Card technology

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Protection for Cards

KURZ is a renowned global supplier of security technologies and components for cards, including credit, bank, payment, customer, loyalty, and prepaid cards, as well as ID documents like identification cards and driving licenses. With over 50 years of experience in card technology, KURZ offers innovative card designs with advanced data storage and security features, ensuring counterfeit-proof solutions. The company takes a customer-centric approach, providing turn-key solutions tailored to meet the unique needs of each card project from concept to production. KURZ's global presence ensures international local customer service and supply chain security, maintaining identical quality standards worldwide. As a trusted provider in the industry, KURZ continues to excel in delivering top-notch security technologies for cards and ID documents, meeting the demands of a constantly evolving security landscape.

The KURZ Card Generator: Try Your Possibilities

Color selection

Product code: B 1175A-27CR
Color: PMS 7484 Green

Our Cards Portfolio

Magnetic Stripes

  • Reliable storage and retrieval of data
  • Magnetic values in accordance with ISO 7811 or customer's specification
  • Simple and fast processability
  • Available in all standard coercivity levels
  • Suitable for all application processes and a variety of substrates
  • Visual enhancement of the card through special colors and designs

Signature Stripes

  • Easy writing properties
  • Secure against counterfeiting & manipulation
  • Good application properties
  • Three layout types: Neutral continuous, customer-specific continuous or single image
  • Customized designs for credit cards such as American Express, China UnionPay, DINERS, JCB, MasterCard and VISA

Holographic Effects and OVDs

Easy to communicate, easy to verify, hard to copy.

As a leading supplier of security technology our OVD products offer optical security features and a variety of modular systems including interchangeable features. Gain complete design freedom for your brand mark element with our proprietary technology 


Tipping Foils

  • Decoration of the raised lettering on credit cards
  • Available in two types: Metallized and pigmented

Cold Indent Foils

  • Application of a personalized number onto signature panels or the card surface
  • Serves as a reliable, counterfeit-proof security component
  • Excellent abrasion resistance

Scratch-Off Foils

  • Protection of security-relevant data such as passwords, PIN codes etc.
  • Easy to scratch-off
  • High coverage
  • Clean stamping
  • High application speed
  • Standard pattern or customized designs

Thermal Transfer Ribbons

Experience a revolutionary approach to flexible data handling with KURZ Thermal Transfer Ribbons (TTR). Whether it's bank, customer, or admission cards, our TTRs open up a whole new realm of possibilities, transforming the security and appearance of labeling and personalization.

Discover the diverse range of products and explore the array of color ribbon classes we offer. Unleash your creativity and witness firsthand the countless opportunities our TTRs present for enhancing your projects. Embrace innovation with KURZ, where we redefine data handling and empower you to achieve new levels of security, aesthetics, and customization.

  • High quality reproduction of monochrome pictures, graphics and company emblems
  • Wide range of colors
  • Highly durable prints
  • Transparent overlay for additional protection against abrasion
  • Special foil for hidden information only visible under a UV light source
  • KURZ Thermal Transfer Ribbons for every purpose

Application Machines for Cards

At KURZ, we understand that sophisticated security technology demands a seamless integration of cutting-edge foil technology, precision-matched machine systems, and modern application processes.

As industry leaders, we take pride in developing and building application machines that cater to a diverse range of card requirements. Our expertise lies in creating specialized machines specifically designed for applying magnetic foils, signature panels, and holographic images with unparalleled precision and efficiency.

With our state-of-the-art machines, you can trust in KURZ to deliver top-tier solutions that ensure the highest levels of security and aesthetics for your cards. From magnetic foils to holographic images, our application machines guarantee a flawless execution, elevating the quality and sophistication of your products. Partner with KURZ and experience the ultimate fusion of technology and innovation for your card applications.

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The KURZ Group is constantly investing in the environmental compatibility of our foils to European standards and has an excellent track record of successful developments in this area. Relating to this, the selection of raw materials is crucial. According to REACH they belong to the category 'articles' and therefore do not need to be registered. No poisonous or cancer-including substances are processed at KURZ. We do not use any halogenated solvents. We only use raw materials, whose heavy metal content of cadmium, lead, mercury and chromium (VI) conform to the legislation/directives 94/62/EG (CONEG) and 2011/65/EU (RoHS).

KURZ takes environmental and social responsibility seriously and adheres strictly to its Code of Conduct.

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