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Substantial passport printer order from US passport centres.

L-1 Identity Solutions : 23 January, 2008  (Application Story)
L-1 Identity Solutions to supply passport printers to the new US passport issuing centres.
L-1 Identity Solutions has received $6.3 million in new purchase orders from the Department of State (DoS) for passport printers. The orders were received by L-1's wholly owned subsidiary Trans Digital Technologies Corporation. The printers will enable DoS to produce the estimated 22 million passports to be supplied to American citizens in 2008.

The new printers are expected to be in operation by June 2008 in both the recently opened Arkansas location and the newly announced location in Arizona. These mega-processing centres represent a dynamic, new approach to the production of passports for Americans. Other domestic passport agencies will electronically transmit approved applications to Arizona and Arkansas Passport Centres, which are dedicated solely to printing and mailing out large quantities of passports. For example, the Arkansas Passport Centre, according to the DoS, can produce more than 10 million passports per year*. By centralising passport printing, the DoS will focus resources at other agencies on processing and adjudicating more passport applications.

"These orders demonstrate the continued confidence that the DoS maintains in L-1 as DoS looks to improve the efficiency of passport issuance operations as demand for passport production rises to record levels," said Leo Sullivan, President of the Secure Credentialing Division of L-1 Identity Solutions. "L-1 has more than 20 years of experience in developing the most secure credentialing solutions possible and will deliver a highly readable and tamper-resistant passport that the DoS can be assured is protected against sophisticated threats of counterfeiting and forgery."

L-1 is the exclusive provider of passport personalization for the US Department of State and the sole provider of the State Department visa issuance system. L-1 also serves as the production platform for the US Department of Defence Common Access Card (CAC).
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