Industry Supporters

Currency Research is honored to have the support and participation of the world's leading suppliers in Currency production, handling, and management through their sponsorships of our events and other initiatives. These companies are leaders in their field with years of experience behind them.

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Executive Summaries

Asia CCS buttonMEA CCS buttonAdsure

Adsure® is a professional manufacturer of Security Packaging for cash cycles. We provide state-of-the-art tamper-evident applications and solutions to secure cash transit, transfer and storage.

With advanced manufacturing technologies, Adsure® provides Security Bags, Security Seals, Security labels, RFID Tags for central banks, commercial banks, armored car companies, CIT companies and retail chain stores. Adsure® = Advanced Technology to Ensure security packaging = The Quality and Trusted Partner for Security Packaging

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Currency Conference BanknoteArjowiggins

Arjowiggins Security is a recognised expert in the currency industry, with more than two centuries of experience in designing and manufacturing banknote paper. Our mission is to enable central banks to maintain public confidence in their currency. We strive to offer to central banks state-of-the-art paper that will meet their needs with the highest standards of security, quality and durability.

Technological innovation is a priority for us. The expertise of a dedicated research center and the know-how of our papermakers allow us to propose a wide range of products, from high durability substrates and innovative watermarked papers to security features such as threads that integrate the latest technologies in optics and security.

Arjowiggins Security is the trusted partner of over 140 countries.

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Armor Safe Technologies specializes in the development, deployment and servicing of the industry's most innovative cash-management systems. Our safes validate, count and secure cash in cassettes ready for delivery to your bank, establishing an effective closed-loop solution for many of your toughest challenges: loss prevention, employee accountability and financial transparency.

We customize our safes to meet your needs and create a cash management solution that cost-effectively protects your assets. As the industry leader in innovation, we are constantly developing and delivering new technologies to ensure that together we'll overcome your current and future cash management challenges.

Much more than a safe, our products reduce labor costs, generate detailed reports and provide seamless accounting from the cash register to the bank with the utmost security every step of the way. That's the power of smart technology.

We significantly improve your operational efficiency by integrating seamlessly into your business. With Armor Safe Technologies working hard for your money, you can spend more time on what matters most—serving your customers, developing your people, and growing your business – big jobs made easier with the improved productivity, accountability and transparency an Armor safe will provide.

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Authentix, a leading global authentication and information services company, assists customers in combating illicit trade and managing the integrity of their banknotes and global supply chains. With comprehensive end-to-end authentication solutions we help safeguard customers in refined fuels (e.g. gasoline, diesel, lubes, and LPG) and branded products (e.g. pharmaceuticals, agrochemicals, and spirits industries) from counterfeiting, product theft, product diversion, and adulteration. In addition, we help protect currencies for many leading central banks in North America, Europe, Africa and Asia.

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AmericasBelle-Pak Packaging

Belle-Pak Packaging, Inc. is a North American manufacturer of cash deposit and security bags for some of the world’s most valuable companies. Under the Theftgard brand, Belle-Pak manufactures and supplies, bank deposit, coin, security and cash bags with the most innovative security closures in the industry. Our ability to focus on the unique security needs of our clients sets us apart from the competition. We listen to your concerns and build our products to address the security issues facing your operation. Our customer centric focus allows us to provide the highest quality security bags, and ensure 100% customer satisfaction.

Belle-Pak was recognized as one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies 3 years running, and operates a total of 350,000 square feet of manufacturing in Markham, Canada and Boston USA We offer warehousing capabilities in all major centers in North and Central America, as well as Mexico.

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Bluechain is a next-gen universal payment platform that enables central payment networks and financial institutions to streamline merchant and consumer transactions. Using existing infrastructures, Bluechain leverages a new security paradigm that eliminates the need for exposing cardholder data during a transaction and delivers one app for all payments. Bluechain reduces the major causes of card fraud and breaches, increases mobile payment adoption and lowers fees and costs.

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Bundesdruckerei has been developing and producing security documents for sovereign authorities and states for more than 130 years. The company's technologies and services, all "Made in Germany", protect sensitive data, communications, infrastructures and security print products. The solutions are rooted in the secure identification of citizens, customers, employees and systems in both the analogue and digital world. Bundesdruckerei offers its customers a one-stop approach that begins with consultancy, includes design and implementation and is completed with operation and service. The company captures, manages and encrypts sensitive data, it produces documents and verification devices, develops software for high-security infrastructures and supplies passport and ID card systems, as well as automated border control solutions. Bundesdruckerei not only designs and produces banknotes, postage stamps and revenue stamps, but also supplies covered machine-readable security feature systems and detection for these products.

The Bundesdruckerei Group includes the subsidiaries D-TRUST GmbH, genua GmbH, Maurer Electronics GmbH and iNCO Sp. z o.o. The Group employs a workforce of around 2,500 and generated revenue of EUR 475 million in 2016. Bundesdruckerei also holds shares in Veridos GmbH, DERMALOG Identification Systems GmbH and cv cryptovision GmbH.

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CBPM-KEXIN is a leading enterprise in banknote quality control and manufacturing in China, predominantly owned by China Banknote Printing and Mining Corporation, Chengdu Information Technology of Chinese Academy of Sciences Co., Ltd and Shenzhen Cinda Investment Co., Ltd.

With over 20 years’ experience providing machine-vision-based quality control and production management solutions for high security printing companies, deeply rooted in the banknote manufacture section, working closely with fellow suppliers, CBPM-KEXIN has made its way step by step to become the trustworthy partner of central banks and other authorities.

