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Protecting cards with cards!

  • 06.04.2022
  • Contactless Shield

With the limits on contactless payments having risen to £100, and over 91% of all eligible card transactions in 2021 being made by contactless (according to the latest data from Barclaycard), the opportunities for accidental payment, double charging (Ref Transport for London) and fraudulent transactions have increased dramatically. […]

Introducing PVC-R made from recycled

  • 06.04.2022
  • Environmental

PCS is delighted to announce the latest and most exciting addition to its environmental range of materials to date ‘PVC-R’. This made from 100% recycled PVC substrate is suitable for all card applications from loyalty and membership to hotel key cards and everything in between! […]

Finish your cards with foil

  • 19.11.2021
  • Articles

Enhance your brand and make you cards stand out from the crowd by choosing hot foiling, a ‘post-production’ process that allows additional embellishments such as hot foil images and holograms to be added to your cards. […]

Q&A with Andy Philbin

  • 13.08.2021
  • Company news

How long have you worked at PCS? Nearly 5 years. […]

MBO Completion for PCS

  • 10.05.2021
  • Company news

Highly regarded UK card manufacturer Plastic Card Services (PCS) Limited has announced exciting changes ahead following the completion of a management buyout in April 2021. […]

Q&A with Tony Pratt

  • 22.03.2021
  • Company news

How long have you worked at PCS? […]

Christmas Hours 2020

  • 09.12.2020

We would like to inform you of the scheduled shutdown for the Christmas and New Year holidays. […]

Q&A with Rob Nicholls

  • 25.11.2020
  • Company news

How long have you worked at PCS? 28 years service now! Tim Holt and I started PCS from nothing at the start of a recession and are really proud of what we are still achieving. […]

Meet the Team with Zoe Benson

  • 21.07.2020

How long have you worked at PCS? Just over 2 years. […]

PCS Invests In Bespoke Encoding Solution

  • 05.06.2020
  • Case Studies

At PCS we have a long history of investing back into the company so we can continually provide our customers with the very best products and services. With help from Made Smarter, we have invested in technology capable of encoding 10,000 cards per day which in turn has resulted in us securing a sought-after identity card contract. […]

Meet the Team with Adam Sherratt

  • 08.04.2020
  • Company news

How long have you worked at PCS? 4 months. […]

COVID-19 Message from Adam Unsworth

  • 06.04.2020
  • Company news

Hello, […]

PCS Continues to Grow And Invest in its Employees

  • 30.01.2020
  • Company news

Following another successful year of growth, including its ever-increasing digital printing capability, Macclesfield based Plastic Card Services (PCS) is pleased to announce several exciting staff changes including the addition of two new employees, as well as two internal promotions. […]

PCS Swap Disposable for Recyclable

  • 30.01.2020
  • Company news

Following a suggestion by a member of staff to reduce the amount of single use plastics in the workplace, and in a bid to encourage the health and wellbeing of its employees, Macclesfield based Plastic Card Services (PCS) have provided all staff with reusable and eco-friendly water bottles. […]

PCS Wins at the Digital Printer Awards

  • 11.11.2019
  • Company news

PCS has been crowned champions at the 2019 Digital Printer Awards for its market leading web-to-print site the Plastic Card Hub. […]

PCS Shortlisted for Two PrintWeek 2019 Awards

  • 17.09.2019
  • Company news

The finalists for the 2019 Print Week awards have been revealed, and PCS are thrilled to be in the running for the High Volume Digital Printer award and the Direct Mail Printer award. […]

Adam Unsworth named in prestigious 42 under 42

  • 17.08.2019
  • Company news

PCS Managing Director, Adam Unsworth has capped off what has already been a stellar year by being selected for the 2019 42 Under 42 list by Insider Media North West. This annual award from Insider Media celebrates the strength of rising business stars under the age of 42. […]

Meet the Team – Jonathan

  • 06.08.2019
  • Company news

How long have you worked at PCS? 8 months. […]

Tim Holt speaks to Gazprom Energy about better business communication

  • 17.07.2019

Strong business communication is essential whether it’s employees, clients or customers you’re interacting with. It is a means of strengthening relationships with all involved and improving the reputation of the business as a whole. Striving to be a better communicator is never a bad idea. […]