News | January 5, 2011

BlueStar Distributes EVOLIS Card Printing Solutions

Source: BlueStar, Inc.

EVOLIS and BlueStar partner to offer turnkey solutions in the US and Latin America markets

BlueStar, a leading global distributor of ADC, mobility, point-of-sale, RFID, digital signage, and ID and security technology solutions, is now a distributor of the full line of EVOLIS products in the United States and Latin America markets.

EVOLIS designs, manufactures and markets a comprehensive assortment of plastic card printers and printing systems. EVOLIS offers a printer for every requirement, allowing users to personalize any printing application that requires the instant, decentralized and simple delivery of customized cards.

"EVOLIS' high-performance printers provide resellers with versatile, cost-effective solutions that can be implemented in all vertical markets," said Rob Dorsey, vice president of sales at BlueStar. "We feel that by adding EVOLIS to our complete vendor catalog, we are increasing collaboration possibilities within the BlueStar portfolio to provide innovative opportunities for our value-added resellers."

Resellers of EVOLIS printers and printing solutions will benefit from the availability of BlueStar's award-winning technical support and service center, in addition to BlueStar's complete selection of value adds, available exclusively to resellers. "We are very excited about this partnership with BlueStar," said Gerardo Talavera, managing director of EVOLIS for the Americas."The addition of BlueStar to the EVOLIS family of direct partners will allow us to offer comprehensive ID solutions to key vertical markets while benefiting from BlueStar's impeccable commitment to providing value-added support and services to its reseller network."

EVOLIS at BlueStar will also include the distribution of EVOLIS cleaning kits, printer ribbons, replacement kits, additional cards feeders and other spare parts and supplies, designed specifically for all EVOLIS products. Contact Cyndi Moore, BlueStar's EVOLIS representative, at 1-859-371-4423 ext. 3292 or to get started today. You can also visit

About BlueStar
BlueStar is the leading global distributor of solutions-based ADC, Mobility, Point-of-Sale, RFID, Digital Signage, and ID & Security technology. BlueStar works exclusively with value-added resellers, providing them with complete solutions, business development and marketing support. The company brings unequaled expertise to the market, offers award-winning technical support and is an authorized service center for a growing number of manufacturers. BlueStar is the exclusive distributor for the In-a-Box Solutions Series, delivering hardware, software and critical accessories in one bundle, with technology solutions across all of the verticals. For more information about BlueStar value-adds for VARs and independent software developers, please contact a BlueStar Account Executive at 1-800-354-9776 or visit

EVOLIS designs, manufactures and markets a complete range of solutions for personalization of plastic cards. These printers integrate all the options necessary for incorporating graphic, magnetic and electronic personalization (smart cards, with contact and contactless RFID technology) of all types of cards (payment cards, transit passes, loyalty cards, etc.). Based in France, with subsidiaries in Miami (USA) and Singapore, and representative offices in Tokyo (Japan) and Shenzhen (China), EVOLIS is represented in more than 100 countries in the world via a network of importers, distributors and technology integrators.

SOURCE: BlueStar, Inc.