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New security features for staying one step ahead of the counterfeiters

G&D has an extensive portfolio of innovative and attractive security elements. These allow the general public to check their own currency quickly and easily. The main focus is on dynamic, optically variable effects, which guarantee the uniqueness and verifiability of the individual features of each banknote. In addition, there is a variety of machine-readable security features for authentication and sorting in the cash center.

G&D uses complex multi-stage production processes to ensure a high level of protection against counterfeiting.


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Intaglio printing

Intaglio, a traditional method of printing, is one of the most tried and tested techniques used in the production of banknotes. As well as its characteristic tactile structures and rich colors, it also permits a whole raft of other security features.

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Special-effect inks

Printing using optically variable special-effect inks produces intriguing security elements that are quickly and easily identifiable and create irreproducible effects. The special-effect inks change their appearance depending on the angle from which they are viewed.

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Security threads

Security threads are a highly effective and good value long-lasting security feature. Widely recognized by the public, security threads are extremely complex to produce to ensure protection against counterfeiting.

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Foil elements

Foil elements are security features that are easy to identify and therefore highly suitable for verifying authenticity. With their eye-catching designs, which are applied to a banknote or security document, they attract the attention of all users.

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Cylinder mould watermarks

The complexity and exclusiveness of producing cylinder-mould watermarks has continued to provide protection for hundreds of years against counterfeiting.

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Windows in banknotes

Window solutions on banknotes catch your eye with striking effects, made possible by the integration of effective security elements.

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Covert security features

For additional authentication, G&D offers innovative, hidden security elements.

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Laser marking

Security is always achieved through a combination of proven techniques and innovations. With LOOK (Laser Originated Optical Key), G&D brings banknotes into the age of the laser.

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