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Who we are?

We are a printing company mainly directed towards the production of packaging paper. Existing for many years in the market, aiming, with the best quality/price ratio, providing solutions that meet the requirements proposed daily by our customers.

Who we are?

History

In 1970, Joaquim Pinto Cardoso started an activity on behalf indivivual dedicated to the manufacture - completely handmade - of boxes, located in the place of Valos, Fiães where worked 20 employees.

The first years were difficult. In addition to the normal operating expenses, it had to pay the investment and the banks do not lend money. Only later, when us no longer needed the banks it is that they even offered to cooperate.

On November 9, 1983, by public deed it was a private limited company, having as partner his wife, also ushering in the construction of facilities to give to society.

On January 2 1984 Cartonagem Cardoso, Lda initiates its activity, making the first investments in technological equipment; there, since a constant concern to maintain the level of equipment modernization in the sector. The evolution of the company is done gradually, as the market demanded it. So oped 10 years, builds its own facilities with an area of 8,000 m2.

On 22 January 1998, transforming the company into a limited company. Arises CARTONAGEM CARDOSO, S, A., Whose administration is exercised by its President Mr. Joaquim Pinto Cardoso. Opts for a specialization strategy in the manufacture of packaging for different sectors, predominação in the footwear sector, ceramics, household appliances, textile and food industry. Opting also for a good management of supply, can now be a competitive company in the market.

  • Prepress
  • Press
  • Finishing
  • Your work must be born somewhere

    Here the work for printing are prepared, customer files to be checked in order to solve all the problems inherent in the artwork, composition, image retouching, insert content, application of variable data, adaptation of final arts, etc.

    With the latest graphics applications can receive all types of computer files, in various media, CD, DVD, USB key and / or LINK. Essentially used programs are Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, we can also transform files held in FreeHand or Corel to be able to work in Illustrator.

  • Benefits of offset printing

    The offset system is considered one of the most efficient ways of printing, it has speed to medium and large print runs and prints in all types and weights of paper, and some types of flexible plastics like polystyrene.

    The latest machines allow complete freedom of creation, allowing the variety of shapes, colors and even scents. They also have advanced controls quality, color and registration, ensuring greater reproduction fidelity.

  • Here's where we give glamor to your job

    The Cartonagem Cardoso works with options that seek to make each work an example of excellence from printing to its finish. Therefore, the workforce is skilled and prepared to diagnose needs and propose alternatives, offering various types of graphic finishes.

    Some examples of special finishes can be, UV varnish or serigraphic, screen printing, hot stamping, application of eyelets, glossy or matte lamination.

Our Portfolio

The ideas have to come from somewhere, you can start here.

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PME excelência '14

It is with great pride that we share with all our employees, customers and suppliers this enthusiasm and professional pride. With this honor, Cartonagem Cardoso, sees recognized its growth strategy and strengthen its competitive base.

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