Our Sponsors, Exhibitors & Partners
Madras Security Printers
Madras Security Printers is a 31 year old company well equipped with the advanced facilities of global standards with accreditations from global authorities for the manufacturing process.Website
As the authority in authentication solutions, Authentix helps customers thrive in supply and distribution chain complexity. We provide advanced authentication solutions for governments, central banks and commercial products, ensuring local economies grow, banknote security remains intact and commercial products have robust market opportunities. Our partnership approach and proven sector expertise inspires proactive innovation, helping customers mitigate risks to promote revenue growth and gain competitive advantage.Website
De La Rue
De La Rue’s purpose is to enable every citizen to participate securely in the global economy. As a trusted partner of governments, central banks and commercial organisations, De La Rue provides products and services that underpin the integrity of trade, personal identity and the movement of goods.
As the world’s largest designer and commercial printer of banknotes, De La Rue designs, manufactures and delivers banknotes, banknote substrates and security features to customers in a world where currency will continue to be a key part of the developing payments eco-system.
De La Rue is the world’s largest commercial printer of passports, and also creates and delivers secure product identifiers and ‘track and trace’ software for governments and commercial customers alike to help to tackle the challenge of illicit or counterfeit goods and the collection of revenue and excise duties.
De La Rue is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LON-DLAR).Website
Jura / HP Indigo Secure
Jura is a recognized name in the security printing market, offering solutions from document personalization, high-security prepress, and platemaking to digital security and consultancy.
Jura’s software are in function at more than 100 governmental and licensed security printers all over the world. The Corvina graphic design software family helps the designers to develop sophisticated high-resolution artworks with precision, beauty and harmony.
For the fast-developing digital security printing market, has proprietary, worldwide-patented technology to protect security products and enhance brand protection. Jura’s latest developments contain different new features with smartphone apps for security print authentication and brand protection.
Jura is the first ‘Certified Security Supplier’ company by Intergraf and VPGI.Website
About HP Indigo
HP Indigo pioneered digital printing, unveiling the world‚Äôs first digital printing press in 1993. It triggered a revolution by eliminating the plates and setup needed for offset printing while opening new possibilities for businesses, brands and customers in commercial printing, labels and packaging, photo products, and publishing.
Digital Security Powered by HP Indigo
HP Indigo offers a vast portfolio of unique features for different security levels and segments leveraging Indigo‚Äôs outstanding digital print quality and versatility. In collaboration with various leading security service partners, HP Indigo offers end-to-end solutions with reduced human error, minimum waste, a small footprint and a low total cost of ownership.
Tax Stamp with The Digital Protection
The all-digital Tax-Stamp press solutions offer Covert, Overt and Forensic security elements on-press in ONE-PASS with the highest quality and integrity. By combining the power of variable data, serialization, 7 spot colors including unique security inks, HP Indigo provides differentiated security protection while offering full design freedom over short and long runs.
Market leader in security inks and leading provider of secured authentication, identification, traceability and supply chain solutions, SICPA is a long-trusted partner to governments, central banks, high security printers and the industry. Every day, governments, companies and millions of citizens rely on its expertise, which combines material-based covert features and digital technologies, to protect the integrity and value of their currency, personal identity, value documents, e-government services, as well as products and brands. True to its purpose of Enabling Trust through constant innovation, SICPA aims to further an Economy of Trust worldwide, where transactions, interactions and products across the physical and digital worlds are based on protected, unforgeable and verifiable data.
Founded in Lausanne in 1927, headquartered in Switzerland and operating on five continents, SICPA employs about 3000 people.Website
United Security Printing
USP is a single source provider of Total Security Printing Solutions, catering to the evolving and expanding secure printing business needs of Banking, Government, Telecom, Retail, Hospitality, Transport and other industries seeking efficiency, security and personalization.Website
Alitheon was launched in 2017 by some really smart people with tremendous real-world experience combining advanced mathematics and machine vision. The goal was to tackle the real $2.3T problem of counterfeit goods, untraceable items, and poor identification of physical products.
The first chapter of our story , called Something from Nothing, was about creating the technology and proving to ourselves that it worked. With many a mistake along the way and more than a few proverbial rabbit holes, we were ready to move on to our next chapter – Going to Market. We are now providing our amazing FeaturePrint solution to customers, enabling them to do things they could only imagine before.Website
Baldwin Vision Systems
Baldwin Technology Company Inc. is a leading global manufacturer and supplier of process-automation equipment and related consumables for the printing, packaging and other industrial segments, including technical textiles, chip and fiberboard, and film extrusion. Through our global footprint, Baldwin offers our customers a broad range of market-leading technologies, products and systems that enhance the quality of industrial-produced products, with a focus on improving the economic and environmental efficiency of the production process. As a total solutions provider, Baldwin not only provides new equipment to its customers, but also dedicates extensive resources to maintaining and servicing existing equipment with quality replacement parts, highly engineered consumables and engineering services that include upgrades and retrofits in addition to regular maintenance.Website
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.Website
Leonhard Kurz Stiftung & Co KG
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.Website
Luminescence Sun Chemical Security
Luminescence Sun Chemical Security is part of the Sun Chemical global security solutions business unit. Through the strong corporate culture and power of our multinational parent we have access to over 22,000+ specialists in inks, pigments and coatings based all over the globe. With highly specialised Research and Development centres from which we can draw resources and knowledge, we are continuously on the search for the latest technologies to help you stay ahead of counterfeiters or other threats to your secure documents.
