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Metal cards

As an evidence of the evolution in the Payment Industry Trends, Metal Cards are a symbol of elegance, simplicity and beauty which stand out from standard payment cards as a premium product that differentiates the brand they represent. Traditional institutions propose metal cards to their wealthiest customers, whereas Fintech’s have a distinct strategy.

FinTech’s are adding metal cards as an additional product in their portfolio, customers who are willing to pay for metal cards premium and distinctive advantages, will sign for them. Millennials are the group showing the highest interest in this product.

Metal cards are manufactured with high quality materials and special production techniques not available in standard cards. Appealing and sophisticated designs, combined with a unique touch and feel, make customers feel they are getting a prestigious and durable mean of payment, not an ordinary card.

Our range of Dual Interface metal cards contains a minimum of 54% post-consumer recycled material, consisting of 65% post-consumer recycled stainless steel.

Tag Systems Metal Cards portfolio offers an extensive range of possibilities in design which allows each and every client to find the ideal type of the Metal Card according to the expectations of the customer. Metal Cards can be produced with Contact and Dual Interface Technology, both certified by Mastercard and VISA.

Metal Veneer Cards

Mass Affluent

  • From 16 to 18 grams

  • Magnetic Stripe
    Compatible

  • Metal Composite card construction,
    Front metal and Back Polymer

  • Dual Interface / Contact
    compatible

  • Mechanical Engraving
    on card Front

  • Laser Engraved
    Personalization

  • Multiple color
    design options

  • Conventional Printing
    for Polymer Back

  • Crystal
    Embedding

  • Knock-out capability

Embedded Metal Cards

Mass Affluent

  • 12 grams

  • Multiple color
    design options

  • Metal core with front and
    back PVC layers

  • Edge-To-Edge metal

  • Magnetic Stripe
    Compatible

  • Laser Engraved
    Personalization

  • Dual Interface / Contact
    compatible

  • Conventional Printing
    for front and back

  • Logos can be knocked out to metal
    on the front or back of card

Metal Hybrid Cards

Affluent / High Net Worth / Private Banking

  • From 16 to 21 grams

  • Front Metal Layer with
    Back Polymer Layer

  • Laser Engraved
    Personalization

  • Dual Interface / Contact
    compatible

  • Metal Production techniques
    for Front only

  • Mechanical Engraving/
    Chemical Etching

  • Magnetic Stripe
    Compatible

  • Conventional Printing
    for Polymer Back

  • 24k Gold, Crystal and/or Diamond
    Embedding

  • PVD* Front & Back coating

    *Physical Vapor Deposition

Ceramic Metal Cards

Affluent / High Net Worth / Private Banking

  • 26 grams (Full Metal) /
    16 grams (Metal Hybrid)

  • Front Metal Layer with
    Back Polymer Layer

  • Laser Engraved
    Personalization

  • Dual Interface / Contact
    compatible

  • Ceramic Clad with
    Metal Core

  • Mechanical Engraving/
    Chemical Etching

  • Magnetic Stripe
    Compatible

  • Limited range of
    colors with texture

  • 24k Gold, Crystal and/or Diamonds
    Embedding

Full Metal Cards

Affluent / High Net Worth / Private Banking

  • From 21 to 28 grams

  • Magnetic Stripe
    Compatible

  • Laser Engraved
    Personalization

  • Dual Interface / Contact
    compatible

  • Metal Production techniques
    for Front & Back

  • Mechanical Engraving/
    Chemical Etching

  • Durable Color
    Coating

  • Individually embedded
    security features

  • 24k Gold, Crystal and/or Diamonds
    Embedding

  • Dual Interface Double-tap
    functionality