About Us

Higgins Corporation, first founded in 1960 as Higgins Office Products, started delivering products designed to meet the changing needs of local businesses. Through the decades, we have closely evaluated new technologies that best serve our customers. Our vision brought us from the sales of office equipment and supplies to the very diverse products and technology we now offer today. Our network of identity experts and skilled support technicians meet the needs of many markets with a comprehensive product line. Specializing in, Plastic Card and Photo ID Printers, Software, Supplies and Accessories, Embossers and Metal Debossers, Security and Visitor Management solutions, Two-factor Authentication and Smart Cards, Emergency Management Accountability Equipment and Software , Financial Instant Issuance, and Healthcare Patient Identification.

Over the years we have developed and maintained relationships in many markets; expanding our local reach to serve:

  • Corporate
  • Education: K-12
  • Education: College/ University
  • Healthcare: From Clinics, Offices, Centers & Hospitals
  • State & Local Government: Agencies, Municipalities, States & Departments
  • Financial Institutions
  • Membership Associations
  • Gaming & Casino

We have developed, and pride ourselves on, these 4 major marketing areas:

Secure Identity, Plastic ID Card Printers and Software

We are proud to offer New England the industry’s top leading brands including: Datacard, HID, Fargo, Identiv, Evolis, IDP, Matica, Gemalto, AMT Datasouth, Zebra, CIM, Card Exchange and many more.

These brands have redefined secure identity technology and have established themselves as some of the country’s or world’s largest manufacturers of card personalization systems and plastic cards. Their product lines fill the spectrum from embossing and encoding to thermal printing of barcodes, graphic images and photos and enable us to provide solutions for a wide variety of industries.

Our hard work and world-class line of solutions have been keys to us becoming the leader in the card personalization systems in New England.

Situation Management & Tracking

Emergency Management is a large part of our focus. Our NIMS compliant Incident Command Systems are used by a variety of agencies. These solutions include the ability to issue credentials and accurately track on-site personnel and assets at an incident. These systems can be used in a variety of incidents such as fires, natural disasters, evacuations, field events and exercise, and in interagency mode. Interoperability among agencies is vital in a mutual aid incident. Leading brands include Tactron, Salamander and Elliot Data Systems.

OpenTech Services PeopleTrack Visitor, Membership & Student Tracking Software offers both emergency situation tracking as well as daily tracking, management, and event tracking features.

Supplies, Cards & Accessories

Cards, Ribbons, Laminate, Patient Wristbands, Cleaning Cards & Kits, and Accessories; all the necessary additions to accompany your Printers and Credential Systems can be found at Higgins Corporation. Leading brands include Brady PeopleID, Bristol ID, Allegion, AllSafe and PDC.

Hardware and software installation, training and on-going support services

You can rely on our staff of manufacturer certified, highly trained and skilled, technology support, technician professionals to deliver superior service. Service is available to you seven days a week, twenty-four hours a day, three hundred and sixty five days a year. Support Service assists our sales staff in assessing and addressing customer needs and expectations to provide optimal solutions.

We will be glad to supply you with references of key individuals in many respected organizations who will reiterate our statement that we deliver everything we promise. The professionalism, effort and skills of each of our employees follow a long tradition of achievement and customer satisfaction.

Higgins takes pride in having made quality our trademark since 1960 by providing outstanding sales and support services throughout New England.


The Identification Systems GroupISG_Logo_Member_Web2

Higgins is a proud member of the Identification Systems Group (ISG).  The ISG is a nationwide network of local experts in identification, security and card personalization solutions, providing high quality, cost-effective solutions backed by local dealer support and the strength of our Professional Services Certification program,

ISG, an alliance of Identification Systems dealers are committed to meeting the highest standards possible in products and services! Members have been operating their independent businesses for an average of more than 15 years. Among the measures of success are: employment of approximately 525 dedicated Sales and Technical professionals, and combined annual sales of over $250,000,000.00. Throughout the U.S. and Canada we exceed our Customers’ expectations by delivering state-of-the-art technology, and the services of highly skilled Sales and Technical professionals.

The goal of the organization is to provide a complete, world-class line of products and complimentary services to existing and prospective customers. The emergence of new markets has created exciting opportunities for substantial growth of the ISG.

We are Authorized Dealers and ON-SITE service providers for major brands specializing in sales and technical support of:

  • Identification Cards and Systems
  • Graphics Systems
  • School Photo Card Systems
  • Promotional Cards and Systems
  • Health Care Systems for Patient Identification and Tracking
  • Health Care Cards and Wristbands
  • Entitlement Programs
  • Metal Plate Embossing and Debossing
  • Plastic Card Embossing
  • Frequency Marketing Programs
  • Tracking Systems
  • Access Control Systems
  • Labor Accounting and Reporting Systems
  • Third Party Product Service
  • Depot Repair Service
  • Biometric Systems
  • Smart Card Systems
  • Retail Card Systems
  • Proximity Cards
  • Barcode Systems and Readers
  • Card Imprinters

We appreciate having the opportunity to serve you!


The ARMET GROUP

A Physical Access and Identification Management Solutions Expert Group

ARMET Group is an association of experienced solution providers that empowers administrators and employers with identification and secure access technology solutions – giving you the information and resources you need for a higher level of safety and security in your workplace or campus.

Serving the continental U.S. with innovative, high quality identification management and access control solutions, the ARMET Group delivers sales, support, service and integration of hardware and software solutions for a more secure and safe working and learning environment.

Knowledge is power – and knowing who does and doesn’t belong is more critical than ever before. You can trust ARMET Group to guide you through the latest in identification management solutions for business, education, healthcare and government. Our goal: giving you the power to protect your people, places and things through secure identification management and access control.