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CEO Magazine Article

(January 2018)

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...

Selecting the perfect plastic card supplier

(January 2018)

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...

What is RFID?

(January 2018)

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...

New Year. New Season. New Trends.

(January 2018)

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...

5 Ways gift cards can bring more customers...

(January 2018)

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...

Case Study – Technology helping farmers grow

(September 2016)

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...

Drupa 2016

(August 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...

Retail

(August 2016)

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...

Events

(August 2016)

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...

What is MIFARE?

(June 2016)

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...

What is NFC?

(June 2016)

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...

Artwork Guidelines

(May 2016)

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...

Frequently Asked Questions

(May 2016)

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...

Cards Plus Terminology

(May 2016)

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...