The ICMA took place from 6-9 April 2014 in Fort Lauderdale, USA. Just like every year, outstanding achievements for the future of the card industry were honoured. This year, Otto Künnecke received the “Élan Award” of ICMA which has been given every year for the past 17 years. The prestigious ICMA Élan Awards cast a spotlight on the best of the best in the global card industry, honoring world-class achievements in both card design and technological innovation. Otto Künnecke received the award for outstanding developments and innovations which have or will change the card industry. The new, revolutionary “DCS System” , the first fully automatic vault in the card industry of Otto Künnecke, is one of the most innovative developments of the last few years.
„This award is a great appreciation for our developments in the last years and shows us that the company is on the right way. I thank ICMA for this award but a special thank you goes to my employees“, Carl Otto Künnecke, Managing Director and Owner of Otto Künnecke GmbH stated during the reception of the award in Fort Lauderdale.