Thames Technology increases card lamination capabilities

Investment in two additional BÜRKLE lamination systems

BÜRKLE is pleased to announce the successfull installation of two additional market-leading lamination systems to increase Thames Technology production capacity and ensure they can meet increasing customer demands. 

The purchase of the BÜRKLE LAC 200 and BÜRKLE FLEXLAM CHKR(V) 50/100 form part of a larger expansion strategy for Thames Technology which includes the implementation of digital print, laser personalisation and the growth of the existing chip card production.  

Made by the company at the forefront of the industry for more than 40 years, the BÜRKLE FLEXLAM CHKR(V) 50/100 represents the very latest in card lamination, and will provide Thames Technology with unprecedented flexibility and production speed, boasting lamination rates from just 20 seconds per sheet. 

CHKR lamination system for plastic cards
CHKR lamination system for plastic cards

Producing more than 250 million cards per year for customers in over 60 countries, Thames Technology is a key global partner to top card issuers and resellers. With its long-standing reputation as a client focussed business delivering a quick response to all customer requirements, Thames’ new investment has further cemented the company’s profile as the growing force within the UK’s card manufacturing community.

General Manager of Thames Technology, Che Colford, commented: “We are delighted to install two leading-edge laminators from BÜRKLE. These will significantly increase our volume capacity and enable us to fulfil growing customer demands, whilst creating new and exciting opportunities for us in the global card business.”

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