|Industry||Casino, Collectibles, Games, Trading Cards, Packaging and Retail|
|Founded||Turnhout, Belgium (1970)|
|Number of locations||7 manufacturing facilities (2010)
12 international branches (2010)
|Key people||Chris Van Doorslaer
|Products||Board Games, Card Games, Collectible Card Games, Packages and Playing Cards|
Cartamundi, also called Carta Mundi, is a Belgian company, based in Turnhout, that produces and sells board games, card games, collectible card games, packages and playing cards through its manufacturing and sales subsidiaries. The name of the company in Latin means cards for the world.
Cartamundi has established twelve international sales branches throughout the world since 1970. France in 1993, U.S. in 1994, Sweden in 1999, Hungary in 2000, Singapore in 2002 and Spain in 2002. The other branches were established through acquiring other companies. Cartamundi acquired Swiss AGMüller (Switzerland) in 1999, Altenburger und Stralsunder Spielkarten (Germany) in 2000, Spielkartenfabrik Altenburg (Germany) in 2002, Games & Print Services, Ltd. (U.K.) in 2003, 50% of Copag (Brazil) in 2005 and Dertor Poland (Poland) in 2005. Cartamundi also has a sales branch in The Netherlands.
In the early-to-mid 1990s, Cartamundi produced collectible card games for other companies. They made early editions of Magic: The Gathering for Wizards of the Coast's, and Decipher, Inc.'s Star Trek Customizable Card Game and Star Wars Customizable Card Game.
Cartamundi acquired Yaquinto Printing Company, established in Dallas, Texas in 1961, in 2006 and moved their U.S. branch there in 2007. The facility was renovated from September 2008 to January 2009.
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