LMC S.p.A., operating since 1994, has been established with the purpose of manufacturing and distributing optical memory cards and reader/writer drives in Italy and abroad, under the License of LaserCard Co. (USA). By the increasing of the request of documents with high security, anti-counterfeiting and wide data storage features, LMC plays the main role in planning, integrating and carrying out optical stripe technology identification systems. LMC matches the wide data storage and incomparable anti-counterfeiting features on an extremely secure support. Lasercard technology can be used together with other technologies like contact/contact-less microprocessor, RFID, magnetic stripe, bar code (Hybrid card) by managing their relevant features. LMC supplies optical memory cards to Poligrafico dello Stato for the realization of the Italian Electronic Identity Card (CIE) and Electronic Resident Permit (PSE). LMC has a plant located in Rieti, dedicated to the manufacturing and maintenance of the readers/writers.