Card Body & Finishing Options
Discover Gemalto's unbeatable range of card body technologies: graphic solutions to suit all your needs.
send a clear message
One of the most technically demanding cards to design but with our expert advice you can be sure that you are more than up to meeting the challenge.
Flashy and fun or simple and elegant: whatever your choice, we have the answer.
Your card is instantly recognized
Get a slice of Colored Core, the cutting edge of card design technology. With a large choice of colors, this feature is the smart way of ensuring your card stands out from the crowd.
Special effects ...The Originals
Often copied but never matched – let alone bettered – our vast range of special printing and hot stamping effects will breathe life into your designs. Among the most spectacular are the following trio:
sealed and secured
This unique varnish was developed by Gemalto to encapsulate a logo or text with stunning results
the perfect touch
A special varnish that brings your design to life. Perfect for highlighting a detail or a logo.
High-definition hot foil stamping: fine detailing
A trade-off between customized holograms and hot foil stamping. Incredibly fine details can be obtained, enabling a fine segmentation of your card holders. It takes less than 3 weeks to create, leading to no expensive stock to manage and stunning results guaranteed.
slick and simple
Perfect for highlighting logos and program names, an ideal alternative to silver hot foil.
bring colors to life
A special varnish with a subtle metallic effect to make colors more vibrant.
don't waste space – communicate
A smart way of using space to communicate, using black or silver text.
Standard hot-stamp foil:
quick and simple
Very simple to apply for the maximum effect.
smart by nature
Our new Eco Card has an innovative body made of bio materials to help you develop your green offering without compromising on quality.
flips but guaranteed never to flop*
A special varnish that changes the color of an image depending on the viewing angle. Use it on the whole card surface or – better still – in key areas to boost the effect.