Our Sponsors, Exhibitors & Partners
Formas Inteligentes have over 50 years’ experience innovating in security printing.
We are experts in combining different techniques (holography, high security inks offset, flexo, silkscreen and intaglio, exclusive papers, cold and hot stamping, laser cuts, braille printing, QR high security codes, RFID integrations, etc) to develop any product that meets your needs and exceeds your expectations.
We have ISO 9001:2015, ISO/IEC 27001:2013, and ISO 14298:2013 certificate.
CCL Secure (formerly Innovia Security) is the supplier of Guardian™, the world’s most advanced banknote substrate, which has been issued on more than 55 billion banknotes.
The company is a trusted partner to central banks worldwide who use Guardian™ polymer substrate to transform their currency’s performance via dramatically lower counterfeits, greater durability leading to significant cost savings, a cleaner note handling experience for the public, and 100% recycling of used banknotes.
Our unique PolyTeQ Services division, headed by a team of former central bankers and printers, partners with central banks and banknote printers to achieve the successful transition to Guardian™ polymer banknotes and to harness the ongoing benefits, through technical advice, information and support.
CCL Secure is a division of CCL Industries which employs more than 20,000 people worldwide and operates from over 150 production facilities across 35 countries on six continents.
For over 30 years, GET Group has established a global reputation as a leading provider of advanced security printing solutions, empowering more than 25 governments worldwide with highly secure and durable travel and identification documents through a robust portfolio that includes personalization printers, laser engravers, laminators and secure document inventory systems.
KBA-NotaSys is regarded as the main driver of innovation and excellence within the high-security printing industry.
Working hand in hand with our clients and partners, we have continuously elevated the art of high-security printing to new levels.
By listening to our clients’ needs we have expanded our range of products and services to meet the ever-changing challenges of our market.
Today we offer a unique range of products and services to authorised security printers and central banks enabling them to design, produce and issue banknotes and security documents according to their specific and individual needs.
Polish Security Printing Works (PWPW)
Since 1919 PWPW has been implementing projects, which are strategic for a state security and its citizens. The company offers security products of the highest global quality, solutions that are commonly used both by domestic and foreign customers.
The products include banknotes, documents, stamps, cards and IT systems, so the company can provide comprehensive, end-to-end solutions to its customers.
A modern machinery park, own paper mill, design studio, printing house, personalisation centre, electronic certification centre, R&D unit and skilled IT personnel – all these areas of PWPW activity contribute to its excellence in trust and security services.
The company executes contracts for governmental institutions. PWPW products are present in Europe, Asia, Africa and the Americas.
Canadian Bank Note Company
Canadian Bank Note is a mission-driven organization with a clearly defined set of values and principles. We encourage our employees to have a strong sense of purpose, a high level of self-esteem and the capacity to think clearly and logically. We believe that competitive advantage is largely in the minds of our employees as represented by their capacity to turn rational ideas into action towards the accomplishment of our mission.
Our vision is to make the world a safer and better place in which to live and work in by supplying technologically advanced solutions to the prevention of fraud in specific markets, particularly those associated with the issuance of secure documents.
Demax Holograms is a leading printer of securities and documents in Bulgaria and one of the first manufacturers of security holograms in Eastern Europe.
The company is licensed and controlled by the Ministry of Finance. Since 1996,it has been a full member of the International Association of Producers of Holograms (IHMA).
For more information, please visit www.demax-holograms.com.
FNMT-RCM is responsible for the production of key documents in a citizen’s life to guarantee his identity and acknowledge his skills and rights. Indeed, one of the institution’s characteristic activities is the production of documents protected against forgery and manipulation, made in a secure environment and endowed with a solid guarantee and top-drawer quality.
The processes used in the production of these documents draw on the very latest technologies and undergo highly stringent quality and security controls.
Given FNMT-RCM’s wide experience in the introduction of identification documents, the institution is in a position to provide advisory and consultancy services for integral identification projects.
