ROCHESTER, N.Y., Aug. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Document Security Systems, Inc. (NYSE Amex: DSS; "DSS"), a world-wide developer and manufacturer of security and authentication solutions which prevent counterfeiting and brand fraud announced today that it has been awarded an annual packaging manufacturing order contract from Walgreens (NYSE: WAG) worth approximately $2.9 million through August 2012, with additional opportunities for non-contract work.
DSS Chief Operating Officer, Robert Bzdick stated, "We value our relationship with Walgreens and we are very pleased to be chosen for their packaging needs. Also, it is important to note that in addition to this contract DSS was recently asked to submit a package design for another product offered by Walgreens. In addition we continue to explore other production opportunities at Walgreens that can utilize the products and services offered by the various DSS divisions."
About DSS (Document Security Systems, Inc.)
DSS is comprised of four operating groups, DSS Plastics Group, DSS Printing Group, DSS Packaging Group and DSS Digital Group. Through these divisions, DSS provides counterfeit prevention and comprehensive brand and digital information protection solutions to corporations, governments, and financial institutions around the world. DSS develops and manufactures products and services containing patented and patent pending optical deterrent technologies that help prevent counterfeiting and brand fraud from the use of the most advanced scanners and copiers in the market.The Company owns numerous patented and patent-pending technologies and products. DSS uses its covert and overt technologies to protect a wide range of documents including, but not limited to, consumer packaging, vital records, ID Cards/RFID, smart cards, passports, gift certificates, checks and coupons. The Company also protects digital information via secure cloud computing and disaster recovery services. Furthermore, DSS uses its extensive knowledgebase to provide comprehensive brand protection solutions to its customers. From risk analysis and vulnerability assessment, to systems integration and monitoring, DSS offers the advanced tools and knowledgebase needed to protect the world's most valuable and at-risk brands. DSS's customized solutions are designed to protect against product diversion, counterfeit, and other costly and damaging occurrences. For more information on DSS and its subsidiaries, please visit DSSsecure.com. Follow DSS on Facebook, click HERE. For more information: