Castles Technology and JR’s POS Depot Enter Payment Hardware Distribution Agreement

ATLANTA and CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. — Jan. 16, 2019 —

Castles Technology International Corp., a globally recognized and industry-leading manufacturer of payment hardware solutions, and JR’s POS Depot, a full-service transaction equipment company, announced today that both companies have entered into an official distribution agreement that will offer point-of-sale (POS) system integrators, independent sales organizations (ISOs) and their merchants a new source for affordable, PIN pads and EMV-ready terminals.

“It is my pleasure to announce our partnership with Castles Technology,” said Riad Alakkam, CEO and President of JR’S POS Depot. “Castles Technology is known for their strength in manufacturing payment solutions for the financial, retail, hospitality and transportation sectors worldwide. JR’s POS Depot takes pride in serving the electronic transaction industry, while providing competitive pricing to our customers, our partnership will offer payment solutions and strong support to our customers, while exploring new business opportunities for both organizations.”

This new and strategic distribution partnership now means that the South Florida-based distributor can promote and resell Castles’ fleet of next-generation, cashless payments hardware — the MP200L and VEGA3000 — to its unique and vast customer base. Other support services rendered to Castles’ terminals will include secure key injection and encryption, programming, repairs and custom deployment.

“JR’s POS Depot’s years of proven industry expertise, reliability and personalized hardware support aligns with Castles’ devotion to payment technology that promotes ingenuity and 21st century thinking,” said Winston Fong, Chief Executive Officer-North America of Castles Technology International Corp.

Compact, lightweight and dynamic, Castles’ mPOS device, the MP200L, helps merchants of all shapes and sizes launch their business at anytime and anywhere. Each MP200L is EMV L1 and L2 certified, PCI-PTS 4.0 compliant and comes equipped with:

• Magnetic stripe, chip and contactless card reader functions

• Extended device performance through removable battery pack (2000 mAh)

• Optional color touchscreen and signature-capture capabilities

• Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, Micro-USB and 3G/4G LTE connectivity

Castles’ VEGA3000, also called the V3, terminals utilize clean and compact designs that secure minimal space on a merchant’s countertop or provides them the flexibility to accept payments remotely. Each V3 is EMV L1 and L2 certified, PCI-PTS 4.0 compliant and features line-busting functions that accelerate the checkout process:

• EMV contact and contactless payment methods

• Ethernet, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth communication

• Built-in printers

• 2.4” and 3.5″ color screen options; 3.5” comes with color touchscreen and signature-capture

The MP200L and V3 Countertop and Mobile terminals are now available for purchase at Agents, ISOs or merchant acquirers with additional questions about either Castles device can call JR’s POS Depot at (877) 999-7374 – Option 2.

Buyers can also visit or email [email protected] to find more information on the MP200L and V3 terminals.

About Castles Technology International Corp.

With 25 years of marketplace experience, Castles Technology has established itself as a top global manufacturer of next-generation card acceptance hardware. Our goal is to create simple, smart and secure payment solutions that provide mobility and flexibility for a diverse range of SMBs in attended and unattended payment environments such as retail, vending, micro markets, restaurants, transportation, finance, lodging and hospitality. At Castles, we are out to prove that we are a reliable partner who can help businesses maximize their profits with our future-proof point-of-sale devices and best-in-class support offerings. We pride ourselves on crafting payment solutions that are ergonomic, remove burdensome costs and integrates with any SMB’s existing POS operation. Our US headquarters are in Atlanta, Ga. Global headquarters are in Taipei, Taiwan. Castles has 11 regional offices across Asia, Europe, North and South America.

About JR’s POS Depot

JR’s POS Depot is an independent POS equipment supplier and full-service provider based in South Florida.

Services include key injection, programing and custom deployment. We offer the latest new and remanufactured POS equipment from every major manufacturer. We specialize in strategic partnerships and custom solutions. Our goal is to provide competitive pricing along with exceptional personalized service to our customers.

Established in 2000 by its founder & Chairman, Riad Alakkam, JR’s POS Depot takes pride in serving the financial transaction industry.

Our Headquarters is located at 3892 NW 124th AVE, Coral Springs FL 33065.
Toll free (877) 999-7374
Local (954)741-3433 FAX (954)741-5051
JR’s is a privately held company and is operated by its Shareholders and Officers

Press Contacts

Geoffrey Cooper – Marketing Operations (Castles Technology International Corp.)
[email protected]
470-273-6350 (Office)

Oscar Espinosa – VP, Sales and Marketing (JR’s POS Depot) [email protected]
954-741-3433 x101 (Office)