CARLSBAD, CA, – June 5, 2012 – AP Technology, a leading provider of innovative payment solutions, including secure check issuance, today announced an agreement with Western Union Business Solutions, a business unit of The Western Union Company and leader in global payment services, to offer AP Technology business clients an online service to meet their international payment needs.
The international payments service offered through AP Technology’s website
(www.aptechnology.com) enables businesses to make and manage payments 24 hours a day,
seven days a week from their computers. Clients can use the service to make payments in more than 135 currencies, check real-time exchange rates and fees, and receive live customer support. The platform allows payers to lock in exchange rates and gives payees certainty on the precise amount expected.
“AP Technology is very pleased to partner with Western Union, a world leader in global payment solutions, to service the foreign electronic payment requirements of our clients. We see a high level of compatibility between the growth and direction of the Western Union Business Solutions’ global payments platform and AP Technology’s expanding suite of secure payment solutions. This service provides any business an easy and convenient way to manage their international payments and foreign currency purchases,” states Donovan Perkins, SVP Business Development.
Ian Taylor, SVP Global Sales, Western Union Business Solutions states, “AP Technology’s clients seeking to compete in a global marketplace will appreciate the speed, accuracy and reliability that is now available to them to perform cross border transactions via our payments platform. We look forward to building our relationship with AP Technology to offer outstanding service, practical tools, and convenience for business clients.”
About Western Union
The Western Union Company is a leader in global payment services. Together with its Vigo, Orlandi Valuta, Pago Facil and Western Union Business Solutions branded payment services, Western Union provides consumers and businesses with fast, reliable and convenient ways to send and receive money around the world, to send payments and to purchase money orders. The Western Union, Vigo and Orlandi Valuta branded services are offered through a combined network of approximately 500,000 agent locations in 200 countries and territories. In 2011, The Western Union Company completed 226 million consumer-to-consumer transactions worldwide, moving $81 billion of principal between consumers, and completed 425 million business payments. For more information, visit www.westernunion.com.
About Western Union Business Solutions
Western Union Business Solutions enables companies of all sizes to send and receive international payments and manage foreign exchange, creating unique solutions tailored to suit their FX needs. Businesses are supported by a network of trading offices, strategic banking relationships and a global clearing network.
About AP Technology
AP Technology is a leading provider of payment origination software. The company’s solutions enhance the security and efficiency of payment origination and reporting for over 5500 businesses and financial institutions nationwide. These solutions include APSecure Official Check Issuance
Software, SecurePay Positive Pay File Conversion Software, SecureCheck-Pro 7 Check Issuance Software, and the e-HUB Bank Payments Hub and Secure Communications Technologies. From our ground-breaking accomplishments in secure laser check printing to our bank cashier’s check printing solutions, AP Technology has a long history of developing industry-leading innovations in MICR check printing and fraud prevention. The company is also a leading provider of ACH origination through its e-HUB payments platform. AP Technology is currently partnered with seven of the ten leading U.S. commercial banks. For more information, visit www.aptechnology.com.
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