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  • Datacard ID Solution Wins Gold

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    We are proud to be the UK exclusive platinum plus partner for Entrust Datacard and would like to congratulate them on their recent award. Earlier this year The 14th Annual 2018 Info Security PG’s Global Excellence Awards took place and saw Entrust Datacard pick up a gold award in the product solutions category. It was… Read more »

  • The Smartest ID Solutions

    college students ID Essentra

    Providing a secure environment for learning Essentra Security have supplied a range of expert ID solutions to the the education sector for over 20 years. We make it easy for you, taking care of the whole end-to-end process from installing your system to supporting you with experienced technical support. A long lasting working relationship with… Read more »

  • Dedicated to ID – Essentra & Datacard

    Datacard Essentra Dinner

    We work in partnership with global ID suppliers Entrust Datacard to offer the latest technology in the ID industry. At the beginning of the year, we were invited to attend the Global Partner Conference where Datacard showcased their latest ID projects and product technology developments. As UK platinum partner, we are dedicated to establishing the… Read more »

  • Essentra Security Support ‘Made in Britain’ Product Range

    As a leading supplier of ID solutions we have supplied the UK with complete ID systems for over 20 years. We are proud to be British and that is why we work in partnership with manufacturers Magicard and Evohold who produce their products here in Britain. The Rio Pro 360 is the latest ID card… Read more »

  • Discontinued Product Announcement

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    At Essentra Security, we know the ID industry can be fast paced at times. That’s why we do our best to keep customers updated with the latest product news including end-of-life announcements. Encoding Options Manufactured HID Global, the Omnikey® 5121 and HID veriCLASS® encoder options will be discontinued from the 23rd of July, 2018. This… Read more »

  • Essentra Security at SDW 2018

    Exhibition Stand

    Essentra Security exhibit at global security show in London. Security Document World is a global event and platform for innovative solutions in citizen and government ID. Held at the QEII Centre in London, the conference and exhibition showcased the best in intrinsic document security and new cutting-edge secure infrastructure. In partnership with Magicard, our ID… Read more »

  • HID Cards Explained

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    Understanding HID Card Formats HID Global are one of the industries largest resellers of access control cards, with over a 100 millions cards and fobs in circulation globally. The products consist of leading brands such including HID Seos®, iCLASS SE®, standard iCLASS®, pivCLASS®, SmartID®, HID Prox and Indala® Prox. HID’s cards and fobs feature low-frequency… Read more »

  • Price Tag Selection Guide – Paper or Plastic?

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    Improved transparency with pricing, ingredients and product origins will help your business ensure compliance and meet consumer expectations. This can be achieved with concise, standardised and professional labelling. But is plastic or paper the most appropriate solution for you? Paper Display Tags The paper tag solution remains the cheapest option available and is still widely… Read more »

  • Introducing the Rio Pro 360 ID Card Printer

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    The industry standard for ID printing has advanced with the latest release from Magicard. Meet the Rio Pro 360 printer – the latest in ID printing from Magicard. At the forefront of the industry, this printer benefits from fast print speed, increased capacity and improved print quality. Print full-colour single-sided cards in just 18 seconds… Read more »

  • Essentra exhibit at the Showman’s Show 2017

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    This year’s Showman’s Show welcomed Essentra Security among a variety of event solution exhibitors. As Europe’s largest supplier of ID solutions, we have realised a demand for printed credentials within the events market. Event organisers across the industry have recognised the importance of providing VIP, press, staff and attendee passes which can be used at… Read more »

  • Datacard Day Delivers Success

    The essentra security team celebrate Datacard partnership

    To celebrate our partnership with Entrust Datacard, Thursday the 12th of October saw the Essentra team hold a product event day. Back in April, Essentra Security was appointed UK Platinum Partner for Entrust Datacard, supplying an extensive range of Datacard products and providing full support from our expert team. The event day brought a variety… Read more »

  • The latest ID solutions all in one place!

