Plastic cards


The shape and dimensions of plastic cards were determined by the standards of the banking sector which had introduced the 85,72 x 54,03 x 0,76 mm form. There are, however, many cases where the only limitation as regards the shape of a card or a pendant exists only in imagination. Owing to the most modern die cutting equipment, we are able to offer our Customers products in any form. Regardless of the form, the quality of the cards remains at the highest level. Since it is always we that adjust to our Customers’ expectations, not the other way round, we are prepared for the implementation of both traditional and non-standard solutions.

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All stages of the production and personalisation of cards take place under strict supervision of our professionals. First, the cards reach the Design Studio, where they are subject to art processing compliant with the project supplied to us by the Customer. The project is properly adjusted to the specificity of our equipment. The next stage takes place on the production line where printing of cards is executed by merging the printed sheets with layers of laminate. Also at this moment the welding and die cutting of cards takes place. Finally, the products are personalised and packed.

Cards are made with the application of a technique called dry offset. This allows for precise maintenance of the shapes and shades in accordance with the supplied design. Special paints, intended for the application of prints onto synthetic surfaces, are used in two colour standards (CMYK and Pantone). Colours are made permanent by UV technology that protects them from blurring/smudging already as they leave the printing machine.

 

  Ecologically responsible – SONY cards


As the first in Poland, SONY decided to replace all common plastic cards with the biodegradable ones. We are pleased to participate in this process of replacing the cards as a supplier of biodegradable cards to SONY. SONY STYLE cards, as they have been until now, will be replaced by cards that can biodegrade within up to 39 months.

Additionally, together with SONY, we initiated huge operation of collecting plastic cards that will be recycled.
We would like to invite other institutions to join in the common pro-ecological activities.

 

 

Types of plastic cards:

Plastic cards with a print
The most popular and at the same time the simplest plastic card contains only elements intended for visual identification. Plastic cards manufactured in such form do not contain either electronic or magnetic data carriers. As a manufacturer, we can observe this type of cards being commonly applied as identification tags or elements of loyalty programmes. The pricelist of plastic cards is varied depending on the complexity and difficulty level of the order execution. More

Magnetic cards
A magnetic stripe is one of the commonly used information carriers allowing for the data transmission and read-out with the use of special appliances. Magnetic cards have multiple applications, and are most frequently used in payment systems or in places where there is a developed technical infrastructure for the reading of data from such type of data carrier. More

Chip cards
Such a universal information carrier as a chip has led electronic contact cards to have currently multiple applications. Most of the time, chip cards are equipped with one or more printed circuits that ensure a high level of data protection. The advantage of chip cards is the possibility of applying a single data carrier to use many services. Cards of this type are very frequently used in access control, information protection and payment systems. More

Electronic proximity cards
Seemingly, proximity cards do not differ from our traditional products. The basic difference lies in the application of a special electronic system that is embedded in the card. This element creates the possibility of using the card data carrier without the necessity of direct contact of the card with the data reader. The proximity cards are often applied as electronic identification tags, library cards,  municipal communication cards and payments cards. More

Dual cards
Dual cards are characterised by the application of two interfaces (proximity and contact) within one electronic system. Such cards are perceived as multiple application tools most often used in the identification, access or security systems. Dual cards have been increasingly introduced in governmental programmes, e.g. as health service cards etc.

Hybrid cards
Double protection possessed by hybrid cards ensures their greater functionality. The product is always equipped with two independent information carriers that enable the development of the existing technical infrastructure without the necessity of incurring additional costs connected with printing new cards. This is the solution that provides the possibility of providing the functionality of the data carrier with additional options.

 

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