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Grosvenor Casinos places bet on Plastic Card Services

Grosvenor Casinos places bet on Plastic Card Services

Posted: 17th July 2012

Grosvenor Casinos has awarded a 700,000 unit contract to the national plastic card manufacturer, Plastic Card Services (PCS), as part of a major rebranding programme. In an extension to its previous agreement with the leading casino operator, PCS will now supply newly branded ‘Grosvenor Play Points’ cards to its 35 sites across the UK. PCS […]

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PCS marks five years of servicing the UK’s fastest growing union

PCS marks five years of servicing the UK’s fastest growing union

Posted: 20th June 2012

Plastic Card Services (PCS), the UK’s leading plastic card manufacturer, is celebrating five years of providing high quality plastic cards for the UK’s fastest growing union, USDAW. As the UK’s leading plastic card manufacturer, Plastic Card Services (PCS) has been producing and mailing to USDAW’s 413,000 members across the retail and distribution sectors, for the […]

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The key to the future

The key to the future

Posted: 15th June 2012

Rob Nicholls, managing director of plastic card manufacturer, Plastic Card Services (PCS), explores current trends in the loyalty card market and looks at potential applications in the retail sector. With around 85 per cent of households in the UK reportedly having at least one loyalty card, it’s no doubt that these schemes remain a popular […]

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The future of retail loyalty

The future of retail loyalty

Posted: 15th June 2012

In a publication from thebusinessdesk.com, PCS’s Sales Director Adam Unsworth discusses the future of retail and the best ways to engender customer loyalty. Will loyalty apps affect the plastic card industry? “Technology moves at a frightening pace and many so called ‘advances’ slip by the wayside. However, I think it’s fair to say that smartphones […]

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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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Local firm nominated for national recognition

Local firm nominated for national recognition

Posted: 28th January 2012

Plastic Card Services nominated by David Rutley MP for nationwide ‘Made By Britain’ scheme Local firm, Plastic Card Services (PCS), has been chosen to represent the Macclesfield area as part of a national scheme designed to highlight the best of British manufacturing and industry. Constituency MP David Rutley has nominated the company’s biodegradable plastic card […]

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ISO 27001 Certification drives business for PCS

ISO 27001 Certification drives business for PCS

Posted: 22nd December 2011

Leading commercial card manufacturer, Plastic Card Services (PCS), has achieved the coveted ISO 27001 accreditation. ISO 27001 is internationally-recognised information security management system (ISMS) standard. It sets out a framework of best practice measures for safeguarding any information a company may handle and store. This covers everything from computer databases to physical records in the […]

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