Report Description

Global Plastic Cards Market, By Technology (Chip Enabled Cards, Regular Cards, Smart Cards), By Application (Payment Cards, Government/Health, SIM Cards, Transportation Cards, Gift Cards, Access Cards, Others), By Company and By Geography, Forecast & Opportunities, 2024

The Global Plastic Cards Market is 7.4% CAGR over the forecast period. Plastic cards continue to observe increased traction in banks and SIM cards. However, development in the gift card application is also expected to be impressive. Based on Technology, the market is segmented into Chip Enabled Cards, Regular Cards and Smart Cards.  Based on Application, the market is segmented into Payment Cards, Government/Health, SIM Cards, Transportation Cards, Gift Cards, Access Cards and Others. Geographically, the market is segmented into Asia-Pacific, North America, South America, Middle East & Africa and Europe. Among these regions, Asia Pacific is projected to remain the leader in the global plastic cards market throughout the forecast period. The chip enabled cards segment is estimated to account for a major market share in the APAC market. Some of the key players in the market, include Gemalto N.V., CPI Card Group Inc., Giesecke & Devrient GmbH, American Banknote Corporation, IDEMIA France SAS, among others.


Years considered for this report:

Historical Year : 2014-2017

Base Year : 2018

Estimated : 2019

Forecast : 2020-2024

Objective of the Study:

  • To analyse and forecast the market size of Global Plastic Cards Market, in terms of Value and Volume.
  • To classify and forecast Global Plastic Cards Market based on technology, application and regional distribution.
  • To identify drivers and challenges for Global Plastic Cards Market.
  • To examine competitive developments such as expansions, new product launches, mergers & acquisitions, etc., in Global Plastic Cards Market.
  • To conduct the pricing analysis for Global Plastic Cards Market.
  • To identify and analyse the profile of leading players involved in the manufacturing of Global Plastic Cards.

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Some of the leading players in the Global Plastic Cards Market are Gemalto N.V., CPI Card Group Inc., Giesecke & Devrient GmbH, American Banknote Corporation, IDEMIA France SAS, Perfect Plastic Printing Corporation, Goldpac Group Limited, Inteligensa Group, Marketing Card Technology, LLC, TAG Systems SA, QARTIS S.A., Teraco, Inc.

TechSci Research performed both primary as well as exhaustive secondary research for this study. Initially, TechSci Research sourced a list of manufacturers across the globe. Subsequently, TechSci Research conducted primary research surveys with the identified companies. While interviewing, the respondents were also enquired about their competitors. Through this technique, TechSci Research could include the manufacturers which could not be identified due to the limitations of secondary research. TechSci Research analysed the service offerings, distribution channels and presence of all major collaboration manufacturer across the globe.

TechSci Research calculated the market size of Global Plastic Cards Market using a bottom-up approach, where data for various end user industries and its application across various product types were recorded and forecast for the future years. TechSci Research sourced these values from the industry experts and company representatives and externally validated through analysing historical data of these product types and applications for getting an appropriate, overall market size. Various secondary sources such as company website, news articles, press releases, company annual reports, investor presentations and financial reports were also used by TechSci Research.

Key Target Audience:

  • Plastic Cards Manufacturers
  • Industry associations and experts
  • Research organizations and consulting companies
  • Market research and consulting firm
  • Technology investors
  • Research organizations
  • Suppliers and Distributors

The study is useful in providing answers to several critical questions that are important for the industry stakeholders such as collaboration manufacturer and partners, end users, etc., besides allowing them in strategizing investments and capitalizing on market opportunities.

Report Scope:

In this report, Global Plastic Cards Market has been segmented into following categories, in addition to the industry trends which have also been detailed below:

  • Market, By Technology:
    • Chip enabled cards
    • Regular cards
      • Bar code
      • Magnetic strip
    • Smart cards
      • Contact
      • Contactless
      • Hybrid
      • Dual Interface
  • Market, By Application:
    • Payment cards
      • Credit cards
      • Debit cards
      • Charge cards
      • Prepaid cards
    • Government/Health
      • National Identity cards
      • Driving licenses
      • Public and private health cards
      • Others
    • SIM cards
    • Transportation cards
    • Gift cards
    • Access cards
    • Others
  • Market, By Region:
    • Asia Pacific
      • China
      • India 
      • Japan
      • South Korea
      • Australia
      • Singapore
      • Malaysia
      • Taiwan
      • Philippines
      • Indonesia
    • Europe
      • France
      • Germany
      • United Kingdom
      • Italy
      • Spain
      • Poland
      • Denmark
    • North America
      • United States
      • Mexico
      • Canada
    • South America
      • Brazil
      • Argentina
      • Colombia
    • Middle East and Africa
      • South Africa
      • Saudi Arabia
      • UAE
      • Qatar

Competitive Landscape

Company Profiles: Detailed analysis of the major companies present in Global Plastic Cards Market.

Available Customizations:

With the given market data, TechSci Research offers customizations according the company’s specific needs. The following customization options are available for the report:

Company Information

  • Detailed analysis and profiling of additional market players (up to five).

Profit Margin Analysis

  • Profit margin analysis in case of direct and indirect sales channel.

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