Proof of this experience is to be found, for instance, in the national identification systems of four countries adding up to a total population of over 90 million, with key-in-hand projects, including financing with international bodies.
Alongside this activity, FNMT-RCM’s mill in Burgos produces paper of a quality to satisfy the most demanding customers in both the national and international scopes. The quality of our security paper is endorsed by years of experience in production for the institution’s standard items, such as banknotes and identification documents, and also by its long tradition as an exporter to banknote printers all over the world. Moreover, its experience and technological level extend to its role as producer not only of euro paper producer for various European Union countries but also of a wide range of banknote and stamp paper for printers the world over.
Giesecke+Devrient / Louisenthal
Founded in 1852 as a firm of specialist printers, Giesecke+Devrient (G+D) has evolved from its traditional beginnings into an important international group of companies.
Today G+D prints banknotes and securities, and supplies security paper and banknote processing equipment, as well as complete identification systems and cards and card systems for electronic payment and telecommunications.
Throughout the company’s history, it has consistently pioneered the use of innovative technology. Security and competence are the international high-tech group’s watchwords. Its customer-focused products, systems and services make G+D a reliable partner for all organizations needing to solve complex problems in security-related fields.
Louisenthal is a subsidiary of Giesecke & Devrient, and a leading manufacturer of banknote substrate, security papers and security features. Its products are globally recognised, and used by more than 100 Central Banks and Government Ministries, including the ECB.
Louisenthal adopts a proven banknote architecture framework, integrating the full series of banknotes to be effective for the cash cycle. Its portfolio of innovative security and durability technologies are founded on products which are fit for circulation, and which meet the security and automation requirements of issuers, the commercial sector and the public.
Securitisation starts with instantly recognisable features, and substrate-embedded security begins with publically-endorsed watermarks. To raise security for higher denominations, RollingStar® and ColourShift Threads are available. These can be enhanced for machine readability.
Durability is also critical as the cash cycle places demands on different denominations. Hybrid™, TOPAS® and Cotton banknotes are integrated banknote solutions meeting the diverse needs for market, transaction and savings notes.
Established in 1818 as a producer of banknotes and state papers for the Russian Empire, today Goznak is the number one company in the Russian market for security printing and one of the global leaders in banknote and special paper production.
- Three printing plants (Moscow Printing Plant, Perm Printing Plant and Moscow Printing House)
- Two paper mills (Saint Petersburg Paper Mill and Krasnokamsk Paper Mill)
- Two mints (Moscow and Saint Petersburg Mints)
- Research & Development Institute
- Goznak’s product range includes: banknotes, banknote paper, travel documents & IDs (including e-passports), excise duty stamps, various secure documents, plastic cards, coins & medals.
Jura / PARVIS
Jura Graphic software packages – for intaglio and offset design of all security documents:
- High-resolution CTP – the most modern devices for producing offset plates
- Direct Laser Engraving (DLE®) – the state-of-the-art intaglio plate-making technology
- Covert security features – protection of banknotes and other high-security products
- Personalization – unique patented solutions to protect photo ID documents
- Pre-press QC – total security quality control including 3D plate checking
- Brand protection – track & trace solution and anti-counterfeiting tool
PARVIS offers a number of systems and services, in particular: ABACO, NUMERO and PROXIMA.
ABACO controls the operation of equipment in a banknote printing plant; NUMERO is used for typographic numbering control; and the family of systems PROXIMA provides offline accurate control of offset print, intaglio print and substrate features. Together, these systems offer: banknote track & trace, sheet counting and barcoding, materials traceability, printing quality control and operations management.
ABACO is a Manufacturing Execution System that fills the gap between shop floor and company ERP allowing the direct and bidirectional transfer of data. This is the key to process optimization, from orders to finished banknotes, always keeping people and processes well synchronized.
Orell Fussli Security Printing
Founded in 1519, Orell Fussli Security Printing is a leading provider of security technologies, security products and solutions for identifications documents and systems, banknotes, and secure documents.
