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Growing Demand for Identity Services Brings More Jobs to Springfield, Ill.

MorphoTrust USA (Safran), a leading U.S. provider of identity solutions and services and 20-year Springfield-area business veteran, today opened its new, larger facility. The expansion includes a larger customer service call center to support its rapidly growing live scan fingerprinting business, which includes enrollment in the Transportation Security Administration’s TSA Pre✓™ program and other programs under TSA’s Universal Enrollment Services, including the Transportation Worker Identity Credential (TWIC) and the Hazardous Materials Endorsement Threat Assessment Program (HTAP).

MorphoTrust is already one of the largest private-sector employers in Springfield, and has served as a local economic anchor since 1994 when a predecessor company, Innovative Archival Solutions, began providing fingerprinting services to the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services. MorphoTrust will retain a workforce of 106 employees from the previous Springfield location, and is planning to hire at least 50 additional staff as the demand for identity enrollment and verification services increases.

“MorphoTrust is thrilled to be able to expand our longstanding relationship with the city of Springfield,” said MorphoTrust CEO Bob Eckel. “Not only are we proud to support the community with new job opportunities, we are also excited to have this community support the fastest-growing segment of our business.”

MorphoTrust’s new office is co-located with an IdentoGO® Center by MorphoTrust – the enrollment center for TSA Pre✓™, TWIC and HTAP. The facility is located at 3501 Hollis Drive in Springfield.

About IdentoGO® Centers

IdentoGO® Centers by MorphoTrust provide a single location where Americans can access a growing number of identity-related services through a nationwide network of professional and convenient locations. Spanning all 50 states and U.S. territories, the primary service offered in each center is the secure capture and transmission of electronic fingerprints.

About MorphoTrust® USA

MorphoTrust USA (Safran) is “The Identity Company,” providing market-leading solutions and services to state and federal agencies as well as businesses that simplify, protect and secure the lives of Americans. The company’s offerings help ensure individuals are who they claim to be through the use of document authentication, data verification and biometric identification (face, fingerprints, iris and skin). Forty-two of 50 states use MorphoTrust solutions to produce 80% of the U.S. driver licenses and IDs – the documents citizens rely on to exercise their civil rights, gain access to benefits and services, and ensure trusted transactions while reducing fraud and enhancing national security. Other programs include U.S. passports and passport cards, as well as solutions for border management, public safety, banking and travel. MorphoTrust serves consumers through a nationwide network of 1100 IdentoGO® Centers, delivering fingerprinting and other identity-related services to over 3 million customers annually.

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