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Meet the Team – Q&A with Tim Holt

Meet the Team – Q&A with Tim Holt

Posted: 30th March 2017

How long have you worked at PCS? Since the beginning, 24 years. What do you do day to day at work? Look at numbers, think of ideas, sleep! Which famous person do you most look like? Gene Hunt. Who would you invite to your dream dinner party? Jeremy Clarkson, Ian Botham, The Queen, Helen Mirren […]

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A show for the industry, by the industry

A show for the industry, by the industry

Posted: 1st February 2017

We are excited to announce Plastic Card Services will be exhibiting on stand F40 at PrintWeekLive! taking place during 8-9 March 2017 at the Wasps Arena, Coventry. A brand new annual event created to bring together printing professionals across the whole of the industry, from visitors and speakers to exhibitors and suppliers in one location […]

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PCS looks to the future with a trio of new starters

PCS looks to the future with a trio of new starters

Posted: 24th January 2017

Following another successful year of growth, Macclesfield based Plastic Card Services (PCS) is delighted to welcome a trio of new starters to expand its sales and account management teams with the addition of Jim Paterson, Joe Welsh and Andy Philbin. Adam Unsworth Sales Director at PCS commented “With a strategic growth plan in place which over […]

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Meet the Team – Q&A with Adam Unsworth

Meet the Team – Q&A with Adam Unsworth

Posted: 24th November 2016

How long have you worked at PCS? 15 years. What do you do day to day at work? How long have you got?! Ultimately, I am responsible for sales and marketing. Which famous person do you most look like? I’ve been told I look a bit like Tom Hanks, crossed with Steve McDonald (Coronation Street) […]

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We made the 2016 PrintWeek Awards Shortlist

We made the 2016 PrintWeek Awards Shortlist

Posted: 8th September 2016

We are delighted to announce that Plastic Card Services has made the shortlist for the highly sought after 2016 PrintWeek Awards in the ‘SME of the Year’ category. The PrintWeek Awards is known for being the most prestigious event in the UK print industry’s calendar, and the winners will be announced during a Gala Dinner […]

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We are an NXP MIFARE® Registered Partner!

We are an NXP MIFARE® Registered Partner!

Posted: 18th August 2016

We are extremely proud to announce that Plastic Card Services® has been awarded MIFARE Registered Partner Status. Over the last 20 years MIFARE has become the leading contactless smart card IC platform used in numerous applications worldwide with all products complying with the international standard ISO/IEC 14443, which is used in more than 80% of […]

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Weathering the storm of Brexit with the BBC

Weathering the storm of Brexit with the BBC

Posted: 27th July 2016

Macclesfield based Plastic Card Services were delighted to represent the UK print industry through both national radio and television broadcasts with the BBC which took place from its purpose built manufacturing facility in Cheshire. Originally approached by BBC Radio FiveLive to discuss the impact Brexit has had in the workplace amongst colleagues and friends, BBC’s […]

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The Results Are In!

The Results Are In!

Posted: 20th June 2016

We are delighted to announce that Plastic Card Services has been named as one of five top places to work in the UK’s plastics industry at the inaugural PRW Best Places to Work in the UK Plastics Industry programme. The process was managed for PRW by Best Companies Group (BCG) who specialise in identifying and […]

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PCS Shortlisted For Made In The North West Awards

PCS Shortlisted For Made In The North West Awards

Posted: 20th April 2016

The finalists for the 2016 Insider Made in the North West awards has been revealed, and PCS are delighted to be in the running for the Manufacturing Company of the Year award. These prestigious awards celebrate the region’s engineering and manufacturing expertise and achievements, with the winners being announced at a black-tie awards ceremony at […]

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Andy Simpson – Q&A with PrintWeek

Andy Simpson – Q&A with PrintWeek

Posted: 12th April 2016

Our very own Andy Simpson recently appeared in Print Week’s regular Q&A section. Here is a transcript of the feature: George Clooney lookalike Andy first stepped into the world of print when he started work at Plastic Card Services 18 years ago. Married with two children, and recently a grandfather, he describes himself as “a […]

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