Smart Five Card Solutions


Smart Five Card Solutions - Fits Like a Glove

  • Hermann
    Hermann Hafenscher, Manager

    Hermann founded Smart Five in 1998. He cut his business-teeth in the mining sector as a mining engineer and took…

  • Alta
    Alta, Receptionist

    Alta has been with Smart Five since 2003. Having had a solid background in the printing business and accounting added…

  • Burger
    Burger, Production Manager

    Burger commenced his Smart Five career in 2009. Having been groomed in the world of adventure tourism where the value…


Delivering Security Solutions for your Business


Smart Five specialises in Blank & Custom Designed (Pre-printed) quality plastic cards, Datacard PVC Card Printers, Consumables, Software, Training, Services & Repairs... We have more that 17 years of experience - Talk to us to understand how we can support your business...

 World Class Training: Smart Five provides extensive world class training on all our products. Our tried and tested experience on the Datacard products over the last 17 years in this industry, taught us valuable... >>
Bureau Services: Our card bureau is stocked with a range of Datacard thermal printers ready to serve the needs of the client out there who does not want to commit to the capital lay-out for various good business reasons.>>
Out-of-the-box solutions:Our range of hardware and software, offer state-of-the-art, world-leading, reliable, cost effective, productive solutions for low-, mid- and mid-to-high-volume card issuance applications.  >>


There are numerous factors to bear in mind to determine your unique printing solution. Talk to us to understand how Smart Five can tailor a solution unique to your business requirements...

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Dealing with Smart Five, is dealing with Peace of Mind!

  • Testimonial #4

    Thank you for fixing my printing Smart Five printer while we were waiting today. I am so happy .... Danisile

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  • Testimonial #3

    I just want to say a big thank you to all of you at Smart Five for your helpful manner & advice. My customer was really pleased with the solution and have recommended us as their soul supplier .... Nandi

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  • Testimonial #2

    Our decision to go with Smart Five proved to be the right one. The applications are user friendly, productive and works very well. We managed to catch up with all back-log thanks to your expert advice. You made us feel like heroes …. John

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  • Testimonial #1

    My sincere thanks to all the staff at Smart Five for the professional service and thorough training on our SD260 printer and software. Your calm approach and excellent product knowledge made it easy and straight forward. We will refer you to all our branches and clients .... Irvin

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About Us

SMART FIVE is a group of positive thinkers and hard workers who pride themselves on quality, versatility and service. Not only do we print PVC cards, but also supply almost every product or solution related to the printing and use of PVC cards.

Considered Smart5a synonym for service excellence in the card market and having grown steadily from a provincial, to national and now international supplier, we are serving and supplying government, private and corporate clients, with our outstanding card solutions. SMART FIVE was nominated the fastest growing card company in the card market in 2003, 2007 and 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014 and will continue to do so for the years to come.

In 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 Smart Five was nominated the largest supplier of Datacard instant issuance products and consumables in Southern Africa.Our growth is largely credited to our valued sub-suppliers and end-user clients who through loyal support, word of mouth and special projects have helped us to achieve these awards.We believe in equal opportunity and self-empowerment to serve the needs of our clients and workforce alike. We are a Level 4 BEE Contributor .

We have a very high regard for sensitivity issues, as such; our solutions have multiple security levels to prevent unauthorised access. A high data integrity level throughout our systems ensures that you data is not misused or misplaced. We passionately savour the uniqueness that comes with each project.
At SMART FIVE, we know what is important to you – Your core business. Amongst our clients you will find many a distinguished body from all aforementioned sectors. So why not join the leaders and contact us for a FREE, no obligation consultation.