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Smart and Innovative Solutions for the Security Printing Industry
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Security Document Protection with Holograms and
embedded DOVID (Diffractive Optically Variable Image Devices)
Product security is understood as those measures that can actively
protect a product against piracy and forgery.
A differentiation has to be made between an identification feature and a
security feature. Identification features are logos and typical designs, for
example. They differentiate a product from similar or competing
These identification features do not, however, offer any security as far as
product copies, i.e. direct forgeries, are concerned.
The situation is different with the iridescent HOLOGRAM security feature
- optical effects such as movement or colour changes are produced
when viewed from different angles. It takes a forger a great deal of effort
to produce a counterfeit.
This results in the following:
The more difficult and with an effort it is to copy a security feature, the
more suitable it is for product security. This type of product respectively
document security in the graphic industry is best undertaken using
hologram technology that potential forgers do not possess.
Inspired by this challenge, at the start of the 1990s our company
developed the first hot stamping hologram applicator for continuous
forms to secure vehicle title documents for an European government
The continuous growth in the market for product security and protection
against forgery led to the go-ahead for collaboration with a world's
leading hologram manufacturer in 1995. By combining the experience of
both companies, we developed the HP3 hologram applicator module for
security holograms, which is still unrivalled in precision and flexibility, in
spite of its numerous imitators.
One system – various applications
The sophisticated design of the HP3 hologram applicator can be used in
a wide range of applications in the security-printing industry, from
hologram applications on sheet-fed and continuous forms made of paper
and polycarbonate, to fitted OEM modules for ticket, visa and passport
Benefit from our partnership!
Through the collaboration with the leading hologram manufacturers, our
customers around the world have skilled partners on hand for their
security holograms and their application systems.
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CFS-610 Hologram Applicator
Modulary and reliabe Hologram
Application Machine for Continuous
Forms up to 4 heads across the web
SV-360 MX Hologram Applicator
Entire solution for the fully
automated application of embedded
DOVIDs Patches on polycarbonate
sheets for passport data pages,
driving licenses cards and ID cards.