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Plastic Card Services Helps The Hippodrome Make Friends

Plastic Card Services Helps The Hippodrome Make Friends

Posted: 28th September 2012

Plastic card manufacturer, Plastic Card Services, has been awarded a contract to manufacture 170,500 loyalty cards for the new Hippodrome Casino in Leicester Square. As part of the contract, PCS has produced two versions of the ‘Friends of the Hippodrome’ card, in red and gold for the different levels of membership. The Hippodrome Casino entertainment […]

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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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Loyalty pays off

Loyalty pays off

Posted: 26th July 2012

Smart British shoppers are saving more than £4bn a year thanks to loyalty cards, according to new research. The latest study reveals 86 per cent of the UK adult population owns at least one such card and each individual consumer saves an average of £100.32 annually, meaning £4.39bn is saved every year across the UK. […]

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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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