T.K.Keith Company Celebrates its 35th Anniversary

Friday, September 25, 2015

WAKEFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS (September 25, 2015) ― T.K.Keith Company, Inc., the parent company of Primax and Odyssey Merchant Services, today celebrated its 35th anniversary of providing payment services to financial institutions and businesses.

“T.K.Keith Company was founded on September 25, 1980 by Theodore Keith, Sr. and Mary B. Keith to provide management services to New England Bankcard Association and its New England-based member banks”, said Ted Keith, Jr., current President and CEO.  From those beginnings, the company grew to provide a wide range of card issuing and merchant acquiring services to banks, credit unions, private label issuers and retail businesses throughout the U.S. and into the Caribbean and Canada.

“Our focus on high-touch quality service, responsiveness and trust are designed to enable our clients to succeed in their market, our employees to grow in a secure and nurturing environment and our shareholders to enjoy long-term value”

Mr. Keith noted that the values upon which the company was founded remain the basis of its success and sustainability, stating “Our focus on high-touch quality service, responsiveness and trust are designed to enable our clients to succeed in their market, our employees to grow in a secure and nurturing environment and our shareholders to enjoy long-term value”, said Mr. Keith.

Today, the company has two operating business units: Primax, which provides card issuing and merchant acquiring services to banks, credit unions, private label issuers; and Odyssey Merchant Services, which is a merchant services organization providing payment acceptance services to financial institutions and businesses. Credit card spending for consumers and commercial business will grow to over $4 trillion this year. With the pending EMV liability shift, changing regulatory landscape and emerging mobile technology, Primax and Odyssey continues to be focused on helping its clients grow their business.

About T.K.Keith Company
Headquartered in Wakefield, Massachusetts, Primax and Odyssey Merchant Services partners with banks, credit unions and businesses of all sizes throughout the United States and the Caribbean to provide exceptional, customized payment card processing, programs and services. The company is dedicated to providing its clients outstanding customer care, state-of-the-art data security solutions and all the tools needed for card payment processing success. For more information, visit primax.us and odysseyms.net.