The patent machine-vision-technology and manufacturing capabilities enable our company to provide solutions on inspecting the whole process of printing banknotes, best serve the clients from central banks, commercial banks, printing industry, security industry, paper industry, minting industry as well as smart card industry.

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Currency Conference BanknoteCCLLogo

CCL Secure (formerly Innovia Security) is the supplier of Guardian®, the world’s most advanced banknote substrate, which has been issued on more than 50 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. The first Guardian® polymer banknote was 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. The growing popularity of Guardian® polymer banknote technology worldwide has captured the attention of central banks and the imagination of the public alike. Banks are attracted to the significant cost saving on note issue costs, the proven counterfeit resistance, and the dramatically improved note cleanliness benefits it provides, while the public finds the designs and practicality of the banknote technology irresistible – any online video search quickly demonstrates a wide range of ways in which people enjoy engaging with Guardian® polymer banknotes. CCL Secure has a commitment to excellence, and this was acknowledged in 2017 when it was awarded ‘Consultancy and Advisory Services Provider of the Year (Bespoke)’ by the leading industry publication Central Banking Journal (CBJ). This is the second time the organisation’s excellence has been acknowledged by CBJ in the last three years. The Award recognises the company’s suite of advisory services from design through to recycling that effectively mitigates perceived risk for central banks in their transition from paper to polymer banknotes. CCL Secure is a division of CCL Industries which employs more than 20,000 people worldwide and operates from 156 production facilities across 35 countries on six continents.

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We are innovators. We are listeners. We are doers. And for over 40 years we’ve been helping customers solve their business problems in new, efficient and secure ways. CONTROLTEK’s tamper-evident security packaging helps the nation’s leading banks, armored couriers and retailers transport cash safely and securely. And our inventory protection and visibility solutions help retailers protect their merchandise better and run their operations more efficiently. As a second-generation family owned business, with a history of stable growth and a reputation for strong customer focus, CONTROLTEK continues to deliver on its mission every day: to enable commerce through innovation.

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CMS is the world’s longest established and most successful independent cash management consultancy. Working with international banks in 28 countries, CMS has 25 years of experience in assisting financial institutions to improve cash operations.

CMS has a unique approach. As a team of mathematicians, economists and data scientists they provide tailored optimization to each client’s retail network, giving consideration to unique characteristics, individual site demand profiles and specific operational challenges.

Due to their independence from suppliers and the cash supply chain, CMS acts exclusively in a financial institution’s best interest, working with internal teams to enhance performance of cash operations. Through economies of scale and knowledge, CMS achieves this alongside significant cost savings. So far, CMS has reduced banks costs by hundreds of millions of dollars per year.

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Currency Conference BanknoteAmericasAsia CCS buttonEuropeMEACPS Logo

Cash Processing Solutions (CPS) is a global provider of an integrated range of hardware and software solutions, consultation and support services, building a bespoke solution that enables our customers to:


Working with 230 customers across 106 countries, CPS provides a range of high-speed cash sorting and authentication systems alongside enterprise cash management software which gives our customers control of cash through its entire lifecycle from issue to circulation, processing to destruction. For banknote printers, our single note inspection machines enable new notes to be quality assured prior to issue.

With over forty years of experience, our specialist knowledge of global cash cycle trends and currency management techniques ensure our customers’ solutions are tailored to meet their specific cash processing objectives. 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. CPS is a strategic partner of De La Rue.

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Media PartnerCounting on Currency Logo

Counting on Currency is a web resource for the currency handling and management industry designed for professionals – from Central Bankers to Vault Managers to ATM/Branch Analysts, Branch Staff, CIT’s/Armoured Carriers, 3rd Party Processors, Retailers, Entertainment Operators – in fact, anyone who has to manage cash on a daily basis. In this highly cloistered industry it can be difficult to find an aggregation of news, opinions and other relevant information. Counting On Currency is a place to network, gather information, be entertained and generally become more connected to our industry…

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Currency Conference BanknoteBrandingCrane

Crane Currency is a fully integrated banknote designer, printer, paper maker and security feature developer, servicing the international banknote community for over 250 years. Adherence to the highest standards of ethics and operational integrity has been instrumental in the building of long-term business relationships.

Security features pioneered by Crane Currency, such as MOTION™ and Rapid™, can be found in the majority of banknotes in circulation around the world. From the most traditional of cotton substrates to the most advanced Micro-Optic security elements and design, Crane is a responsive partner focused on delivering innovative products and solutions that meet clients’ most demanding requirements.

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Media PartnerCurrency News Logo Currency News, the confidential newsletter for currency, provides a unique and comprehensive one-stop source of information to all those involved in specifying, issuing, producing or handling currency. In 12 information-packed issues per year, it covers all aspects of currency from cradle-to-grave with a blend of news , expert analysis, and commentary on the events, standards, companies, people and technologies shaping the evolution and development of banknotes around the world.

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Currency Conference BanknoteDCA

Dutch Currency Association (DCA): The Netherlands has a distinguished group of currency industry suppliers who have established the Dutch Currency Association. For many years these Dutch companies have supplied high quality solutions to Central Banks, Banknote and Security Printing Works, Mints and Governments. These companies are: Royal Dutch Mint for high quality minting; Royal Dutch Kusters Engineering for currency disintegration; SPG Prints for screen technology in the printing process; PNO Global for banknote varnish, coin blanks and consultancy.

The Dutch Currency Association members cooperate as independent entities but share their know-how in the field of commerce, finance, technology and innovation. A synergy that enforces high-end solutions to the world of Central Banks, Security Printing Works, Mints and Governments. In cooperation with the Dutch Government, Dutch Currency Association promotes the high quality of services and products of its members worldwide. Doing business with Dutch Currency Association is a guarantee for a reliable, proven and high quality relation based on an experience of many centuries in the Currency Industry.

