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ABOUT US

From a recharge cards supplier to an end-to-end solutions provider

FutureCard was founded in 2002 as the pillar company of ENPI Group (Emirates National Plastic Industry) with the mission of producing recharge cards to telecom operators. In no time, the company became a certified payment cards manufacturer for both MasterCard and Visa.

Over the years FutureCard has continued significant expansion of its territories and product portfolio ranging from payment cards, IDs, transport and access cards, telecom cards, commercial cards, and all kind of smart cards. In 2018, FutureCard opened the door to a new full-fledged manufacturing and supply chain facility with an additional monthly capacity of 10 million smart cards.

Our journey from being a simple recharge cards manufacturer to a global smart solutions provider for all kind of cards, secure documents, payment and banking systems, government related systems as well as brand protection is proof of our unwavering development in terms of technology and innovation.

In view of that, end of 2019 we became part of Toppan (Nikkei 225 – TYO: 7911), the Japanese global leader in printing & security. FutureCard has been acquired by Toppan Gravity, the investment platform of Toppan Leefung – a wholly-owned subsidiary of Toppan. The acquisition makes FutureCard together with Toppan one of the forerunners in the payment, transport and ID markets while enhancing the group’s business growth and performance.

TOPPAN FUTURECARD TIMELINE

2002

FUTURECARD INCEPTION

Established as a member of ENPI Group

2003

PAYMENT CARDS

VISA & MASTERCARDS Certifications (Magnetic Stripe Payment Cards)

2004

SIM CARDS

Delivered first FC-SIM to GSM & CDMA Mobile Network Operators

2005

INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

Joined the international Card Manufacture Association – ICMA

2006

VISA EMV

Certified Visa EMV Card Manufacturer; Delivered First Chip Enabled Visa FC-Pay

2007

MASTERCARD EMV

Certified MasterCard EMV Card Manufacturer; Delivered First Chip Enabled MasterCard FC-Pay

2008

IDENTIFICATION CARDS

Delivered First FC-Sec PolyCarbonate ID Card with High Security Features

2009

VISA DUAL-INTERFACE

Certified VISA EMV Dual-Interface Card Manufacturer; Delivered First DualInterface Visa FC-Pay

2010

MASTERCARD DUAL INTERFACE

Certified Mastercard EMV Dual-Interface Card Manufacturer; Delivered First Dual Interface Mastercard FC-Pay

2011

QUALITY & SECURITY

Certified Card Quality Management – CQM & GSMA Security Accreditation Scheme – SAS

2012

ENVIRONMENT, HEALTH & SAFETY

Certified ISO 14001 Environmental Management and OHSAS 18001 Occupational Health and Safety

2013

SECURE PERSONALIZATION

Certified PC/DSS Payment Cards for the Personalization of Payment Chip Cards; Delivered First Fully Personalized Banking Chip Card

2014

TRANSPORT CARDS

Qualified Manufacturing of Contactless Cards; Delivered First Contactless Metro Card

2015

CHINA UNIONPAY

First China UnionPay – Cup – Certified Manufacturer in the EMEA

2016

CARD SOLUTIONS

Delivered First Health Smartcard; Introduced HCE, ID and Payment Cards Managed Service and Solutions

2017

FC NEW FACILITY

Started with the Construction of the New Card Manufacturing Facility

2018

FULLY OPERATIVE NEW FACILITY

VISA, Mastercard, UPI Certification on new facility; PayPAk and Ghlink(GHIPSS) Certification

2019

ACQUISITION BY TOPPAN

FutureCard becomes a Toppan Company