Orell Fussli Security Printing began printing securities as early as 1827 and has been supplying banknotes incorporating state-of-the-art security technology to the Swiss National Bank since 1911.
Since then, Orell Fussli Security Printing has continually tested technical innovations and developed unique new techniques and security features
Our in-depth knowledge allows us to offer our customers the full range of products and services, from basic concept to the design and the printing of banknotes. With its superb infrastructure, Orell Fussli Security Printing can fully exploit all security printing technologies either on paper or polymer substrates
Banknotes must meet toughest security standards, and the development, production and issuing of banknotes has become a complex and demanding task.
Since we know how to meet these standards in a customised way, we are the ideal partner for such projects.
Every day, governments, companies and millions of people rely on SICPA to protect the integrity and value of their currency, personal identity and consumable goods, in a world where anything that can be purchased can also be counterfeited or tampered with.
Our customers need partners they can trust who are capable and dynamic, as well as leaders in security solutions.
At SICPA, we are trusted advisors to central banks for selecting and integrating security features into upgraded and new banknote series. Today we provide security inks and integrated security solutions for most of the world’s currencies, including the Euro, US Dollar and Swiss Franc.
We also provide the security printer with a wide range of security ink solutions and technologies that together with his know-how and unique design and printing skills result in counterfeit- and tamper-proof, easy-to-authenticate documents and products.
WTG Water Treatment GmbH
WTG is an engineering company and trading company for industrial goods.
Our employees have decades of experience in the field of treatment plants and industrial plant construction.This both in the planning, the execution and the site supervision.
BW Papersystems, a division of Barry-Wehmiller, combines extremely strong brands, innovative technologies, and long standing experience for the sheeting & packaging, stationery, book binding, security documents, and corrugating & finishing industries.
BW Papersystems is a combination of 11 brands that are together to synthesize manufacturing in the paper process industries. We operate under brand names: BW Bielomatik (BWB), BWP Zerand, Curioni, JAG SYNCHRO, K&H, Kugler-Womako, MarquipWardUnited (MWU), SHM, VortX, WillPemcoBielomatik (WPB) and Wrapmatic.
DERMALOG Identification Systems GmbH
DERMALOG Identification Systems GmbH with head offices in Hamburg is Germany’s pioneer for biometry and the largest German manufacturer of biometric systems and devices. Founded in 1995, the company provides a full range of biometric identification solutions, including high-performance Automated Fingerprint Identification Systems (AFIS) and multimodal Automated Biometric Identification Systems (ABIS), as well as the latest generation of fingerprint and document scanners. The product range is complemented by biometric border control systems, biometric identity cards, passports, and biometric voting systems. DERMALOG technology is currently used in more than 230 large-scale installations around the globe.
Cards for foolproof security!
Evolis designs, manufactures and markets a complete range of solutions for personalisation of plastic cards to print, encode and laminate cards from national identity cards to driver’s licences.
HID Global is the trusted source for innovative products, services, solutions, and know-how related to the creation, management, and use of secure identities for millions of end-users around the world. The company’s served markets include physical and logical access control, including strong authentication and credential management; card printing and personalisation; visitor management systems; highly secure government and citizen ID; and identification RFID technologies used in animal ID and industry and logistics applications. The company’s primary brands include ActivID®, EasyLobby®, FARGO®, IdenTrust®, LaserCard®, Lumidigm®, Quantum Secure, and HID®. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, HID Global has over 2,700 employees worldwide and operates international offices that support more than 100 countries. HID Global® is an ASSA ABLOY Group brand.
Homsetra Optics Ltd
Hunkeler Systeme AG
Based in Wikon, Switzerland, Hunkeler Systeme AG develops and manufactures waste disposal systems in an incredibly wide range of sizes. The systems range from small baling presses and press containers, through to large extraction and compression systems and high-performance systems for destroying securities and bank notes. Hunkeler Systeme AG operates around the world, providing products and services for a range of customers including business and service enterprises, printing companies, packaging manufacturers, local authorities, major distributors and national financial institutions.
