LEONHARD KURZ Stiftung & Co. KG is a 5th generation family-owned company established over 120 years ago. From its beginnings as a gold foil producer, it developed into the world‘s leading manufacturer of superior hot stamping foils for banknotes. The KURZ Group, with over 5,500 employees, has over 30 sites worldwide and produces under standardized quality and environmental standards. Foils for banknotes are exclusively produced at our central bank-approved high security manufacturing site in Germany. KURZ is at the forefront of innovation for security foils and offers an excellent customer service, from design to delivery. Highest standards are applied and certified for quality and health and safety management throughout the KURZ Group. KURZ and OVD Kinegram AG have successfully created security features for over 300 different banknotes in more than 80 countries, in cooperation with the world’s major banknote paper suppliers and printers.