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Datacard Group Helps Support the Fight Against Breast Cancer with the Limited Edition Pink Datacard® SD260™ Card Printer

Company to donate portion of proceeds to the Pink Ribbon Foundation for every limited edition printer sold

MINNETONKA, Minn.—(Sept. 28, 2011)—Datacard Group, the world leader in secure ID and card personalization solutions, announced today their support in the fight against breast cancer by offering a new Limited Edition Pink Datacard® SD260™ Card Printer.  

Developed and engineered by Datacard Group, the limited edition printer will be available from October 2011 to March 2012, or until supply runs out.  For each printer sold, Datacard Group will donate a portion of the proceeds to the Pink Ribbon Foundation – a foundation that helps fund projects and support to charities around the globe for people who are suffering from, or who have been affected by breast cancer.

“Millions of people worldwide are affected by breast cancer, whether it is directly or indirectly,” said Todd Wilkinson, chief executive officer for Datacard Group.  “By developing and selling this limited edition printer, Datacard Group, along with our customers, will have the opportunity to help support those suffering from breast cancer, as well as their families.” 

Ideal for any business or organization that prints ID cards; this one-of-a-kind limited edition printer is available globally and can be used for printing and personalizing several types of ID cards and badges.  The printer has been specifically engineered with a pink cover in support of breast cancer awareness, and offers high-quality printing capabilities for card personalization and issuance. 

“Datacard Group is dedicated to helping give back to communities around the world,” said Wilkinson. “We are honored to be working with the Pink Ribbon Foundation to help support the fight against breast cancer, as they are committed to help fund projects globally, continuously giving back to those in need.”

The limited edition pink printer will be on display at:

  • American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS), booth #2043, September 19-21, 2011 in Orlando, FL
  • GITEX Technology Week, Hall 1 C1-1, October 9-13, 2011 in Dubai, UAE
  • Cartes & IDentification, Stand #3D055, November 15-17, 2011 in Paris, France

For more information, please visit www.datacard.com/pink

About Datacard Group
Datacard Group is building on a 40-year heritage of innovation and customer success.  Our portfolio of solutions, backed by expert service and support, enable card and secure ID programs for financial, government and other markets worldwide. With an unmatched commitment to customer satisfaction, Datacard remains the industry’s leading brand of secure ID and card personalization solutions. www.datacard.com

About the Pink Ribbon Foundation
The Pink Ribbon Foundation (Reg. Charity No. 1080839) is a grant making trust that is impartial and is committed to bringing together individuals, charities and organizations to fight breast cancer. Every year the Foundation invites charities concerned with breast cancer to apply for grants from the money raised. Operating in this way allows the Foundation to help charities both large and small. www.pinkribbonfoundation.org.uk