Upper Deck Company

The Upper Deck Company, LLC
Typeprivate LLC
Industrylithographic commercial printing, collectibles
When it was createdYorba Linda, California, United States (1988)
People who started itPaul Sumner (co-founder)
Richard McWilliam (co-founder)
HeadquartersCarlsbad, California, United States
Area servedWorldwide
Key peoplePaul Meyer (President)[1][2]
Bernd Becker(VP Entertainment & Sports)
Things madetrading cards

The Upper Deck Company, LLC (colloquially as Upper Deck and Upper Deck Authenticated, Ltd. in the UK), founded in 1988, is a private company primarily known for producing trading cards.


  • Williams, Pete. Card Sharks: How Upper Deck Turned a Child's Hobby into a High-Stakes, Billion-Dollar Business. Macmillan General Reference, May 1995.


  1. "Upper Deck Lands Paul Meyer as Company's New President". Upper Deck. June 1, 2010. Retrieved June 03, 2010. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  2. Lewis, Brett J. (June 01, 2010). "Paul Meyer Named New President Of Upper Deck". The Cardboard Connection. Retrieved June 03, 2010. Check date values in: |accessdate=, |date= (help)

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