We look forward to welcoming the following sponsors and exhibitors to the conference in Azerbaijan.
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Polish Security Printing Works (PWPW)
Polish Security Printing Works (PWPW) is a company with over 90 years of experience as a producer on the securities market.
We offer our customers modern, well-secured products and high quality services. These include banknotes, passports, identity cards, security documents, excise tax bands and postal stamps – as well as plastic cards and electronic services.
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Gemalto is the world leader in digital security with 2015 revenues of €3.1 billion.
In the public sector, Gemalto provides secure documents, robust identity solutions and services for governments, national printers and integrators in the service of citizens. Its products and solutions are deployed in more than 100 government programs worldwide.
Gemalto is contributing to more than 40 eID initiatives and over 30 ePassport programs with specific expertise in border and visa management projects. The company is active in major eHealthcare schemes and numerous e-driving license and vehicle registration projects.
Gemalto also collaborates with its clients to report and share best practices from around the world.
CCL Secure is the supplier of Guardian®, the world’s most sophisticated banknote substrate currently issued on 78 denominations in 24 countries.
Our organisation is a trusted partner to Central Banks worldwide who use Guardian® polymer substrate to deliver transformational banknote management solutions via dramatically lower counterfeits, greater durability leading to significant cost savings, a cleaner note handling experience, and a 100% recyclable banknote.
Guardian® polymer banknotes, often referred to as ‘plastic money’, were first issued in Australia in 1988. Since then, strong collaborative partnerships with other leading manufacturers and a culture of innovation has enabled Guardian® to deliver outstanding long-term value for client nations.
CCL Secure is a division of CCL Industries, a market-leading supplier of specialist films. Our organisation is focused on exceptional quality and service delivery levels while bringing new and innovative products to the market.
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.
Joint stock company “Krypten Research and production” is specialized in the production of special security elements (diffractive optical variable devices) for security printing, labelling goods, accompanying papers, authenticity validation of manufactured products and documents with visual and technical control of its authenticity.
Krypten specializes in the development and production of diffractive optical security devices of all kinds:
– self-adhesive security labels and holographic foil for hot-stamping;
– holographic laminates of cold and hot stamping, holographic overlays;
– security threads: straight and shaped thread, diving thread, multilayered thread including various combinations of visual and machine readable features.
Landqart AG is the Swiss manufacturer of high security cylinder mould banknote and passport paper, the innovative new Durasafe® composite banknote substrate, and other overt and covert security solutions.
Landqart AG is the sole banknote substrate supplier to the Swiss National Bank for the Swiss Franc, and an approved supplier of the Euro.
Durasafe®, the new paper-polymer-paper banknote substrate, and Irisafe®Micro, the multiple iridescent strip security coating system, have firmly established Landqart AG as a major innovator in the industry.
Landqart AG is a global player in the Banknote and Security Paper industry with a combined security paper capacity of 10,000 tonnes.
Landqart AG maintains a sharp focus on innovation while delivering consistent and reliable quality you can trust.
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Centro Grafico dg is a private company that over the years has integrated the security printing knowledge with holographic film and foils production technology. Centro Grafico dg is specialized in the formulation, production and delivery of film-based security materials for travel and identification, OPSTM Passport Solutions and PC Cards embedded solutions, official documents and brand protection.
At Centro Grafico dg we understand the issues by constant relationship with governments, industry and commerce on security and authenticity, we can offer to our clients not only high technology to deter fraud but also expertise and state of the art equipment and facility that can handle the production of sensitive products. Recognized as a world leader in holographic converting technology, Centro Grafico dg provides the most advanced optical security solutions and materials fully adapted to the guarantee of the documents security and brand integrity.
Our mission is to supply products to Governments which ensure security to citizens as well as to create and supply applied technologies which stay ahead of forgery ensuring authenticity of products. Although we attend to today’s market requirements we also focus on the security demands of the future.
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
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.
Oberthur Technologies (OT) is a world leader in embedded digital security that protects you when you connect, authenticate or pay.
OT is strategically positioned in high growth markets and offers embedded security software solutions for “end-point” devices as well as associated remote management solutions to a huge portfolio of international clients, including banks and financial institutions, mobile operators, authorities and governments, as well as manufacturers of connected objects and equipment.
OT employs over 6 300 employees worldwide, including almost 700 R&D people. With a global footprint of 4 regional secure manufacturing hubs and 39 secure service centers, OT’s international network serves clients in 140 countries.
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.
