IdentiSys Earns 2020 Central Issuance Partner of the Year Americas from Entrust

August 12, 2021

Central Issuance Partner of the Year Award


Eden Prairie, MN — August 12, 2021 — IdentiSys, a local sales and support provider for identification, security, and tracking solutions across the United States, has received the 2020 Americas Central Issuance Partner of the Year from Entrust.

Entrust is a leading provider of trusted identities, payments and data protection with a broad portfolio of solutions including central card issuance systems. IdentiSys — an Entrust Platinum Plus Partner — offers the company’s MX Series card issuance systems to government, financial, corporate, and loyalty customers.

"We are delighted and honored to receive this award from Entrust," said Michael Shields II, President and CEO of IdentiSys. "We appreciate the partnership that we have with Entrust and are committed to continue to offer best-in-class sales, support, and customer service for all central issuance customers nationwide."

Entrust central issuance systems are designed for high volume card printing, commonly used for government identification, financial debit and credit cards, and loyalty membership or gift cards. IdentiSys provides local on-site installation, repair, and preventative maintenance services for all MX systems.

“We are incredibly proud of the strong relationships we’ve built with our partners and look forward to spotlighting the partners leading the way in their regions in both innovation and growth each year,” said Patrick Steele, Region Vice President Americas at Entrust. “Our team is excited to continue to strengthen our partnership with IdentiSys and applaud them for their efforts during an extremely challenging year.”

In addition to central card issuance, IdentiSys is an authorized Entrust partner for identity and access management, ID card printers, and PKI.

About Entrust

Entrust keeps the world moving safely by enabling trusted identities, payments and data protection. Today more than ever, people demand seamless, secure experiences, whether they’re crossing borders, making a purchase, accessing e-government services or logging into corporate networks. Entrust offers an unmatched breadth of digital security and credential issuance solutions at the very heart of all these interactions. With more than 2,500 colleagues, a network of global partners, and customers in over 150 countries, it’s no wonder the world’s most entrusted organizations trust us. For more information, visit

About IdentiSys

Founded in 1999, IdentiSys Inc. offers complete identification, security and tracking solutions, including most applications using a plastic card, ID badge, metal tag, or biometric. Its divisions include Gebco HawaiiLINSTAR, and ID Connection, serving the reseller marketplace. The Eden Prairie, Minnesota Company is North America’s largest supplier of security, ID and card solutions to end users, representing over 70 key identification, card fulfillment and security suppliers while providing superior service and support to over 75,000 customers in corporate, education, healthcare, financial, government, gaming and many other markets.

IdentiSys is a member of Identification Systems Group (ISG), Identification Systems Dealer Association (ISDA), National Association of Campus Card Users (NACCU), Photo Marketing Association (PMA), Professional Security Alliance (PSA), and National Systems Contractors Association (NSCA); Gebco Hawaii is a member of BindRite Dealers Association; ID Connection is a member of Security Industry Association (SIA). (


Nam Huynh
Director of Digital Marketing
IdentiSys Inc.
7630 Commerce Way
Eden Prairie, MN 55344
Phone: 952-697-6281