s production processes from card bodies to personalization have formally been verified to pursue the strict MasterCard quality specific requirements for production management, testing, evaluation, documentation, auditing and process improvement.

“The audit is the final step of getting this bankcard industry specific label, and preparing for it brought together all internal departments with a very constructive and concrete goal to achieve” said Stanislav Pospisek, Operations Manager.

For Philippe Delanoue, ABnote Europe’s CEO, “this certification is a great achievement that shows we are able to deliver high volumes of products within short lead times, fulfilling the highest requirements in term of quality and security”.

About ABnote Europe
ABnote Europe is part of the ABnote Group, a world leader in the issuance of plastic cards and related services. Headquartered in Lyon, France, with offices in the Czech Republic and the UK, it provides card manufacturing and personalization, data services and secure transaction services. ABnote Europe works in partnership with customers to provide the very best technology for a range of applications, from payments and ticketing to loyalty and gift cards.

With industry firsts on a number of continents, ABnote is committed to leading the way in secure data management.