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Loyalty Programs – Money, Growth, Revenue

Loyalty programs are implemented to encourage customers to continue to shop and to use the services of the businesses associated with each program. In today’s day and age, we all expect more for less, and it is easy to switch suppliers if your offerings are no longer applicable to the clients needs Loyalty programs will help […]

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5 Ways gift cards can bring more customers to your business

We have learnt over the years that there are ways to entice customers to visit your store, and gift cards happen to be right at the top of the list! Consider the fact that gift cards not only attract new customers and boost sales, it encourages repeat business and customers to visit you more often. […]

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Selecting the perfect plastic card supplier

The use of plastic cards is an indispensable aspect of a sophisticated population, due to the fact that these rectangular works of magic are used for a number of vitally important reasons within our day-to-day lives. This being said, when selecting a plastic card manufacturer, it is imperative that your choice provides you with a […]

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CEO Magazine Article

Cards Plus was established in Boksburg, South Africa, in late 2009 as a family business. Six years later, Cards Plus bears little resemblance to its humble beginnings. The full-service PVC card manufacturer offers clients an array of custom-printed card solutions to meet their unique needs. Besides a loyal and growing local customer base, Cards Plus […]

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Case Study – Technology helping farmers grow

The Challenge Agriculture is the largest contributor to Kenya and Zambia’s gross domestic product with almost 75 percent of working farmers making their living by farming. UNISEF food and agriculture provides funding to help the farmers buy equipment and seeds for the season but due to corruption the funds would get lost. Whenever the funds […]

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Drupa 2016

Some News The drupa is the largest printing equipment exhibition in the world, held every four years by Messe Düsseldorf in Düsseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. We had the opportunity to send two of our print experts to the exhibition not only to gain knowledge of the print industry, but also seeking new solutions to keep […]

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Retail

Whether you’re the owner of a small business or a partner of a large retail store, keeping your customers happy will always be the number one priority. There are multiple ways to retain your current customers, as well as bringing new customers through your doors, one of them being Gift Cards. Cards Plus offer our […]

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Events

When time is limited, and you need to organize an Event – We offer a full solution for Rental or Onsite Event Printing, Plastic card printing in super-fast turnaround times or larger batch printing for those really big events. Nippy Service We understand that sometimes things don’t work out exactly as planned. Maybe someone forgets […]

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What is RFID?

WHAT PURPOSE DOES IT SERVE? The RFID device serves the same purpose as a bar code or a magnetic strip on the back of a credit card or ATM card; it provides a unique identifier for that object. And, just as a bar code or magnetic strip must be scanned to get the information, the […]

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What is MIFARE?

WHAT ARE THE PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS OF A MIFARE CARD? Operating frequency: 13.56 MHz. Read range: from about 0cm up to 10 cm. Card size: approx. 85.7mm x 54.0mm x 0.8mm. Data capacity: a standard 1K Mifare card has 16 sectors each with 4 blocks of data that are16 bytes. Other capacities are available. HOW SECURE […]

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What is NFC?

NFC Technology What is NFC? NFC technology is a standards-based wireless communication technology that allows data to be exchanged between devices that are a few centimeters apart. NFC technology is the perfect solution for bringing the advanced word of technology and the basic world of purchasing together providing solutions for sectors such as Education / […]

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Artwork Guidelines

To ensure you get the very best results from your print, we ask all of our clients to review our helpful guide before sending your print ready artwork to us. This will ensure your artwork matches our requirements and you can enjoy hassle free production of your order. Please take the time to read through our […]

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q – Do you need a single sided or dual sided ID card printer? A – Depending on the amount of information that needs to be printed on the PVC card, it may be wise to consider a Plastic Card Printer that prints on both sides of the card. Dual sided printers include a flipper […]

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Cards Plus Terminology

PVC Cards – Polymer of Vinyl Chloride PVC, is the third-most widely produced synthetic plastic polymer. Magnetic Stripe Cards – The magnetic stripe, known as a swipe card or magstripe is a band of magnetic material on a card. It is capable of storing data by modifying the magnetism of tiny iron-based magnetic particles, and […]

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New Year. New Season. New Trends.

In the printing industry, we see a lot of different designs, what prints well and when are trends a no-no. We’ve decided to post the top 5 trends that’s really printing well at the moment. Let’s start with the colour trend forecast for the summer of 2016. Fashion is at the forefront of the colour […]

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Cashless Environment System

How amazing is that feeling when you hear your favourite band is coming to South Africa and you just can’t wait to get tickets. The time gets closer and you all of a sudden get this daunting feeling of standing in a queue for 2 or 3 hours to get your ticket while you can […]

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Why your Business needs a Loyalty Program

Loyalty programs are implemented to encourage customers to continue to shop and to use the services of the businesses associated with each program. In today’s day and age, we all expect more for less, and it is easy to switch suppliers if your offerings are no longer applicable to the client’s needs. Let’s first take a […]

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10 Days

It is the perfect solution for short runs (that means less than 35 000 cards per order) of custom plastic cards – and there is no minimum quantity. Cards are printed using an eye-popping digital process, that transforms colours from ho-hum to remarkable.
10 days have a variety of special add-ons to help you make your design shine. We have a full selection of features to add to your cards. Our most popular features include:

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5 Days

This plastic card printing service is specifically designed for single step plastic cards- that is, any card with standard CYMK printing with or without variable data printing- including ID cards, information cards, membership cards, barcoded cards, technology cards and more. We can even add a magnetic stripe for self encoding. 
Hit your deadlines with ease with this print service!

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Nippy Cards

We understand that sometimes things don’t work out exactly as planned. Maybe someone forgets to place the card order- or maybe the artwork took too long to get to you- or maybe your product launch is tomorrow and promotional cards will be just the detail that will skyrocket sales. No matter the delay, Cards Plus is here to help!

Your Express Cards can feature:

Vivid Full colour printing on one or both sides of the card

Barcodes

Photos and text inserts

Serialised numbering

A HiCo or LoCo stripe for self encoding

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