Dutch Currency Association participates at international currency, coin and banknote conferences and events but also organises its own regional ‘The life cycle of currency’ seminars on cash management, cash operations and cash production.

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Currency Conference BanknoteDelarue

De La Rue is a leading commercial banknote printer, security paper maker and provider of security products and software solutions and, as a trusted partner of governments, central banks and commercial organisations around the world, is at the forefront of the battle against the counterfeiter.

De La Rue, as the world’s largest commercial banknote printer, provides customers with a fully integrated range of sophisticated products and services which are available either individually or as a whole. This includes a leading design capability, production of innovative security components, manufacture of security paper and polymer substrates and sophisticated printing of banknotes, all contributing to trust in the integrity of currencies.

De La Rue is the world’s largest commercial passport manufacturer in an environment of increasing global concern over security at national boundaries and border control. De La Rue also produces a wide range of other security products, including tax stamps for governments who are seeking to combat illicit trade and collect excise duties. Other products include authentication labels, assuring purchasers of product validity, and government identity documents. In addition the Group manufactures high speed cash sorting and banknote inspection equipment.

De La Rue also provides a range of specialist services and software solutions including government identity schemes, product authentication systems and cash management processing solutions.

De La Rue is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LON:DLAR). For more information, please visit:

EuropeDiebold Nixdorf

Diebold Nixdorf is a world leader in enabling connected commerce for millions of consumers each day across the financial and retail industries. Its software-defined solutions bridge the physical and digital worlds of cash and consumer transactions conveniently, securely and efficiently. As an innovation partner for nearly all of the world’s top 100 financial institutions and a majority of the top 25 global retailers, Diebold Nixdorf delivers unparalleled services and technology that are essential to evolve in an ‘always on’ and changing consumer landscape.

Diebold Nixdorf has a presence in more than 130 countries with approximately 25,000 employees worldwide. The organization maintains corporate offices in North Canton, Ohio, USA and Paderborn, Germany.

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Ellenby Technologies, founded in 1988, has been a leader in smart safe design and manufacturing since 1996. Our in-house engineering and manufacturing capabilities enable our products to support the unique requirements of Cash in Transit, Banks and Retail customers globally. The Ellenby culture is to understand our customers’ needs and apply our world-class quality backed by our experience of deploying thousands of cash management products. Ellenby offers a full family of smart safe products including single validator, dual validator, and rolled coin dispensing safes.

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Currency Conference BanknoteFabriano

With a production capacity of over 200,000 tons, four production plants and approximately 628 employees, Cartiere Miliani 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.

The company’s peculiar feature - and its strong point - is its simultaneous production and marketing presence in highly varied sectors and markets.

Working exclusively in the field of uncoated wood-free paper, today the company is a powerhouse in the market of office paper, security and banknote paper, drawing paper for students and artists, paperboard for printing and packaging, and paper for special editions. It also has a department that produces paper by hand.

The company has become a market leader in many of the sectors in which it works (office paper, drawing paper, security paper).

The production of Cartiere Miliani Fabriano focuses on top-quality products, due to its high-tech equipment and production processes.

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FireKing provides a broad array of innovative security solutions with best-in-class service and support for retailers around the world. The products and services we offer focus solely on protecting customers’ assets, people, and vital information. Our safes and cash management solutions enable retailers to streamline cash-handling activities by capturing the real-time business intelligence they need to maximize productivity and cash flow while minimizing risk of armed robbery, burglary, and internal theft. Our Image Vault® DVRs can be networked with POS systems, safes, and door alarms to effectively combat theft and increase safety. Services include installation, training, remote system support, 24/7/365 live technical phone support, and our own fleet of service technicians.

To learn more about our Summit and Ascent cash management solutions, FireKing fireproof files and Image Vault digital video security solutions, please visit:


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As part of the Fujitsu Group, Fujitsu Frontech Limited ties people and IT together through the development, manufacture and sale of front-end technology such as ATMs, self-checkout terminals, banking terminals, totalizator terminals, and public display devices. Additionally, Fujitsu Frontech North America Inc. offers a wide variety of products including, self-checkout systems, kiosks, OEM palm vein biometric authentication technology, RFID tags and currency handling equipment (dispensers, recyclers, and bulk note acceptors) and value-added software and hardware with sales, service and engineering support throughout the United States. Fujitsu Frontech North America Inc. is headquartered with operations and product development at in Foothill Ranch, California, USA.

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Asia CCS buttonPayments buttonG4S

G4S is the world’s largest security company with over 100 years of history, and operations in more than 120 countries. G4S AME is the largest multi-solution security provider in this region. We offer manned security, electronic security systems, cash solutions, facility management, and care and justice solutions in this region.

G4S cash solutions business manages cash primarily for financial institutions and retailers. G4S’s detailed understanding of the cash cycle ensures that cash is managed efficiently in a secure economy, and we help financial institutions to protect assets, reduce costs and deliver a better experience for the customers they serve. Cash360 is one of our customer-facing technology solutions, providing an end-to-end cash management solution to retail customers.

G4S’s regional coverage and expertise has allowed it to be the trusted partner of many Fortune 500 companies in sectors including government, financial institutions, retail, private energy and utilities, ports, airports and more.

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Giesecke & Devrient (G&D) is a leading global technology provider with its headquarters in Munich, Germany, and 58 subsidiaries, joint ventures, and associated companies in 31 countries across every continent. At the end of 2015, G&D had approximately 11,400 employees, and in fiscal year 2015 generated total sales of about 2 billion euros.

