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Eco Friendly Options for your Plastic Card Printing

There is now a greener option for plastic card printing. At Swype, we offer eco friendly plastic cards to protect […]

5 things to Consider With Events Passes

Events passes offer so much to your event. It’s more than just card. It can ensure speedy access, control crowd […]

Plastic loyalty cards – perfect for marketing at Fresher’s Week

If you are planning on marketing your company at fresher’s week this year, plastic loyalty cards are a fantastic marketing […]

A Hat Trick of Cards to Get Set for Next Season

With the re-introduction of fans hopefully back into stadiums for the 2021-22 season, it’s important to get prepared for the […]

Lead Times & Artwork Policy

Swype prides itself on delivering a fast-turnaround, short run service across multiple combinations of card requirements. Our service to you […]

Creating the perfect artwork for your plastic cards

Gone are the days when plastic cards were restricted for use as credit or debit cards, today they are used […]

Enter the digital world with an NFC Business Card

Keep one step ahead of the game by impressing your clients with an NFC Plastic Business Card. We all know […]

5 Ways To Prevent Identity Theft

With identity theft on the rise, Swype look at how we are prevent falling victim of this terrible crime. Identity […]

What makes a great business card?

  Even in this new digital age, the traditional business card is still as important as ever. From the CEO […]

Serve Up the Best with Plastic Membership Cards

Using plastic membership cards for a restaurant can be an ideal in attracting customers. Use these plastic cards to offer […]

Braille Cards Available

We pride ourselves on delivery a bespoke approach with every order. We try to look for ways to handle all […]

Carbon Capture Programme Supporting the Woodland Trust

As part of our continuing commitment to be as environmentally friendly as possible and reduce our carbon footprint we have […]

Metallic inks for added security

Here at Swype, we produce a range of PVC plastic cards suitable for a multitude or purposes. One type in […]

Studio Guides – Magnetic Stripe Tolerance

The seventh studio guide explains the details regarding our magnetic stripes and how to position your artwork taking into account […]

Studio Guides – Holes & Slots

Our sixth artwork help guide looks at ‘Holes & Slots’. When creating artwork for your card, you will need to […]

Studio Guides – Supplying Fonts

Below you will find details of the fifth mailer in our studio guide. This information looks at supplying fonts. Should […]

Studio Guides – Accepted File Formats

Below you will find details of the fourth mailer in our studio guide. This information looks at the file formats […]

Studio Guides – Card Dimensions

Below you will find details of the third mailer in our studio guide. This information looks at Card Dimensions and […]

Studio Guides – Artwork Bleed

Artwork Bleed Below you will find details of the second mailer in our studio guide. This information looks at artwork […]

Studio Guides – Supplying Data

Supplying Data Below you will find details regarding our studio guides, our first guide is about supplying data. Since the […]

Warrington Youth Club Christmas Charity Appeal

We are incredibly proud to support Warrington Youth Club with their Christmas appeal. WYC has been busy collecting for underprivileged […]

Reducing Our Environmental Impact

Swype Reduces Its Environmental Impact Over the past last twelve months, Swype has changed the way it operates to ensure […]

PB for Helen at Manchester Marathon

On Sunday 8th April, Helen Davies – International Sales at Swype, competed in the Greater Manchester Marathon. The Manchester Marathon […]

Christmas Card Products

Today it is exactly one month until Christmas Eve, are you ready for the festive period? No! Well maybe we […]

Legic Conference Review 2017

On 5th, 6th and 7th of September two members of staff attended the Legic conference, held in Switzerland. We have […]

How to get the most out of your Business Card

The business card is a traditional means of sharing contact details, whether it is for work purposes or pleasure. However […]

10 reasons why our RFID Cards are a good idea

RFID cards are among our most popular products here at Company Cards. We get a variety of enquiries daily; here […]

The Power of the Plastic Card

Plastic cards can be used for a multitude of purposes and for many years they have been at the forefront […]

Go behind the scenes with a member of staff – Leanne’s Q&A

In this month’s newsletter we go behind the scene with one of our member of staff. This month meet Leanne, […]

The brilliance of our Business Cards

Handing somebody your business card is one of the first steps in an introduction. It shows that the person is […]

Brand new interface for sister site

Our online ordering service has been live for almost two years, in that time we have requested feedback on a […]

Go behind the scenes with our staff – Jan’s Q&A

In this month’s newsletter we go behind the scene with one of our member of staff. This month meet Jan, […]

Improved Fulfilment Service

ICM-3000 Card Mailer and Delivery System Company Cards can now offer more from its fulfilment service, thanks to their recent […]

Introducing Colour Edge Cards

Stand out of from the pack with these amazing coloured edge cards. Wouldn’t it be incredible if your customers or […]

Uncovered – The potential of Plastic Event Passes

When planning your event, you will almost always start organising ticketing first. Many of those who are in charge of […]

More development – It’s all go!

