ICS Corporation completes SOC 2 data security audit; Compliance audits administered by 360 Advanced

 
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WEST DEPTFORD, NJ – ICS Corporation, a leader in print and mail marketing distribution for clients nationwide, has completed a rigorous audit of its data security processes and systems.  To earn compliance under the demanding System and Organization Controls 2 (SOC 2) standards. This examination was performed by 360 Advanced, a respected national Qualified Security Assessor and Certified Public Accounting firm based in Tampa, FL.

 “Maintaining compliance with the highest level of information security standards is vital to ICS remaining on the forefront of our industry.” commented Dennis Fish, Information Technology Director. “This is the third year we have completed the SOC 2 audit process. Each year we see increased value in having this evaluation performed. Quite simply, it validates the year-round efforts of our staff and makes us a better company.”

 The objective of a SOC 2 Type 2 examination is the expression of an opinion about whether the control principles have been effectively designed to meet accepted practices.  The engagement is conducted in a manner that establishes the design of the system of controls as of a point in time, and to assist the service organization in improving the capabilities of its core processes.

“This process is an evolutionary one,” said Fish. “Our clients in all industries, from financial services and healthcare, to our non-profit and retail clients, demand that our operating controls are world-class. Following the control principles of programs like SOC 2 and those prescribed through other audit processes ensures that we stay on the cutting edge to protect our assets as well as those of our clients.”

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ICS Corporation Adds Oce ColorStream & MailStream Direct to Growing Equipment List

The Océ ColorStream 3900Z & Pitney Bowes MailStream Direct have been added to our fleet of in-house equipment. These new pieces of equipment support our ongoing commitment to our clients; to provide full variable data solutions while consistently looking for ways to improve speed to market. 

Adding the Océ ColorStream 3900Z expands our printing capacity up to 600,000 more pieces a day. In addition to expanding our volume, this press also adds an in-line perforating & punching enhancement option. The Océ complements the other preexisting inkjet and digital presses, and will ultimately be responsible for our white-paper in, full-color out production. Its ability to handle the demand for fully variable production and highly flexible color capabilities will allow us to work hand-in-hand with our clients to provide more color variable solutions.   

The Pitney Bowes MailStream Direct has provided ICS a precise and efficient way to process complex high-value direct mail.  With processing speeds up to 22,000 pieces per hour, the MailStream Direct not only yields high productivity but also, efficiently tracks every piece via Perfect Match Camera System as it flows through the machine.   

ICS Corporation awarded the 2018 Direct Marketer of the Year Award

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The PhillyDMA Direct Marketer of the Year recipient represents the embodiment of true excellence in marketing in our region and in our industry. In the past, outstanding individuals have been awarded this special designation as an acknowledgment of their achievements. This year, the PhillyDMA chose to honor not just a single individual, but an entire company who has demonstrated industry leadership and that direct marketing is still a thriving and vital part of our business community.

In 1965, Richard Bastian & Richard Prendergast founded Instant Copy Service, a small print and copy facility in Philadelphia PA. 50 years later and enough stories to write a direct mail horror book, ICS has grown into a company that elevates and supports some of today’s largest mailers. ICS’ unique way of working combines fun and innovation while maintaining a responsible, supportive, and a transparent rapport with our clients.

Servicing clients that are at the forefront of the financial, insurance, fintech, non-profit and healthcare industries, ICS mailed roughly 650,000,000 mail pieces in 2017 for 45 national clients with capacity to do over a billion.

Our new state of the art facility houses digital imaging, bindery, lettershop and commingle/dropship postal logistics.

We are thrilled, humbled and proud to be recognized as the PDMA marketer of the year.

 

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