Color Printer instantly personalizes plastic cards.

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Addressing needs of small organizations, Tattoo² is designed for applications such as membership cards, loyalty cards, and visitors' and employees badges with text, pictures, logos, and bar codes. Portable printer weighs 5.5 lb, and provides cards/badges for events that require effective visitor management system. It features standard 100-card detachable feeder as well as manual feeding mode for printing cards singly or in small batches.

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Evolis Rolls out Its Entry-Level Strategy with Its Latest Color Printer: Tattoo²

The one-stop solution for plastic card personalization in small runs

Angers, France, October 16, 2007 - Evolis, the European leader in solutions for plastic card personalization, announces the launch of Tattoo², an advanced color printer tailored for instant personalization of cards.

Evolis demonstrates further its commitment to making plastic card printing affordable with the launch of Tattoo². This new model, which is the most compact printer in the market, benefits from the expertise and features that make Evolis printing solutions stand out from the crowd: simple operation, first-rate performances, quality printing and a low upfront investment.

With Tattoo², Evolis taps the entry-level segment of the market and addresses the needs of small organizations (SMEs, sports clubs, associations, branch offices, libraries, canteens and local authorities) that are looking for simple way to issue cards. Tattoo² is designed for card personalization on-demand or in small runs, and for applications such as membership cards, loyalty cards and visitors' and employees badges (with text, pictures, logos and bar codes).

Tattoo²: the most compact printer in its category

Tattoo² makes a difference thanks to its size. A lightweight printer (just 2.4 kgs - 5.5 lbs), Tattoo² is a follow-me printer that will personalize cards and badges for mobile applications, as well as for trade shows and events that require an effective visitor management system. Its elegant and contemporary design makes it the ultimate printer at reception counters and welcome desks of any organization.

Tattoo² features a standard 100-card detachable feeder as well as a manual feeding mode for printing cards singly or in small batches.

As a user-friendly printer, Tattoo² benefits from a clamshell-designed access that eases ribbon installation or replacement, and offers an exclusive Push & Twist system that makes print-head replacement really simple.

About Evolis (

Evolis designs, manufactures and markets a comprehensive range of personalization solutions for plastic cards. The Evolis printers include all features for graphical, magnetic and electrical personalization (smart card, with contact or contactless - RFID) of multi-purpose cards (employee badges, student IDs, bank cards, etc.). Headquartered in Angers, France, Evolis has a branch office in Miami (USA) and Singapore. The company reported revenues of EUR 29 million (USD 36.1 million) in 2006. Evolis has 125 employees and is represented in more than 90 countries globally.

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