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Plastic Card Printing

Full colour plastic card printing NZ wide

Plastic card printingDepending on the use case and your requirement, plastic cards (also called PVC cards) can be printed with options below. It is important to future proof your business and investment by thinking ahead, if you are unsure, contact us and we work together to deliver you the best result and offer quality plain plastic cards for printing or coloured plastic cards.

Plastic cards and plastic gift cards for a professional brand

A professionally printed own brand plastic card or even plastic gift card is a powerful marketing tool which helps to keep your organisation top of mind with your clients. Backed up by a well thought out rewards programme, issuing plastic cards with full colour printing can help to generate increased revenue and help you to target your customers more effectively. We provide plastic gift card printing of highest quality within New Zealand. Membership cards are a good way to show appreciation for your customers and offer benefits so they become loyal customers.

Our plastic card printing standards

We use standard Pantone colour matching to ensure your company or club colours are matched to; we also provide metallic and other special effects to make your cards stand out. Plastic cards and plastic card printing need to be high quality to accommodate your colourway and brand. For cards without magnetic stripes, Ecardz can support any number of creative designs, shapes and sizes, so if you are wanting something a little bit different don’t hesitate to give us a call. You can also see our ID card printer range and discover what you can customize and achieve with a printer.

Plastic cards specification and artwork

Plastic Card PrintingOur plastic cards conform to ISO Standards 7810-1995 (E) and 7810-1990 (E). The cards are made of PVC plastic and have a sheer gloss laminate overlay on both sides which allows for cardholder details to be added. In appearance the cards resemble banking cards in size and shape with rounded corners. The base stock colour is white. Ecardz can design a card for you or work from your supplied artwork to create an attractive card which represents your brand in the market. Our cards can be printed up to full colour on both sides and can include additional features such as metallic inks, foil hotstamping, magnetic stripes and signature panels if required.

Plastic Card Artwork Requirement

Standard Card Size: 86mm × 54mm
Tag Size: Refer to your quote for options
Artwork Image Size:Or: no less than 87.5mm × 55.5mm for cards. add 1.5 mm bleed to your preferred tag size option
Bleed: no less than 1.5mm if you require your image to extend to the edge of the card.
Resolution: 300dpi or greater is recommended.
Design software: Photoshop
File format: Programme File Format Mode
Photoshop .psd, .tiff, .bmp CMYK
InDesign .indd
Illustrator .ai
* a jpg file is also required for sales reference ** a vectorised (outlined) pdf file is also acceptable for printing
Fonts: Please include all printer and screen fonts used in your artwork. If you are positive that we won’t need to amend your file, you can convert all type to curves or outlines.
Images: Please include all of your placed or imported images

Give us a call today to discuss your plastic card printing needs.