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ACTILOR is an innovative Swiss Company which has developed a new ink, a world novelty with a distinctive color change. This multi-level security solution is used as a security feature for high security documents as passports, ID- and other governmental documents. ACTILOR also offers different products like actilor®seals and actilor®print.
Agfa Graphics’ security solutions are your partner to protect the most sensitive areas of your security printing business.
Our Fortuna software is a proven digital design and assembly system for high security printers and designers. Agfa Graphics introduced its new version , Fortuna 10 , a major release with new security design modules.
Arziro Design is a powerful security design solution running as a plug-in for Adobe Illustrator Mac and PC for the general security market. It can be used to protect all kinds of documents against the growing threat of counterfeiting, including breeder documents, tax & post stamps, cheques, certificates, diplomas, tickets & coupons…
Arziro Authenticate is a new new powerful hybrid authentication and pedigree solution. This revolutionary solution uses a a copy-proof secure graphic in combination with a QR code and can be used with a mobile phone.
Asecuri is a new Prepress and imposition solution targeted for the high and general security printing business. It works hand in hand with Fortuna and Arziro, but can also process security designs from other solutions.
Agfa Graphics is also a leading supplier of pre-media solutions for commercial, newspaper and packaging printing, and of inkjet printing systems for both sign and display and industrial printing.
Expertise in security printing!
ART-Line is a system supplier and partner for the latest production technology and for high-quality consumables. Our Know-How is based on more than 25 years in the world of security printing. Customers benefit from specialised production Know-How. Being able to consider the entire workflow process, from design to personalisation, we find the best fitting solution to make your product work. We assist security printers in setting up effective, state of the art manufacturing systems – Together new ideas for future developments are created!
Atlantic 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. AZ is focused on the development of modular based individualisation solutions for different security market-segments.
GGTEK is a international company developing and manufacturing RFID products and services for defence, security and logistics markets. We have innovative solutions for demanding environments using the latest know-how. Our key expertise is to turn our customer problems into cost-efficient and reliable RFID solutions. The RFID solutions capture information wirelessly from assets using specialised labels and tags attached to goods, people and vehicles.
Gietz AG, Switzerland, founded in 1892, is a byword for reliability in the security industry. 1986 Gietz supplied the world’s first FSA NOTA machine with hologram positioning capability overseas. As from 1990 more than 40 FSA NOTA machines were exported exclusively in the field of banknote printing. Gietz’ latest innovation within the security range is the FSA 1060 Foil Commander NOTA closing the gap to the super-size format by applying OVD patches and stripes on banknotes of any substrate as well as official governmental documents.
In February 2016 Gietz signed a sales and marketing agreement with Newmec s.r.l., Italy, to take over the world-wide sales and service activities starting from 1st of May 2016 for the OEM Product Secur 20 and 50. Those machines are well-known in the Government and Security printing houses for continuous stripe application in rotary principle by central drum technology, for example tax stamps, tickets, certificates, checks etc. This new machine series is a perfect addendum to our existing machine portfolio.
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´ brand Kugler-Womako is the world market leader for passport finishing machinery. The four independent machines for the complete finishing process can easily be configured for all known types of passports. Since the introduction of e-passports with RFID chips for biometrical data, we have designed and successfully installed corresponding machine modules in existing and new machinery and have gained a vast experience.
We use state of the art technology and interdisciplinary expertise to form micro- and nano-structures of materials and their surfaces to enhance products with new functions and properties.
We offer complex protection of products, documents and valuables against counterfeiting. This multilevel protection includes marking of materials that the products and documents are made of, security features on the surface of the products and secure packaging.
Our project managers have extensive experience in implementing projects in a wide variety of segments – from consumer goods and spare parts for vehicles, to protection of travel documents and banknotes.
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.
Imprimerie Nationale / SPS
The Imprimerie Nationale Group together with its subsidiary SPS, offers States, governments and businesses trusted solutions including added value electronic components for banking, identity solutions including electronic components, cutting-edge secure credentials and safe and reliable interoperable systems, but also innovative and efficient digital services, and secure solutions for complex printings and workflows.
Leibinger are producers of numbering machines, mechanical or motor-driven and electronically controlled, camera systems and inkjet printers. Latest numbering machine: Revolutionary LENservo electronic numbering system. Camera systems for verification of security prints. Leibinger produces safe and reliable quality made in Germany with 70 NC tooling centers, in-house R&D and galvanic & hardening.
Masktech an independent supplier of high security embedded chipsets, operating systems and related middleware for electronic identification cards, travel documents and authentication solutions. Our portfolio includes generic and customized mask or flash based operating system solutions for state-of-the-art Common Criteria certified smart card and contactless cryptographic chipsets.
