Eden Prairie, MN — June 4, 2012 — IdentiSys Inc., North America’s largest sales and service integrator of identification, card issuance, emergency response and access control/CCTV security systems, today announced the acquisition of the Identification Division of Claritus Inc., headquartered in Lincoln, NE, with additional offices in Sioux Falls, SD, Dakota Dunes, SD and Omaha, NE.
Claritus specializes in providing identification technology solutions including digital photo ID systems, embossed card personalization systems, loyalty or membership card systems, smart card/biometric applications, secure access/access control/CCTV and patient identification solutions to the corporate, government, healthcare, education, membership/loyalty, first responder and emergency management markets in Nebraska, South Dakota and Iowa.
“Adding the Identification Division of Claritus to the IdentiSys business is truly exciting. We look forward to building on their success, serving customers in Nebraska, South Dakota and Iowa,” said Debra R. Ferril, president and COO of IdentiSys. “We welcome our new ID sales and service colleagues from Claritus and look forward to providing an expanded product portfolio, unparalleled customer service, exceptional account management, and on-site services to the ID and security marketplace.”
“This purchase is our ninth identification acquisition in the last seven years and supports our constant, targeted, growth strategy of acquisitions and expanded product offerings,” stated Michael R. Shields, founder and CEO of IdentiSys. “Our strategy targeted expansion further west of our headquarters in Minnesota. With the addition of the Claritus ID Division, we now offer sales and on-site services in over 40% of the U.S., including Florida, Hawaii, Kentucky, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin and the District of Columbia.”