PVC Membership, Reward & Gift Cards

Membership cards are an excellent marketing tool for rewarding current customers and attracting new ones. Marketing research consistently demonstrates that using membership and reward cards to retain existing customers is easier than establishing new ones. Integral to keeping customers is providing incentives that will inspire their loyalty..
Plastic gift cards are becoming the standard in maintaining customer loyalty, marketing, and a source of convenience for your customers. Did you know that on average, only 80% of a gift card's value is redeemed? In addition to high margins; gift cards are an excellent way to secure recurring revenue..

 

iPack has over 30 years of printing experience; as a result, we have technical expertise in all aspects of UV printing including graphic design, printing, laminating, die cutting, data application and fulfillment. A significant portion of iPacks' work is unique and highly customized - it is often referred to iPack by competitors that do not have custom capabilities.

Plastic gift card printing is one of our lesser known specialties. iPack has been offering the gift card industry with exceptional gift and loyalty card products for several years now. Offering high-quality gift cards, competitive pricing, and exceptional customer services, we leave you little reason to seek out alternative gift card suppliers.

Print Finishing and Packaging

The same basic procedures of reviewing and adhering to specifications follows for tipping cards to carriers for retail applications, envelope stuffing or other fulfillment options. This applies to shrink-wrapping and other packaging requirements. When a product is inventoried for fulfillment or shipping on demand, a database is maintained to track quantity levels and provide information required to maintain throughput. order and assure quality throughout the production process.

Quoting and Sales Process

Quotes and acceptance of orders requires customers to provide detailed specifications including type of printing, colors, artwork, materials and substrates, dimensions of product, finishing, packaging, fulfillment and shipping requirements as well as data information regarding the type of magnetic stripe, number of tracks, coercivity, type of barcode, starting numbers, etc. This information is entered into PRI's proprietary print management software, which allows PRI to verify the components of the order and assure quality throughout the production process.

Artwork and Design Process

Upon receipt of a customer's artwork the information is inspected to be sure it matches the requirements of the specifications for the job. This includes verifying the images, fonts, and necessary design elements are present for reproduction in the desired format. PRI's Art Department will modify the artwork as necessary; in any event, an electronic proof is required to be approved by the customer prior to proceeding to production.

Print Production

Film, color keys and digital proofs, go through two inspections prior to production. During production the proofs are used to maintain a visual reference to ensure quality. Jobs are inspected continually throughout the printing process to maintain quality.

Quality Control

iPack has experienced staff in all stages of production (e.g. sales, art, pre-press, printing, data, cutting, fulfillment and shipping) that are adept at recognizing and resolving problems. In addition, all orders go through a final quality assurance checkpoint before being shipped.

 

If you need design tips to create your custom plastic card, you can check out our blog for ideas. Call us if you've got more questions about the plastic card printing services we offer.