Australian Plastic Card Company goes Versatile

The agreement also means that APCC will jointly promote and further develop plastic cards and associated products for availability locally.

VCT is the largest American manufacturer of plastic cards, producing cards for nearly universal applications as well as offering complete fulfilment services and turnkey solutions.

The agreement means that APCC has now added VISA and MasterCard, VISA Mini-card, MiFare, Smart Card, ATM & EFTPOS (debit and credit) and laminated PVC cards to its portfolio of card production.

VCT also has production facilities in the USA, Mexico, Brazil, Singapore, Germany, and Turkey, as well as a high-tech Visa/MasterCard facility in Chennai India to broaden its customer reach throughout Europe, Asia, Australia and Africa. VCT is involved in producing more than one billion cards per year globally, and also offers VCT is a certified manufacturer of Visa and MasterCard and produces loyalty, membership, gift cards, smartcards, access control and contactless cards.

According to Charles Jeffrey, APCC Victoria sales and marketing manager, the agreement with VCT will strengthen his company’s market share in Australia.

“This exclusivity agreement confirms APCC’s position as a major force in the Australian market and gives them access to a wide range of services as well as an increased capacity to further support and service their customers,” says Jeffrey.

APCC is a single source supplier of card products and services from card design to card manufacturing and distribution. With its plant based in Bayswater Victoria and sales office in NSW, APCC has been manufacturing cards in Australia since 1987. It is considered to be a pioneer of technologies such as digital printing and producing a wide range of both secure and promotional cards including, gift cards, loyalty, pre-paid phone and internet cards, superannuation membership as well as union membership cards. APCC lays claim to being the only card company offering digital technology with a pay as you go – on demand card service.

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