Its ethos is based on trust, security, and professional expertise. Innovative, customer-centric products, system solutions, and services make G&D a reliable partner for governments, central banks, security printers, commercial cash center operators, public authorities, and companies.

Through its banknote business unit, G&D is a global technology leader in banknote and security solutions for an efficient and secure money cycle. The Banknote business unit is set to become an independent corporation under the ownership of G&D, named G+D Currency Technology GmbH. Louisenthal will be a fully owned subsidiary of the G+D Currency Technology GmbH. The change is expected to become legally effective mid-2017. G+D Currency Technology GmbH caters for every stage in the lifecycle of a banknote: from paper and foil production, through design and printing, to automated processing and destruction of banknotes. It also supports customers, from planning to commissioning, in designing and building their own production plants and cash centers, as well as assisting them in maintenance processes.

G&D supplies banks, wireless operators, local public transit authorities, other companies, and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) through its Mobile Security business unit. The portfolio includes scalable security solutions comprising hardware, software, and services for mobile security applications, especially in telecommunications and electronic payments. Its Mobile Security business unit is set to become an independent corporation under the ownership of G&D, named G+D Mobile Security GmbH, legally effective presumably mid-2017.

G&D also provides turnkey end-to-end solutions for highly secure travel documents and identification systems for governments and authorities through Veridos, its joint venture with Bundesdruckerei GmbH. And it is one of the leading German providers of sophisticated IT security through its subsidiary secunet Security Networks AG.

Research and development have always been a top priority for G&D. The Group currently has 1,200 developers working on new products and processes, and R&D spending totaled around 105 million euros in fiscal 2015. G&D holds some 7,200 patents and patent applications worldwide.

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Giori Digital enables central banks to bring their sovereign currency into the digital economy as a digital form of legal tender. The Giori legacy in banknotes is known worldwide, starting from the first multi-colored banknote printing machine, invented by Gualtiero Giori 70 years ago and delivered to the Casa de Moneda in Buenos Aires in 1947.

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GSI Currency Conference Banknote

Gleitsmann Security Inks uniquely positioned to provide high security ink solutions to secure currency. GSI has a proven record of providing inks which are in use in currencies around the world, a demonstrated record of continuous development and technological enhancements, an unblemished record of security, and most importantly, in-depth experience working with international security printers and central banks to customize solutions to meet the unique needs of each currency.

Gleitsmann Security Inks is certified according to ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHS 18001 and GSI has been accredited by the European Central Bank as an ink supplier for printing of Euro banknotes.

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Currency Conference Goznak

Established in 1818, as a producer of banknotes and state papers for Russia Empire today Goznak is the company number one in the Russian market of the 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) and 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.

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Hightech Cash Technology is established by a pool of industrial veterans in the cash processing industry with expertise in cash center improvement for better productivity, security and manageability.

Hightech is headquartered in Hong Kong with R&D and manufacture based in China. With key focus on the CIT and Casino segments across Asia we and aim to expand globally. Currently we are strategically partnered with leading CITs in South East Asia including Guardforce.

Hightech Cash Technology, your trusted and innovative partner for cash handling equipment and processing solutions.

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Hitachi-Omron Terminal Solutions, Corp., a group company of Hitachi Ltd., provides highly functional and reliable Cash Recycling ATMs and solutions. We are specialised in cash handling and validation solutions developed over 30 years. Our ATM technologies are currently being using in over 50 countries / areas.

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Currency Conference BanknoteHueck Folien

HUECK FOLIEN is the respected partner of both central banks and public authorities. As a family-held, independent company HUECK FOLIEN offers tailor-made solutions with the widest range of technologies for high-security features for banknotes and documents. High-security threads, foils and laminates with premium physical and chemical resistance are all entirely developed and produced within one site.

HUECK FOLIEN can point to long-term experience in the high-security field. Indeed, the partnership with our customers is based on mutual trust and is conducted in line with stringent, internal directives regarding quality and security guarantees. Numerous intellectual property rights and patents safeguard the company’s solutions worldwide, thus ensuring that high-tech solutions from HUECK FOLIEN secure the products of our customers in an unmistakable and unique manner.

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INTL FCStone Inc. a publicly traded financial institution (Nasdaq: INTL) provides clients across the globe with a comprehensive range of customized financial services. A pioneer in specialized financial services, we open markets for underserved mid-market clients with insight, guidance and access.

INTL FCStone Ltd Global Payments Division (GDP) provides FX cross border payments to global and regional banks, international aid and development organizations, UN agencies, government agencies, NGO's, religious entities and multinational corporations. GPD maintains an extensive network of approximately 300 local correspondent banks worldwide, providing its customers with access to local clearing in 140 currencies across more than 175 countries.

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Media PartnerInterCrim Press

InterCrim-press is specialized in publishing reference manuals and books on banknotes and security papers identification. Our publications provide the comprehensive information that allows to identify and verify literally every banknote in the world and avoid acceptance of counterfeits that is essentially important in the time of globalization for many businesses. Other our publications supply information on identification of different means of payment such as coins, traveler’s cheques, bills of exchange, plastic cards.

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The International Institute of Currency Technology (IICT) was established in 2013 in Dhaka, Bangladesh. It is aimed at providing academic training on banknote and anti-forgery technology, delivering education to the doorsteps of bankers and raising the professional competency of the relevant persons to eradicate fake and counterfeit notes from circulation.

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Currency Conference BanknoteJura

Jura is a global brand name in the high-security graphic arts trade as a reputed high-tech developer and supplier. Jura offers complete top quality security prepress systems including software and hardware solutions from graphic design to print-ready plate making.

