Charter Subscribers

We are very grateful for the support of our Charter subscribers and details of each organisation can be found below. If you wish to become a Charter subscriber, or for more information, please contact us at info@currency-news.com.

CCL Secure

CCL Secure (formerly Innovia Security) is the supplier of Guardian™, the world’s 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™ polymer substrate to transform their currency’s 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™ 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.

cclsecure.com


Cash Processing Solutions Ltd (CPS)

CPS is the industry’s only independent global provider of customer focused, end-to-end, data-driven cash management solutions, developing long-term partnerships with our customers to safeguard their reputation, optimise their efficiency and protect their investment. CPS provides complete cash centre consultancy, data & software solutions and sorting machines, supported by a global service team, to central banks, commercial processors and retailers, as well as single note inspection systems to banknote printworks, across the world. Our integrated solutions enable our customers to have full control and visibility of their banknotes and crucially, own their banknote data, at all stages of the cash cycle from production to destruction. Our on-going support and flexible service packages provide truly future-proofed solutions, enabled through our local presence, global knowledge and a proven ability to deliver bespoke requirements.

cashprocessingsolutions.com/


China Banknote Printing and Minting Corporation (CBPMC)

China Banknote Printing and Minting Corporation (CBPMC), with a staff of nearly 30,000,is under the direct leadership of the People’s Bank of China. Its 22 enterprises and one technical centre are specialised in banknote printing, minting, banknote paper making, machinery of banknote printing and minting, credit cards, high-purity gold and silver refining, printing of value-added fax invoices, negotiable securities, banking vouchers, high-level anti-counterfeiting certificates.

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Crane Currency

Crane Currency, a Crane Co. company, is a fully integrated supplier of secure, durable and well-designed banknotes for central banks all over the world. A pioneer in advanced micro-optics technology, Crane Currency provides a wide range of engaging visual effects in features that increase the level of security and public trust in banknotes.

cranecurrency.com


De La Rue

We provide banknotes that central banks and issuing authorities can be proud of whilst expertly partnering to ensure a seamless experience from start to finish. We understand that banknotes are more than just currency and are fully committed to ensuring they deliver the end vision of central banks whilst functioning brilliantly in circulation.

delarue.com


Fabriano

With a production capacity of over 201.000 tons, three production plants and approximately 638 employees, Fabriano spanning a period from the thirteenth century to the present – is a company that is historic yet modern, with characteristics that are unique in the paper industry. Working exclusively in the field of uncoated wood-free paper, today the company is a powerhouse in the market of security and banknote paper. In addition to banknote paper, the company also manufactures high security threads and holographic products for central banks and security paper mills worldwide.

fabriano.com/p/en/110/security


G+D Currency Technology

The value of money is based on confidence. In a dynamically changing world G+D Currency Technology shares its unique knowledge of securing values. As a leader in currency technology in all key areas of currency circulation, we are constantly maximizing productivity, efficiency, and profitability.

gi-de.com/en/currency-technology


Gleitsmann Security Inks

Gleitsmann Security Inks (GSI) has been a trusted, innovative provider of highly secure, durable and efficient inks for government entities worldwide since 1847. We continuously strive to improve our products, meeting latest requirements from our customers, i.e. Central Banks, State Printworks and Commercial Security printers. Customer centricity is not just a buzzword for GSI but has highest priority in every aspect of our operation. Our technical and commercial customer service, operating from our headquarters in Berlin, provides support within hours from receiving a customer request. Besides our standard intaglio, offset and numbering inks we also provide cost efficient varnish solutions and an environmentally friendly series of silk-screen colours. Our products are today used by more than 40 international customers.

gsi-gmbh.com


Goznak

Established in 1818 as a producer of banknotes and state papers for the Russian Empire, today Goznak is the number one company in the Russian market for security printing and one of the global leaders in banknote and special paper production.

Goznak incorporates:
  • Three printing plants (Moscow Printing Plant, Perm Printing Plant and Moscow Printing House)
  • Two paper mills (Saint Petersburg Paper Mill and Krasnokamsk Paper Mill)
  • Two mints (Moscow and Saint Petersburg Mints)
  • Research & Development Institute
Goznak’s product range includes: banknotes, banknote paper, travel documents & IDs (including e-passports), excise duty stamps, various secure documents, plastic cards, coins & medals.

goznak.ru/en/


Hunkeler Systeme AG

Based in Wikon, Switzerland, Hunkeler Systeme AG develops and manufactures waste disposal systems in an incredibly wide range of sizes. The systems range from small baling presses and press containers, through to large extraction and compression systems and high-performance systems for destroying securities and bank notes. Hunkeler Systeme AG operates around the world, providing products and services for a range of customers including business and service enterprises, printing companies, packaging manufacturers, local authorities, major distributors and national financial institutions.

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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.


banknote-solutions.koenig-bauer.com


Komori Corporation

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.

