Commerce Bank, a subsidiary of Commerce Bancshares, has selected Entrust Datacard to instantly issue EMV smart card debit and prepaid cards to its clients in over 170 branch locations.
The bank, which operates hundreds of retail banking locations in the central United States, first deployed Entrust Datacard’s financial instant issuance software and hardware in 2006.
The solution includes the Datacard CR500 instant issuance system and flagship Datacard CardWizard instant issuance software.
Commerce Bank vice president and manager of debit and prepaid products Angela Finn said: "We have a very long-standing and valued partnership with Entrust Datacard and it was a natural progression to upgrade our services with them in order to offer our customers instantly issued EMV cards."
Commenting on the partnership, Entrust Datacard vice president of the financial vertical Ray Wizbowski said: "By offering in-branch instant issuance of EMV enabled prepaid and debit cards, Commerce Bank is providing their consumers with security and convenience, all while driving up their engagement rates, customer satisfaction and increasing their ROI."