Printed Paxton Net2 Cards Now Available

If you use a Paxton Net2 Door Entry system, and regularly buy the blank Net2 Proximity cards, have you thought about going branded? If you don’t want to invest in a plastic card printer to be able to personalise your access cards yourself, we can print them for you. 100 full colour (both sides) Paxton … Continue reading Printed Paxton Net2 Cards Now Available

The new IDP Smart-BIT Ribbon Shredder – is it worth the price tag?

At around £500, is shelling out on a dedicated shredder for your plastic card ribbons really necessary? The answer depends entirely on how important security is to your organisation. The IDP Smart-BIT is the industry’s first dedicated shredder for plastic card printer ribbons and has been developed in response to the need for stricter data … Continue reading The new IDP Smart-BIT Ribbon Shredder – is it worth the price tag?

Training certificate cards get a make-over

We’re never surprised by the uses our customers find for printed plastic cards. It’s one of the reasons we love what we do. We can be printing a handful of ID cards for a charity in one hour and event invites with a scratch panel and QR code the next. We’ve recently had a number … Continue reading Training certificate cards get a make-over

Our New Year’s resolutions

Get fit, drink less, eat healthier, etc. etc. All that goes without saying. (So far we’re doing well at number two on that list. Not so brilliant at the others, but we’re working on it.) Anyway, here are the New Year’s resolutions on our whiteboard for 2014:  1. Launch some new products. We plan to introduce … Continue reading Our New Year’s resolutions

Are your new members falling off the treadmill already?

January always brings a sudden rush of new members into the gym or leisure club. The desire to get rid of the post-Christmas tummy has them literally running to sign-up. But as the weeks go by, interest starts to wane, as do appearances at the gym. If they’ve signed up on a month-by-month basis, you could … Continue reading Are your new members falling off the treadmill already?

Now stocking Paxton access control readers

Paxton access control products have always been some of our most popular items at The Card Network. We sell more Paxton Net2 Keyfobs than any other kind of proximity card, smart card or token. When customers began asking us if we could supply Paxton access control readers as well as the cards and keyfobs, we … Continue reading Now stocking Paxton access control readers

Now in stock! Fluorescent plastic cards

We’ve just added a new range of fluorescent plastic cards onto our shelves (and we certainly can’t miss them…) made by Fotodek, known for the quality and durability of their plastic cards. Time to brighten up your next promotion? If you print your own plastic cards and really want your next promotion to stand out, … Continue reading Now in stock! Fluorescent plastic cards

Plastic business cards: multiple names, one run

Plastic business cards are a great way to stand out. Especially in a sea of paper cards that are often fraying at the edges. They make a statement. They say you’re a bit different. Add some extra touches like metallic print or a QR code that links directly to your website and suddenly you’re in … Continue reading Plastic business cards: multiple names, one run

Why holiday parks should use key tags

You know those little key tags that Tesco gave you with your club card – the one you put on your key ring so you wouldn’t forget to use it? Handy things, aren’t they? They’re great for making sure you always use your loyalty card, but they can also do much more – particularly for … Continue reading Why holiday parks should use key tags

Is your wallet getting bigger?

How many printed plastic cards do you carry around with you?  There was a time (not that long ago either) when you had one bank card and one credit card in your wallet, and that was about it. Now, your purse is likely to be full of  branded printed plastic cards. Have a look – … Continue reading Is your wallet getting bigger?