Cartamundi Playing Cards
Carta Mundi or Cartamundi means in Latin: Cards for the world. And they have been doing this at the Cartamundi factory since 1765. The Belgian privately owned group Cartamundi is the world's largest playing card manufacturer. The playing card company is located in Turnhout in Belgium in Europe. These Belgian playing cards from the brand Cartamundi are known for the good price/quality ratio, innovation, professionalism and beautiful design.
The largest playing card manufacturer in the world
The Cartamundi Group is the largest producer of playing cards in the world. In 2002, the ASS Spielkartenfabrik Altenburg playing card factory in Germany was sold by Ravensburger to Cartamundi. In 2005 Cartamundi took a 50% interest in Copag Da Amazonia Brazil. In 2010, Cartamundi bought 50% of the shares in Parksons Games & Sports, the largest manufacturer of playing cards in India. And in 2019, the Belgian family business Cartamundi took over playing card specialist the United States Playing Card Company (USPCC) from their parent company Newell Brands. The acclaimed playing cards maker’s focus is on North America and Spain. Through this acquisition, Cartamundi continues to invest in the global entertainment market. This acquisition marks the addition of the iconic Bee, Bicycle, Fournier, Tally-Ho, Hoyle, and KEM brands to the Cartamundi brands portfolio.
In total, the Cartamundi family has 13 sales offices and 11 playing card factories worldwide in: Belgium - Cartamundi headquarters & Cartamundi Digital, Brazil - Copag Da Amazonia Brazil, Germany - Cartamundi Deutschland, Spielkartenfabrik Altenburg GmbH & Königsfurt Urania Verlag, France - Cartamundi France & France Cartes, Hungary - Cartamundi Hungary, Ireland - Cartamundi Ireland, India - India Parksons Cartamundi PVT. LTD, Italy - Cartamundi Italy, Japan - Japan Card Products the joint venture between Cartamundi and Amada Holdings, Poland - Cartamundi Polska, Singapore for Asia, Australia and New Zealand - Cartamundi Asia Pacific, Spain - Cartamundi España & Naipes Heraclio Fournier SA, the United Kingdom - Cartamundi UK, the United States of America - Cartamundi Dallas INC, also known as Cartamundi USA, Cartamundi East Longmeadow & The United States Playing Card Company, Sweden - Cartamundi Nordic and Switzerland - AGM AGMüller.
Cartamundi, a heart for cards
Cartamundi makes bridge size cards, poker size playing cards and magic cards out of cardboard and 100% plastic. Most of the Belgian playing cards that Cartamundi markets are laminated cardboard license playing cards in collaboration with: DC Comics Batman & Superman, Disney, Harry Potter, PIXAR, James Bond and many more world brands. In short, if you are looking to buy a good deck of playing cards with which you can play card games, then take a look at our online Cartamundi shop.