GET Group

January 09, 2013 09:30 ET

CP500 ID Card Printer System From GET Group Selected for Phase 1 of NATO Theater Access Control and Threat Identification (TACTIC) Program

WALTHAM, MA--(Marketwire - Jan 9, 2013) - Global Enterprise Technologies Corp. (GET Group), a provider of cutting-edge passport and ID systems, announced today that the CP500 ID card printer has been selected as the exclusive photo ID printer for Phase 1 of the NATO TACTIC Program. The program will take advantage of the CP500's unique combination of 600dpi printing capabilities and pigment ink for highly secure ID personalization.

Working with Creative Information Technology, Inc., (CITI), GET Group is supplying CP500 printers with built-in contact, contactless, and magnetic stripe encoding for the personalization of identity cards to be issued in Phase 1 of the NATO TACTIC program.  TACTIC will leverage CITI's manageID™ and complementary professional services to ensure that key in-theater mission-critical requirements are met.

"We are excited about the opportunity to partner with CITI in order to leverage our combined expertise on this critical NATO project," said Michael Ronayne, manager of R&D and Solutions Architecture of GET Group's Passport and ID division. "The CP500's sophisticated personalization capabilities utilize the highest possible resolution of 600dpi and durability of pigment ink, offering the technology and security demanded by this project."

GET Group's CP500 is the most advanced desktop retransfer solution in the world. The CP500 combines the superior forensics of 600dpi and solid pigment ink. The NATO TACTIC Program will take full advantage of the CP500's ability to produce a smart card in one easy step via its innovative desktop solution. For additional information on the CP500 card printer, please visit or contact GET Group at

About GET Group
For more than two decades, GET Group has led the industry with cutting-edge passport and ID systems utilizing the world's most advanced high-resolution digital printers. GET Group's worldwide presence includes offices in the United States, UAE, Egypt, Qatar, and Canada. For more information, visit

About CITI
Creative Information Technology, Inc., or CITI, was founded in 1996 and is comprised of more than 300 employees and consultants. CITI provides a wide range of professional services, software and solutions and is SEI CMMI-Level 3, PMP, ISO 20000 & ITIL certified. CITI's customers include commercial customers, international government agencies and multiple US federal government agencies including the US Department of Homeland Security and US Department of State. CITI has the distinction of designing, delivering, operating and supporting one of the largest, most sophisticated identity management and credentialing systems in the world. For more information, go to

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