MTCOS is available and Common Criteria certified on a unique variety of different chip manufacturers. MTCOS is a fully open standard (ISO/IEC) compliant multi-application OS. It was the worldwide first masked operating system with support of the ICAO DOC9303 (ePassport) standards and has been extended successively for eID, eHealth, eDriving License, eResidencePermit and micropayment functionality. Currently, more than 65 countries worldwide have trusted us to deliver their solutions.
Melzer is the leading equipment supplier for the industrial production of state-of-the-art MRTD’s, ID Cards, Smart Cards, Contactless Cards and RFID Inlays. Customized solutions in combination with the unique modular inline production processes ensure highest productivity, flexibility and security at a maximum yield and lowest per unit costs. The Melzer product portfolio also includes advanced RFID converting equipment for the production of Smart Labels, Smart Tickets and Luggage Tags.
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.
Otto Kuennecke builds intelligent machine solutions for secure personalization, verification, grouping, packaging and mailing of high secure ID documents like passports, ID- and bank cards, PIN’s, etc. More than 35 ID projects were successfully installed for banks, governmental institutions and service bureaus. Furthermore, Otto Kuennecke has long-term experiences in developing and constructing of mailing systems as well as special machinery for the card industry. The portfolio ranges from data-driven sheet-collating and punching system to a full automated card factory. All systems are well established in the market and Otto Kuennecke looks back at more than 80 years of company history!
OVD Kinegram is the innovative, global leader in the supply of advanced Optically Variable Devices (OVD) to protect government documents and banknotes.
The unmistakable KINEGRAM® is not commercially available and reserved exclusively for high security applications.
Worldwide the KINEGRAM® is used in over 100 countries. OVD Kinegram is a Swiss company and a member of the German Kurz Group.
Pasaban is your partner as designer and manufacturer of the highest technology machines to apply security features to banknotes and other secure documents.
Our goal is to provide you with a customised machine, with a focus on high production levels and precision.
Our product range includes: sheeters, winders, foil stamping and laser punching machines.
Safran Identity & Security
Safran Identity and Security is a global leader in security solutions. We employ more than 8,700 people in 57 countries. In 2016, we reported revenues of 1.9 billion euro of which 7% were dedicated to R&D. Our unique expertise lies in providing cutting edge security solutions for Civil Identification, Criminal Justice and Public Security, Transport and Border Control, Critical Infrastructure, Digital ID and Smart Transactions markets. With integrated systems deployed in more than 100 countries, our solutions secure and simplify the lives of people around the world.
SISTRADE – Software Consulting, S.A. is an information systems company with know-how in software development and consulting service for different activity areas, including industry companies. SISTRADE main goal is to offer the market the best information systems tools, in order to help SISTRADE customers to improve performance in all the critical business process.
Trüb Trading (International) AG is the legal successor of the former leading Swiss high security printing company Trüb AG after the sale of its main activities to Gemalto.
Trüb Trading (International) AG provides strategic and technical consulting as well as project management and contracting in the field of security documents, border control systems, public key infrastructures and other electronic ID-related solutions to governments.
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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.
Datavault is the most comprehensive online database with images of security details of all banknotes, passports and ID documents world-wide.
This is the experts tool which is maintained and updated continuously.
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, as well as in-depth commentary and analysis to give you the inside track on the key players and on winning technologies and systems 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.
Smart Insights is the best information source on the Secure Transactions industry.
Smart Insights Weekly is a newsletter covering the smart card industry, its businesses, its technologies, its markets as well as its technology suppliers. Smart Insights covers all the major trends in the industry, it encompasses worldwide business, standardization bodies …
Smart Insights Reports are research reports providing key facts and figures as well as strategic insights about a technology, an area or a major issue in the secure transaction industry. Smart Insights Reports bring business modeling, forecasting and competitive analysis.
Smart Insights: facts . intelligence . now.
Watermark publishes the Watermark magazine – the only Russian magazine about security products. The Watermark magazine is published with informational support of Ministry of Finance, the Central Bank of Russia and GOZNAK company. The magazine’s editorial board includes National Banks of Belarus, Kazakhstan, Armenia, Kirghizia, Ukraine and leading companies in the industry.
The Watermark magazine is a monthly edition published since April 2003, circulation – 6000 copies. Twice a year Watermark publishes special supplement in English.
Every issue contains exclusive information on production of banknotes, security papers, ID-documents, holograms and other security products, articles on document checking devices, and reviews of the market of security products worldwide, in Russia and CIS countries.