Luminescence Sun Chemical Security (LSCS) offers a wide range of security inks and authentication technologies for Central Banks, Revenue Authorities, ID issuers and Brand Owners.
Whether it is to upgrade or redesign your banknotes, introducing a completely new identity document, increasing your tax revenues or securing your brand, the LSCS specialists are here to help you with innovative, tailor-made solutions. Working with the highest level of confidentiality and the ethical standards that are expected from the industry.Website
Working closely with key commercial partners, government agencies and security specialists, OpSec Security has gained a reputation as innovators in optical and material science. OpSec‚Äôs portfolio includes the industry‚Äôs most comprehensive range of authentication technologies and proprietary imaging processes. Each year these technologies protect billions of tax stamps, ID documents and banknotes. In the three decades since formation, OpSec have successfully protected over 50 governments customers and 300 leading brands. A global network of partners and agents ensures a local service to a global customer base. Quality and security are at the heart of OpSec processes who are certified to both ISO 9001 and ISO 14298, the international standards for quality and security management.Website
Advanced Track & Trace (ATT)
At ATT, we have been providing authentication and traceability solutions to our many customers – including SMEs, multinationals, governments, security printers and international institutions – for 20 years.
We are a global market leader in branded product protection and secure traceability.
``A world leader in complete industrial inkjet technology.``
IIJ is a fast-expanding company with global expertise in designing, implementing, producing and servicing systems for customers across diverse markets. Independently-owned, IIJ is also the official sales and technical support centre for Konica Minolta industrial inkjet printheads outside Asia, providing advice on all inkjet technology in industrial applications.Website
INEXTO is a leading provider of software and services for Authentication, secure Serialization, Track & Trace and Production Volume Verification. Our technology is already securing over 100 billion products annually.Website
International Tax Stamp Association
`Improving the way tax stamps are developed and used`
The International Tax Stamp Association is a not-for-profit organisation, founded in November 2015, that is working to ensure better understanding of the benefits of tax stamps and tax stamp technology, and to promote high professional standards through education, research and advocacy, and by developing and promoting best practice.Website
Lake Image Systems
In 2019, Lake Image celebrated its 25th year as the print industry’s leading high-performance quality inspection, data verification and process control solutions provider for the production of high volume, variable data documents, labels, plastic cards and flexible packaging.
With a focus on applications in harsh and difficult environments, we recognised the opportunities for emerging machine vision technologies within the Printing and Mailing industries and installed our first system for a supermarket loyalty card programme in 1994.
Since then we have installed over 4000 systems around the world, becoming the leading solutions provider for all variable print and data integrity applications within the printing, mailing, labelling and packaging industry. Our systems inspect, track and report on billions of printed pieces, variable data labels, plastic cards and packages daily, optimising our client’s productivity, enhancing their quality and increasing their profitability.Website
The POLAR Group is a group of independent, family-run companies with headquarters in Hofheim near Frankfurt. They are specialized in the design of innovative and future-oriented solutions in the post-press and packaging technology sectors.
The POLAR Group employs around 500 people worldwide at sites in Hofheim and Shanghai, and offers its employees diverse roles and good career development opportunities in administration and production.
POLAR was founded in 1906 as “Adolf Mohr, Maschinenfabrik”. Since then, the company has undergone a transformation, not only in terms of the products it focuses on. It has grown from a regional provider to the world’s number one for high-speed cutters and associated peripheral equipment for the graphics industry.
POLAR develops efficient solutions for the post-print sector and is a future-oriented technology company with a global presence. The product range includes components and systems that link up and automate all processes, from loading, jogging, cutting and die-cutting through to unloading and banding.Website
Schwarz Druck GmbH
Security for authorities and companies worldwide
Innovation meets tradition – reliable supplier of security products and security solutions since 1898. Widely recognized know how in the fields of security printing, government solutions, and industrial applications. We provide consulting, design, research and development, production, logistics, and system solutions. Our company locations and agencies are, for example, in Germany, the UK, China, and Abu Dhabi.Website
We are the leaders in state-of-the-art technology for Supply Chain Traceability, Document Security, and Brand Protection for the past 20 years. We provide brand owners the ability to authenticate products and materials at any point in the supply chain, from the point of origin to the end user. This enables brand owners to track and accurately identify diversion of goods and counterfeits along the supply chain, and make demonstrative claims about what is, and what is not, in their products.Website
Thymaris is a Swiss-based solution provider for authentication technologies. We offer world class patent-protected security solutions for integrators or large enterprises.Website
Tax Stamp & Traceability News™
Tax Stamp & Traceability News is the only source of essential information about tax stamp programmes around the world.
Whether you are responsible for issuing, enforcing or supplying tax stamp programmes, our comprehensive analysis offers a valuable and timely insight into the latest issues, policies and innovative technologies.
First published in January 2009, Tax Stamp News has become the authoritative voice for all those involved in combating illicit trade and counterfeiting in tobacco, alcohol and other products.
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