Cambrian CU Taps Everlink for Central Card Issuance Solution

Posted on June 17, 2013 · Posted in Press Release

MARKHAM, ON – Everlink Payment Services Inc. is pleased to announce that Cambrian Credit Union – Manitoba’s  3rd largest credit union (by assets) and the 9th largest in Canada (by assets)  – has made the move to Everlink’s Central Card Issuance Solution (CCI) effective June 5th, 2013.

With the aide of Everlink’s EMV expertise and solutions, Cambrian will be issuing dual interface debit cards over the next 5 years with the launch of the new card product scheduled for the end of 2013.

“Canada has become a global leader in contactless card issuance and it is in no small part due to forward thinking financial institutions such as Cambrian Credit Union,” says Mark Ripplinger, President and CEO of Everlink. “As this trend becomes more and more prevalent, Everlink will continue to develop the innovative card issuance solutions needed to satisfy the demands of future members and customers.”

“Cambrian is very excited to be working with Everlink, especially during this rapidly changing payments landscape in Canada” says Connie Clarke, Vice-President Systems and Administration. “We are confident Everlink will best position Cambrian in offering the most innovative and secure payment systems to our members.”

The Everlink CCI solution enables financial institutions to reliably and cost-effectively produce EMV Chip debit cards from a secure central facility, offering distribution options to send the cards directly to the member/customer or to the branch.

CCI leverages relationships Everlink has with card production suppliers who operate facilities certified by VISA Inc., MasterCard Worldwide and Interac , offering complementary, end-to-end solutions with proven, tried and true, in-production technology.  CCI aligns perfectly with the needs of today’s payment card issuers looking to maximize quality and reduce cost-per-card.

For more information on Everlink’s contactless card issuing solutions, download our latest brochure: Contactless is More

Cambrian Credit Union is an innovative provider of a full suite of financial services – from mortgages and savings, to insurance and investment advice. Cambrian has over 250 employees, 60,000 individual and commercial members served through 11 branches in Winnipeg and Selkirk and our virtual savings division; and has more than $2.8 billion in assets.

Everlink Payment Services Inc. is a leading provider of comprehensive, innovative and integrated payments solutions and services for credit unions, banks, and independent sales organizations across Canada. In addition to supplying best-in-breed technology infrastructure and payment network connectivity via our well established Payment Network Gateway, we offer a diversified range of integrated payments Lines of Business including: ATM Managed Services, Card Issuance & Management, Fraud Management, POS Acquiring and Professional Services.

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For additional information contact:
Daniel Whiting
Manager, Corporate Marketing & Communications
(905) 946-5880