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PCS Laces Up for 24 Hour Charity Walk

PCS Laces Up for 24 Hour Charity Walk

Posted: 28th March 2013

Four employees from Macclesfield-based, Plastic Card Services (PCS) are donning their boots and waterproofs for a 24 hour charity walk. Adam Unsworth, Rob Nicholls, Chris Dunn and Shaun Hinchy have all signed up for the Trekfest event in July, which will see them cover 54 miles across the Peak District in just one 24 hour […]

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Plastic Card Services Named Business of the Year at Macclesfield Awards

Plastic Card Services Named Business of the Year at Macclesfield Awards

Posted: 2nd March 2013

Employees at Plastic Card Services (PCS) are celebrating after scooping the Business of the Year (turnover over £1m to £5m) prize at the 2013 Macclesfield and Wilmslow Business Awards. Based on Tytherington Business Park, PCS manufactures, personalises and mails a wide range of plastic cards including loyalty and gift. The company was awarded the honour […]

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PCS Boosts Account Management Team

PCS Boosts Account Management Team

Posted: 1st March 2013

Following a series of major contract wins, including Premier Inn, Holland & Barrett and Showcase Cinemas, Macclesfield-based plastic card manufacturer, Plastic Card Services (PCS), has expanded its account management team with the appointment of Kimberley Wadsworth. Kimberley, from Macclesfield, joins PCS with extensive customer service experience, gained from several roles within the retail and catering […]

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PCS In International TV Debut

PCS In International TV Debut

Posted: 31st January 2013

Plastic Card Services (PCS) has made its debut on international television on Dutch news programme, Nieuwsuur, as part of a best practice report into how British businesses work overseas. PCS garnered the interest of the Dutch news programme when it was selected for The Guardian Small Business Best Practice Exchange Exporting Award 2012. The company […]

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PCS Scoops National Export Award

PCS Scoops National Export Award

Posted: 30th October 2012

Plastic card manufacturer, Plastic Card Services, has picked up a national award for export success, after growing its sales to overseas markets to 10 per cent of annual turnover. The Macclesfield-based company, which provides plastic cards and associated services for a number of high profile retailers and FTSE 100 companies, was presented The Guardian newspaper’s […]

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Plastic Card Services Scoops Company of the Year at Industry Awards

Plastic Card Services Scoops Company of the Year at Industry Awards

Posted: 28th September 2012

Staff at Plastic Card Services (PCS) are celebrating after scooping the coveted Company of the Year (up to £5 million) prize at the 2012 British Printing Industries Federation (BPIF) Excellence Awards. PCS, which provides plastic cards and associated services from its headquarters in Macclesfield, Cheshire, was presented with the prestigious accolade after judges recognised the […]

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Paul Hansford – Q & A

Paul Hansford – Q & A

Posted: 17th May 2012

PCS’s very own Paul Hansford recently appeared in Print Week’s regular Q&A section. Here is a transcript of the feature: Name: Paul Hansford Job Title: National Account Manager Paul celebrated 13 years at PCS in March this year and will also turn 40 in 2012. He lives in Alderley Edge with his wife Victoria and […]

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PCS helps local leisure charity

PCS helps local leisure charity

Posted: 13th April 2012

Leading plastic card manufacturer, Plastic Card Services (PCS), has showed its support to the local community by providing 1,000 complimentary bio-PVC membership cards to the self-funded charity, Bollington Health and Leisure. The impressive leisure club, which first opened in 1977, remains central to the local community and runs a number of adult fitness classes and […]

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Plastic Card Services expands embossing capabilities with Datacard MX2000

Plastic Card Services expands embossing capabilities with Datacard MX2000

Posted: 13th April 2012

Leading plastic card manufacturer, Plastic Card Services (PCS), has invested in a Datacard MX2000 card issuance machine to increase capacity for its embossing facilities, in line with its ambitious growth plans. The Macclesfield based plastic card manufacturer has added the MX2000 to its portfolio of embossers, including the Datacard 9000 and Datacard 7000. This new […]

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Survey of Card Issuers – February 2012

Posted: 29th February 2012

At the end of February Plastic Card Services conducted an informal survey among card issuing companies/bodies. The target sample included organisations of all sizes ranging from independent retail outlets to multinational corporations; from small charities to local government authorities. The results were collated over the following two weeks and are presented in the following report. […]

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