Jura’s design software packages are in function at more than 100 governmental and licensed security printers all over the world. Jura’s patented personalization solutions and unique covert security features are used on several banknotes, passports, ID cards and other security documents of many countries. About 100 high-resolution prepress output devices have been installed and used worldwide, including the state-of-the-art Direct Laser Engraver (DLE®) machine for intaglio platemaking. Jura’s service program includes strong support and versatile assistance in technical, design and software development issues.

Jura is the first company that has been audited and certified as ‘Certified Security Supplier’ worldwide, based on the ISO 9001:2000 quality standard by Intergraf and VPGI. Jura’s activities are managed from two headquarters in Vienna (Austria) and Budapest (Hungary) with support from the office in Bangkok (Thailand).

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Currency Conference BanknoteKBA

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 banknote 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 according to their specific and individual needs.

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Currency Conference BanknoteKomori

Komori Corporation, founded in 1923, is one of the world's largest manufacturers of printing machinery for banknotes, high security print and the commercial printing industry. Komori is a market leader for innovative design and advanced technology, providing equipment that is focused around today’s demand for flexibility, quality and productivity.

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Currency Conference BanknoteKurz

LEONHARD KURZ Stiftung & Co. KG is a 5th generation family-owned company established over 115 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 4,900 employees, operates twelve manufacturing plants and 24 subsidiaries around the globe. Foils for banknotes are exclusively produced at our ECB-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.

OVD Kinegram AG is a member of the KURZ Group based in Zug, Switzerland. OVD Kinegram owns the proprietary KINEGRAM® technology and is responsible for the design and origination of KINEGRAM® security devices. The unique optical features of the KINEGRAM® cannot be achieved with standard holography and provide the highest security against fraud and manipulation. Furthermore, OVD Kinegram is the competence centre for the governmental ID-document market.

KURZ and OVD Kinegram have successfully created foil security devices for more than 280 different banknotes across over 80 countries, in cooperation with all major banknote paper suppliers and printers.

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Currency Conference BanknoteGlobal Branding Sponsor buttonLandQArt

Landqart AG is the only security paper mill in Switzerland and has a reputation for quality and craftsmanship.

Landqart AG is an official supplier of Euro banknote paper, and the sole supplier to the Swiss National Bank.

Landqart AG is also an industry leader in innovation with Durasafe®, the new paper – polymer – paper composite banknote substrate. Landqart AG also supplies patented overt and covert features like Irisafe®Micro and Polarisafe®.

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Loomis is the international leader in cash handling services, with a network of over 400 locations operating throughout the US, Europe, and South America. Our history of managing cash in society dates back over 150 years, and continues today with comprehensive cash handling solutions for financial institutions, retail establishments and the public sector. Loomis solutions include SafePoint® intelligent safes, outsourced cash vaults, cash/coin/check processing, armored transportation, and ATM services.

As the specialist at creating efficient cash flow, no other company understands managing cash in society better than Loomis.

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Louisenthal, a subsidiary of technology company Giesecke & Devrient, is a recognised leading international manufacturer of banknote paper, security paper and security foils. Central Banks and Government Ministries from over 100 countries worldwide trust in the high quality of our products, and since its initial launch, Louisenthal has been one of the main suppliers of paper for the Euro to the European Central Bank.

Always one step ahead of standard security requirements, Louisenthal has set the pace in developing innovative authenticity features and banknote substrates. As a result, the company can draw on a broad spectrum of cutting-edge technologies to present a product portfolio that accommodates the individual needs of every customer.

Louisenthal also engineers and constructs high-tech turnkey installations throughout the world for the manufacture of high-grade banknote and security paper as well as other products.

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LUMINESCENCE manufactures high quality, custom-made security inks for banknotes that are extremely difficult to copy or replicate. Still owned by the original founding family, we have grown over the past 28 years to become a producer of inks used to print billions of banknotes globally each year and we offer the very latest in security ink technological development. Our philosophy of supply gives our customers the highest levels of innovation, security, discretion and confidentiality. We will be using our stand in the exhibition area at Banknote to demonstrate our NanoSwitch feature and other new technologies not available from other suppliers.

“Inspiring confidence” is in everything we do.

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Oldest Russian Foreign-trading company; established in 1923. Activities of MK-SP: securities, banknote paper and inks, printing equipment, passports and ID cards, building and equipping of printing houses and bank treasuries, different kinds of IT protection, etc.

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NCR Corporation (NYSE: NCR) is a leader in omni-channel solutions, turning everyday interactions with businesses into exceptional experiences. With its software, hardware, and portfolio of services, NCR enables nearly 700 million transactions daily across retail, financial, travel, hospitality, telecom and technology, and small business. NCR solutions run the everyday transactions that make your life easier. NCR is headquartered in Duluth, Ga., with over 30,000 employees and does business in 180 countries. NCR is a trademark of NCR Corporation in the United States and other countries.


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A trusted partner and global security expert serving its clients since 1842, Oberthur Fiduciaire is one of leading private security printers in the world, now serving 70 countries. Oberthur Fiduciaire is a specialist in the design and production of banknotes and associated security features. 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, has offices in London, and two manufacturing sites in France and in Bulgaria.

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Partenaire de confiance et expert au service de ses clients depuis 1842, Oberthur Fiduciaire est un des premiers imprimeurs fiduciaires privés au monde spécialisé dans la fabrication de billets de banque, et de services sécurisés associés, et de documents sécurisés à destination de plus de 70 pays. Le savoir-faire, l’expertise et l’intégrité d’Oberthur Fiduciaire en font le partenaire de choix de nombreux gouvernements et banques centrales à travers le monde. Le siège social du groupe est basé à Paris avec des bureaux commerciaux à Londres et de sites de production en France et en Bulgarie.

