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Document Security Systems, Inc., through its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures, markets, and sells paper and plastic products to protect information from unauthorized scanning, copying, and digital imaging in the United States and internationally. The company’s DSS Packaging and Printing Group segment produces custom paperboard packaging products for pharmaceutical, beverage, photo packaging, toy, specialty foods, direct marketing, and other industries; and provides secure and commercial printing services for end-user customers. This segment also offers security papers, vital records, prescription papers, birth certificates, receipts, manuals, identification materials, entertainment tickets, secure coupons, parts tracking forms, brochures, direct mailing pieces, catalogs, business cards, etc. Its DSS Plastics Group segment manufactures laminated and surface printed cards comprising magnetic stripes, bar codes, holograms, signature panels, invisible ink, micro fine printing, guilloche patterns, biometric, radio frequency identification, and watermarks for printed plastic documents, such as ID cards, event badges, and driver’s licenses. The company’s DSS Digital Group segment provides data center centric solutions to businesses and governments through the cloud. This segment also develops, markets, and sells digital information services, including data hosting, disaster recovery, and data back-up and security services. Its DSS Technology Management segment acquires or internally develops patented technology or intellectual property assets. Document Security Systems, Inc. markets its anti-counterfeiting products and technologies under the AuthentiGuard brand name. The company was formerly known as New Sky Communications, Inc. and changed its name to Document Security Systems, Inc. in July 1992. Document Security Systems, Inc. was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in Rochester, New York.

111 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/30/15
Founded in 1984

document security systems (DSS) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer and Director
Total Annual Compensation: $420.0K
President and Director
Total Annual Compensation: $297.3K
Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer
Total Annual Compensation: $150.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

document security systems (DSS) Key Developments

Document Security Systems, Inc. Appoints Joseph L. Sanders as Member of Board of Directors

Effective on October 1, 2015, Document Security Systems, Inc. appointed Joseph L. Sanders as a member of the company's Board of Directors to fill one of the Board's available vacancies. Mr. Sanders serves as Vice-President of Investments and Banking at Newport Coast Securities in Huntington Beach, California.

Document Security Systems, Inc. Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Second Quarter and Six Months Ended June 30, 2015

Document Security Systems, Inc. reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2015. For the quarter, the company's total revenue was $4,196,000 compared to $4,883,000 a year ago. Operating loss was $1,095,000 compared to $2,215,000 a year ago. Loss before income taxes was $1,039,000 compared to $2,339,000 a year ago. Net loss was $1,043,000 compared to $2,344,000 a year ago. Basic and diluted loss per share was $0.02 compared to $0.06 a year ago. Adjusted EBITDA was $239,000 compared to $633,000 a year ago. The 56% decrease in net loss was the result of the improvement in results due to the reductions in costs of nearly every expense category that more than offset the decrease in revenue incurred during the quarter. For the six months, the company's total revenue was $7,625,000 compared to $8,511,000 a year ago. Operating loss was $2,640,000 compared to $5,173,000 a year ago. Loss before income taxes was $2,682,000 compared to $5,389,000 a year ago. Net loss was $2,690,000 compared to $5,399,000 a year ago. Basic and diluted loss per share was $0.06 compared to $0.13 a year ago. Net cash used by operating activities was $927,591 compared to $1,103,677 a year ago. Purchase of equipment and building improvements was $57,486 compared to $157,789 a year ago. Purchase of intangible assets was $3,237 compared to $1,196,980 a year ago. Adjusted EBITDA was $1,109,000 compared to $1,731,000 a year ago.

Document Security Systems, Inc. Announces Resignation of Peter Hardigan as Chief Operating Officer and Director

Document Security Systems, Inc. announced that on July 31, 2015, Peter Hardigan's employment term as Chief Operating Officer of the company expired in accordance with the terms of his Amended Employment Agreement with the company, dated November 20, 2012, and assumed by the company on July 1, 2013. Therefore, effective on July 31, 2015, Mr. Hardigan's employment as Chief Operating Officer of the Company terminated. In conjunction with his termination of employment, Mr. Hardigan resigned from the company's Board of Directors effective on August 1, 2015.


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