The Plastic Card Factory – Account History Development. In the last couple of months we have added to our current […]

Company Cards expands with its latest acquisition

Company Cards Ltd, the plastic card manufacturer has acquired Finishing Touch Ltd Finishing Touch Ltd was established in 1982, specialising […]

Company Cards Ltd launches a new feature to its extensive plastic card portfolio: UV Ink- for enhanced security

The UV Ink is a popular feature on plastic cards such as Access Control, Event Passes, Business cards and Photo […]

Integrate everything onto one card with our contactless LEGIC cards

Gone are the days of wasting time organising your security process. Now you can simplify everything, by incorporating Legic technology […]

Go behind the scenes with our staff – Hannah’s Q&A

In each issue of our Newsletter we will be introducing a member of staff in more detail to get an insight into their […]

Company Cards opening times on Friday 16th October will be from 8am to 11:30am

Company Cards opening times on Friday 16th October  will be from 8am to 11:30am. We will still be available to […]

We are an official MIFARE registered partner!

We are pleased to announce that we are now a proud MIFARE partner. Over the years, MIFARE has become a […]

Get more out of our plastic card products with our Braille feature.

Here at Company Cards we have the facility to produce personalised Braille cards. The Braille system is a method that […]

Personalised LEGIC RIFD plastic cards

Company Cards is one of the UK’s leading plastic card manufacturers that is able to produce personalised RFID cards with […]

Plastic Cards Expansion into Europe

It has been nearly two years now that Company Cards have successfully expanded its sales of plastic cards into Europe. […]

Get your message displayed with a plastic door hanger from Company Cards

Long gone are the days when plastic door hangers were limited to ‘Don’t Disturb’ signs found hanging on your hotel […]

Company Cards are proud to become a partner of LEGIC Identsystems AG

Our digital printing capabilities will be a great addition to the LEGIC global supplier network. During the summer of 2013, […]

Plastic Card Printing for Security Passes and Business Cards.

If you’re looking for security passes or business cards, make sure you opt for plastic card printing. With personalisation, they […]

Plastic Membership Cards can help Boost Leisure Facilities Usage

Plastic membership cards can help increase the use of leisure facilities. With plastic ID cards, members feel they’re important yet […]

Top 4 Loyalty Cards. Why not use Plastic Loyalty Cards for your Business

Read on to find out possible uses for plastic loyalty cards for your business A huge range of companies now […]

The History of the Humble Loyalty Card

The Loyalty card has become synonymous with the UK consumer; 85% of UK households own at least one card whilst […]

New Metallic Range

We are pleased to announce the launch of a new range of metallic coloured plastic cards now available through Company […]

Paper business cards a thing of the past?

Fed up of seeing your business cards binned? The move to plastic business cards has begun! It’s an unfortunate fact […]

Investment in New Card Machinery

Here at Company Cards we are always looking to add to our plastic card product range and increase on the […]

Plastic card uses for clubs and societies

Plastic cards have a variety of different uses. Read on to find out more about possible uses for clubs and […]

Plastic Cards, as and when you need them!

Bureau Service is ideal for short run plastic cards to be called off at your command. At Company Cards we […]

Plastic Key Fobs – New Product

Continuing to add to our plastic card range we introduce the plastic key fob! Company Cards are now able to […]

Are you looking to place an order for plastic cards?

At Company Cards we aim to make our order process as simple as possible. Here are some answers to your […]

Matt Laminated Plastic Cards now Available

Matt lamination of your plastic cards now available at no additional cost Here at Company Cards we are now able […]

Top tips for your plastic ID card printing

Plastic ID Cards are on the rise but do you need to consider when ordering your plastic ID cards. Being […]

Don’t Forget Your Plastic Card Printing This Summer

If you’ve got a summer event, don’t forget your plastic card printing. From plastic membership cards to key fobs, they’re […]

How to Make Your Plastic Loyalty Cards More Effective

With more plastic loyalty cards on the market, how can yours be more effective? Better targeting and communications can have […]

Attracting Students with Plastic Membership Cards

As the new term starts, plastic membership cards are good for students. Plastic ID cards with discounts will encourage them […]

New Type of Plastic Card Available

Company Cards extend our growing range of plastic card products We are proud to launch our new range of  550 micron plastic […]

Fargo Machine Installed

High definition surface printing of pre-made plastic cards Our latest piece of equipment has now been installed. We can now […]

Retailer Moves to Company Cards!

