TransFirst® to Add PayPal™ at the Point of Sale

Hauppauge, New York (November 7, 2013) – TransFirst®, a leading provider of transaction processing services and payment enabling technologies, has announced that it is offering PayPal acceptance at the point of sale.

TransFirst can now enable card-present merchants to accept PayPal payment cards through their point of sale solutions. Point-of-sale acceptance will be facilitated over the Discover payments infrastructure.

“Our association with PayPal is a valuable strategic alliance for TransFirst,” says John Shlonsky, president and CEO of TransFirst. “This relationship provides us with new opportunities to create additional payment options to benefit our merchants and their customers by bringing new technology to the point of sale.”

“In a competitive, multi-channel payment market place, TransFirst is joining an elite group of merchant acquirers that are providing innovative solutions, convenience and choice to their merchants,” said Diane Offereins, president of Discover Payment Services.

“As consumers continue to use technology to shop in new ways, PayPal is excited to work with TransFirst,” said Don Kingsborough, V.P. Retail, PayPal. “This collaboration will help to bring the future of shopping to consumers and retailers today.

About TransFirst (

A leading provider of secure transaction processing services and payment enabling technologies, TransFirst offers innovative products and services designed with financial institution, independent sales organization, healthcare, e-commerce, government and merchant customers’ unique needs in mind. By collaborating with our customers and utilizing strong industry knowledge, we can help them grow their businesses. Founded in 1995, TransFirst continues to attain significant market share and world-class expertise in growing and profitable industry segments. Built on a platform of personal service, customer commitment and flexible pricing, TransFirst is headquartered in Hauppauge, New York, and has operations facilities in Aurora, Colorado; Broomfield, Colorado; Omaha, Nebraska; Overland Park, Kansas; Franklin, Tennessee; and Cypress, California; and executive headquarters in Dallas, Texas. Company-wide, TransFirst currently processes approximately $37 billion in annual sales volume for approximately 200,000 merchants and financial institution partners. For additional information, please call 800.745.2659 or visit



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