Volume Pricing, Security Features Spur Blank Check Stock Sales at ACOM Solutions Inc. On-Line Store

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ACOM's new on-line printing supplies store is experiencing rapid growth in all sectors -- paper, blank security check stock that exceeds industry security standards, ink jet printer cartridges and MICR laser and conventional laser printer toner and supplies. Security, quality and major quantity price breaks have pushed reorder rates to above 95 percent.

Since launching its on-line printer supplies store in December 2004 with aggressive tiered pricing on its high-security blank check stock, ACOM Solutions has achieved order volume approximately double that of check stock sales through its previous, telephone sales-only supplies business and it is experiencing a reorder rate of almost 95 percent, according to vice president Gregory T. Church.

The online store, https://www.orderprintersupplies.com, sells office printing and imaging products such as toner, inkjet cartridges and blank security check stock, with emphasis on ACOM-branded blank security check stock with 12 security features standard. In contrast, Uniform Code Council (UCC) ¡§ordinary care¡¨ guidelines for avoiding check fraud liability require only seven security features in blank check stock used with MICR laser check printing solutions.

¡§With quantity pricing, medium to large companies can bring per-check paper costs down as low as 2.5 cents per check,¡¨ Church said. ¡§Small companies are not excluded in the tiered pricing plan, with on-line volume pricing available for orders of as few as 500 sheets. This is important because smaller companies sometimes lag when it comes to the use of technology, which means that in fact, they may be even more vulnerable to check fraud than their larger counterparts.¡¨

Because ACOM has been in the forefront of secure payment processing since the beginning of the laser printer era, the company is especially conscious of the need for check security, Church said, noting that more than 50 percent of all companies have been victimized by check fraud and that even now, check fraud losses account for more than $10 billion annually from forgery and alterations.

¡§There is no such thing as too much security,¡¨ he said.

    Standard security features built into ACOM-branded blank check stock include:

„X    Copier-Void Design: void appears repeatedly on the face of the check if processed through a copier

„X    Toner Grip: makes it difficult to remove or change toner ink on laser-printed documents

„X    Rainbow Prismatic Colored Stock: gradient colors make copying difficult

„X    Chemically Reactive Paper: chlorine bleach activates a brown stain on the check face

„X    Invisible Fluorescent Fibers: appear under fluorescent light

„X    Micro-Printing: Line borders comprised of words and symbols too small to be copied

„X    Security feature box: describes some of the security features, printed on back of check

„X    ABA Check Endorsement Clause: printed on back; verifies security features

„X    Watermark Certification Seal: verifies ABA and ANSI compliance; cannot be copied

„X    Endorsement Pantograph/Copy Void: Prevents scanning or copying of endorsement

„X    Non-Negotiable Stub backer: printed on the back of the stub to prevent fraudulent use of stock

„X    Sequential Numbering: printed on back of check, used for internal controls.

    ACOM security check stock is also available with an optional Check Protect with Toner Grip, a chemical stain with a multilingual VOID (English, Spanish, French) that appears when activated by chlorine-based eradicator.

ACOM¡¦s online store carries more than 600 different OEM and ACOM-branded premium compatible imaging supplies for all major brands of inkjet, bubble jet, and conventional, MICR and color laser printers.


Now in its 22nd year of business, ACOM is a leading software organization with offices and solution partners worldwide. The company develops, markets and implements advanced modular software systems for e-document management, e-payment management, B2B e-commerce management and e-purchasing management. Its award-winning solutions integrate seamlessly with enterprise applications such as ERP and CRM to optimize back-office and B2B processes. ACOM maintains corporate headquarters in Long Beach, California, iSeries division and Financial Document division headquarters in Duluth, Georgia, and regional offices located in several major U.S. cities. For more information, visit http://www.acom.com.


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