Morpho’s Mexican production site achieves MasterCard and ISO 9001-2008 certifications

Flintbek / Naucalpan, May 23, 2012

Morpho (Safran group) announced today that its smartcard production site in Naucalpan, Mexico has achieved MasterCard and ISO 9001-2008 certifications.
Following the certification by global payment company MasterCard, Morpho's production site is now perfectly positioned to meet the needs of the growing market for high-security banking chip cards in Mexico.

In addition, Morpho's Naucalpan production site has also achieved the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 9001-2008 certification. This confirms that the plant complies with internationally recognized standards for Quality Management Systems (QMS), focusing on continuous improvement as a means to increase client satisfaction.

Opened in 2009, this high-technology site offers full smart card production for secure documents, including milling and embedding.

"These two certifications recognize Morpho's dedication to maintaining the highest security standards for the benefit of our customers around the world. They complement our current SAS certification for GSM SIM Card Manufacturing, showing Morpho's strong commitment to developing secure and quality products to meet the specific needs our Mexican and Central American customers," said Philippe d'Andréa, Executive Vice President at Morpho, e-Documents Division.

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About Morpho
Morpho, a high-technology company in the Safran group, is one of the world's leading suppliers of identification, detection and e-document solutions. Morpho is specialized in personal rights and flow management applications, in particular based on biometrics, a sector in which it is the world leader, as well as secure terminals and smart cards. The company's technology expertise shapes the markets for the ID document, payment, telecoms and Identity Access Management segments. Morpho's integrated systems and equipment are deployed worldwide and contribute to the safety and security of transportation, data, people and countries.

For more information: www.morpho.com/e-documents - www.safran-group.com

Mareike NEUMAYER
Phone: +49 (0) 4347 715 2501
Mobile: +49 (0) 162/ 200 77 61
mareike.neumayer@morpho.com