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Solutran Successfully Completes Statewide Implementation for Arkansas Smart Card WIC

August 2, 2018

MINNEAPOLIS, MN, Aug. 02, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Solutran announced it has completed a successful rollout for the Arkansas Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Program, processing Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) transactions statewide. This achievement followed a pilot for Arkansas WIC.Solutran’s Smart Card WIC EBT solution will revolutionize the shopping experience for over 72,500 participants in the state of Arkansas. Smart Card EBT technology provides real-time access to food benefits for participating households, replacing food instruments. This shopping enhancement allows shoppers the freedom to purchase foods when they need them the most to best support their families.Solutran’s S3™ system delivers Smart Card technology with a streamlined payment process for over 370 authorized Arkansas retailers and detailed transaction reporting for the Arkansas WIC Program.Solutran is the only processor serving the Smart Card WIC EBT industry. With highly experienced, customer-focused staff and technology framework designed to allow for system flexibility and customization, Solutran brings trusted solutions to programs of all sizes.“At Solutran, our clients are our greatest asset. We serve many different clients, but they all have one thing in common: they appreciate our service-oriented approach to the communities we serve,” said Brian May, General Manager of Government EBT at Solutran.Solutran has served WIC programs for over 25 years and continues to exceed expectations with its leading technology and the industry’s best system uptime. To date, Solutran has processed over 65 million EBT transactions representative of over $1.8 billion in food purchased at more than 36,000 retail vendors. Solutran provides processing support for 72 state and Indian Tribal Organization WIC Programs across the country.

About Solutran

Solutran is a leading national payments processor with state-of-the-art Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) technology and a long-standing reputation for excellence in customer service for high-volume payment transactions. For over 30 years, Solutran has provided customized payment solutions including rebates and check depository, WIC and SNAP payment processing, private sector EBT Healthy Savings®, and now a new directed spend rewards platform. Solutran is committed to developing and providing solutions for the ever-changing needs of all EBT industries. For more information, visit www.Solutran.com.

Brenda Berry Solutran 913.220.2263 bberry@solutran.com Mariah Anderson Solutran 763.519.7230 manderson@solutran.com

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