The TerrainCard(SM) Takes Gift Card Design to New Heights

DOWNERS GROVE, IL -- ( -- 07/21/09 -- Versatile Card Technology's newly-launched TerrainCard(SM) construction provides a multi-level card front and a flat back. The TerrainCard(SM) construction opens up opportunities for designers to add a degree of perspective and dimension to their card designs that was previously not possible. TerrainCard(SM) designs can include one or more raised levels with beveled or sloped edges, with elements of the design showing a combined profile of up to .030" or more above the base surface of the card front.

The first TerrainCard(SM) project grew out of a collaborative effort between VCT and Stored Value Solutions. The cards hit retail store shelves in June, generating buzz and excitement within the industry. What's all the fuss about? SVS Marketing VP Rick Fletcher had this to say, "SVS is pleased to partner with VCT in introducing this exciting new card technology to our customers. The TerrainCard(SM) offers a truly unique look and feel to consumers who are looking for a special gift and want the value and convenience of a gift card. Our retail clients benefit from a product that stands out from their gift card display -- making it an ideal impulse purchase."

"It's simple," explains Karen Henk, Account Manager at VCT. "TerrainCards(SM) make you want to reach out and touch them."

About Versatile Card Technology, Inc.

Established in 1986, Versatile Card Technology (VCT) is the largest U.S. manufacturer of plastic cards. With facilities in Turkey, Mexico, South America, and India, VCT is also a globally recognized leader in plastic card manufacturing. VCT produces cards for every application and offers complete fulfillment services and turnkey solutions. Versatile Card Technology is part of the Vmark Network of Direct Marketing Companies. For more information, please visit or call +1-630-852-5600.

About Stored Value Solutions

Stored Value Solutions provides custom gift card solutions for prepaid cards, loyalty and B2B applications for a diverse set of clients including retailers, grocery, restaurants, airlines, casinos and e-tailers. As a leading provider of magnetic stripe gift cards, Stored Value Solutions serves six of the top ten U.S. retailers and annually processes 1 billion transactions for 600 clients and their 580 million cardholders. Stored Value Solutions is based in Louisville, and is owned by Minneapolis-based Ceridian Corporation.

About Ceridian

Ceridian is a global business services organization that offers a comprehensive range of innovative solutions. From human resources and benefits to accredited employee assistance, work-life and health and productivity services, Ceridian helps organizations maximize their human, financial and technology resources. As a leader in payroll outsourcing, gift cards and controlled spending, Ceridian is also a driving force in payment innovation. Whether partnering to improve employee productivity, save money or minimize financial risks, Ceridian's business is to help organizations stay focused on their business.

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