Security, innovation and trust
G&D develops and prints banknotes under the tightest security conditions to meet the exceptional esthetic, security, and technical automation standards of central banks around the world. Banknote production requires a broad base of expertise and experience – from paper production and material characteristics, through printing technology, all the way to logistics and process engineering. G&D has dedicated itself to these specialist areas for decades. Consolidated knowledge and excellent craftsmanship are incorporated in every banknote.
Banknotes from G&D are characterized by innovative and highly complex security features. These include color-shifting, tactile, interactive and hidden effects. Intelligently combined, they offer an unprecedented level of protection against illegal reproduction – but remain easy to verify by the general public.
Banknote paper and substrates
G&D offers a banknote substrate portfolio to suit all climates and circulation conditions. These substrates can be integrated with any security feature to ensure protection against counterfeiting.Read more
G&D offers its customers a variety of complex security features at the cutting edge of technology which can be flexibly combined. The main focus is on dynamic, optically variable effects, which offer the public a quick and simple method of checking the authenticity of their currency.Read more
A highly accurate quality assurance system ensures that only banknotes which meet the relevant design specifications are allowed to enter circulation. The BPS X9 banknote inspection system developed by G&D ensures that banknotes to be issued all meet the same high quality standards.Read more