Jim Cooney Receives ACE Certification
CPS Cards, a leading provider of plastic and paper card solutions, has announced that Jim Cooney, Vice President, has earned the ICMA’s (International Card Manufacturers Association) ACE-P certification for his expertise in card personalization.
The ACE designation is granted to card manufacturing professionals who have extensive knowledge of the processes involved in card manufacturing and/or card personalization and fulfillment. A minimum of two years of experience working in the card industry as a manufacturer, personalization or service bureau, or as a supplier is required to qualify for the exam.
The ACE-P designation evaluates the skills and knowledge of professionals in eight major categories including: printing and barcodes, magnetic stripe encoding, embossing, laser engraving, smart card encoding, financial transaction card data, fulfillment, and standards/testing. An ACE accreditation acknowledges an individual’s competence, dedication and commitment to their craft.
“As one of the foremost experts in this industry, Jim strives to remain current on the latest innovations and advancements in the card personalization business,” said Tom Knaus, President, CPS Cards. “We are very proud of Jim’s latest achievement as it reflects his continued commitment to providing our customers with leading-edge card solutions that best suit their needs.”