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“Continued counterfeiting will drive hologram growth in 2018” forecasts IHMA

Global threats are set to continue to push demand for authentication and brand protection devices such as holograms. The International Hologram Manufacturers Association (IHMA), which marks its 25th Anniversary in 2018, is witnessing the increased integration of holograms...
Posted On 28 Nov 2017
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Banknote Watch offers essential advice to businesses as old £5 note is withdrawn from circulation

As of Friday 5 May 2017, the paper £5 note has been officially withdrawn from circulation and is no longer legal tender. While banks, building societies and the Post Office are likely to accept these notes after this date, paper £5 notes can also be exchanged at the Bank of...
Posted On 08 May 2017
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G4S plays major role in release of new security-centric 12-sided £1 coin to general public

According to the Bank of England, approximately one-in-30 £1 coins in circulation are counterfeits, so it was an absolute priority to introduce a new highly secure coin that’s much harder to copy. The Royal Mint is now producing 1.5 billion of the new 12-sided £1 coins,...
Posted On 29 Mar 2017
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Anti-counterfeiting device on new Bank of England £5 note wins Best Applied Security Product Award

An anti-counterfeiting device featured on the new Bank of England £5 polymer banknote won the Best Applied Security Product Award at the recent Holography Awards 2016. The Kinegram Colors foil stripe from Leonhard Kurz Stiftung & Co was praised by the Judges. The new £5 note...
Posted On 08 Dec 2016