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Founded in 1519, orell füssli security printing ltd is a leading provider of security technologies, security products and solutions for identifications documents and systems, banknotes, and secure documents.

orell füssli security printing ltd 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 füssli security printing ltd 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.

To respond to the increasing demand for sophisticated security and apply to all business areas the synergies of our vast knowledge and expertise as a high security printer, we constantly strive to be at the competitive edge and provide innovative solutions with a distinctive and unique identity. With its superb infrastructure, orell füssli security printing ltd can fully exploit all security printing technologies either on paper, polymer or durasafe substrates.

Banknotes must meet highest 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 customized way, we are the ideal partner for such projects.

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PC Industries is a US based company providing camera based inspection and verification systems for quality control of currency and other security print documents. We manufacture and retro-fit print quality inspection systems for all types of currency printing presses and for other currency related handling equipment. Together with our partner companies in the United Kingdom and Germany, we provide complete stand-alone Full Sheet Inspection, Sorting and Processing solutions.

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PEC offers unique products and solutions for end-to-end automation of the Cash Operations in Central Banks. PEC leverages the best business practices gathered over many years of experience and combines them with a continuous product innovation. Our solutions include the Cash Management System, Automated vaults, Automated Material Handling, Banknote and Coin Containers, Automated Receiving and Order Preparation. PEC is headquartered in Leuven, Belgium with offices in Germany, Hungary, China, Japan and the United States.

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planfocus® software, headquartered in Munich/Germany, is the international technology leader for cash supply chain optimization. Daily, over 250 million euros in cash replenishments are executed based on the planfocus® solution CPTO®. planfocus® stands for next generation cash cycle optimization and a reliable return on investment in very short time.

Since its founding in 2004, planfocus® has continuously innovated in its field and today covers an extensive footprint of solutions for forecasting/planning, branch optimization, tour optimization, track&trace and central vault optimization. Our solutions are flexibly configurable and include the most advanced planning algorithms in the industry, yet remain easy to-maintain. We continuously develop our J2EE-based applications for highest performance and server robustness.

The CPTO® solution is one of the most widely used solutions in Europe. In 2012 alone, it automatically generated cash orders in a volume exceeding 80 billion euros for ATMs, bank and retail branches. Our references include some of the largest banking institutes and financial data centers in Europe. At planfocus®, we work hard to meet your goals to achieve maximum savings.

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Since 1989, ProgressSoft has specialized in real-time payments, delivering solutions tailored for the needs of the banking and financial sectors.

ProgressSoft provides solutions in Electronic Check Clearing (ECC), Mobile Payments, Mobile Payment Clearing, Real-time Gross Settlement (RTGS), Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT), Automated Clearing House (ACH) Payments, Real-time Retail Payments, Corporate Banking & Cash Management, Real-time Securities Trading Settlement, Electronic Bill Presentment & Payment, and Signature Verification and Intelligent Signature Recognition.

ProgressSoft is also crafting solutions in Digital Currency, Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technologies. The company has consolidated a prominent name in the banking industry, drawing new trends to the global market, and nurturing a diversified client base that extends to 370 banks and central banks in 24 countries.

ProgressSoft successfully runs numerous countrywide implementations of its renowned Electronic Check Clearing solution, its Automated Clearing House solution, in addition to extensive bank-tailored deployments.

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Polish Security Printing Works (PWPW) is a manufacturer of banknotes and the most important documents to the order of governmental institutions. Furthermore we deliver IT systems for personalization and issuance of identity documents, plastics cards and security paper. PWPW assures the security of the documents of highest state importance. Our identification documents are produced or Poland as well as foreign clients. We provide solutions for countries in Europe, Asia, Africa and South America.

PWPW creates documents from the outset up to developing applications aimed at verifying identity or privileges, data administration and document life-cycle management. PWPW has an advanced Research & Development Department as well as technological infrastructure which enables development and implementation of state-of-the-art security features. We implement solutions available generally around the world as well as our own technologies. Thanks to our efforts and contributions Poland issues documents with two biometric features, namely, fingerprints and facial geometry. We offer personalisation of documents using various techniques.

Competencies of PWPW are confirmed by numerous certificates, including among others the first degree industrial security certificate issued by the Polish Internal Security Agency, as well as Intergraf, ISO 9000, ISO 18000, ISO 27001, Visa and Mastercard certificates.

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The Royal Canadian Mint is renowned world-wide for its innovation and leadership of the global minting industry. Since setting new security and durability standards by inventing multi-ply plated steel technology in the late 1990s, the Mint has continued to raise the bar by patenting new single and multi-layer plating processes for both white and yellow circulation coins. Thirteen years after breaking new ground by launching the world’s first coloured circulation coin and continually driving the evolution of coin colouring, we remain the premier supplier of a technology which greatly enhances the impact of commemorative circulation coins and promotes their collection by the public. Through our investment in a state-of-the-art research facility in Winnipeg, Manitoba and strategic partnerships with world-class technology suppliers, the Mint stands firmly at the leading edge of overt and covert security feature development, as well as a whole host manufacturing processes designed to deliver increasing value to customers around the globe.

Our impressive menu of coin manufacturing technologies is matched by an outstanding array of consulting services. As the only mint in the world to manage a national coin distribution system, the Mint is unique in being able to cover the full spectrum of services needed to manage the production, introduction and circulation of new coinage. From tooling to technology transfers and even marketing and communications campaigns, the Mint is available to a growing list of international customers looking for the best products and services to achieve the integrity, reliability and effectiveness of a modern currency system.

