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).

About Cartamundi Group

Cartamundi is the global leader in “play” solutions, encompassing playing cards, card and board games, collectibles, and trading card games. Its team of nearly 3,000 people is dedicated to providing every individual with the opportunity to “Live Differently, Play Differently.” This family-owned company, headquartered in Belgium, operates a worldwide network of design centers, sales offices, and manufacturing facilities, spanning from the United States and Europe to Japan.


A timelapse video of the building process can be found here.


Pictures below:

1. New production facility in Altenburg

2. Speech bij Jürgen Gehr, VP Cards & Board Games, CEE, Cartamundi Solutions

3. Stefaan Merckx, CEO Cartamundi Group, mingling with a number of employees



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