Our quick turnaround of plastic cards proves a big hit with High Street Retailer. Company Cards has just completed production […]

New product available from Company Cards

As a cost effective alternative to the traditional plastic card, our 340 laminate board cards are a perfect solution for […]

Could you save costs and resources with Thermal Rewritable Plastic Cards?

The world of plastic card printing has been completely revolutionised with thermal rewritable plastic cards! For years the choice regarding […]

What could a plastic business card say about you and your company?

Plastic business cards are becoming increasingly popular, so what could a plastic business card say about you and your company? […]

Plastic ID Cards Can Prove Your Age

It’s easy to check someone’s age with the use of plastic ID cards; this offers considerable convenience for both retailers […]

Get Set For Summer with Plastic Membership Cards

Summer is here, so have your plastic membership cards ready; plastic ID cards are great at incentivising visitors to return. […]

Technology Brings Advances to Plastic Card Printing

Plastic card printing has been around for years. The latest technology is making it easier to print your business or […]

Round the Clock Production

Increased production capacity means short leadtime on plastic card orders Company Cards the leading supplier of short run plastic cards […]

Target retail customers with plastic loyalty cards

Plastic loyalty cards offer great advantages to retail. These plastic business cards provide a wealth of information on customers’ habits. […]

Company Cards Ladies Glam up for Moonlight Ball

All dressed up and somewhere to go – for a great cause. This weekend a number of our Company Cards […]

Keep It Personal with Your Plastic Card Printing

Giving your plastic cards that personal touch makes a difference. If you need a plastic card printing how can you […]

Why Do Businesses Still Choose Plastic Business Cards?

Technology may be taking over some aspects of business but plastic business cards are still useful. How can plastic cards […]

Tips on Creating the Perfect Plastic ID Cards

What should be included on your plastic ID cards? Follow these top tips and you’ll create functional plastic cards for […]

The International Etiquette of Plastic Business Cards

A 2012 survey indicated that 59% of buyers expect a salesperson to hand over a business card, confirming how important […]

Exploiting Plastic Membership Cards to the Full

Plastic membership cards have been around for a while but new technologies have made the simple plastic card smarter than […]

The Rapid Rise of Plastic Card Printing

Plastic card printing has developed at a staggering rate since the first ever plastic card was introduced in 1959. Read […]

Plastic ID Cards to Target Health Tourism

If recently proposed Government plans go ahead, the much protested introduction of plastic ID cards to the UK is not […]

Cards may be our ace in the pack, but we also do spades more!

Company Cards are more than just your plastic card supplier, we can also provide you with high quality, cost effective […]

Plastic Cards – ICE Cards

Plastic ICE cards can be an essential tool for anyone, especially in the work place. Here at Company Cards we […]

Plastic Cards – With the personal touch

Adding variable data to your plastic cards could not be easier when producing cards digitally with Company Cards. When it […]

Apprenticeship – Opportunity awaits

Company Cards is proud and excited to be able to offer Apprenticeship schemes to young people within the local community. […]

Can Plastic Membership Cards Prove Who You Are?

Plastic membership cards may indicate who you are, but do they pass muster if you need to prove your name, […]

Trump the Competition with Plastic Loyalty Cards

How could introducing a plastic loyalty card benefit your business? When you’re in business you should be always looking to […]

The Etiquette of Plastic Business Cards

Is there a right or a wrong way to present your plastic business cards? We explore some of the rules […]

Protect and promote your business with plastic ID cards  

Plastic ID cards are used in thousands of settings including businesses, clubs and schools. Not only do they protect, they […]

The psychology behind plastic card printing

If you are considering new plastic business cards, the psychology behind plastic card printing can make or break a design. […]

New premier quality cards prove just the ticket for famous football club

Company Cards works along side a Premier League Football Club to produce first rate Season Ticket passes. In 2010 we […]

Novelty Card Something different which will last

Personalize something you can treasure with our long-lasting Novelty Cards. How many times do you give a Birthday card, Valentine’s […]

Get your Plastic Business Cards into Shape

Plastic business cards are more than simply a few contact details. Turn your plastic cards into a real statement with […]

Enhance your plastic ID cards with RFID technology

If you’re looking for secure plastic ID cards then use RFID technology. We can produce a range of plastic cards […]

Scannable Plastic Membership Cards

Using barcodes on plastic membership cards helps you analyse visitor numbers. Providing them with plastic cards also reduces fraudulent use. […]

