Heartland Micropayments manufactures and sells electronic cash systems that utilize smart card and off-line magnetic strip card technology. Its electronic cash systems are a combination of hardware, software and services that address the needs of small value transaction automation in a closed environment. It is made up of several components, including electronic cash cards, card issuing systems, revalue stations, card readers, data collection systems and system settlement software. The company s products are used in various facilities, including educational, corporate, correctional, laundry and health care. Located in Chattanooga, Tenn., Heartland Micropayments offers customer support through its sales department, project management department and customer service unit. In addition to technical support, the company s customer service staff assists in placing orders. Its project management department is responsible for development and refinement of software and hardware. Heartland Micropayments is a wholly owned subsidiary of Heartland Payment Systems.