The Mint also prides itself on being innovative in all its lines of business. We are an award-winning and best-selling producer of finely crafted collector coins and medals, as well as a market leader and pace-setter in gold refining and bullion production, with achievements such as 99.999% pure gold and our flagship Gold Maple Leaf and Silver Maple Leaf bullion coins to our credit.

The Royal Canadian Mint brand stands for pride, innovation, and trust. It is by these words that we define our promise to meet the individual needs of all our customers.

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Sargent and Greenleaf has been a world leader in medium and high-security locks for safes and vaults since 1865. S&G’s innovations have resulted in the industry's largest selection of electronic locks, mechanical combination locks, and vault locks. Financial, Retail, and Government clients worldwide trust the quality, service, and technology provided by Sargent and Greenleaf for securing their most valuable assets.

The global ATM, CIT, & ISO industry has eagerly adopted S&G’s A-Series One-Time-Code (OTC) lock. A-Series offers an improved security solution to cash access management while also reducing costs related to software, support, installation, bank mode keys, and close seals.

Based in Nicholasville, Kentucky, USA, with European headquarters in Ecublens, Switzerland, S&G understands their customers' needs and responds with pioneering, quality-driven security products to meet global demands.

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Sautner & Partner is an international software and consultancy company based in Vienna, Austria. As a specialist in mathematical optimization and software development in the cash logistics field since more than 15 years, Sautner & Partner is the creator of CashPilot®, a series of standard optimization software products for the cash management industry covering a broad range from ATM cash management to tracking and tracing and route optimization.

Based on an in-depth knowledge of the industry which dates back to the Schilling-Euro changeover-project with the Austrian National Bank, Sautner & Partner is able to understand, react to and target the specific customers’ needs, to improve process efficiencies and increase customer satisfaction.

From market leaders in Austria, Sautner & Partner has emerged to be a trusted partner of cash-in-transit and cash handling companies all over Europe. This success is based on expertise and creativity on the one hand and on excellent long-term customer relationship on the other.

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Leading manufacturers of security features for paper. Our Rainbow Fibres™, Planchettes, Threads and StarLites™ create an intergraded security feature that is highly resistant to counterfeiting and forgery. Please visit our exhibition booth at the conference where we will be pleased to demonstrate the wide range of products we supply.

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Shields is a vertically-integrated manufacturer of flexible packaging with over 20 years of experience in developing the industry’s leading tamper evident security bags. Our comprehensive line of deposit bags, currency shipping bags, and coin bags are the choice of financial institutions, armored carriers, retail companies, and law enforcement agencies across the country. Our security bags feature the STAT (Shields Tamper Activated Technology) closure for maximum durability and tamper evidence. Our services are as comprehensive as our product line. Shields offers the industry’s most innovative order fulfillment and delivery programs through multiple distribution centers and technology integration.

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SICPA is the leading global provider of secured identification, traceability and authentication solutions and services. Founded in 1927 and headquartered in Lausanne, the company has become a trusted advisor to governments, central banks, high-security printers and industry.

At the core of SICPA’s security expertise are high-technology security inks that protect the majority of the world’s banknotes, security and value documents from the threats of counterfeiting and fraud. They range from inks developed for printing processes including intaglio, offset, silkscreen, gravure, flexography and numbering, as well as solutions adapted for varnishing and theft deterrence systems. The comprehensive portfolio of SICPA ink solutions is developed to support all levels of authentication – from authentication by the general public, covert solutions for controllers and inspectors, machine-readable authentication through automated systems, to solutions exclusively reserved for issuing authorities and forensic investigators.

Operating on five continents, the company provides technologies and services to most nations worldwide.

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By protecting cash, we protect people.

An award-winning global manufacturer of cash security systems that uses ink dye to neutralise cash in the event of robbery. Spinnaker technology eliminates internal loss, reduces the risk of external robbery and risk of injury to your employees.

With more cash boxes and protected ATMs in more countries than any other company, we insist on quality, reliability and simplicity of use.

Protecting your cash cycle. Banking, Cash In Transit and Retail.

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Global reference in the field of security, SURYS offers a meticulously crafted range of optical and digital solutions to authenticate and track & trace documents and products. Carefully selected by governments, central banks and corporations, SURYS begins with science, a limitless source of fundamental and incorruptible foundations and manage the journey to confidence for SURYS clients’ success.

With multiple references in the field of Identity, Banknotes, Vehicles and Brands & Products, SURYS solutions are recognized by world experts and comply with the highest security standards.

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The Royal Mint is the world’s leading export mint, serving more than 100 issuing authorities around the world and supplying approximately 5 billion coins and blanks to over 40 countries each year. We are the trusted partner of more governments and central banks than any other mint, delivering high-quality products that help our customers achieve more value from their currency. Wholly owned by the UK Government, The Royal Mint has an unbroken history of minting British coinage dating back over 1,100 years.

Continuous improvement and innovation underpins The Royal Mint’s approach, and as cash cycles evolve we’re helping to redefine how coins and currency are designed and manufactured, ensuring each currency system meets the needs of its economy. From manufacturing efficiencies to improving production forecasts, our experts provide strategic advice to countries around the globe on all aspects of the currency security and the wider cash cycle, and we have provided products and services to over half of the world’s issuing authorities. We are also the only mint to provide a Coin Management Training Programme, a comprehensive week-long training course specifically for issuing authorities that has been attended by over 120 delegates from over 35 countries.

