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 32 countries across every continent. At the end of 2013, G&D had approximately 11,660 employees and in fiscal 2013 generated total sales of 1.75 billion euros, of which around 90 percent was earned outside Germany.
G&D was founded in 1852 by Hermann Giesecke and Alphonse Devrient as the “Officin für Geld- und Werthpapiere” in Leipzig, a city with a rich printing and publishing heritage. It is a family-owned company with roots in Germany and operations all over the world.
Banknote paper and printing, security paper and foils, plant engineering, services for printing firms, banknote processing systems, security features and sensor technology, brand protection, service and technical support
Hardware, software, and services for mobile security applications: SIM cards, bank cards, healthcare cards, authentication solutions, SIM/device management, subscription management, Trusted Service Management (TSM) for sensitive applications, such as mobile payment, and secure loading and processing of applications on mobile devices
ID cards, passports and driver’s licenses; systems for issuing, personalizing, and managing documents; solutions for border control and personal identification, and for authentication and secure electronic transactions online