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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.

luminescence-scs.com/


Mint of Finland

Mint of Finland Group designs, markets and produces metal coins, coin blanks, collector and gift coins and coin sets. Mint of Finland Group is the strongest mint in the eurozone and one of the world’s largest exporters of coins, whose target market regions are Europe, Asia, Africa and Latin America. The company’s customers for circulation coins and coin blanks are central banks, ministries of finance and mints in different countries. In collector coins, the company serves consumers and retailers. Mint of Finland is owned by the Finnish State. Mint of Finland’s strengths lie in its export expertise, customer-driven approach, reliability, security and responsibility. Exports accounted for 95% of consolidated revenue. Mint of Finland masters deliveries of circulation and collector coins and coin blanks to all corners of the earth. Customer satisfaction is one of the most important indicators of the company’s operations, which are entirely based on a customer-driven approach. Mint of Finland is a responsible and reliable partner. Responsibility and reliability are especially highlighted in customer requirements. Corporate security is an important aspect in building customer confidence.

suomenrahapaja.fi/eng/


Oberthur Fiduciaire

A trusted partner and global security expert serving its clients since 1842, Oberthur Fiduciaire is one of  the leading private security service providers and now serves 70 countries around the world. Oberthur Fiduciaire specialises in the design and production of banknotes and related products including paper and threads as well as associated security features and secure documents. Oberthur Fiduciaire’s know-how and expertise, integrity and trust, have long been recognized by central banks and governments across the world. The company is headquartered in Paris, with two banknote manufacturing sites in France and in Bulgaria and a paper mill in the Netherlands.

oberthur-fiduciaire.com


Orell Fussli Security Printing

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.

ofs.ch


Oumolat Security Printing LLC

Oumolat Security Printing LLC. is a new banknote printing company in the United Arab Emirates, established in July 2016. The name Oumolat is a native Arabic word and literally translates into ‘currency’ and also reflects an element of ‘Security Printing’. Oumolat Security Printing is the first of its kind in the region, located in the new KIZAD industrial zone in Abu Dhabi. Oumolat is a specialised facility for printing banknotes and is equipped with an ultra-modern and fully integrated security and protection systems. At Oumolat we leverage technology and process innovation to achieve flawless products and best in class services. In all our key processes we employ industry experts with significant experience in their respective field.. Oumolat aspires to become the premium choice of Central Banks for any banknote related matters, including production, consultancy, planning of security upgrades to existing banknote designs, provision of conceptual design ideas and conceiving of new security features and concepts. We recognise the best way to achieve our goals is to continuously pursue our corporate values: Integrity, Quality, Customer Focus, Teamwork and Innovation Our strengths are: Security, Technology, and Reliability.

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Portals De La Rue

At Portals, we’ve been making paper for the world’s leading security printers for over 300 years. Refining our processes and driving innovation to meet the needs of our partners. Proudly working together to produce the highest quality banknotes and security documents. Trusted to deliver to the highest standards, on time, every time for over three centuries, you can be sure that our promise is as good as the paper it’s printed on. Portals De La Rue (“Portals”) is the security paper business formerly owned by De La Rue. For more information, please visit: portalspaper.com

portalspaper.com


Royal Canadian Mint

The Royal Canadian Mint is a Crown corporation, operating under the Royal Canadian Mint Act. The shares of the Mint are held in trust for the Crown in right of Canada. The Mint produces all of Canada's circulation coins, and manufactures circulation coins on behalf of other nations.

mint.ca


Royal Dutch Kusters Engineering

Royal Dutch Kusters Engineering is the world’s leading manufacturer of custom-designed currency disintegration systems, coin crushing systems and high security media destruction systems. It is our mission to build customer relationships through understanding and exceeding the customer’s expectations of reliability, security, safety and environmental awareness. We supply superior systems related to banknote destruction based on proven technology. Worldwide we have installed over 300 systems at Central Banks, Mints and Banknote Printing Works.

kustersengineering.com/


SICPA

Leading global provider of security ink and solutions for the authentication of banknotes, value documents and products.

Its traceability solution SCIPATRACE, designed to assist Governments in their sovereign misson to enhance tax revenue, now secures over 70 billion products per year worldwide generating 40 billion dollars of tax revenues over products such as tobacco, alcohol, soft drinks and pharmaceutical products.


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Schuler

Forming the future: High-performance systems from Schuler improve the production process in minting technology with outputs of up to 850 coins per minute. The portfolio includes tailor-made blanking lines, coin embossing presses, edge lettering and edge rimming machines. As a global system partner, Schuler also offers extensive additional services.

schulergroup.com/


Toshiba

Toshiba is a world leader in cash processing systems, with a global footprint, sales worldwide and manufacturing in the USA and Japan. Its product portfolio ranges from compact low/mid speed to high speed banknote sorting machines with on-line shredding, strapping as well as on-line packaging to provide lower lifecycle costs and higher operational security.

toshiba.co.jp/sis/en/scd/bank/bank.htm


VHP Security Paper

A leading player in the banknote industry, VHP Security Paper has been producing and supplying state-of-the-art banknote paper to Central banks and high security printers throughout the world for more than 200 years. In addition to banknote paper, VHP Security Paper also offers a wide range of security features such as watermarks and security threads.

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