ID cards roll out in London

A new way to tackle under-age, drinking due to using other peoples identity. From February 8th the new type of […]

Plastic Loyalty Cards Are the Key to Retaining Customers

With stores having to compete ever harder to retain customers, plastic loyalty cards could help maintain loyalty and increase spending. […]

Plastic Business Cards Make a statement

If you want your business to stand out from the crowd then invest in plastic business cards. They offer better […]

The importance of plastic cards

Plastic cards have become an essential part of business. They can help to build the brand and develop essential customer […]

7 Tips to a successful Loyalty Programme

What makes a loyalty programme a success? Companies and organisations across the world are adopting loyalty schemes to sustain customer […]

Company Cards increase onsite security with the installation of a new RFID Access Control System

New Access Control modernizes onsite security. Over the past 12 months Company Cards have seen a steady increase within the […]

Plastic Loyalty cards for a new year’s loyalty scheme

Plastic loyalty cards are a great way to start a loyalty scheme this New Year. Plastic Loyalty cards are great […]

Make plastic membership cards work for you

Plastic membership cards and plastic business cards work effectively to help brand and promote your organisation or business. Nobody wants […]

Plastic loyalty cards central to Rema Days partnership

Company Cards partner with Rema Days to promote plastic card products in Germany. Over the years here at Company Cards […]

Plastic business cards for the best first impression

Improve what your clients to think about you. With plastic business cards you can create a great first impression. Plastic […]

The History of the Gift Card

Whether you are a small or large business the gift card we provide can suit your needs; your card may […]

Plastic Membership Cards: Why do we join social clubs?

Membership cards can help create a sense of team spirit and pride. Here at Company Cards we sell tailor-made plastic […]

Plastic card printing for your club – society.

The Plastic card printing service from Company Cards is great for clubs and societies. Plastic card printing from Company Cards […]

How could plastic loyalty cards benefit your business?

With tough economic times affecting the way that people are choosing to spend their money could plastic loyalty cards benefit […]

Plastic Identity Cards: Where Did They Come From?

Exploring the history of the plastic Identity card in Great Britain. Here at Company Cards we sell a large range […]

Plastic Gift Cards: Making Christmas Easy for Everyone

Plastic Gift Cards are ideal for shoppers and retailers alike – read on to find out why. It’s the same […]

Plastic business cards: the indispensable just got better!

Business cards are ubiquitous but there always room for improvement – Company Cards discuss plastic business cards. Every business needs […]

Company Cards Offer Braille Services

Plastic ID cards can incorporate extra benefits such as Braille for the blind and partially sighted – Company Cards takes […]

Company Cards team aim higher!

Big congratulations to our Company Cards sales team members who recently completed various NVQ qualifications in Customer Service. The 12 […]

Plastic Card Challenge.

Open your wallet and see the potential offered by plastic cards with Company Cards. In our increasingly affluent world, it […]

Plastic Loyalty Cards: Keep Customers Coming Back

The popularity of Plastic Loyalty Cards is soaring; as Company Cards knows all too well, businesses need to retain their […]

Give incentive with Plastic Gym Membership Cards

The new year brings an increase of new gym memberships. There are many ways plastic membership cards can help incentivise […]

Have you heard about our Digital Print Service?

Our extensive portfolio covers a whole range of short-run fast turnaround digital printing requirements for business, social events or personal […]

Calling All Football Fans!

Bid to Win a Manchester Utd football shirt and help Children in Need. We wanted to raise money for Children […]

New Facilities Increase Production Capacity

New website, site expansion and plans to target Europe… The past 6 months have seen great changes here at Company Cards, […]

Company Cards help to kick off the new Football Season

As the new Football season commences Company Cards are happy to announce that we have just completed all the renewal […]

IFSEC 2011

Company Cards to exhibit range of Access Control cards at IFSEC 2011, Birmingham NEC. If you are responsible for the […]

Retail Business Technology Expo

Company Cards are pleased to announce that we will be exhibiting our plastic card range at the Retail Business Technology […]

Major Extension for Head Office Site

Major extension planned to enable increased production capacity and development of new plastic card products. Here at Company Cards we are […]

NEC – Incentive and Promotional Marketing

Company Cards would like to invite you to visit …. INCENTIVES & PROMOTIONAL MARKETING LIVE! 21-22 SEPTEMBER 2010 – BIRMINGHAM […]

Magnetic Stripe and The Plastic Card – A Revolutionary Combination

Magnetic stripes have become an essential part of plastic card printing. Here we take a look at just how the […]