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A European company that supplies security ID cards and the print equipment used to create them, is significantly expanding its product and service range, after acquiring a German counterpart that specialises in access control systems for large-scale events. cards-x, which has bases in the UK and Germany, has acquired Adon Development, which is based in Ratingen near Düsseldorf and is one of the world’s most prominent suppliers of turnstiles, barriers, gates and electronic door systems. Its access control systems operate alongside an advanced online, browser-based event registration system that is fully customisable in terms of look and feel, enabling it...

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York company, cards-x, is championing British manufacturing after producing and selling more than 5 million security ID card holders in the last six months alone. The firm is now expanding its team as it launches the world’s first completely biodegradable card holder. cards-x is one of Europe’s leading suppliers of security products, ID cards, and the specialist print equipment used to create them. The German based company expanded into the UK last autumn, opening a new base at Malton near York. In December, cards-x then acquired Evohold, which manufactures ID card holders, and the company now produces hundreds of thousands...

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ID card distributor and specialist cards-x, which opened a UK operation two months ago, has acquired Preston-based eco-friendly ID card holder manufacturer Evohold.   The acquisition was completed last Tuesday (1 December) and will see Evohold’s machinery and manufacturing centre relocated to cards-x’s 186sqm distribution and manufacturing facility in Malton near York. The company’s branding will be retained. Founded in 2016 by Max Fretwell, Evohold was run by Fretwell, and other family members who between them produced more than 10 million badge holders per annum. The family have now gone to pursue another business venture. The company's products are exported...

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Matica Technologies introduces a brand new Security Ink Ribbon (SIR) for the new desktop ID card printers the MC660 (re-transfer) and MC310 (direct-to-card), giving you and your customers added VSE's (visual security elements) with little extra cost or hassle. This new consumable ribbon is available as part of the chromXpert Genuine Matica consumable program launched, and is exclusively available only for the MC series of Matica's desktop products. What is the Security Ribbon? The security ribbon is a consumable which gives you built in security features on your ID cards, for no additional outlay of hardware costs. You simply swap...

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Matica has appointed cards-x UK as the exclusive Value-Added Distributor (M·VAD) for the United Kingdom and Ireland as part of its successful M·Connect Partner Program, implemented in Europe since January 2019. cards-x UK, established in Malton, North Yorkshire, in October 2020 offers permanent stock, logistic services and technical support to the channels in UK and Ireland acting as the extension of Matica in the territory being the only and exclusive distributor to serve Matica partners (Matica Technology Partners and Matica Authorized Resellers) in the region. cards-x’ local warehouse guarantees reduced lead times and freight cost to all Matica partners as...

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