IAI industrial systems
At IAI, we assure long-term value by tilting your expectations. As one of the world’s most successful pioneers in laser and optics technologies, we help you take the next step to the future. We have built our reputation on developing unique industrial applications and custom solutions that exceed the expectations of our customers and partners.
From new levels of protection and productivity for passports and ID cards to novel manufacturing processes and technologies that pave the way to new breakthroughs. Many governments, technology partners and enterprises around the world entrust their challenging projects with us because they value the reliability, accountability and responsibility we deliver.
Infineon is the leading provider of security solutions. For nearly 30 years, we have been offering the industry’s broadest portfolio addressing the increasing need for security in the connected world. Our tailored and ready-to-use security solutions serve a wide range of applications from smartcard and ID applications to embedded, mobile and Internet of Things use cases.
IQ Structures is a company creating micro and nano structures that provide products and materials with extraordinary properties to be used mainly in the fields of anti-fraud protection and optics.
The company is equipped with technologies that allow you to record and build structures with a precision of several nanometres. IQ Structures has authored many international patents and has more than 100 years of combined business experience in the protection of government and private documents and goods in over 80 countries.
Such knowledge and experience enables IQ Structures to create optical security features for protection of IDs, passports, banknotes etc. against counterfeiting.
Founded in 1981, the Mühlbauer Group has ever since grown to a leading global player of the security sector. With 35 production and service locations worldwide we have created a strong competence network around the globe. We specialize in innovative end-to-end ID solutions focusing on the production, personalization and issuance of secure ID cards and ePassports according to ICAO standards, and have established ourselves as a competent partner dedicated to implementing security systems. Access and border control systems, vision inspection technologies and semiconductor and RFID applications complete our comprehensive portfolio. Our clients benefit from three decades worth of experience we have gained during the lead in no less than 300 ID projects.
OVD Kinegram / KURZ
OVD Kinegram AG is the leading full-service provider of physical and digital security solutions for government documents. The company’s proprietary KINEGRAM technology is recognized as the most advanced counterfeit-protection available. The resulting security features are easy-to-use in visual inspection and fully suitable for machine authentication. Unique in its innovative capacity, the company also provides sophisticated solutions for mobile verification (KINEGRAM App Applications). OVD Kinegram AG is a Swiss subsidiary of the German KURZ Group.
KURZ’ security solutions have used foil to protect tax stamps, banknotes and documents against counterfeiting and manipulation for over 30 years. National banks, government organizations and their suppliers in more than 100 countries rely on our experience in security technology. The combination of optical technology, security foil technology (e.g. partial metallization) and additional components provides superior protection against counterfeiting. These optical security labels can be combined with the web-based TRUSTCODE® identification system and marked with a unique identifier for mobile verification.
Papeteries De Vizille
Located in France, Papeteries de Vizille (Vizille Paper Mills) belong to the VICAT Group.
Based on our experience, our security papers meet the continually evolving requirements for authentication, verification and anti-counterfeiting required for many documents (tax stamps – certificates – vouchers – visas – tickets – cheques, ..).
We provide customized solutions based on our technical expertise to meet every security concern. Our production site benefit from constant technological enhancements, ensuring the perfect control of the manufacturing process.
PETREL, a french Company, started in 1985, is one of the main producers of Security Inks, with a permanent contact with our customers , with a constant objective to develop new inks for new protection against falsifications and imitations, with inks formulated for offset, silk-screen, flexography and gravure printing processes. PETREL manufactures Security fibres and Security stitching threads.
RADEČE PAPIR NOVA
RADEČE PAPIR NOVA, d.o.o. is a Paper Mill based in Slovenia, operating on the field of high security paper. We combine a long tradition and experienced know-how with modern, innovative and sustainable product solutions as well as individual services for each customer worldwide. Our product range includes paper for currencies, passports, various identification documents, visas and tax stamps.
