New hyper performant production site in Altenburg (Germany) officially opened

Altenburg, 5 September 2023 – The Spielkartenfabrik officially opened its new production site in Altenburg, Germany, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and an informal gathering for all plant employees. The new site was constructed in the vicinity of the old one, further solidifying Altenburg’s legacy as a prominent hub for card and board games. This investment in Altenburg underscores its significance as a key location for Cartamundi Group. The site is known for its reliability and quality, making it a trusted partner for customers across Europe.

Benefits for our customers – With this hyper performant 20,000m² production site, Cartamundi is further creating value for its diverse customer base across Europe. Benefits for customers include drawing on Cartamundi’s deep experience in co-creating new propositions, flexible lead times and “local for local” production.

Future-proof and sustainable: Platinum certification of the German Sustainable Building Council (DGNB) – In line with Cartamundi’s commitment to sustainability, the new building incorporates various features to ensure its sustainability for decades to come. Examples of this include a comprehensive package of measures to protect the environment and species (re-use of water, photovoltaic systems and compensation areas for trees etc.). These efforts have been recognized by a Platinum certification of the German Sustainable Building Council (DGNB).

A timelapse of the building process can be found here.

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New production facility in Altenburg.

Stefaan Merckx, CEO Cartamundi Group, and a number of employees celebrate the opening together.

Jürgen Gehr, VP, Cards & Board Games, CEE.