DECEMBER 2017 COVER STORY
Demystifying the Magic of Lamination

Printing is most likely the best understood process within the plastic card industry and most likely the greatest contributor to scrap and rework, but lamination is also a contributor and often misunderstood.

Featured Articles

Card-Based Solutions for the Health Care Industry
It’s every card manufacturer’s dream to help create the estimated 52.8 million badges necessary each year to support health care facilities in the United States.

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By Jennifer Kohlhepp, ICMA, Managing Editor

Advances in Card Printing
This article reviews some of the present advantages of digital printing and its potential benefits going forward.

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By David Tushie, Magellen Consulting, ICMA Standards and Technical Representative

CardTREX Europe: An Invaluable Experience
ICMA’s CardTREX Europe event provided card industry professionals working in and around Europe with indispensable industry insights specifi c to their region.

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By Jennifer Kohlhepp, ICMA, Managing Editor

Embrace the Journey at ICMA’s 2018 EXPO
In recognition of the design and technological advances leading the card industry into its future, ICMA wants you to “Embrace the Journey” at the 2018 Card Manufacturing & Personalization EXPO.

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