Precision Card Services at the forefront of card manufacturing in the UK

PCS is a leading manufacturer and supplier of recyclable and eco-degradable plastic cards and associated services.

We offer a full end-to-end service, supporting customers throughout the entire card journey from printing, manufacturing, and card personalisation right through to the production of branded carriers and mailing packs with a variety of delivery options available.

Cards produced to the highest standards

No matter the type of card, we approach every project with the same philosophy, combining outstanding customer service with the highest technical expertise gained over decades.

PCS manages the entire process in-house from its purpose-built manufacturing facility in the UK, and operates to ISO 9001, 14001 and 27001 standards.

A broad range of plastic cards & stationery

We offer a range of card formats and print on a variety of materials, all using the latest print techniques to meet our customers’ expectations of quality.

Quality, flexibility & speed of service

With full in-house printing, card production and bureau facilities, we offer everything from digital and lithographic print, to card manufacturing and  mailing and fulfilment.

Card production

Our dedicated digital and lithographic manufacturing facilities each house state-of-the-art card production and finishing equipment giving us the ability to add magnetic stripes and signature panels as well as enhanced finishes such as metallic and special inks, matt/gloss lamination and surface finishes including spot UV, foil print and edging.

Card personalisation

We appreciate that card scheme requirements vary enormously, which is why we offer an extensive choice of card personalisation options including embossing, encoding, barcoding, 2D codes, thermal printing, “Drop on Demand” printing, inkjet printing and thermal re-transfer.

Mailing & fulfilment

Precision Card Services® offers a holistic service for your card scheme – match mounting, inserting into liveried envelopes, and mailing completed packs directly to customers. You can leave all the hard work to us!

A history of success internationally

PCS works with clients across multiple markets in the UK, Europe and Worldwide across a variety of sectors including retail, finance, hotels, travel and leisure, and the public sector. Operating from a purpose-built manufacturing facility in Cheshire, we produce over 160 million plastic cards each year for FTSE 100 companies and household names including Coop Denmark, Booths and Showcase Cinemas.

PCS news & insights


PCS once again named as one of the best places to work in the UK by The Sunday Times

The Sunday Times, powered by WorkL, has revealed that Macclesfield-based card manufacturer Precision Card Services has been named one of the Best Places to Work in the UK 2024 for the second year running. This nationwide workplace survey honours and celebrates Britain’s top employers – which numbers over 500 organisations across industries and sizes – […]


Reward Cards vs Reward Apps

Which loyalty program is best for your business? As technology is adopted in almost every facet of our lives, businesses are often struggling to find new and exciting ways to keep up. While utilising technology has a whole range of benefits, streamlining operations, increasing engagement and improving brand awareness, businesses that offer loyalty or rewards […]


Precision Card Services takes home East Cheshire Business Award for environmental progress

Precision Card Services (PCS) is delighted to announce its latest award win at the 2024 East Cheshire Business Awards, where it received the coveted award ‘Progress Towards Carbon Neutrality’. This award recognises the company’s ongoing commitment to sustainability within the card manufacturing industry. Adam Unsworth, Managing Director at PCS commented “As a business we have […]


Rewriting the script through digitalisation

This transcript details a case study on how Precision Card Services (PCS), benefitted from adopting digital printing technology and explores the impact of Made Smarter, a government initiative, in supporting PCS’s growth and investment. A Macclesfield-based plastic card manufacturer has secured a £1.5M contract after financial backing from Made Smarter enabled it to invest in game-changing […]