Our Company

The dz card was founded in 1971 by Jorgen Schmidt. It was then a printing house specializing in computer and security forms. The company became an expert in printing check books and bank passbooks with magnetic stripes. In the mid-70s dz card expanded into the plastic card business.

Today, we, dz card (dz), are an end-to-end smart cards and solutions provider with strong ethics, global footprint, and large capacity. Our company has built an outstanding global reputation for manufacturing smart cards and high-end security products. With ongoing successes internationally, we deliver premium quality, excellent customer service and fast delivery.

Most of our worldwide facilities are certified by all major global card schemes (VISA, Mastercard, Union Pay International, JCB, Diners, SAS GSM, etc.).

With our world-class footprints, dz card can deliver within 2 weeks any urgent requirement. This capability is our trademark and guarantee our customer’s loyalty over the years.

More than 47 years in security printing
Personalization Bureau with VISA/Mastercard Certified
Million Cards per month
employees worldwide
2 Factories: Thailand and Tanzania

dz Vision

Core Purpose

We are working in dz card to make our customers happy and to constantly improve the quality of our products as well as the quality of life for all our dz team members.

Core Values

  • We are working in dz card to make our customers happy and to constantly improve the quality of our products as well as the quality of life for all our dz team members.
  • We focus on the training and development of our employees, striving to stay ahead in the market and helping our employees to move forward with us
  • We deliver the best solutions which fit to our customers’ needs always striving to go the extra mile to make our customers happy
  • We listen to our customers so that their ideas and expectations form the base of our product development, our production and our service bureau management
  • We create a world of opportunities and challenges for the individuals in the dz card. In line with best practices, we grow our leaders from within the organization



dz card has been in the printing industry for 47 years. Through experience, – dz card has become a high quality manufacturer and the preferred partner for customers in the Finance Industry for special cards such as metal cards, color edge cards including shiny silver/gold finish and hot stamping. Contact us to find out how we can support your business.


More than 1000 employees working 24 hours a day 365 days a year secures the best service for all customers. With dedicated sales that can be reached at any time, we have prompt response times with the service level of dz card being well known in the industry and one of the many advantages dz to working with us.

Lead Time

dz card is proud to have fast lead times with the ability to meet urgent orders. Our production runs 24 hours, allowing us to fulfill urgent orders during weekends and holidays. Helping our customers needs strengthens our relationships and has led us to more business through win/win situations.


Visa Certification

Visa certifications since 1998

Mastercard Certification

Mastercard certifications since 1998

American Express Certification

AMEX certification since 2011

ISO Certification

ISO 9001:2008 certified since 2005

SAS GSM Certification

Smart trust Certification

ICMA eco-label Certification

ICMA eco-label vertified since 2011.



With 47 years of experience in the business, dz card is a leading card manufacturer and a strong and reliable partner for our customers worldwide.

  • 1971

    • dz founded in Denmark
  • 1983

    • dz established in Thailand
  • 1991

    • dz established in Malaysia
  • 1993

    • dz established in Philippines
  • 1995

    • Graphium (Xponcard, later Oberthur) buys dz Denmark
  • 2001

    • dz established in India
  • 2003

    • dz established in Indonesia
  • 2006

    • dz established in Africa
  • 2007

    • dz established in Latin America
  • 2008

    • dz re-established in Denmark
  • 2013

    • dz established in Myanmar & United Kingdom
  • 2018

    • dz card sold to Navis Capital fund