ACF2023 - Our Sponsors
Crane Currency represents over two-hundred years of excellence in banknote printing, paper production, and security feature development.
With secure facilities located in the United States and Europe, Crane Currency has the distinction of being the only company in the world with intimate knowledge of both US dollar and Euro banknote production.
Crane Currency’s daily, worldwide activities are shaped by a philosophy that recognizes security features and substrates as component parts of banknotes that should be durable, secure, and pleasing to the public that uses them.
Adhering to this philosophy, Crane Currency invests heavily in research and development and is associated with a number of valuable banknote security feature and substrate innovations.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
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.Website
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¬Æ 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.Website
We are a hi-tech security printer and smart card manufacturer in India specialising in tax stamps for tobacco, wines and spirits- both non-adhesive and self-adhesive with complete track and trace system to eradicate the fake stamps.Website
Jura / PARVIS
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
PARVIS is the leading provider for MES, Track & Trace, Quality Control and production management solutions for the high security printing industry.
With an experience of more than 25 years, PARVIS has been constantly investing in innovation, working in tight cooperation with its customers.
The line of solutions proposed by PARVIS include:
– Abaco-MES: for production management and traceability
– Numero: for on-line numbering inspection
– Proxima-o/p: for substrate and offset print measurement
– Proxima-i: for intaglio print measurement
– Optimark: SCMarks measurement system
Koenig & Bauer
Koenig & Bauer 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.Website
Landqart AG is the only manufacturer of security paper in Switzerland, proudly upholding traditional Swiss values: quality, security, and innovation. A trusted partner to governments around the world for the supply of banknote and passport paper, our paper-polymer composite substrate, Durasafe®, is firmly at the forefront of technological development in the industry.
A platform for innovative design and security features, Durasafe® is engineered to meet the requirements of banknote issuers. It allows the notes to stay safely ahead of the counterfeiters, offers untold design possibilities, and remains familiar and easy to recognise for the general public. In circulation from Switzerland to Asia, from Africa to the Americas, Landqart’s substrates are used with confidence in the most demanding situations.Website
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
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‚Äô experience in holography and is certified CWA/Intergraf.
Member of IHMA, the Company invests each year more than 10% in Research & Development.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
Orell Fussli Security Printing / ZEISER
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.Website
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.Website
Secure identities, secure data and secure infrastructures are the core competences of the Bundesdruckerei Group. The group companies protect with technologies and services ‘Made in Germany’ sensitive data, communications and infrastructures. The solutions are rooted in the secure identification of citizens, customers, employees and systems in both the analogue and digital world.Website
CCL Secure (formerly Innovia Security) is the supplier of Guardian‚Ñ¢, the world‚Äôs 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‚Ñ¢ polymer substrate to transform their currency‚Äôs 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‚Ñ¢ 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.Website
DELTA TRADING AND COMMERCIAL AGENCIES Established in 2001, Delta Trading and Commercial Agencies has become one of Egypt’s leading companies specialized in Printing, Corrugated Cardboard Machinery and Production Lines, and Packaging and Packaging Machinery. We provide integrated solutions for corrugated cardboard production lines as well as Packing and Packaging through our worldwide distinguished suppliers.Website
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.Website
Founded in 1923, Komori’s design concepts have originated from the needs of our users and all our efforts have been devoted to customer satisfaction. The management principle of Kando – ‘beyond expectations’ – drives Komori to adhere to its origins and produce products of superior quality and reliability.
With equipment used in over 60 countries, Komori is recognized as a leading supplier with an excellent reputation as a manufacturer of printing machinery. Komori has been developing and manufacturing banknote presses since its first dry offset press was developed and delivered in 1958.
The printing of banknotes, and high security documents, requires the careful synthesis of many printing systems and technologies. By utilising our vast printing knowledge and technical skills, Komori has developed a range of products to service this exclusive market.Website
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
META® specializes in designing, originating, recombining, and mass-producing nanotechnology-based films with application for a wide variety of products and markets. Our customizable patented nano-optics include visual authentication technology with a unique combination of multiple colours, 3D depth and omni-directional movement. The visually engaging overt and covert security features are nearly impossible to reproduce and protect Government documents, banknotes and other customer assets while delivering a memorable visual experience.Website
Security Fibres Ltd
Security Fibres Ltd are the leading manufacturers of security features for paper. Our Rainbow Fibres, Planchettes, Threads and StarLites create an integrated security feature that is highly resistant to counterfeiting and forgery.Website