Ireland’s No1 Plastic Card Printing Provider

CardLogic is Ireland’s leading supplier of Plastic Card printing solutions. We pride ourselves on providing a quick, reliable and low-cost service to our clients.


Our ID Card services cater to businesses of all shapes and sizes. Whether you want a simple single-sided text -based card or a full-colour smart card.

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Spread awareness of your brand. Gift cards are an often overlooked low-cost method of boosting your business.

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Printed Membership cards are a convenient way for any gym, leisure club or organisation to track and manage attendance to the club.

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Promote your brand and keep your customers coming back with an eye-catch design displaying your logo and contact details.

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Plastic Card Printers

In addtion to card printing, we offer a full range of plastic card printers for in-house ID card printing. Cardlogic stock machines from all major suppliers such as Smart, Datacard, Fargo and Zebra Printers We pride ourselves on our extensive product knowledge and outstanding customer service. We offer full service and support with all our card printers so you can print with peace of mind.

If you’re not sure where to start with card printing, or you simply need more information. Check out our simple card printer solutions guide

There are two methods for printing plastic cards:

Direct to card

Direct to card aka Dye Sublimation is the most commonly used method for printing cards. It uses a thermal printhead which passed over a colour ribbon and fuses the colour to the card. Card printers that use this method tend to be more cost effective although they do come with come caveats: Dye sublimation machines have a lesser print quality than retransfer and cannot print full edge-to-egde.


Retransfer printers are the gold standard for printing plastic cards. Although more expensive, these machines offer a far superior result in terms of print quality and of course – the all important over the edge print.

This question is not always easy to answer. For the majority of applications, a direct to card printer is more than sufficient . These printers offer speed and reliability and best of all they’re cost-effective.

If quality is paramount, then you may want to consider a retransfer printer. Of late, these machines have become more affordable and as such, can be a viable option for many companies.

Both retransfer and DTC printers have are available with single or dual sided options with a host of encoding choices also.