Headquartered in Chandler, Arizona, Element Payment Services, Inc., a Vantiv Company (NYSE: VNTV), is an industry leading software company that develops PCI DSS compliant technology designed to secure the processing, transmitting, and storing of payment card related data. Element’s technology is deployed through partnerships with Point of Interaction (POI) hardware vendors and business management software providers. Engineered using service-oriented architecture, Element's Express Processing Platform allows for easy integration and supports advanced technologies including tokenization and point-to-point encryption.
Recently acquired, Element is now backed by Vantiv, a leading, integrated payment processor differentiated by a single, proprietary technology platform. Vantiv offers a comprehensive suite of traditional and innovative payment processing and technology solutions to merchants and financial institutions of all sizes in the U.S., enabling them to address their payment processing needs through a single provider. Vantiv builds strong relationships with customers, helping them become more efficient, more secure and more successful. Vantiv is the third largest merchant acquirer and the largest PIN debit acquirer based on number of transactions in the U.S.