ATB Financial and INTRIA Announce 7-Year Agreement

-INTRIA to provide best-in-class cheque processing and image-based services-

CALGARY AND MISSISSAUGA, ON, June 23, 2015 /CNW/ - ATB Financial and INTRIA have signed a seven-year agreement that will see INTRIA deliver innovative products and processes that modernize banking for ATB's customers.

The agreement positions ATB to start moving towards the elimination of the exchange and transportation of paper documents, matching developments in the U.S. banking industry.

"We're excited to be working closely with INTRIA to deliver experiences that make banking easier for our customers than it is today," says John Tarnowski, Vice-President of Channels, Payments and Card Services at ATB.

Over the past few years, INTRIA, a Canadian leader in integrated payment processing and currency management solutions, has invested in new technology to provide clients with cutting-edge offerings.

"We are very pleased that ATB has chosen INTRIA to provide its customers with an integrated suite of image-based products," said INTRIA President, Bob Bouey. "ATB will now be able to offer more efficient and convenient services to its clients by virtue of the digitization of cheque processing."


INTRIA Items Inc. (INTRIA) provides integrated payment processing, including Remote Deposit Capture solutions, and Currency Management services to a wide range of clients in the financial, telecommunications, government and retail sectors. Over 450 million items are processed annually through a national network of 16 highly secure processing centres optimized for digitized workflow. Established in 1996 and headquartered in Mississauga, Ontario, INTRIA is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC), a leading North American financial institution with 11 million personal banking and business clients.

About ATB

At ATB Financial, we put people first. We've been doing it for more than 75 years. In that time, we've grown from one small Treasury Branch to become the largest Alberta-based financial institution, with assets of $37.7 billion. Today, more than 5,000 team members help more than 697,000 customers in 242 Alberta communities. Like our clients, we're Albertans. Through a network of 172 branches, 130 agencies, and a Customer Care Centre, we work beside them and with them in their communities, and we root for their success because it's our success too.


For further information: Paul Maloney, Manager, Product Management & Communications, INTRIA, 905-502-4522,; Lana Cuthbertson, Communications Specialist, ATB Financial, 587-983-8478,


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