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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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
Jura / PARVIS
Jura offers the following products:
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
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.
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.
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.
KURZ Modular Solutions for Revenue Protection
KURZ optical security and software solutions for revenue protection offer a wide range of added value options to tax authorities and security printing companies, with the following modules:
TRUSTSEAL® Protect is a diffractive security foil with overt, semi-covert and covert security features. These optical effects provide high forgery protection for every application, raising a sophisticated barrier against counterfeiters.
TRUSTCODE® is a web-based authentication, information and communication system that connects the real world to the virtual. It designates visual authentication elements that are linked to a comprehensive database. Depending on authorities’ needs, the database contains product information for end users, data on product movements for excisable goods, and product validation data for customs. The data linked to the optical security images can be read by smartphones with a customized app.
Luminescence Sun Chemical Security
Formed in 1987, Luminescence manufactures high quality, custom-made security inks for value documents that are extremely difficult to recreate or replicate either by criminals or competitors. Now part of the Sun Chemical/DIC group of companies, we are a producer of inks used to print billions of documents and products globally each year and we offer the very latest in security ink technological development.
LUMINESCENCE manufactures security inks suitable for offset, intaglio, flexo, gravure, screen, numbering and inkjet processes. Most of our inks are custom-made to meet the customer’s exact technical requirements and preferred drying process. Our philosophy of supply gives our customers the highest levels of innovation, security, discretion and confidentiality. “Inspiring confidence” is in everything we do.
We believe that with the right technology, you can build a better future. That’s why our products, systems and services are all built with our customers and users in mind. Our goal is to make your job easier, safer and more productive—whatever your demand and wherever you are.
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.
Authentication Solution Providers Association (ASPA)
Authentication Solution Providers’ Association (ASPA) is a self-regulated, non-profit organization of authentication solution providers.
Founded in 1998 as Hologram Manufacturers Association of India (HoMAI), it was re-launched in 2014 as ASPA to more accurately represent the transformation of products and services offered by its existing member companies. The broader scope of ASPA also covers a wide array of other technologies that have evolved over the years.
As the world’s first and only industry body of its kind, ASPA aims to comprehensively covers the interests of the entire authentication solutions industry worldwide, including, but not limited to, holograms, optically variable devices (OVD’s), taggants, security inks and substrates, watermarks, nanotechnologies, RFIDs, barcode/ QR code-based digital tracking and verification solutions, security and tamper-evident labels and any other brand protection and authentication solutions.
ASPA works closely with global authorities such as International Hologram Manufacturers Association (IHMA), Counterfeit Intelligence Bureau (CIB) and Interpol. ASPA members protect over 10,000 brands worldwide through the identification of genuine products and documents.
Tax Stamp & Traceability News
Tax Stamp 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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