Established in 1988, Electronic Merchant Systems has grown to become a leading provider of payment processing & merchant services.
We process and safeguard many types of electronic payment transactions including all major credit cards, debit cards, EBT, stored-value, and electronic check services.
Electronic Merchant Systems’ mission is to be the industry leader in merchant services by providing an innovative suite of business solutions, a high level of quality service, and having professional, dedicated employees that increase the financial well-being of our clients.
We’ve been in business for over 30 years processing and protecting sensitive personal and cardholder data. The company was founded by providing high quality payment processing services and support to traditional retail merchants. EMS has expanded its focus to offer a variety of eCommerce and mobile payment solutions so that merchants can benefit from the continually evolving customer landscape.
Oct. 23 2018
Acquired Total Touch Point of Sale.
Oct. 7 2018
EMS Receives 700th Google Review.
May. 1 2018
Relocated Corporate office to Downtown Cleveland.
Apr. 13 2018
EMS Receives 600th Google Review.
Apr. 10 2018
Recognized by Zippia.com as one of the Top 20 Places to Work in Cleveland, Ohio.
Nov. 22 2017
EMS Receives 500th Google Review.
Nov. 20 2017
Received our 500th customer review on Google Reviews.
Aug. 1 2017
Recognized by Retail CIO Outlook Magazine as a Top 10 Retail Mobility Solutions Provider.
Jun. 15 2017
Launched MaxxPay Point of Sale for retail and restaurants.
Feb. 1 2017
Achieved Glassdoor.com Open Company status.
Feb. 1 2015
Started deploying solutions ready for EMV, Apple Pay, and Samsung Pay
Jul. 22 2013
EMS+ Mobile Payment Product Launched
Nov. 1 2011
Restaurant Online Ordering Platform Released
Oct. 11 2010
ConvenuPay Government Surcharge Program Roll-Out
Mar. 20 2007
BizFunds Merchant Cash Advance
Sep. 15 2005
Web Design & eCommerce Store Program Rollout
Feb. 1 2001
Gift & Loyalty Program Roll-out
Mar. 22 1998
Installed first web-based virtual terminal merchant
Sep. 7 1994
Installed first Mac software-based POS merchant
Jun. 15 1993
Installed first PC Software-based POS merchant
Mar. 29 1988
First Terminal-based Merchant Boarded (Chinese Restaurant)