Bangkok, September 16, 2020 – dzcard, the largest smart cards manufacturer in South-East Asia, is delivering its dual Interface EMV debit card to KBank, one of the top three largest banks in Thailand. These debit cards are attached to KBank x BLACKPINK Project that is targeting a new generation of Thai customers with active lifestyles.
With the KBank x BLACKPINK Project, KBank is introducing a newly-designed KBank x BLACKPINK (Black Edition) Debit Card that comes with multiple privileges for online spending and contactless payment via K PLUS. With the promise that you can #DoWhateverYouBelieve, the KBank x BLACKPINK Debit Card aims at creating a new experience for the new generation by showcasing extraordinary lifestyles, such as dining and shopping via the viewpoint of each BLACKPINK’s artist. KBank’s customers can choose from five different card designs: four cards are featuring each of the individual artists, and one card is featuring the entire group. The debit cards come with a specially designed 3D frame, and online shopping privileges – including discounts on Shopee, Lazada, Grab, GrabFood, foodpanda and many others.
“By introducing the KBank x BLACKPINK Black Edition Debit Card, KBank is making an impact on the Thai’s banking card market and is reinforcing its position as a financial service leader in South-East Asia. This is the first time that a Thai bank is teaming up with the world-renowned K-Pop girl group,” said Teerasade Phutthichotiruksa, Managing Director of dzcard greater South-East Asia. “The KBank x BLACKPINK Black Edition Debit Card comes with a Dual Interface chip allowing it to be used contactless to withdraw money or make payment. The KBank x BLACKPINK Black Edition Debit Cards also come with a BLACKPINK exclusive photo frame and a new BLACKPINK theme on customers’ K PLUS account. By trusting dzcard to handle this very strategic project, KBank has given dzcard the opportunity to demonstrate dzcard’s capacity to deal with complex banking projects. Working closely with KBank, dzcard has brought the full power of the company’s internal capabilities and resources to develop high-quality products.”
dzcard is the leading smart cards manufacturer in South-East Asia and Africa. dzcard is securing everyday lives in a connected world.
dzcard aims to provide solutions to the increasingly complex and fragmented digital lives by securing transactions, protecting identities and ensuring connections. It is empowering payment, fintech’s, telecom and governmental institutions with trustworthy product & solutions.
dzcard is a fully integrated company and offer an entire range of products, cards, packaging, personalisation, digital solutions and encrypted authentication.
The company has more than 1,000 collaborators, operations in 3 continents. With 2 factories and 5 scheme certified personalisation centres, dzcard is delivering its solutions to clients all around the globe.
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About Kasikornbank (KBank)
KBank is a Thailand-based commercial bank conducting businesses through a network of branches covering all parts of Thailand and certain cities overseas. Kbank provides commercial banking services including personal and commercial banking, international trade, as well as investment banking services, to its customers throughout Thailand. KBank operates an extensive branch network nationwide. Currently, KBank has 886 branches and 10,973 self-service channels in Thailand. In addition, the KBank international network now includes 16 establishments in 8 countries, with operations and services centralized at the Head Office.
For more information, visit www. kasikornbank.com