SEILER Systems Technology
Wiping Solutions Recovery in high security printing is decisive not only in terms of cost-efficiency, but also environmental responsibility. SEILER Systems Technology, as a member of the GWT Group, continues to improve its process to maximise the recovery rate and increase automation with the latest quality control methods.
GWT´s market strength and over 30 years of successful experience in engineering and construction of water treatment plants as a full-service provider, enable SEILER to develop customised and efficient solutions in our sector.
Please visit us to discuss our latest developments which allow significant space savings.
SURYS is a Global Leader in security devices and systems offering an extensive range of innovative Solutions to guarantee fiduciary, identity and travel document security, to authenticate, track & trace global brands. With operations and sales network on all continents, SURYS is an international company with more than 80% of its revenue outside France.
Recognized by Industry Partners, Governments and Central Banks as an Expert in high security Solutions, SURYS has 30 years’ experience in holography and is certified CWA/Intergraf.
Member of IHMA, the Company invests each year more than 10% in Research & Development.
ZEISER ensure that passports, banknotes, ID documents, checks, revenue seals, lottery tickets or branded products actually deliver on their promise, we turn each document and every single product into a unique item. ZEISER is focused on the development of modular based individualisation solutions for different security market-segments.
Currency News published by Currency Publications Ltd, is the only independent newsletter dedicated to the specification, production and circulation of currency. Published 12 times a year, Currency News is an authoritative one-stop source of news and analysis of the events and issues shaping the development of banknotes and coins around the world and the industries that support them.
Currency Publication Ltd is is a joint venture between Currency Research and Reconnaissance International.
ID & Secure Document News
ID & Secure Document News is a comprehensive information source that focuses on developments in ID and travel documents.
Each monthly issue includes news, features on technologies, information on case studies and successful applications, interviews with key figures involved in specification, production, issuance and examination of ID and travel documents. ID & Secure Document News also features in-depth commentary and analysis to give you the inside track on the key players and winning technologies for the protection, production and issuance of travel and identity documents.
InterCrim-Press is one of the leaders in Russia in providing information and publishing reference material on currency identification.
The reference books published by InterCrim-Press provide comprehensive information on currency circulation in about 240 countries and territories around the globe giving the detailed description of all current notes and used security features. The particular emphasis is made on examination on the banknotes and description of the detected counterfeits (euro, dollars, rubles). The information on the notes is obtained form the Central Bank of Russia, the Ministry of Finance of Russia, the Forensic Science Center of the Ministry of Interior of Russia and the central banks of the individual countries.
Keesing Technologies is a specialist provider of verification tools that helps international organisations to analyse and authenticate security documents such as travel documents, banknotes and driving licenses. The organisation was established in 1923 and has amassed unparalleled expertise in the field of document security. Keesing offers an exclusive online database: www.documentchecker.com. Documentchecker.com offers descriptions and pinpoint-sharp images of thousands of ID documents and banknotes from over 180 countries. The database is continuously updated and available in: English, French, German, Spanish, Italian or Russian.
In addition to a broad range of verification solutions, training modules, manuals and reference works, many of which are available in electronic format, we publish a bimonthly magazine that keeps professionals abreast of the latest developments in the document security and identity industry, Keesing Journal of Documents & Identity. The journal is a forum for prominent industry professionals to share their ideas, announce market developments and review security document and identity programmes.
Secure Identity Alliance
The Secure Identity Alliance is dedicated to supporting sustainable worldwide economic growth and prosperity through the development of trusted digital identities and the widespread adoption of secure e-Services.
The Alliance offers leadership and advisory services to governments and other public bodies; supporting the implementation of digital ID projects to accelerate the wide range of economic, public health, electoral and sustainability opportunities offered by the shift to digital service provision.
The Alliance brings together public, private and non-government organizations to foster international collaboration on Digital ID challenges and the issues of data security, citizen privacy, identity, authentication and more.
The Alliance plays a key role in sharing best practice and uncovering the new generation of eIdentity and eDocument technologies crucial to building the trusted framework on which to drive eGovernment, and global economic growth, forward.
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