Worldpay deal secures Ingenico Fife jobs

Ingenico Machine

Ingenico, the Fife-based chip and PIN payment technology firm, has had its contract extended with Worldpay UK to supply card payment terminals until 2020.

Nearly 450 jobs at Ingenico UK’s Dalgety Bay site will be protected.

Worldpay has more than 300,000 customers in retail, restaurant and service sectors across the UK.

Its partnership with Ingenico began more than five years ago and the new agreement allows Worldpay to maintain and enhance its range of in-store payment services.

Ian Benn, managing director of Ingenico Northern Europe, said: “Worldpay is among the most impressive of all the payment acquirers, operating in the most competitive and innovative markets worldwide.

“This extension of our relationship shows that we share a commitment to providing the best products, the best services and the best value in an increasingly complex market.

“Our relationships with such market leaders will play a significant part in ensuring that our new products and programmes can bring new and better consumer experiences to the widest possible number of customers and retailers.”

Dave Hobday, managing director of Worldpay UK, added: “This new agreement allows us to maintain and enhance the services Worldpay delivers to over 300,000 customers across the UK, providing the most robust and state-of-the art solutions to take payments in-store.”

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