French biometrics and aerospace firm Safran has revealed that its identity and security section will be opening an office in Costa Rica.The move is aimed to help Safran Identity & Security target growing demand of the payment industry and financial institutions in the region.Marcelo Bellini Garcia, VP Sales Payment of Safran Identity & Security in Latin America, expanded on the company's recent actions in Costa Rica:”Our new location in Costa Rica decisively reinforces our strong position in the Central American payment market. Staying close to our Central American payment customers and offering them tailored payment products and services based on a long-term, locally based relationship is extremely important for us. In this way we ensure that we can support our customers with state-of-the-art digital ID and authentication solutions to meet the demands of transparent payment technologies of the future”.Safran Identity & Security has operated in Latin America since 1999, showing a regional presence through factories and bank cards personalization centers in Brazil, Peru, Colombia and Mexico.