    On the 20th – 22nd June Essentra Security exhibited at the ExCeL in London with a fresh approach to the latest ID printer solutions. Stealing the attention at the front, was the Datacard CD800 DTC multi-hopper printer. As the UK platinum partner for Datacard we were privileged to be the first to demonstrate this machine…. Read more »

  • Essentra Dealer Ignite – A roaring success

    On Thursday 16th March the team at Essentra Security welcomed key trade customers to the first ever dealer channel event, held at the prestigious Silverstone Grand Prix circuit. The day had many highlights across the board, including our very own Sales and Marketing Manager, Sue Woodcock, winning the ‘Should have been an F1 driver’ award!… Read more »

  • Zebra awards Essentra Security for exceptional sales of ZXP7 printer

    Adding to the trophy cabinet, Ricardo Moreno from Zebra has recently awarded Essentra Security for outstanding sales of Zebra in 2016. The award was presented to Mike Parker, Key Account Manager at Essentra Security and rewarded the team for exceptional sales of the Zebra ZXP series 7 printer.  Zebra’s highest performing printer for any direct… Read more »

  • Essentra awarded prestigious Global Dealer of the Year Award for best ID partner.

    Essentra Security has once again cemented its reputation as the UK’s leading ID solutions provider by being awarded Magicard global partner of the year for its outstanding performance, growth and commitment to sales of the Magicard brand. The award was recently presented by Magicard Sales Director, Phil Reynolds at Essentra Security offices in Kidlington. The… Read more »

  • Success in Glasgow at HESCA 2016

    This year’s platinum sponsorship and attendance at HESCA 2016 conference, located at the Grand Central Hotel in Glasgow took place on the 21st and 22nd June, proved invaluable for Essentra Security. Mike Parker, our key account manager attended the conference this year – “From working in partnership with Smartex for many years to provide Universities… Read more »

  • IFSEC International 2016

    Are you planning to visit IFSEC International 2016, Europe’s largest security exhibition, which takes place 21st- 23rd June at the ExCeL London? If so, we hope you will take the time to come to visit us in our V.I.P lounge located in the South Gallery room 10. Away from the hustle and bustle of the… Read more »

  • Spotlight on Service

    As the UK’s leading specialist distributor of ID products and services, we are firmly on course to continue our progression and growth in delivering advanced security solutions.  With a clear focus on service delivery, we have brought together a skilled team with one vision: to delight our customers by always going the ‘extra mile’ to… Read more »

  • ID solutions on show at ADI Expo London

    Essentra Security’s participation at the recent Expo event, organised by ADI Global Distribution, provided an excellent opportunity for the two companies to demonstrate how they are working in partnership to promote the latest generation of ID solutions to a wide audience. ADI Expo, which took place at Ascot Racecourse on 7th April, 2016, was attended… Read more »

  • The Primacy Black printer, a limited edition from Evolis…

    As part of its 15th Anniversary celebrations, Evolis is introducing a limited edition of it’s phenomenally successful Primacy printer. The stunning looking Primacy Black Edition boasts a very gracefully crafted body in red and glossy black, along with carbon effects that dress up both sides. With just 2,000 of the Primacy Black Edition units being… Read more »

  • Trust Essentra Security to provide unbeatable support

    Essentra Security provides support for all customers.

    “Brilliant, patient and its nice to have people that will help, without getting fed up of other people’s problems…I just wanted you to know that you seem to have a great team working for Essentra” Martin Hunt, Kirklees council – Working with Essentra Security for 15 successful years It is great when we can shout… Read more »

  • Upgrade for Magicard – The Enduro 3E

    Our manufacturer accredited engineers, as well as the Essentra Security sales team, have recently attended training sessions. The team are now ready to answer your questions and provide technical support on the soon to be launched, upgraded Magicard Enduro 3E printer. Ultra ID, the UK-based manufacturer of Magicard ID card printers, has announced the latest… Read more »

  • Sue Woodcock appointed Sales & Marketing Manager at Essentra Security

    Essentra Security is pleased to announce that Sue Woodcock has been appointed Sales & Marketing Manager. Sue will already be well known by many of our customers as she has worked for Essentra Security since 2010, during which she has been responsible for driving the company’s marketing activities. Prior to joining Essentra Security, Sue previously… Read more »

  • The Evolis Primacy

    Evolis Primary ID Card Printer

    The innovative design engineers at Evolis have yet again demonstrated their ability to respond to evolving market demands with the introduction of the upgraded Primacy desktop ID card printer. Innovation Since its launch three years ago, the Primacy has become a very popular choice for users who have a requirement to simultaneously print and encode… Read more »

  • Good time to play your cards right

    IFSEC International, the world’s most influential gathering for security professionals, has always provided an ideal opportunity to launch new products and the timing of this year’s show could not have been better for Essentra Security and its business partner, Magicard. Visitors to IFSEC International 2015 were among the first in Europe to see a preview… Read more »