As the creator of the most secure coin in the world, the United Kingdom’s new 12-sided £1 coin, The Royal Mint can offer customers the highest levels of security expertise. From design and manufacture through to storage and distribution we’re always looking for ways to enhance currency security. “The new £1 coin has been designed to be fit for the future, using overt and covert security features that aim to safeguard our currency, and currencies around the world, for years to come. Staying ahead of sophisticated counterfeiters remains a constant challenge and this coin helps in that battle.” Adam Lawrence, Chief Executive of The Royal Mint.

The Royal Mint’s longer-lasting mono-ply technology (in use in over 50 countries) has a life expectancy 20 times longer than an equivalent value banknote, and up to five times longer than other plated coin products. Our ultra-durable mono-ply plated steel coins and blanks represent a lifetime of savings for customers. We also produce memorable commemorative coin programmes, bullion and medal products, known around the world for their quality and craftsmanship.

Our accreditations demonstrate commitment to quality, the environment, energy management and a safe workplace. As a 21st-century business employing over 800 people, we continue to define the minting industry, delivering the world’s best currency to our partners around the globe.

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Since its foundation in 1900 by engineer from the Printing Bureau of the Finance Ministry of Japan, Toppan has been providing its worldwide customers with highly secure anti-counterfeit solutions for banknotes, passports, cards and luxury goods using unique technology developed in-house. With group sales of $18 billion and over 48,000 employees, Toppan can offer both stability and unsurpassed access to a wealth of technology.

Toppan's state-of-the-art anti-counterfeiting solutions, in particular OVDs, are used and trusted by customers all over the world. To date, over 12 billion Toppan OVDs have been incorporated into banknotes in circulation. More than 10 countries have selected Toppan OVDs for their passports: the document requiring the highest security of all.

Materials, equipment and processes involved in manufacturing OVDs are independently and entirely developed by Toppan Printing. Utilizing accumulated expertise in the field of material design, process control and employing our strict quality control system. Toppan security features demonstrate the high durability, high productivity and consistent quality required for banknotes. Toppan offers a wide range of security features including various types of OVDs, security threads, security inks and fibers.

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Toshiba has over 40 years of experience in providing solutions to cash handling businesses, both for central bank operations and commercial industries.

As a world leader in high technology, Toshiba's banknote processing systems offer a highly efficient solution meeting your individual demands.

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TP Technical Panels

TP Technical Panels Co. Ltd. produces Laminated Panels for Structural, Interior, Protection and Ballistic applications. The production, using the latest manufacturing techniques, we commit to high fiber fractions, low weight and maximum strength products. From a state of the art facility in a manufacturing free-zone in Bangkok, Thailand, our products are exported worldwide. TP is also specialized in assembling CIT vehicles using Composite Panels for armoring the crew department and the vault. The main advantage is weight reduction compared to the commonly used steel fabrication. This has an immediate effect on the CIT vehicles like: Durability; Maintenance cost; Fuel consumption; Higher Loading capacity.

Depending on the customer the vehicles are delivered including security and locking systems. All CIT vehicles are tailor made. The “Conversion Kit” can be transferred to another vehicle after the vehicle life usage, which is unique in the CIT industry. Our customers are i.e. G4S, Bank Pour Le Commerce Exterieur Laos (BCEL), Bangkok Servex, Brinks, Malca-Amit etc.

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Transguard Group was established in 2001 and has since become an international business support services conglomerate leading in the fields of cash services, security services, integrated facilities services and manpower services.

Transguard Cash commenced its services in 2003 and through continuous innovation has become the market leader in the industry.

We consider our customers as our partners and currently serve all top-tier local and foreign banks and customers from Aviation, Gas Station, Retail, Hospitality and Healthcare industries. With a fleet of more than 900 vehicles, which is the largest in the country, Transguard Cash provides a range of services: Cash Deposit Centre (CDC), Cash in Transit, End-to-End Cash Management, Smart Cash Deposit Machines, Cash Management Center, Transguard Cash Data Center and ICCS Cheque Scanning

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Transtrack International is a market leader in the development of standard software solutions that address the control, efficiency and management of the end-to-end processes within the cash supply chain. The software’s purpose is to increase efficiency, transparency and security. CWC is used by cash businesses spread over 18 countries worldwide and is highly configurable, web-based for online collaboration and easy to integrate with existent systems. Cash Businesses such as Central Banks, Commercial Banks, CITs, Service Providers and Retailers are able to work as a true community, decreasing the cost of cash and increasing visibility of risk.

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Formed in 2007 as a joint venture between Barclays Bank and HSBC, Vaultex excels in delivering seamless end-to-end cash management services to businesses.

Building on our core cash processing capability we support our shareholder banks in winning new cash business through product innovation whilst also developing a range of cash management services which deliver commercial benefits and customer value.

As a result we are the UK’s leading cash processer, handling over £130bn notes and coins every year.

We work in close partnership with a range of businesses, including five of the top ten UK retailers and three of the UK’s biggest High Street banks, while adhering to the rigorous standards set by the Bank of England and the Note Circulation Scheme (NCS).

Our experienced team understands cash. We combine an innovative approach with a pragmatic understanding of the industry, offering integrated, reliable and accountable services with simple, customer-focused metrics.

We can help cut costs by consolidating and optimising previously separate services under a single contract with a single point of contact. Our fully integrated ATM managed service solution leverages our cash management expertise to take two days off the traditional cash cycle; optimising our customers’ cash supply and reducing Cash In Transit (CIT) costs. And our proprietary Vaultex View portal gives businesses instant access to management information on their cash.

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