About us - 25 years of experience in the field of plastic cards

Years of experience

Cards-x GmbH from Mettmann draws on 25 years of experience in the industry and offers professional services relating to the production, printing and personalization of plastic cards. cards-x is one of the few specialists for professional accreditation and card printing solutions with its own project planning and implementation - we call this "all-round service from a single source".

Regardless of whether you are thinking about a simple system or an ID card management solution that is individually tailored to your company, we will be happy to support and advise you in all cases.

Plastic cards from our own production

In addition to the production of plastic cards in ISO credit card format, cards-x GmbH specializes in the production of cards in special formats and in special materials such as for accreditations and VIP cards for sporting events or events, parking permits, entry or name cards.

In addition to the ISO format, the following cards are available as standard:

140 x 90 mm,

140 x 88 mm,

140 x 85.60 mm,

124 x 88 mm,

124 x 85.60 mm,

140 x 54 mm,

128 x 54 mm,

110 x 54 mm,

105 x 74 mm.

Offset, digital offset and screen printing are used as printing technologies. In addition, the cards can be refined with spot varnish, hot stamping or hot stamping and security features such as holograms and security printing.

As an additional service, we offer optical (thermal sublimation, re-transfer, thermal transfer, inkjet) and electronic personalization (coding of RFID chips). In the digital offset process, it is possible to carry out individual personalization directly in sheet-fed printing and thus under overlay.

Work with a few selected partners

Since October 1st, 2014 cards-x GmbH has been the official VA distributor for the complete range of card printers and accessories from Matica Technologies. We are very proud of this agreement and look forward to working with you to sell this brand, which stands for quality and innovation.

cards-x works with a few selected partners and leading global suppliers such as Matica, Datacard and Evolis. We deliver, install and maintain exclusive solutions for convenient printing and coding of plastic cards.

cards-x-ess® - the web-based software application

Our web-based software application cards-x-ess® sets new standards in operation and, in conjunction with a digital camera and card printer, ensures optimal accreditation management in your company or for your event. Complete rental systems, optionally including turnstiles, for events of all sizes and the sale of plastic cards, plastic card printers, ribbons and the right accessories round off our portfolio.

Well-known sporting events such as the Hamburg European Open, the Gerry Weber Open, Ski World Cup in GAP, ATP Tennis Duty Free Dubai, already rely on the professional work of cards-x.

We look forward to welcoming you as a partner of cards-x in the near future.

We would be happy to answer your questions personally.